Cycling is a fun, healthy and low impact form of activity which is suitable for all ages.

Health Benefits of Cycling

  • Cycling can enhance muscular strength and tone along with greater cardiovascular function, which can contribute towards a reduction in blood pressure and resting heart rate.
  • With cycling helping to build stamina, strength and overall physical endurance, regular participation is energy allows many to feel greater feelings of energy for the completion of day to day activities.
  • Cycling regularly can reduce the risk of chronic illnesses such as heart disease, stroke and type 2 diabetes.
  • Cycling can also contribute towards a boost in mood and weight management.
  • It's easy to fit into our everyday lives through riding to the shops, work, school and more.

Melton Cycling Group & Clubs

Club

Description

Details

Contact

Breeze Cycling

Fun and free bike rides for women of all abilities.

Time: Friday's 18:30
Location:Melton Country Park
Cost: FREE

Instructor/Breeze Champion: Sarah Hall sarah.zumbini@gmail.com

Melton Olympic Cycling Club

Formed in 1980, Melton Olympic cycle club welcomes all cyclists whether you are competitive or recreational. There are steady, intermediate and fast group options along with junior cycling sessions available.

Rides take place every Sunday @ 9am lasting 3-4 hours in duration

Location: Mill Street Car Park

Junior Cycling (Melton Meteors) takes place on Monday evenings

Bill Vetcher
vetcher@ntlworld.com
or Jeff (j.snodin@ntlworld .com)

www.meltonolympic.co.uk

Vale of Belvoir Cycling Club

Formed in 2015, VBCC has amassed over 100 members across all cycling abilities. Activities are offered to suit all from regular organised social rides, women only cycle rides, junior coaching all through to race and competitive training.

For further details such as times, distances and routes follow their Facebook page: @Vale of Belvoir Cycling Club

Cost: Full annual membership cost of £15

Tim Allett
vbccsecretary@gmail.com

www.valeofbelvoircc.com

Meteors Youth Cycling

To introduce young people to a range of cycling disci-plines such as mountain biking, BMX and Track Riding. Also learn bike handling and lots of fun games/activities. So whatever your age or ability come give it a go.

Location: Longfield Academy, LE13 0BN
Day & Time: Monday 18:30-19:30pm (Term Time)
Cost: £5 pay as you go (Your bike must be in working order & helmet worn)

Instructor: Jeff Snodin 07906660654
j.snodin@ntlworld.conm
Facebook – Melton Olympic Cycling Club for more info.
Please email to enquire.

Melton Cycling Routes

Make the most of the wonderful countryside we have at our doorstep by checking out these cycling routes:

https://cycle.travel/city/melton_mowbray

https://www.choosehowyoumove.co.uk/cycling/cycle-maps/

Useful Resources

Take a look at these useful external resources that can help all the family get in cycling:

https://readysetride.co.uk/

https://www.sustrans.org.uk/campaigns/outside-in