Organisations who support the work of Pedals
The Big Wheel is all about getting around Greater Nottingham using the sustainable network of trams, trains, buses, walking and cycling. As well as getting you from A to B, the Big Wheel offers a whole heap of other benefits for businesses and residents within Greater Nottingham.
Fast, sustainable deliveries for today and tomorrow. Based in Nottingham, our energy efficient cyclists, electric and bio-fuel vans bring cost effective and sustainable transport solutions to your door. Quick, safe and efficient deliveries that also help reduce your company’s carbon footprint.
Ridewise is a Nottingham based not-for-profit community enterprise. We are committed to providing practical solutions that make cycling an enjoyable and safe form of everyday transport. We work closely with local Primary Care Trusts, Universities, City, County and other Councils, Transport, Sport and Leisure teams, community organisations, youth groups and primary schools.
Links to other Cycle Campaign Groups
Bike Budi (Promoting cycle journey companionship. “Lift share” for cyclists.)
Bristol Cycling Campaign
Cambridge Cycling Campaign (who produce a very good cycle lighting poster, available in the Resources section of their site at http://www.camcycle.org.uk/resources/lights/)
Cardiff Cycling Campaign
Chesterfield Cycle Campaign
Coventry Cycling Campaign
Critical Mass UK
Critical Mass London
CTC – The UK’s National Cyclists Organisation
Notts CTC – Notts CTC is the Nottinghamshire branch of the Cyclists’ Touring Club
Cyclenation (known until 2008 as the Cycle Campaign Network)
Derby Cycling Group
Edinburgh and Lothian Spokes
European Cyclists’ Federation
Fill That Hole CTC’s new road fault-reporting website
League of American Bicyclists
London Cycling Campaign
Love Your Bike (Manchester City Council and Manchester Friends of the Earth resource – very entertaining and informative)
Nottingham Clarion Cycling Club
Pedalpushers Sheffield Cycle Campaign
Strathclyde Cycle Campaign
Warrington Cycling Campaign Facility of the Month (Site dedicated to highlighting examples of how innovative design and outstanding engineering offer safety, utility, and comfort to cyclists.)
Other related Sites
Bunney’s Bikes (Carrington Street, very close to Nottingham Station) including bike hire
Nottingham Chamber of Commerce Transact Employers travel –
Nottingham City Council
Nottinghamshire County Council
Nottingham Green Partnership
Rural Rides Programme (Nottinghamshire County Council)
East Midlands Public Transport Users Forum
Environmental Transport Agency (The ETA offer cycle insurance and breakdown cover with a discount for Pedals members)
Cycle Friendly Employers
Ridewise Adult Cycle training in Nottingham
Cycle Sneinton Sneinton Bikers meet on the 1st and 3rd Saturday of each month to take part in a group bicycle ride
www.20splentyforus.org.uk – 20’s Plenty For Us was formed in order to campaign for the implementation of 20 mph as the default speed limit on residential roads in the UK.
Everybody’s Talking About Climate Change – Local goverment climate change awareness campaign throughout Nottingham and Derby.
Climate Action Network Nottinghamshire – Coalition of local voluntary and community organisations working together to achieve more effective action on climate change.
Transition Sherwood and Mapperley – Transiton Sherwood and Mapperley is a group of local people coming together to help our communities become less dependent on fossil fuels.
Nottingham Civic Society – Nottingham Civic Society fights for conservation and good planning in Nottingham
Sherwood Pines Cycling Club – We are an off road cycling club based in Sherwood Pines Forest Park. At the moment we are the East Midlands largest off road cycling club.
Rushcliffe School – Rushcliffe School, whose Head Teacher Phil Crompton, is a regular cyclist, is keen to work with Pedals and other partners to increase cycling by staff and pupils. In the last few years they have greatly improved cycle storage facilities, for staff and pupils, and have started a cycling club.
- Links to Local Cycling Maps
Cycling in Nottingham, has links to maps and information about cycling in Nottingham City in PDF format
Cycling in Nottingham County, has links to maps and information about cycling in Nottingham County in PDF format
Bikely – Routes in Notts Bikely site allows Users to share knowledge of good Cycle Routes through creating and searching for Map-based route details. Many have already been created for Nottingham and Nottinghamshire.See also our new Maps Page detailing available maps and contact to obtain them.
- Cycling Links
Cycling Sideways – Cycle Touring in Wales & UK
Behind Bars – Behind Bars have launched a National Register of stolen bikes. Users can not only view listings of stolen bikes but also update the register themselves.
Bike For All – a joint initiative of the Bicycle Association and the Department for Transport via the National Cycling Strategy Board
Bike Register.com – On-line registration initiative aiming to reduce bike theft and assist in owner recovery
How Bicycles Work – From the How Stuff Works website
Wiggle – Online bike accessories shop
Bicycle Events – events in the cycling calendar
http://www.re-cycle.org/ – Scheme for sending bikes to developing countries
National Bike Week
National Bicycle Dealers Association
www.bikely.com – Site allowing cyclists to share details of good bicycle routes and paths
Fixed Gear Gallery – An incredible collection of fixed gear bicycles from around the world.
www.muddy-bikes.co.uk – Mountain Bike Info Website with Routes and Photos.
www.bike-easy.org.uk – Top tips and expert advice for the new cyclist.
www.thebikelist.co.uk – The Bike List is a simple site, created by a few UK based cycling enthusiasts ranging from complete novice to the downhill enthusiast.
http://www.biketastic.co.uk – News of the latest bikes and components, offers and deals from some of the leading bike shops and stacks of other information about bikes.