|REDBRIDGE CYCLING CENTRE|
Redbridge Cycling Centre is a facility for cyclists of all abilities, from families to competitive riders. The Centre has purpose built road & off road tracks. We have a large stock of hire bikes including mountain bikes, road bikes, BMXs, children’s bikes, trailer bikes, bikes with child seats as well as number of adapted bikes for disabled users. The Centre runs the Cycle Vision scheme and has qualified British Cycling coaches who offer school holiday courses, coaching for schools, are able to teach customers (adults & children) how to ride and we offer Strider balance bike sessions for children to young to ride. The Centre is also home to the Lee Valley Youth Cycling Club and the Redbridge Cycling Club. See our videos page to get an idea of the tracks.
Track bookings & closures this week
Saturday 8th March - Lee Valley Youth Cycling Club 10:00-12:00 Full road circuit closed
Sunday 9th March - British Cycling 9:00-13:00 Upper road circuit closed
If your child can walk then they can ride! From age 1.5 to 5 years we will be running Strider Bike sessions every Tuesday from at 10:45 and every Sunday at 9:45 and 10:45. Sessions are 45 minutes long and include a bike, helmet and a tea or coffee for the parent/guardian. Cost is only £4.00 and places are limited so please call us to book on 0208 5009359.
Night Riding Sessions
Don't fancy training on the roads in the dark? Well we are starting night sessions on our road circuit every Monday and Wednesday starting in January. Customers must supply their own lights and sign in and out of the Centre to be allowed to ride. Lights should have a beam that is able to light up a minimum of 2 metres width from a distance of 9 metres and a rear red light will also be necessary. Flashing only LED front lights will not be permitted. Riders under 12 must be accompanied at all times and usual circuit rules apply. Sessions will run from 16:00-20:00 with last entry at 19:15. Cost will be £4.10 for adults and £2.10 for under 16s. No pre-booking is required.
'Us Girls' Ladies Sessions
Running on Sundays these are relaxed open sessions to encourage female riders to get back into cycling. Riders can turn up anytime between 12:00 and 15:00 and get advice from a female coach on cycling, get use of the circuit, bike and helmet rental for only £4.00! No pre-booking is required. Please note these are not exclusive sessions and there maybe other cyclists on the circuit at this time and that on some Sundays when events are on the sessions may be cancelled.
Home of the Lee Valley Youth Cycling Club
Based at the Redbridge Cycling Centre the Lee Valley Youth Cycling Club (LVYCC) is an ideal way to get children into the sport of cycling. Run entirely by parents and volunteers LVYCC has qualified British Cycling coaches and is Clubmark accredited. LVYCC offer different apspects of cycling such as road racing, mountain biking, cyclo-cross and track racing. For more details visit their website.
The Redbridge Cycling Club
The centre is pleased to announce that it is now working in partnership with The Redbridge Cycling Club who are holding rides starting from the centre (see below) and social club nights. For regular cyclists at the centre we are also offering an exclusive yearly membership for the circuits through the club.
Further details can be found on their membership page. Club Rides - All rides depart Redbridge Cycling Centre at 9.30a.m. on Sundays. There are two groups: a social easy group and a fast group. Non-members are welcome but those with limited experience of group riding should arrive at 9.00 am. for a practice lap of the circuit at the cycling centre to establish level of ability and for safety instruction. For more details see the Redbridge Cycling Club Diary