Cycling

As an activity that promotes exercise, encourages us to enjoy more of our beautiful county, is kinder to our environment, and is fun in its own right, cycling was an obvious choice to encourage activity.

Suffolk Cycling Strategy

A collaborative vision to increase the number of people cycling in Suffolk, firmly establishing it as a normal form of transport for everyone.

Bury St Edmunds Bikelife

 A 12-month project which saw pupils, teachers and parents from 8 primary schools developing a sustainable cycling culture within the schools.

Suffolk Year of Cycling 2015/16

A year long celebration of cycling aimed at boosting participation levels.

BOB (Bums on Bikes) Ipswich

Another 12-month project working with 4 Ipswich schools encouraging and supporting a culture of cycling with over 15% of pupils cycling to school after the first 20 weeks of the project.

Cycle Suffolk

A coordinated approach to get more people cycling more often with innovative projects such as Women on Wheels, which are mass participation female only rides, aimed at non-cyclists and existing cyclists alike, with an emphasis on fun.

Cycling Events

A number of major cycling events have been brought to Suffolk through the MAC partnership, including the Women’s Tour, Tour of Britain and Street Velodrome.

MAC FACT

9,500 more adults are cycling at least once a week since the partnership began