This Girl Can - Sofa to Saddle

Date and time: 

Thursday, July 11, 2019 - 18:00


The Cycle Hub Quayside Newcastle upon Tyne NE6 1BU

HSBC UK British Cycling Go-Ride have partnered with Active Newcastle and are now providing rider development sessions for women and girls, to help riders to build confidence and learn new cycling techniques in a relaxed and informal setting.

This is a 90 min coaching session designed to give women an introduction to cycling and social rides. This is part of a series of Sofa to Saddle the main focus is to help build you confidence over the 10 weeks so that you are comfortable to go out and join out social rides that are happening all over the city.

British Cycling would like to invite all women to join these cycling sessions and be part of a new generation of female riders.

The sessions give women and girls the opportunity to:

  • Develop bike handling techniques
  • Learn about group riding techniques and etiquette
  • Develop cycling fitness
  • Ride with friends and others of similar ability

The coaching session is for Women and Girls over 16yrs old. Cycling experience is not needed and our coaches are on hand to help support every rider to a level that they feel comfortable with.

Don't have a bike? We are offering reduced bike hire from The Cycle Hub at £5.00 per hire you will need to contact The Cycle Hub at least 24 hrs before the ride 0191 2767250 or email