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Get Cycling

Join the June Cycling Month in MK

June will focus around cycling with  cycle rides every Saturday exploring the new cultural trails, and the start of our family and beginner guided rides. Plus there’s the new World Bicycle day on 3 June and Bike Week runs from 9 – 17 June with lots of local events and activities to join.

There are regular bike security marking sessions taking place at local bike shops and Bikeability training taking place too. Take a look at our Events calendar to see what’s happening, when and where.

Discover cycling in Milton Keynes

Milton Keynes has a huge network of redways, super routes, leisure routes and places to ride. Make up your own route or follow one of our suggestions. You can also join a group, go on an organised ride or take part in an event, there are lots of ways you can get involved and take up cycling in MK. We’re a cycle friendly city with commuter facilities, secure cycle parking and a lot of cycle shops.

Improve your cycling knowledge by taking a course – learn to ride, Bikeability or maintenance, there’s something for all abilities.

Some benefits of cycling...
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Commute to work

Cycling to work is one of the easiest ways to achieve your 150 minutes of exercise per week

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Feel good

Regular cycling can help control your weight and can reduce depression, anxiety and stress

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Quids in

Cycling runs on fat and saves you money, driving runs on money and makes you fat

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Discover places

With over 6,000 acres of parkland, woodland and green spaces in MK cycling is a great way to explore the city

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A new you

Regular cyclists have been proven to enjoy the health of someone 10 years younger

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Open to all

With the right equipment, cycling is accessible to all ages and abilities and is low impact

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Commute to work

Cycling to work is one of the easiest ways to achieve your 150 minutes of exercise per week

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Feel good

Regular cycling can help control your weight and can reduce depression, anxiety and stress

QUIDS IN Created with Sketch.
Quids in

Cycling runs on fat and saves you money, driving runs on money and makes you fat

DISCOVER Created with Sketch.
Discover places

With over 6,000 acres of parkland, woodland and green spaces in MK cycling is a great way to explore the city

NEW YOU Created with Sketch.
A new you

Regular cyclists have been proven to enjoy the health of someone 10 years younger

Flexible working Created with Sketch.
Open to all

With the right equipment, cycling is accessible to all ages and abilities and is low impact

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Top tips to get you started...

Plan your route

Plan your route

View our interactive map to see the complete Redway and leisure route network or use the journey planner to plan your route to work

No bike? No problem!

No bike? No problem!

If you haven’t got a bike you can hire one using the Santander Cycles MK bike share scheme or one of our other hire centres

Get back in the saddle

Get back in the saddle

Join a guided cycle ride or take part in a Bikeability training course to help boost your confidence and find some friends to ride with

No such thing as bad weather

No such thing as bad weather

Just bad clothing. Read our commuter tips to help keep you safer and moving on two wheels all year round.

Challenge yourself

Challenge yourself

Set yourself a target, no matter how small, and log your progress on an app or website such as Love to Ride so you can share it with all your friends

Keep things fresh

Keep things fresh

Ride somewhere new, choose a different route to work, take the long way home on a summer’s evening. Doing something different now and again will keep it interesting and help you explore the local area

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It's not rocket science

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Redway reporting
Help us keep the Redways in tip-top condition. Report any problems including potholes, faulty lighting, obstructions and overhanging trees.