RIDE FOR ERIC 2018

Activities on the Day

British Cycling Go Ride Coaches

Delivering sessions to novice riders and will have a fleet of bikes available to use too, so if you can’t cycle yet come and learn.


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Paul Young – Resident coach

Experience track cycling on a road bike, with thin tyres and racing handle bars. Learn how to ride the track safely as an individual and as part of a group. We will be looking at cornering, pedalling and use of gears in our fun, rewarding session. If you haven`t got your own road bike, we have bikes we can loan out.


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Sheffield Cycling 4 All

This project enables anyone to enjoy cycling, whatever difficulties or disabilities they face. They run weekly sessions in Hillsborough Park where you can ride one on of the adapted trikes, or get a lift on a side-by-side tandem or wheelchair trike. They are a volunteer run organisation committed to providing Sheffield with regular and active inclusive cycling sessions. Providing specially adapted bikes for those with various disabilities to give them a chance to take part in the day.


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Mode Shift Stars – An inner tube bracelet workshop

Mode Shift Stars will be offering inner tube bracelet workshop, making fetching bracelets out of inner tubes.


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Stars Cycle Speedway

Have a go at the most explosive cycle discipline out there. 4 laps, no brakes. Join in with the Sheffield Stars Cycle Speedway club at Ride For Eric and see what it is all about.


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Up Hill Challenge – Support by Giant

More details to be announced.


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Trail Advantage

Get ready to tackle the trails with Trail Advantage who will be running a 20 minute skills session, teaching children and adults some of the core skills to help them get more out of their MTB adventure. Trail Advantage deliver courses in Sheffield and the Peak for a range of abilities, The Ride for Eric skills sessions will give riders a taster of the main courses as well as being a fun way to brush up their skills. Lead coach, Adam Simmonite "we are really excited to have been asked to join the Ride for Eric team and to play a part in this great event at the new Forge Valley venue."


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ReCycle Bikes’ Dr Bike

In their Dr Bike Clinics, the ReCycle bikes team inspect bikes for safety and make minor adjustments and repairs to ensure that bikes are roadworthy.

Things they do in a Dr Bike Clinic:
Inspect bikes for damage and wear
Write a road-worthiness report on each bike we see for the bike’s owner
Adjust brakes and gears to ensure smooth running
Replace rim brake pads if they are worn
Replace brake and gear cables if they are damaged
Adjust minor play in bearings
Pump up tyres to manufacturers recommended pressure


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Smoothie Bike

Have a go at making a smoothie by cycling, in this great activity provided by Sheffield International Venues.


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MoreRehab

MoreRehab have confirmed they’ll be providing a wobble board/gym ball challenge and a dexterity challenge.


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