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Better by Bike - free Learn to Ride & Confidence Building sessions

Meet Caroline and Alice - the Cycling Officers who are running our new National Lottery funded ‘Better By Bike’ (BBB) initiative.


Working with referrals from local organisations, BBB aims to help to tackle the cost-of-living crisis by giving at least 6 free Learn to Ride and Confidence Building sessions for adults on low incomes and/or who are struggling with the cost of Public Transport to get around Cardiff. Following the sessions, individuals will have the opportunity to purchase a low-cost, refurbished bike from us (including helmet, lock) - so they're all ready with the skills and kit to cycle confidently!


1-hour sessions run on Thursdays and Fridays from Pedal Power HQ in Cardiff Caravan Park. Want to know more? If you're an individual or from a local organisation, contact Alice and Caroline at

"I can't wait to take my kids for a bike ride at last" - Dec 2023

"Fantastic, would highly recommend that everyone should do a cycling course who hasn't before" - Dec 2023

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Working on this project is so rewarding, particularly now that we're starting to see people really benefiting from it. We're enjoying working with a wide range of people with different needs and circumstances, and giving them the skills, confidence and means to cycle independently.

Our first 'graduate' to complete his training sessions and purchase his 'new' second hand bike. Pictured with Caroline and Alice (August 2023).

Thank you so much Alice & Caroline, I had great sessions! I feel more confident now and better cycling, especially going up hills!" - Sept 2023

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