Summer Bike Rides

Want to explore the wonders of Bradford? Well why not come along on one of our summer bike rides?!
Email info@bradfordbikehub.com or text 07788687844 to book!
Bikes and helmets provided.

Bolling Hall – Mon 28th July – 12-2pm
Saltaire – Tues 29th July – 12-4pm
Lister Park – Weds 20th August – 1-4pm (Cycling 4 All)
Bolling Hall – Tues 26th August – 1-3pm
Saltaire – Thurs 28th August – 1-4pm

Meet at the University Bike Hub at the start time!
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Recycled Bikes – Get Yours Now!

Need a new bike? Don’t want to spend a fortune? Well we have an enormous variety of recycled bikes on sale at the Bradford bike hub. These bikes are donated and then put through a 22 step maintenance process by our expert bike mechanics at cycle-re-cycle, starting prices for kids bikes are £10 and adult bikes start from £25 so if you’re looking to buy a bike then come on down to the Bike Hub to see what we have in stock (Garden Mills building).

For more information please visithttp://bradfordbikehub.wordpress.com/recycled-bikes/ or email info@bradfordbikehub.com

Upcoming Led Rides

We have some bike rides happening whilst the College and Uni are closed. Want to explore the wonders of Bradford? Well why not come along?! Email info@bradfordbikehub.com or text 07788687844 to book! Bikes and helmets provided.

Bolling Hall – Mon 28th July – 12-2pm
Saltaire – Tues 29th July – 12-4pm
Lister Park – Weds 20th August – 1-4pm (Cycling 4 All)

Bolling Hall – Tues 26th August – 1-3pm

Saltaire – Thurs28th August – 1-4pm

Summer bike rides

Summer Closing

Summer Closing

As term comes to an end, the Bike Hub at the University will close – from the 18th of July to the 1st September.

 

The College Bike Hub (in Garden Mills Building) will remain open with recycled bikes for sale. A reminder that they are open from 12.30-5.30 on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday and from 12.30-9 on Wednesday.

 

Bike hire will be unavailable over summer, but will resume from the 1st of September.

 

If you need to fix your bike, there are Fix It stands in the secure cages at Trinity Green, Old Building and Bolton Royd and outside the Green at Bradford University.

 

Learn to Ride

Want to build up your confidence on a bike, or start riding for the first time? We have some Learn to Ride Sessions this week:

Wednesday 16th July – 4-6pm

Thursday 17th July – 4-6pm

Friday 18th July – 4-6pm

 

To book, please email info@bradfordbikehub.com

 

Pop Up Travel Clinic with Free Tombola!

Come and find us in the entrance to Old Building between 11:30 and 2pm on Thursday 17th July and win a prize on our free tombola whilst chatting to us about your journey to College – We’ve tons of free information and advice to help make your journey easier!

As always, if you need some advice or information to help make your journey cheaper, happier and greener, contact Chris: chris.kilburn@sustrans.org.uk

Travel Advice Events this week

College TAP Day – Tuesday 8th

We’ll be on hand from 8:30 in Old Building and from around 12 at Trinity Green to offer you free information and advice on how to make your journey to College better.

Croissants in the Car Park @ Trinity Green – Thursday 10th

On Thursday 10th from 8-10am we’ll be between the car park and the main entrance of Trinity Green with free croissants, fresh fruit and hot drinks to enjoy whilst we make your journey better with our free information and advice. Stop by and say hello!

Le Grand Depart

#BePartOfIt

The world’s greatest cycle race – Le Tour De France – departs from Leeds this weekend. Don’t miss out on the once in a lifetime opportunity to see the race speed through Yorkshire’s glorious countryside and towns. Details of how and where to view the race from can be found here: http://letour.yorkshire.com/

Please send in your photos of the tour to us at info@bradfordbikehub.com or on Twitter @BradfordBikeHub

Travel Advice

Come and have a go on our free tombola with a prize every time and find out how you could save money, be healthier and have more fun on your journey to College – Outside Trinity Green Cafeteria on Thursday 3rd July from 12-2pm.

For more details call Chris on 07789 927563 or email chris.kilburn@sustrans.org.uk

Recycled Bikes

A big part of the Bike Hub project is the provision of recycled bikes, in partnership with Cycle-re-Cycle.

Why not go and have a look at some of the great recycled bikes we have in stock at the College Bike Hub, Garden Mills Building, Just off Thornton Road (BD7 1AY).

Opening Hours:
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday – 12.30-5.30
Wednesday – 12.30-9
Saturday – 10.30-2.30

A snapshot of what’s in stock:

Bikes currently available at Garden Mills Bike Hub. Raleigh Full Suspension ladies mountain bike. 26 inch wheels. £40. Stock no 1087

Bikes currently available at Garden Mills Bike Hub. Raleigh Full Suspension ladies mountain bike. 26 inch wheels. £40. Stock no 1087

26" Baroudeur All Terrain MTB with 21 gears for £30. Stock no 381

26″ Baroudeur All Terrain MTB with 21 gears for £30. Stock no 381

 

 

Croissants, Coffee and Travel Advice

On Wednesday 18th June between 8 and 10am there’s another chance to grab a free croissant and hot drink whilst chatting to us about your journey to College! This time it’s outside the entrance to Westbrook Building. We’ve tons of free info, maps and advice to help you get to College more cheaply, quickly and healthily.

For more details call Chris on 07789 927563 or email chris.kilburn@sustrans.org.uk .

Bike Week

Bike week is the 14th – 22nd June. We hope you go and get out on your bike (especially if there is sunshine)! Here’s some cool bike things online for you to enjoy:

Recycled Bikes available from £25 courtesy of Cycle-re-Cycle. Fancy a bike in time for the Tour de France coming to Yorkshire? Bob down to Garden Mills to have a look at the excellent selection of recycled bikes available. Open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 12.30-5.30 and Wednesday 12.30-9pm.

Tea, Biscuits and Brakes – Women’s Bike Maintenance Session. Tuesday 17th June from 6-8pm at the University Bike Hub. Spaces limited so email info@bradfordbikehub.com to book!

Danny MacAskill Epecuen Video – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PiF5HHkHvX0

Brumotti Road Bike Freestyle – http://youtu.be/WhQovX1zP2E

http://pre.cloudfront.goodinc.com/posts/full_13685289007c9d8f2c01cf20977356eb99437a128b.jpg (excellent idea for a picnic ;))

Upcoming Maintenance Sessions

Upcoming maintenance courses:

Wednesday 11th June, 6-8pm, University Bike Hub – Cheese, Wine and Puncture Repair

Tuesday 17th June, 6-8pm,  University Bike Hub – Tea, Biscuits and Brakes

Tuesday 8th July, 6-8pm,  University Bike Hub – Ginger Beers and Gears

Spaces are limited on all of these, so please email info@bradfordbikehub.com to book your place.

Get Active Week!

Get Active Week

As the days get warmer and the evenings brighter we are encouraging you to make the most of the sunshine with us on lunch-time walks and early evening pedals. All walks and pedals will be at a leisurely pace and will provide a good opportunity to get some sunshine (fingers crossed) and fresh air!

Walks:

  • Monday 9th June 12.30-1.30 – Meet at Westbrook Reception (Bradford College)
  • Tuesday 10th June 1-2pm – Meet at Richmond Building Reception (Bradford Uni)
  • Wednesday 11th June 12-1 – Meet at McMillan Building Reception (Bradford College)
  • Thursday 12th June 12.30-1.30 – Meet at the Student Union Reception of Student Central (Bradford Uni)
  • Friday 13th June 1-2 – Meet at Old Building Reception (Bradford College)

Each day we will walk a different route and will provide some maps so you can do your own lunchtime walks in future.

Bike Rides:

  • Monday 9th June – 4-5pm – Ride to Horton Park – Meet at the University Bike Hub (opposite Student Central Building)
  • Tuesday 10th June 5-6.30pm – Ride to Bolling Hall – Meet at the University Bike Hub (opposite Student Central Building)
  • Thursday 12th June – 4-6pm – Ride to Lister Park – Meet at the University Bike Hub (opposite Student Central Building)

Bikes available if you don’t have your own. Email info@bradfordbikehub.com to book a bike and place.

Please note: the University Bike Hub will only be open on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12.30-4

Get Your Bike Ready For Summer!

Get Your Bike Ready For Summer!

If you want to know some good tips to secure the bikes correctly then check out this article which has some great advice.

From the 3rd- 6th June we will be helping you to get your bike in tip top condition ready for summer. With free bike cleaning, safety checks and simple repairs.

Bradford College -

  • Tuesday 3rd June 2-5pm outside Westbrook Building
  • Friday 6th June 11.30-1.30 outside Trinity Green

University Of Bradford -

  • Tuesday 3rd June 11.30-1.30 outside the Atrium
  • Thursday 5th June 11.30-1.30 at the Management Centre

Find us under the big orange gazebo!

Plus free advice and information about the best places to see the Tour de France from! Chris will also be on hand to offer free information and advice on making your journey to College easier and better on Tuesday at Westbrook and on Friday at Trinity Green

get your bike ready - poster

Get Active Week

As the days get warmer and the evenings brighter we are encouraging you to make the most of the sunshine with us on lunch-time walks and early evening pedals. All walks and pedals will be at a leisurely pace and will provide a good opportunity to get some sunshine (fingers crossed) and fresh air!

Walks:

  • Monday 9th June 12.30-1.30 – Meet at Westbrook Reception (Bradford College)
  • Tuesday 10th June 1-2pm – Meet at Richmond Building Reception (Bradford Uni)
  • Wednesday 11th June 12-1 – Meet at McMillan Building Reception (Bradford College)
  • Thursday 12th June 12.30-1.30 – Meet at the Student Union Reception of Student Central (Bradford Uni)
  • Friday 13th June 1-2 – Meet at Old Building Reception (Bradford College)

Each day we will walk a different route and will provide some maps so you can do your own lunchtime walks in future.

Bike Rides:

  • Monday 9th June – 4-5pm – Ride to Horton Park – Meet at the University Bike Hub (opposite Student Central Building)
  • Tuesday 10th June 5-6.30pm – Ride to Bolling Hall – Meet at the University Bike Hub (opposite Student Central Building)
  • Thursday 12th June – 4-6pm – Ride to Lister Park – Meet at the University Bike Hub (opposite Student Central Building)

Bikes available if you don’t have your own. Email info@bradfordbikehub.com to book a bike and place.