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New Sky Rides timetable launches

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New Sky Rides timetable launches

15 May 2015

Cycling is one of the nation’s favourite pastimes and with a series of free guided bike rides coming to Trowbridge, Chippenham and Salisbury, there’s never been a better time to get on your bike.

British Cycling is partnering with Wiltshire Council this year to offer local people lots of easy ways to get out on their bikes and experience the health benefits of cycling.

Sky Ride Local rides are taking place in Salisbury, Chippenham and Trowbridge, with 2 different levels of ride, there’s plenty to choose from. Trained Ride Leaders are there to offer friendly guidance along tried and tested routes. So whether it’s a traffic free 5 mile scenic leisure ride or more of a 15 mile leg stretcher there is something for all the family.

Cycling is widely acknowledged as helping to increase cardiovascular fitness, decrease body fat and strengthen bones. By riding to the shops, to work, or to the gym, it’s also easy to make this
low-impact exercise part of your daily routine.

Jo-Anne Downing, British Cycling’s Recreation Manager for the South, said: ‘Cycling’s never been more popular, and whatever your age or fitness level, it’s easy to get involved and reap the health benefits. We’re delighted to be working with Wiltshire Council to make it even easier for local people to get out on their bikes, enjoy some local rides, and have some fun this summer.’

To register for a free ride & for more information please visit:

Upcoming Rides

Salisbury Waterways & Woodland 6 Miler

Date: Sunday 14 June
Time: 2pm
Start location: 5 Rivers Leisure Centre

Trowbridge City Streets & Park Life 6 Miler
Date: Sunday 20 June
Time: 2pm
Start location: Castle Place Leisure Centre

Chippenham History & Heritage 18 Miler
Date: Sunday 28 June
Time: 10am
Start location: Olympiad Leisure Centre