There are plenty of regular cycle rides around Sheffield. From women only rides to cycle racing. If you’re looking for people to cycle with in Sheffield then you’ll have no trouble finding something to suit you.
Monthly Friday Night Rides [Facebook]. Exploring Sheffield by bike and being a tourist in your own city. Whether it be a tour of Chip Shops, locations of The Full Monty or Ruskin in Sheffield, there’s a different theme each month. The rides start somewhere in the city centre on a Friday evening.
Sheffield CTC [Facebook] have plenty of rides. They are on multiple days of the week and vary from very easy to very hard depending on what you’re looking for! They start from all over the city depending on the route. Sign up to their newsletter to keep up to date with all the details.
There are hundreds of Sky Ride Local rides taking place around Sheffield. They start all over the city and vary in length, from very easy to challenging. The people leading these rides are local cyclists who have been trained by British Cycling.
And very similar are Breeze Rides which are regular women only rides which start from all over the city and vary in difficulty and length. All the details are on the website.
Sheffield Cycling 4 All [Facebook] run weekly rides in Hillsborough Park. You can borrow one of their adapted cycles built to cater for specific needs. Think tricycles, side by side tandems and hand cycles.
There are plenty of road cycling clubs in Sheffield if you’re looking for faster, longer rides or to get involved in racing. Check out their websites for details. Sheffrec, Rutland Cycling Club, Womens Cycling Sheffield, Phoenix Cycling Club, Stocksbridge Cycling Club, Whirlow Wheelers etc etc. There are quite a few!
If you’re looking for mountain biking then Ride Sheffield [Facebook]is an excellent community of mountain bikers. They also do a lot of campaigning and advocacy for mountain biking in Sheffield and the Peak District.
If you’re not sure about cycling in Sheffield, or your bike needs some TLC then CycleBoost [Facebook] can help you out. They have loan bikes for people to borrow, run cycle training sessions and have regular Dr. Bikes around the city where you can take your bike to get it checked.
If you’re just looking for some tips on routes to follow then SheffieldCycleRoutes.org is the place to go. Everything from local short routes to longer rides to other cities. If your journey isn’t on there then the cycle journey planner on CycleStreets is really good.
Know of a regular ride not in this list? Please let us know by leaving a comment below.