Current events and activities

New Training Programme for 2018 

The new programme for TfGM sponsored courses is now ready for booking. Just click on the links to book via Eventbrite.  If you’ve got any questions or issues please contact us in the workshop.  Thanks

All Wigan courses are in the Brick Works Workshop.

Leigh sessions are held at Leigh Fire Station 

 

Basic Bike Maintenance Wigan  

Wednesday 14th Feb   Basic course, 18:00 to 20:00                          https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/basic-bicycle-maintenance-wigan-tickets-40142671812

 

Basic Bike Maintenance Leigh

Saturday  27th  Jan          Basic course, 10:00am to 12:00am             https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/basic-bicycle-maintenance-leigh-registration-40142747037

Saturday    24th March         Basic course, 10:00am to 12:00am             https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/basic-bicycle-maintenance-leigh-registration-40142923565

 

Intermediate Bike Maintenance Wigan

Saturday  20th  Jan          Intermediate course, 09:30 to 16:00           https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/intermediate-bicycle-maintenance-wigan-registration-40143166291

Saturday    17th Feb              Intermediate course, 09:30 to 16:00           https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/intermediate-bicycle-maintenance-wigan-registration-40143244525

Saturday    17th March         Intermediate course, 09:30 to 16:00           https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/intermediate-bicycle-maintenance-wigan-registration-40143337804

 

 

 

Big Bike Revival events for 2017 in WIgan Borough

To get more details on each event – click here for searchable database with full details and address…….

 

Date Day What / Where Time

 

20th May

 

Saturday Intermediate Maintenance training – Wigan 9.30 – 3.30
21st May Sunday Joining jack Training ride

Start: Wigan Life Centre

9am
27th May Saturday Basic Maintenance training course – Leigh Fire Station 10 – 12

 

28th May Sunday Joining jack Training ride

Start: Wigan Life Centre

9am
29th May Monday Dawn Chorus Ride

Wigan Flashes

4am

 

29th May Monday Family Ride on the wild(life) side

Wigan Flashes

8am
4th June Sunday Joining jack Training ride

Start: Wigan Life Centre

9am
 
10th June Saturday Get “On Your Bike”

Haigh Hall Park Run

from 8.30 to 11 …Park Run starts at 9
11th June Sunday Joining jack Training ride

Start: Wigan Life Centre

9am
14th June Wednesday Basic Maintenance Training Course – Wigan 6 – 8pm
17th June Saturday Intermediate Maintenance Training Course – Wigan 9.30 -3.30
18th June Sunday Joining jack Training ride

Start: Wigan Life Centre

9am
23rd June Friday Leigh Neighbours Bike Fix session

Sacred Heart School, Leigh

3pm – 7pm

 

24th and 25th June Saturday / Sunday Street Velodrome event –

Leigh Town Centre

10 – 5
25th June Sunday Joining jack Training ride

Start: Wigan Life Centre

9am
1st July Saturday Get “On Your Bike”

Pennington Flash Park Run

from 8.30 to 11 …Park Run starts at 9
2nd July Sunday Joining Jack – 50 mile ride 9am

 

 

 

 

 

 

New Training Programme

First dates for the new training courses for 2017 have just gone live:

Wigan Basic  12/04/17 – 18:00 – 20:00

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/basic-bicycle-maintenance-wigan-tickets-33121326780

Wigan Basic 14/06/17 – 18:00 – 20:00

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/basic-bicycle-maintenance-wigan-tickets-33121656767

Leigh Basic 27/05/17 – 10:00 – 12:00

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/basic-bicycle-maintenance-leigh-registration-33121724971

 


2016 BIG BIKE REVIVAL

Starting on the 2nd July – a busy programme of open sessions where you can bring your bike along for a check up and free basic repairs

BBR header

http://www.bigbikerevival.org.uk/

Date Venue Time Session details
Saturday 2nd   July Haigh Hall, Wigan – near The Stables

School Ln,

Wigan

WN2 1PE

8.30 – 12 Dr Bike – with route and rides information

Joint event with Park run

Sunday 3rd Hindley – St Peter’s

Hurst St, Hindley, Wigan WN2 3DN

11 – 2

 

Community drop in session for Dr Bike – free bike checks and fixing – and a local ride
Monday 4th July Wigan Youth Zone

Parson’s Walk, Wigan

WN1 1RU

3pm – 6pm Join us to celebrate the Tour de France arriving in Angers
Wednesday 6th Community Warehouse,

4 Hodson Street, Wigan

WN3 4EN

7.30 – 10

 

Bikers breakfast – bike fix session for commuters
Saturday 23rd July Community Warehouse, Wigan

4 Hodson Street, Wigan

WN3 4EN

9 – 1pm Warehouse drop in session – DIY and supervised bike-fix session
Saturday 23rd July Beacon Country Park, Up Holland

Beacon Ln, Wigan WN8 7RU

11 – 5pm Green Fayre – Dr Bike, rides, routes and information
Sunday 24th Beacon Country Park, Up Holland

Beacon Ln, Wigan WN8 7RU

11 – 5pm Green Fayre – Dr Bike, rides, routes and information
Monday 25th Shearings, Wigan 11 – 2 Special event for employees, families and friends
Tuesday 26th

 

Wigan ASDA

Soho St, Robin Park, Wigan WN5 0XA

9 – 12.30 Bring your bike for a fix to ASDA Wigan – followed by off road local ride from Robin Park
Wednesday 27th Community Warehouse, Wigan

4 Hodson Street, Wigan

WN3 4EN

7.30 – 10 Bikers breakfast

 

Wednesday 27th Community Warehouse, Wigan

4 Hodson Street, Wigan

WN3 4EN

 

6 – 9pm Intermediate level maintenance course at Community Warehouse

(Limited space – book via Eventbrite)

Part 1

Saturday 30th  Leigh Fire Station

St. Helens Rd, Leigh

WN7 3PA

10 – 12 Basic Maintenance course

(Book via Eventbrite – limited places)

Wednesday 3rd August Community Warehouse, Wigan

4 Hodson Street, Wigan

WN3 4EN

 

6 – 9pm Intermediate level maintenance course at Community Warehouse

(Limited space – book via Eventbrite)

Part 2

Saturday 6th August Pennington Country Park, Leigh

WN7 3PA

8.30 – 1.00 Dr Bike community fix session at the Park Run with full public access
Saturday 6th August Leigh Town Centre

Walmesley Rd, Leigh, WN7 1YE

12 – 4 Fun family cycling event in partnership with Leigh Neighbours – bike fix, arts and crafts activities, information
Sunday 7th or 14th August Leigh – Tyldesley

Venue TBC (Along route)

11 – 3 Open event on the guided busway bridlepath
Wednesday 17th Hindley

Pennygate Medical Practice

109 Ladies Ln, Hindley, Wigan WN2 2QG

2 – 4 Community session at Pennygate Medical Practice – linked to local ride group from Hindley
Wednesday 17th Wigan

4 Hodson Street, Wigan

WN3 4EN

6 – 8 Basic Maintenance course at Community Warehouse

Limited space – book via Eventbrite

Thursday 18th Norley Hall Adventure Playground
94 Lamberhead Rd,Wigan WN5
2 – 4 Norley Hall Adventure Playground

Young person’s bike fix – hands on maintenance session

Saturday 20th Wigan

4 Hodson Street, Wigan

WN3 4EN

10 – 4 Intermediate level maintenance course at Community Warehouse (Limited space – book via Eventbrite)

 

 


Leigh Neighbours

The next FREE cycle safety roadshow is planned for Saturday 23rd April

Sacred Heart RC Primary School playground, Windermere Road, Leigh

10.30am – 2.30pm


Spring 2016 – Women On Wheels

We’re providing a Dr Bike Service for a series of Women on Wheels events in March

5th and 12th – Learn to Ride sessions in Leigh and Wigan

Saturday 25th – big ride from Wigan and Leigh Hospice

Free check ups and quick repairs for all riders and bikes……

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