Welcome To Ridewise
Ridewise is a Nottingham based not-for-profit community enterprise. We are committed to providing practical solutions that make cycling an enjoyable and safe form of everyday transport. We work closely with the local health sector, Universities, City, County and other Councils, Transport, Sport and Leisure teams, community organisations, disability organisations youth groups and primary schools. Click the links to find out more about our services for those with disabilities workplaces and schools.
We aim to:
- Give you the skills to cycle safely when you want to
- Give you a real transport choice
- Keep you fit
Our instructors have been professionally trained and are fully insured. We are here to impart skills, knowledge and assistance. We cover everything from the bike itself to route planning. However, most of all we aim to nurture rider confidence. This is achieved by developing observational and assessment skills
Our training adheres to national standards recognised by the Department for Health.
What we offer:
- Community cycle rides
- Free cycle training for groups and individuals
- Introductory sessions - bike try out, cycle ride with your group, Dr Bike sessions
- We’ve a new fun programme for families and those with mental, physical and learning disabilities in the city and surrounds - find out more here
We also provide:
- Bike maintenance classes
- Loan cycles
- Dr Bike sessions
- Volunteer opportunities
Our friendly team of experienced and professional trainers has extensive knowledge of cycling in and around Nottingham - both in suburban and urban areas and are pefectly placed to get you started on your cycling journey. See some of our testimonials from satisfied cyclists here.
The Big Wheel
We also work closely with The Big Wheel, who promote getting around Greater Nottingham using the sustainable network of trams, trains, buses, walking and of course - cycling! Ridewise is working with The Big Wheel to help build cycling communities and to support workplaces and schools to get on their bikes.
Ridewise is a mainly grant funded, not for profit community enterprise. If you would like to support us and our services, you can do so by giving a donation via the 'donate' button below. Thank you for your support.