Wednesday 11th September 2019 7:45am

Starting from - Spirt of Parkwood Springs, Shirecliffe Road, Sheffield, S5 8XA, S5 8XA

This Sheffield City Region Critical Mass Group ride is open for anyone to join

  • 44 miles
  • Mountain Bike, Hybrid (off road tyres)
  • 4 hr 40 mins
  • Challenging
  • Sheffield
  • Children aged 8-15*, Children aged 11-15*, Adults 16+ only, Children aged 5-15*

Starting point

S5 8XA

We hope everyone feels inspired to know that the most amazing event during Recovery Month has been the Ride for Recovery. The aim of the world-renowned Ride for Recovery was to get people in recovery on bikes. The Ride for Recovery in 2015, coincided with the release of the Life in Recovery study, a ground-breaking study launched by Professor David Best Hallam University.

We are all aware that council cuts have changed how services are delivered. Therefore, it’s heart-warming to know that vulnerable people in recovery are receiving help and support, as well as opportunities to keep active. However, it’s been decided that there are insufficient funds to finance an official Ride for Recovery this year.

We want to celebrate its remarkable legacy of getting people on bikes. Therefore, we are giving everybody the opportunity to join us for the Ride for Recovery 8-44 Miler Toodle-oo. If you want to participate during the challenging 44 miler, please meet 7.45 am at the Spirt of Parkwood Springs, Shirecliffe Road, Sheffield, S5 8XA. We shall ride to the “Lookout Point”. On a clear day, it’s possible to see Derwent Edge.

There’s another opportunity to join our remarkable toodle-oo at 8.15 am, at the bottom of the escalators at Morrisons’, Hillsborough, S6 2GY.

There’s another opportunity to join us at 8.30 am, Malin Bridge, Rivelin Valley Road, S6 5GL, and then travel actively to Derwent Visitor Centre (Fairholmes, where we should stay until 10.45 am). Even if you arrive late, we’ll be enjoying the iconic view of the Dam Wall until 11 am.

There are links below to the original event in our Facebook group, and the inspirational YouTube video of the world-renowned Ride for Recovery 2015, as we say toodle-oo to the world-renowned #RideSocial.


Who else is on this ride?

2 ride participants


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