bikeAre you clocking your cycle miles in August? If you are, let LEAP know. We’re asking local people to take part in ‘Cycle for Summer’. All you have to do is log the miles or kilometres you cycle in August and record them with LEAP. The challenge is planned to get more people cycling, whether it’s for fun, leisure or a new way to travel to work. We’ve also got Electric Bikes available as a FREE hire to get you started on your cycling journey or you can use your own bike if you already have one.

To sign up for Cycle for Summer, email lesley@myleapproject.org.

Bike Swap

Get Ready for LEAP’s BIKE SWAP – Sat 20th Aug at Brookfield Gala Day. Bike the wrong size? Swap for another. Unused bike lurking at the back of the garage? Donate it, so another can use it. No bike to swap? Come along to see if we have one that suits you. Read more…

Cycle for Health

LEAP asked Exercise Physiotherapist, Dr Morag Thow (MCSP,BSc,Dip PE. MBE) to provide an expert opinion on the merits of cycling to sustain and improve Health and Fitness Read more…

Cycle for Summer – Commuting

Neill has been cycling to work now for over a year – read his story and find out more about why he chooses a bike over a car.
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Family Cycling

Allison family cycle amongst the trees
Family Cycling is Fun. The Allison family cycled 15 miles on the Strathkelvin railway path from Strathblane to Kirkintilloch and back. ‘Lovely family friendly cycle with great views of the countryside.’ Read more…

Safe Cycling Tips – Integrated Rear View Cycle Mirrors.

Cycle - integrated mirror
The Bridge of Weir to Kilmacolm cycle path is a busy cycle route for many local people and all the cyclists combine the pleasure of cycling with a friendly manner. I stopped to chat to one of the cyclists on route this week and got a real lesson in the latest cycling mirrors – integrated into the handle bars! ‘Great Italian design and really easy to see what’s going on behind your bike, especially for Road Cycling.’

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