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A fine selection of tales from the workshop floor, including incredible refugee stories, inspirational volunteer chronicles – and the occasional shameless cry for help

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Are you a Uni-cyclist, a freshers flyer or a college climber? Being a student is an ex...

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18 New Year Resolutions That Will Make Life Awesome In '18

Get into or back into cycling in 2018 with a brand new secondhand bike (not a contradi...

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Sponsor a Bike, share the freedom

As a child, despite the dedicated efforts of her family, Katie Susser never quite got ...

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Teaching refugees to cycle with confidence

How do you teach something that you find instinctive? That’s the question Leila asked ...

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More Space Please!

The Bike Project is looking for more space! Ideally a warehouse and an office within L...

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A message from James

It was a week ago that I lined up at the alarm-clock destroying time of 5.44 a.m to tr...

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Why I’m pledging my ride

James Webb (pictured left) On the 30th of July I’m taking part in the 2017 Prudentia...

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Refugee women learning to cycle

Refugee women often have hardly any experience of cycling, as it may not be encouraged in their home country. We run a women-only project, where they can learn to ride in a warm, supportive environment. Their confidence grows as they learn to ride safely, while meeting like-minded people and making friends. The post Refugee women learning to cycle appeared first on The Bike Project.

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Thank you Pooja Puri, author of The Jungle

  I’m David and I’m Chair of The Bike Project. Pooja tells you: “For anyone looking for a way to help, The Bike Project is a wonderful charity which donates bikes to refugees and asylum seekers.” The Jungle and The Bike Project are a tandem. Like the young people in the book, we know the value of a bicycle for unlocking space; access; time; health and sociability. The Bike Project brings more of life within the reach of refugees and...

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Saddler well

Beautiful as a dancer’s slipper and just as sturdy, there’s something utterly balletic about a Brooks saddle. They’re also the comfiest place to perch your bum this side of a sofa (and a better fit on your bike, too). Invented over 100 years ago by lavishly-bearded John Boultbee Brooks, you can still spot a Brooks saddle by its unique leather design today. John wasn’t always into bikes. He started out as a saddle maker for horses, and it was only when his horse died that he decided...

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Cyclists on a mission

Ben and John from Hiplok have donated a load of their very clever, wearable bike locks...

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We asked, Blaze answered

We’re always on the look out for new Bike Hubs, places that can accept and hold donati...

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