Love Your Bike Week is about to ride into Croydon schools

Next week is Love Your Bike Week in Croydon, with events popping up at schools to encourage kids to use their bicycles, fix and maintain bikes and provide advice and help for novice cyclists.

Among the various bicycle-related activities is:

Pop-Up Bike Market from Peddle My Wheels
Bring your unwanted bikes – whether they’re kids, teens or adults sizes – with you in the morning for our mechanic to check over. Peddle My Wheels will contact you with a suggested selling price, and once the bike sells, they will notify you and pay you.

Buy a second-hand bike
The market is a great opportunity to find a first bike, upgrade to the next size or just buy something new to get you back into cycling. If you’re looking for something specific, visit the market order form page before market day to make a request, and Peddle My Wheels will do their best to bring along a suitable bike.

Doctor Bike from Cycling Instructor
A Doctor Bike present from Cycling instructor (Croydon’s Bikeability and Cycle Skills provider), so bring your child’s bike along in the morning for a bit of basic maintenance – you’ll be able to pick it up after school. Amount of bikes seen will be subject to demand on the day.

How frequently you should get your bike checked depends on the amount you use your bike. Sustrans have information available online. A quick search online for “bike maintenance” provides a wide range of tips and information.

Anyone who lives, works or studies in Croydon can book free cycle training? Visit www.cyclinginstructor.com/Croydon for more information.

The events will take place at the following schools, from Monday, February 19.

Feb 19: Elmwood Infant School, Lodge Road, Croydon CR0 2PL

Feb 20: Purley Oaks Primary School, Bynes Road, South Croydon CR2 0PR

Feb 21: Winterbourne Girls Junior School, Thornton Heath CR7 7QT

Feb 22: Forest Academy, Bridle Road, Croydon, CR0

Feb 23: St Chad’s Catholic Primary, Alverston Gdns, Selhurst Rd, London, SE25 6LR


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