Join us this year throughout August for the Ride Leicester Festival – a celebration of all things cycling! Find out more about what’s on below.


Events and activities 

Throughout, the festival we will be promoting a range of Led Rides. Whilst you are out on your rides, take a selfie along the route and upload them to your social media with the hashtag #RLF2021. 

There will be plenty of activities to get involved in and events to join including; Bike Fest, Open Streets, Street Art tours, Dr Bike and Led Rides. Head on over to our Events section to find out what’s on.

Exclusive talks and Interviews 

We will also be hosting a number of talks and interviews with special guests. Make sure to keep an eye out for announcements on the special guests.

We look forward to you seeing you out on the road and joining us online between 1st – 31st August for everything we have to offer. Follow us on Twitter and Facebook to keep up with the latest festival news! 

BID Leicester brings free e-bike rides 

Free rides on the city’s e-bikes are being made available to help visitors discover the Rocket Round Leicester trail. Every Wednesday in August plus the last Sunday of the month, £5 worth of credit will be offered to the first 200 people to email Ride On customer services. Take a look at the calendar below for Wednesday August 11, 18 and 25, and Sunday August 29.

Ride Leicester Festival calendar – Summer of cycling 2021

Tuesday 17th August

Wednesday 18th August

  • Cycle City Site Tour
  • Rocket Around Leicester
  • St. Matthews Womens Cycle training sessions 

Sunday 22nd August

Wednesday 25th August

  • Cycle City Site Tour 

  • Rocket Around Leicester 

  • St. Matthews Women cycle training sessions 

Thursday 26th August

Friday 27th August

Saturday 28th Augusy

Sunday 29th August

  • Open Streets 

  • Rocket Around Leicester 

  • BMX Nat Champs Huncote  

  • Leicester Wheels For All – Saffron Lane Session 


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