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
St. Matthews Womens Sessions
Sunday 29th August
Rocket Around Leicester
BMX Nat Champs Huncote
Leicester Wheels For All – Saffron Lane Session
Thank you to @DrNeilHumpage for travelling sustainably to the Watermead Park Run this morning! Here’s your free goodie bag! 🏃♂️ 🚲
Pre-driver Days are back for 2022! 9th August 2022 15th August 2022 17th October 2022 18th October 2022 @ Mallory Park Book through Eventbrite: eventbrite.co.uk/e/pre-driver-d… For further information please visit: tjunction.org.uk
For the next few hours are down at Glenfield Hospital with @SustransEMids 🚴♀️ and @leicspolice🚓. Come down and say hello and get a FREE bike checkup and a FREE bike marking. We Look forward to seeing you!🚲🚨
Remember, the best way to plan journeys by cycle, bike-share, walking and bus within Leicester and Leicestershire is the Choose How You Move Journey Planner. Try it out at choosehowyoumove.co.uk/journeyplanner, or search "Choose How You Move" in your app store!
Don't forget to send a photograph of yourself holding one of the pledge cards available at cleanairday.org.uk Then post it on Twitter or Instagram using the hashtag #CleanAirDay tag @CHYM to be entered into a prize draw to win a goody bag 🚶♀️🚶🚴♀️🚴♂️