Get the people of Borth on their bikes!

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Get the people of Borth on their bikes!

Get the people of Borth on their bikes!

Aggie Morris By Aggie Morris

Cycle school for adults. Lessons, bikes and a safe space to learn to cycle will be provided for members of the local community who want to experience the freedom of cycling!

Borth Idea stage

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Cycling is healthy, sustainable, fun and free! There are a surprising number of adults within our local community who are unable to ride a bike. As people get older they often lose the confidence to get on the saddle and learn to cycle. This is often because they lack a safe space, away from cars and lycra-clad pros, or because lessons are only aimed at children. We want to provide a cycling school dedicated to adults. Bikes, lessons, a safe open space and other cycling-related skills will be provided by experienced and patient instructors. Lessons will be free, as we believe everyone should have the opportunity to learn to cycle and experience the freedom of movement it can bring.

What we'll deliver:

  • Construct shed for bikes storage and office space
  • Employ 2 instructors
  • Hire the local school playing court and field
  • Purchase 10 bikes
  • Advertise the lessons and raise awareness of the benefits of cycling

Why it's a great idea:

Getting more people on bikes increases fitness, decreases reliance on car, bus and train use, and boosts mood! Public transport connections in Borth are infrequent, so being able to travel by bike will provide added freedom of movement around the local area. Cycling trips are a fantastic family activity, so parents who are unable to cycle can learn and enjoy their new skill with their children.

Steps to get it done:

  • Construct shed for storage and office space
  • Purchase 10 bikes


Location Borth

Borth has £345,000 in potential grant funding

About the space

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Ceredigion County Council

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How will the money be spent?Total £2,988

payment of instructors - £1,000 (33%)
bikes - £1,000 (33%)
shed - £500 (17%)
hiring outdoor space - £200 (7%)
Other - £288 (10%)

Costs Breakdown

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payment of instructors
hiring outdoor space
  • Spacehive fees
  • Transaction Fees
  • VAT

Total £2,988

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