Resources to help you with sustainable and active travel
Travel advice and route planning
for using the local network. Contact us to chat about which routes would suit you best whether cycling, walking or using public transport. Also see BetterbyBike for cycle routes planning or TravelWest for all transport types in the west of England.
Starting to cycle
Beginners through to advanced cycling. We can arrange lessons for complete beginners 1to1 or via our Learn to Ride sessions. For those who want a confidence boost or guidance on where to cycle we can arrange 1to1 on-road training with a qualified instructor.
Led rides and walks
Showing you the way to work! Keep an eye on our events.
Dr bike sessions
This is a great way to get your bike checked for free! The mechanic will do an ‘MOT’ style bike check up and report on any important repairs that need doing. The mechanic should also be able to carry out basic repairs. Keep an eye on upcoming bike check ups
Free Bike hire
We will soon have a fleet of hybrid bikes available to hire for free. eBikes are also available from TravelWest
There are few bike shops around Severnside and Avonmouth. For a local mobile mechanic who will come to you, check out Boing Bicycles operating from Sea Mills.
firstname.lastname@example.org – Phone: 0117 3620212
See cycling videos here!
PLACES TO FIND RIDES AND WALKS
BetterbyBike – cycling maps and rides – Lots of rides to choose from around Bristol
Cycling UK – formerly the Cyclists’ Touring Club. “Cycling UK has championed the cause of cycling for more than 140 years.”
Cycle Bristol CTC – “Cycle Bristol CTC, the local member group of Cycling UK, formerly The Cyclists’ Touring Club, which is Britain’s oldest and largest national cycling organisation.” Find advice and rides here including group rides you can get involved in.
Let’s Ride (British Cycling) – Lists of rides around Bristol and guided rides happening
A Forgotten Landscape – Walking routes and history about the Severnside area
See our videos page here.
Cycling UK have great videos including this one helping you to learn to ride as a complete beginner!
British Cycling have a series of videos on youtube advising you how to ride safely and confident. View the Commute Smart playlist
Severnside Community Rail Partnership – Established in 2006 as Community Interest (not for profit) Company, we work with local communities to encourage the use of local trains, to ensure that access to local stations is easy, and to enhance these stations so they provide a safe and welcoming environment. Our station improvement projects are delivered with the assistance of volunteers, schools, youth groups and the Community Payback scheme.
TravelWest – Travel advice and resources, journey planning, grants, updates and much more!
Bike Bristol – Cycle training, bikes and more!
KEEPING FIT AT HOME
With some people having to stay at home, we wanted to share some ideas for staying active in the house or garden.
Fitness Blender – Great source of workout videos and plans
Fast exercises – more videos
Sport England has put together a list of free resources for fitness challenges and activities including apps currently with free trials and reduced costs here