Get on your bike for a free autumnal ride

Get on your bike, put your foot to the pedal, and get ready for a series of free autumnal bike rides around Kent.

Kent County Council has teamed up with British Cycling and Sky for a third year to bring the popular ‘Sky Rides’ to the county.

The Autumn Series of rides, guided by trained British Cycling ride leaders, begin this weekend with The Gunpowder Plot on Sunday, 2 November.

Get on your bike, put your foot to the pedal, and get ready for a series of free autumnal bike rides around Kent.

Get on your bike and get ready for a series of free autumnal bike rides

The 26 mile route takes in the Oare Gunpowder Works Country Park and Faversham, looping back through Painters Forstall and Teynham.

The rides continue throughout the month on the next three Sundays with Loop Around the Lanes in Maidstone – taking in Leeds Castle – on 9 November, Cycling Satisfaction in Sevenoaks on 16 November and The Gunpowder Plot on 23 November.

For more information and to book a place on the free rides, which all begin at 10am, visit www.goskyride.com/kent

The rides are part of a nationwide ‘Sky Ride local’ campaign to get thousands of people cycling.

For more information about cycling in Kent, visit www.kent.gov.uk/cycling

In addition to providing cycle training in schools across the county, Kent County Council offers short courses for adults.

For more information email cycletraining@kent.gov.uk

Get on your bike for a free autumnal ride was last modified: October 29th, 2014 by KCC press office