Starting point is at the front of the main entrance to Thornes Park Athletic Stadium reception. Horbury Road, Wakefield WF2 8TY
Gearing Up In The Park is all about learning to use your gears efficiently, enabling you to gain confidence in your cycling and handling of your bike.
The route will take in Thornes Park and will stay within the Park parameters.
The route is on mostly tarmac tracks/pathways with some tracks being sturdy gravel.
This is not a race. The session will include lots of stopping and starting to get you used to changing gears. You will learn how to pedal proficiently creating a smoother more comfortable ride.
The session is ideal for ladies new to cycling or wanting to improve how they cycle. It will be a very steady cycle around the park. No one is left behind, we will all learn together.
Bike Hire is available by booking directly with Thornes Park Athletic Stadium. See link below to book your bike. If you are booking a bike please arrive by 9.40am to give you time to book the bike out and set it up.http://www.experiencewakefield.co.uk/thedms.aspx?dms=3&feature=1000&venue=2190584
If you are booking a bike please do not book your place on the ride until you have confirmation of your bike booking.
If you book your place but then can not attend please cancel your place so others have the opportunity to join the ride.
Toilets are available in Thornes Park Athletic Stadium.
CYCLING HELMETS MUST BE WORN - You will not be permitted to take part in the session without a cycling helmet.
Please ensure you are wearing suitable clothing for cycling. A full shoe such as trainers are recommended. NO flapping trouser legs which can get caught in the chain.
If you have any questions about this ride please don't hesitate to get in touch.
See you Thursday Ladies.