November Green Routes Walks

Every Friday we give you the chance to escape the confines of your desk and join us for some fresh air and gentle exercise on a lunch time walk.

Our upcoming walks are:

Friday 31st October – Meet at the Atrium Reception at 1pm.

Friday 7th November – Meet at Old Building Reception at 12 noon.

Friday 14th November – Meet at Student Central SU Reception at 1pm.

Friday 21st November – Meet at Hockney Building Reception at 12 noon.

Friday 28th November – Meet at the Atrium Reception at 1pm.

Please download and share our poster: Nov Green Routes

Bike Maintenance Classes

We have some bike maintenance classes coming up over the next few months. These classes are free to staff and students at the University of Bradford and Bradford College.

Booking is essential – please email info@bradfordbikehub.com to book your place.

Weds 29th October – 6-8pm – University Bike Hub – Puncture repair

Weds 5th November – 6-8pm – University Bike Hub – Brake maintenance

Weds 12th November – 6-8pm – University Bike Hub – Gears maintenance

Weds 19th November – 6-8pm – University Bike Hub – Puncture repair

Thurs 4th December – 6-8pm – University Bike Hub – Disc brakes

Weds 10th December – 6-8pm – University Bike Hub – Mince pies and (basic) maintenance

autumn maintenance

Recycled bikes

Here are some of the great bikes we currently have in stock down at the College Bike Hub, thanks to Cycle-re-Cycle. Go down and have a look in person! (check http://www.bradfordbikehub.com/contact for a map and opening times).

CRC1

Viscount Sprint – 700cc Red Road Bike – 12 Speed – £120 – Built in pump – Stock 1635

CRC2

Fugitive Magna MTB – 26″ Mountain Bike – Black and Turquoise – 10 Speed – £30 – Kick stand – Stock 1503

CRC3

Raleigh Genesis – 26″ Mountain Bike – Green – 10 speed – £35 – Front quick release wheel  – Stock 1835

Travel Advice at the University of Bradford

We are pleased to now be offering free Travel Advice at the University of Bradford. You can come to see us opposite the entrance to the Library building or at one of our Travel Advice events for free advice and information – We have all sorts of maps, timetables and useful online resources to make planning your journey a doddle so you can make it cheaper, healthier and more enjoyable. Also ask us for details of the University’s money saving incentives – Save money on your season tickets and even get your parking permit half price!?

Our first event is on October 23rd 11:30 – 14:00 by the Cafeteria at the School of Management so drop by for a go on our free tombola with a prize every time and a chat about your journey.

Keep your eyes out for more events – See our events page for more details: http://www.bradfordbikehub.com/events

For more information or a chat about how you could improve your journey to Campus email: chris.kilburn@sustrans.org.uk or pop into the Bike Hub.

Volunteer Recruitment

Volunteer for Sustrans at the Bradford Bike Hub

Interested in volunteering? Want to improve your skills, promote walking and cycling and contribute positively to Bradford?

Why not come along to one of our volunteer information evenings and find out more about volunteering for Sustrans?

We have a wide array of roles available on campus, such as:

-          bike mechanic

-          walk leader

-          publicity assistant.

There’s something to suit everybody! We also offer full training in a range of transferrable skills including first aid, ride leader training and bike maintenance courses.

You can contribute whatever amount of time you have and we are very flexible around your availability.

Interest areas: Health and wellbeing, cycling, sustainability and the environment, transport

Information Sessions, where and when:

Tuesday 21st October 6-7pm, or 7-8pm in Room 0.46 Student Central Building, University of Bradford

Thursday 30th October 6-7pm, or 7-8pm in Room 0.46 Student Central Building, University of Bradford

Perks: Free refreshments provided.

There’s a Facebook event here: https://www.facebook.com/events/1485197198430315/

Or you can look at all the roles available on this website: www.bradfordbikehub.com/volunteer

Contact: Please book your place by emailing jennie.ohara@sustrans.org.uk , or by texting 07788 687 844

 

Bike Breakfast – Wednesday Morning

Bike Breakfast

Our final bike breakfast of the year will be on Wednesday 8th October from 8am-10am. Simply cycle in and collect a £3 breakfast voucher from outside the Atrium Building at the University of Bradford (we will be under the orange gazeebo).

Bike Fix

Each week we offer you to chance to fix your own bike (with support from a trained mechanic) using our stands and tools:

  • Tues 7th Oct 1-4pm College Bike Hub
  • Tues 16th Oct 1-4pm Uni Bike Hub
  • Thurs 23rd Oct 1-4pm College Bike Hub
  • Mon 27th Oct 1-4pm Uni Bike Hub

Weekly Walks

A reminder that each Friday we have a 45 minute speedy fresh-air walk. On Friday 10th October we are meeting at Old Building Reception at 1pm.

Recycled Bikes

Need a bike? We sell excellent quality recycled bikes from £25 at the College Bike Hub in Garden Mills Building. Head down on an afternoon to see the range available. Opening times here: www.bradfordbikehub.com/contact

Wadjda Film Showing

Film Showing – Wadjda

We are pleased to announce an exclusive showing of Wadjda, a film by Haifaa al-Mansour.

“Wadjda is the story of a young Saudi girl whose burning desire for a bicycle leads her into bold defiance of her society’s restrictive codes of gender and religion.”

Tuesday 30th September

Student Central Lecture Theatre (University of Bradford)

5pm for a 5.30pm start

Free Entry.

Wadjda

Travel Advice, Walks and More

Travel Advice

 

We’ll be in the entrance foyer of the shiney new David Hockney Building between 11:30 and 2pm on Tuesday September 9th for you to 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.

 

Green Routes Walks We are very excited to announce the start of our Green Routes walks. These are 45 minute stress-busting lunch time walks for staff and students to join. Each Friday we will start in a different building and take a different route for a gentle walk to get some fresh air, chat to new people and build some gentle exercise into our days (plus a much needed screen-break!!)

Please download and share the poster: https://bradfordbikehub.files.wordpress.com/2014/08/green-routes-walks.jpg

Upcoming dates/ times:

  • Friday 12th September 1-2pm – Meet at Old Building Reception (College)
  • Friday 19th September – 1-2pm – Meet at UBU Reception in Student Central (Uni)
  • Friday 26th September -1-2pm – Meet at Hockney Building Reception (College)

For more information, email info@bradfordbikehub.com or check out our Green Routes Facebook page: facebook.com/bradfordgreenroutes

Other Events Puncture Repair Workshop – Tuesday 9th September 6-8pm (email info@bradfordbikehub.com to book)

Brake Maintenance Workshop – Wednesday 10th September 6-8pm (email info@bradfordbikehub.com to book)

Green Routes Walks

We are very excited to announce the start of our Green Routes walks. These are 45 minute stress-busting lunch time walks for staff and students to join. Each Friday we will start in a different building and take a different route for a gentle walk to get some fresh air, chat to new people and build some gentle exercise into our days (plus a much needed screen-break!!)

Please download and share the poster: https://bradfordbikehub.files.wordpress.com/2014/08/green-routes-walks.jpg

Upcoming dates/ times:

  • Friday 5th September 1-2pm – Meet at Richmond Reception (Uni)
  • Friday 12th September 1-2pm – Meet at Old Building Reception (College)
  • Friday 19th September – 1-2pm – Meet at UBU Reception in Student Central (Uni)
  • Friday 26th September -1-2pm – Meet at Hockney Building Reception (College)

For more information, email info@bradfordbikehub.com or check out our Green Routes Facebook page: facebook.com/bradfordgreenroutes

Basic Bike Maintenance

Want to learn how to take care of your bike and keep it in tip-top condition? We have some basic bike maintenance classes available, designed for anyone who wants to learn the basics, improve their skills or just pick up on some handy tips. Plus refreshments provided.

Places are limited so booking is essential. Email info@bradfordbikehub.com to book.

Puncture Repair

Tue 9th September 6-8pm

Mon 6th October 6-8pm

Wed 29th October 6-8pm

Wed 19th November 6-8pm

Brakes

Wed 20th August 6-8pm

Wed 10th September 6-8pm

Wed 15th October 6-8pm

Wed 5th November 6-8pm

Cleaning

Thurs 4th September 5-7pm

Gears

Tue 25th August 6-8pm

Wed 22nd October 6-8pm

Wed 12th November 6-8pm

 

For more information, go to www.bradfordbikehub.com

Download and share the posters here: autumn maintenance summer maintenance