Get cycling

No matter who you are or what your journey, cycling is a great way to travel while saving money and keeping fit.

More and more people are choosing cycling as their preferred way of getting from A to B. There are a number of health, economic, and environmental reasons why people turning to the pedal:

  • It’s great for your physical and mental health,
  • It saves you money,
  • It takes away the stress of being stuck in traffic,
  • You might actually find yourself getting to places quicker,
  • It helps reduce traffic congestion and emissions,
  • It helps to alleviate social inequalities.

In a bid to encourage even more people to get on their bike, we provide training for all ages and abilities, information on exciting routes to explore, and help businesses and schools become more cycle-friendly.

Traveling by bike not only boosts people’s health and saves money, it also brings wider environmental and economic benefits.

Councillor Kim Groves

Get inspired to cycle

  1. The Young family

    Our routes

    We’re building new cycling and walking routes, including the 23km Bradford Leeds Cycle Superhighway, the Castleford Wakefield Greenway, and canal towpath improvements.

    Read more about Our routes
  2. Cycle September

    Online challenges

    Take part in our fun and friendly online cycle challenge – log your miles, set goals and earn badges for cycling to work for a week, riding 100 miles or encouraging someone to take part

    Read more about Online challenges
  3. Adult cycle training

    Our free adult cycle training has now finished for winter. Here are some of the other places you can access training, bike maintenance sessions and other sources of support across West Yorkshire in the meantime.

    Read more about Adult cycle training
  4. Woman in red jacket cycling in the drizzle

    Top tips for winter cycling

    Shorter days and a change in the weather can seem like an easy excuse to put your bike away until spring, but following just a few simple tips will make staying in the saddle this winter as easy as riding a bike.

    Read more about Top tips for winter cycling
  5. Woman in blue cycling on segregated route

    Support for communities

    We’re inviting not-for-profit organisations across West Yorkshire to bid for grants of up to £5,000 to support people in their communities to cycle to work, as part of a package of emergency measures to help people move around the region safely in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

    Read more about Support for communities