Bradford has a diverse range of cycle routes and heading out on two wheels is a great way to explore the area; whether you choose a road bike or mountain bike you won’t be disappointed. Road cyclists can ride a section of the Grand Depart, Tour de France 2014 or the Tour de Yorkshire. There are many off road cycling routes on offer such as Pennine Bridleway; which offers cyclists the opportunity to explore the Pennines’ ancient packhorse routes and newly created bridleways. For family friendly routes there is the Airedale Greenway connecting the towns along the Leeds Liverpool Canal.
Cycling has many benefits, and lots of people do it for lots of reasons.
It’s good for the mind and body. Cycling has physical and mental health benefits, by keeping healthy and active it increases the feel good factor in our minds and makes us happier and fitter.
It can help to save money by not paying for transport which helps the environment by lowering our carbon footprint. It’s a good way to meet new people and make friends. People all over Bradford enjoy cycling in a group in their leisure time and there is varied range of easy or rough terrain - depending on your preference.
If you have a passion for cycling then Bradford and District is the perfect place for you! Whether you are looking for something to do leisurely on a Sunday, a tough ride to test your fitness or you have an interest in actively promoting cycling and its benefits, here’s how you can get involved and help.
Events and activities
Are you looking for family friendly, women only or accessible cycling events and activities in Bradford? Here you can search our wide variety of events and activities that take place throughout the year.
Where to go
Bradford and District has some breathtaking landscapes with beautiful parks, great trials, dedicated cycle lanes and places to ride your bike. Here you will find information on routes, maps and apps to help you fulfil your passion for pedalling.
Cycling friendly attractions
Visit Bradford District and your days will be packed full with different experiences. Here we have put together a list of all our cycle friendly attractions so you really can make the most of your visit to this stunning destination.