Havering BikeWise Hubs is a programme of free bicycle training and maintenance activities at 4 locations in the borough: myplace, Rainham Village Primary School, Ingrebourne Valley & The Thames Chase Forest Trust.
We welcome children, families, over 50s, all ages and all abilities from complete beginners to confident cyclists.
Activities on offer include:
Individual/Family sessions - Gain confidence and learn skills in these two-hour training sessions tailored to your individual abilities and goals. Available dates and times at each location will appear on map.
Learn to Ride - Children's Complete Beginner cycle training for age 5 years and over. Suitable for those who have never ridden a bike or would like to come off stabilisers.
Bikeability Level 1 - Children's Level 1 cycle training for age 5 years and over. Suitable for children who can already ride a bicycle but may need some practise off-road.
Bikeability Level 2 – Children's Level 1&2 cycle training for age 9 and over. Suitable for children with a basic riding ability who need to practice cycling on the road.
Basic Bike Maintenance workshops - Come along with your bike to learn how to fix a puncture, adjust brakes, index gears, lubricate your chain correctly and much more.
Advanced Bike Maintenance workshops – This course focuses on wheels truing, cable removal and refitting, gears, etc. providing you with a more thorough knowledge of your bike and how to fix it.
Dr Bikes – Our experienced mechanics check everything on your bike from wheels, brakes, gears and tyre pressure to lights, racks, pedals, saddles and more. By the end, your bike will feel loved and cared for.
And after completing the training you can celebrate your new skills by exploring your neighbourhood on our marshalled group rides.
Click on the links below for booking and more details:
343 Dagnam Park Dr, Romford, RM3 9EN
Rainham Village Primary School
Upminster Road South, Rainham, RM13 9AA
Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre
Essex Wildlife Trust, Hornchurch Country Park, Squadron's Approach, Hornchurch, RM12 6DF