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Bike Yourself Fit

Cycling is a great way to get your body moving, to burn calories and to improve your physical fitness. It also gets you outdoors into the fresh air, where there are fabulous views to nourish you.

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Improve your health and wellness
Whether we do it or not, we all know that getting our bodies moving is good for us. Now research also shows that being out in nature benefits our minds and souls as well as our bodies. It makes us feel more alive, healthier, well.

It’s never too late
However long it’s been since you last rode a bike, it’s never too late to get back in the saddle. And you’re never too old!

These rides are designed as a gentle, social reintroduction to cycling. They take place in the forest, so there’s no need to worry about traffic. There’s a café on site if you fancy a coffee or tea after the ride.

Who are these rides for?
These weekly rides are for women who like the idea of going for a bike ride, but don’t know where to start. They are a great way to

  • (re)learn a new skill
  • make friends
  • build your confidence on a bike
  • discover new places
  • move on to more adventurous cycling (if that’s what you want).

Your leader
Cathy Debenham is a British Cycling Mountain Bike Leader, qualified in outdoor first aid.   

When and where
Every Tuesday at 10am, starting Tuesday 15 May 2018

Maximum 8 people per group.

Pay weekly: £10

Five week block (valid over 7 weeks): £45

Ten week block (valid over 12 weeks): £80

This price does not include bike hire, available from Forest Cycle Hire.

If you are worried about joining a group, you can arrange a one hour confidence builder ride with Cathy before you join. £40

Book now via the Bike Guide Devon website or call 07786440129.

Event details

When is the event?

Tuesday 29 May 2018 (more dates available)

What time is it on?


Dogs Allowed:


Event dates

Tuesday 29 May 2018
Tuesday 5 June 2018
Tuesday 12 June 2018
Tuesday 19 June 2018
Tuesday 26 June 2018
Tuesday 3 July 2018
Tuesday 10 July 2018
Tuesday 17 July 2018


OS Grid ref: SX884849
Postcode: EX6 7XR

Get directions


Haldon Forest Park
Ranger's Office
0300 067 5826

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