Current events and activities

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

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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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