Bike Curious Family Workshop and Kidical Mass!

Saturday July 2nd – this year we’re joining with Cycling UK to kick off our summer ride schedule with a special family cycling workshop funded by the Big Lottery Scotland Awards for All to get the whole family onto bikes this summer.

chocolate-covered children

chocolate optional …

If you want to cycle with your children but aren’t sure where to start – or if you’re contemplating getting a child seat, tagalong, tandem or even a cargo bike – or if you’re already using any of these things and would like to share your experiences with other cycling families – then this event is for you!

From 12-2 we’ll be gathering at the bandstand in Dock Park to try out various family bike setups, share tips and experiences, and generally get ready for the cycling summer (you can read a bit more about a similar event in Edinburgh here. You will also be able to get your bike checked out by a mechanic and any little niggles sorted out – perfect if it’s spent all winter in the shed …

Then at 2 we’ll head off for the first of our summer rides – a short 3 mile ‘kidical mass’ (yes, that is short) down to Kingholm Quay and back via the Robert Burns Centre where there is a very good chance that there will be ice cream

There will be snacks and refreshments provided but if you want a more substantial lunch bring a picnic.

Sounds good? If you’re coming and you’re on Facebook you can let us know here

tagalong and cargobike

Trying out a tagalong and a cargo bike at the Environment Fair in March