The web is full of some really useful cycling related information, advice and resources. Below we have sought to highlight just a few which you may wish to check out if you don’t find the information you need across our range of cycling features and posts.
Surrey County Council Cycling Pages
Surrey County Council provide a number of pages for cycling across the county, including for the Guilford area. Here you will find lots of useful links including cycling maps, guides and information on the benefits of cycling and cycle safety. The map is a great resource to use when planning out your next bike ride, either for leisure or as part of your commute.
Rushmoor Borough Council Cycle Pages
Given Ash Lodge Park’s proximity to Aldershot, which sits in the Rushmoor Borough, it may also be useful to use the Rushmoor Council cycling pages when looking for information or routes. They have pages dedicated to cycle routes in the area and giving advice for getting into cycling.
Surrey County Council provide a range of cycle training opportunities, including training on how to cycle safely along busier roads. All training can be booked online and there is a useful FAQ section to provide you with more detail.
CycleStreets is a handy website that allows you to plan a journey by bike. Simply enter your start and end points and the website will do the rest, offering you different route options depending on your confidence.
Sustrans is a national charity delivering a wide range of work focused upon cycling. They are responsible for the management of the National Cycle Network, a UK-wide network of signed paths and routes for walking, cycling, wheeling and exploring outdoors. Route 22 runs close to the site and can be used to access Farnham and Guildford.
Cycling UK has championed the cause of cycling for more than 140 years. They promote all forms of cycling, protect the interests of existing and would-be cyclists, and inspire people of all ages, backgrounds and abilities to discover the joys of cycling. Their website is packed full of information and advice for all levels of cyclist.
British Cycling is the main national governing body for cycle sport in Great Britain. It administers most competitive cycling that takes place. They also facilitate and promote various types of led rides, whatever your ability and whoever you are through their Let’s Ride programme.
They also offer women only rides through their Breeze programme, giving women of all abilities the chance to learn to ride and build up confidence all while socialising.