Cycling

Cycling

Calderdale is a great place to ride your bike - find road routes, mountain bike routes, family cycle routes, hill climbs and bikeability training and coaching in the area.

3-5 years Pedal Free

Pedal Free is a one hour session designed to accelerate the confidence and coordination of young children through balance related activities on a balance bike.


5-9 years Bike Skills

Bike Skills training is a two hour, non-road course for children aged 5 to 9 who can ride their bike without stabilisers.


9-14 years Bikeability

Bikeability Cycling Training is for young people 9-14 years old. It covers a range of skills controlling and mastering your bike to dealing with difficult traffic situations


Active Calderdale Bike Library

The Bike Library is now open for donations and loans on the first Saturday of every month 10-1pm at Halifax Fire Station, Spring Edge W, Halifax HX1 3JF.


Cycle Calderdale

For road routes, mountain bike routes, family cycle routes and hill climbs in the area, plus information on waymarked cycle routes including the National Cycle Network, Hebble Trail, West Yorkshire Route and Pennine Bridleway.


Cycle Lights

The visibility of cyclists riding in poor light conditions or at night is a big factor in this. By fitting your bike with a white front light and a rear red light you have more chance of being seen by other road users.


Cycle maps

For online mapping showing local cycle paths and byways.


Cycling Strategy

This cycling strategy has been developed to complement our overarching Transport Strategy and ‘Active Calderdale’, describing how we are going to encourage everyone to include cycling as part of their everyday activities whether they are commuting to work, shopping, looking to improve their health or taking part in sport.


Employer's cycle scheme

Cyclescheme is a Government Green Transport initiative, allowing employees to buy bikes Tax-free.


One to one coaching

We offer a one to one coaching sessions for anybody that cannot find a cycle training course that fits their needs.


Where can I ride a mountain bike?

Calderdale is a great place to mountain bike with many bridleways, tracks and cycle routes. It’s easy to access the hill tops and see Calderdale in a whole different way.