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Pedal up to the September Cycling Festival

Get bike savvy with a month of free cycling workshops and events across the borough at the council’s September Cycling Festival. Whether you are a regular cyclist or a first-time rider looking to boost your pedal skills or your bike needs minor repairs and maintenance, you will find an event for your needs.

All the workshops and events are free because the council wants to encourage more residents to get bike-confident and enjoy the physical and mental health benefits of cycling to the shops, to meet friends and family or for their commute.

Group-led family rides

Discover quiet cycle routes with family-friendly group rides, designed and led by professional cycle instructors, Cycling Instructor. The event is suitable for children aged eight and above; at least one adult is required per family group. You must be able to independently ride a bike. All participants must bring their own bike. The rides will take approximately one hour, after a bike safety check.

Date: Saturday, 17 September
Time: 11am–12noon or 1–2.30pm
Location: Northala Fields

Date: Saturday, 24 September
Time: 11am–12noon or 1-2.30pm
Location: Perivale Park

Booking is required

Women’s only led-rides

Join JoyRiders for a women’s only led-ride, suitable for anyone who can pedal, brake and steer with experienced local ride leaders. Book a place and for more information here.

Exchanging Places

Ever wonder how drivers, cyclists and pedestrians use the road differently? The Metropolitan Police Service’s Cycle Task Force set up Exchanging Places to do just that. Take the opportunity to view the road from an HGV driver’s perspective for a better understanding of what drivers can and can’t see.

Date: Wednesday, 28 September
Time: 4-6pm
Location: Dicken’s Yard

No booking required.

Dr Bike maintenance

Get minor repairs on the spot and advice on how to look after your bike to keep you pedal ready all year round. Dr Bike will take place throughout September at various locations across Ealing.

Date: Saturday, 3 September
Time: 10am-1pm
Location: Haven Green

Date: Saturday, 3 September
Time: 2-5pm
Location: Acton Market

Date: Saturday, 10 September
Time: 9am-12noon
Location: West Ealing Farmers Market

Date: Saturday, 10 September
Time: 1-4pm
Location: Hanwell Clock Tower

Date: Saturday, 17 September
Time: 8.30-11.30am
Location: Northala Fields (Parkrun), Northala Fields Cafe, Kensington Road

Date: Saturday, 24 September
Time: 10am-1pm
Location: Southall Manor House

Date: Saturday, 24 September
Time: 2-5pm
Location: Southall Square, outside Lidl

No booking required. If you would like to guarantee a slot for the sessions in Southall, please email Let’s Go Southall at activity@accteams.uk

E-scooter

Learn how to ride an e-scooter safely and confidently on the road with training sessions delivered by TIER, one of Europe’s leading e-scooter operators.

Trained instructors will teach you how to ride in a safe and fun environment, ready for you to enjoy quick and sustainable journeys in the borough.

Date: Saturday, 17 September
Time: 10am-12noon, 12.30-2.30pm
Location: Ealing Common

For more information and book a place now.

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