Welcome to our Blog.
Keep up to date with new developments, our adventures and general goings on at Bike4Health.
We are Hiring!
We have open vacancies on both the workshop and cycling sides of Bike4Health in spring 2023. Read below to find out more.We are looking for a Cycling Apprentice to join our existing team of cycling guides, coaches and instructors using the Cycle Instructor...
Ridley Kanzo A Gravel Bike Review
Our workshop manager Pat reviews his Ridley Kanzo A Gravel Bike which he has owned for 3 months.
Easter Cycling Club 2022
What’s the plan for our Easter Cycling Club 2022?
Cycling Programmes: How to boost pupil outcomes across the curriculum with Hadrian Park PS
We revisit a conversation with Angi Gibson and Matt Berresford, Head Teacher and PE Coordinator, about how Hadrian Park Primary School achieves outcomes through cycling.
Essential Tips for Winter Cycle Commuting
We provide some tips on how to stay safe and warm when commuting by bike this winter.
Dan Pietruszka Takes on the Hammers 8
Dan Headed to the Hammers 8 to pit himself agains the North East’s finest endurance racers. Here’s how he got on.
How often should I service my bike?
We give you four quick tips that will help you know when to service your bike.
How does Bike4Health work?
What is a community interest company? How does our business model work? We answer some FAQs.
Our Environmental Commitments
We acknowledge the global climate emergency. Here are some small steps we’re taking to reduce our footprint.
NHS Trust’s cycling scheme gets off to a ‘wheelie’ good start
An update from Northumbria Healthcare Trust on the recycle-your-cycle scheme.
Our Summer Activity Club is back!
We’ve got numerous activities available for your children over the summer holidays – take a look at what we have on offer
Meet the Team!
Previously we introduced our two newest members of staff, Pat and Taylor in this blog. We thought we’d introduce the rest of our workshop team!
We’re adding a new mezzanine floor to our Benton Workshop!
Our new unit at Unit 5a gets an exciting new floor!
Join in with our May Half Term Cycling Club – Parents go Free!
Bike4Health launches its Easter Activity Club. Parents go free!
Welcome to the team Taylor and Pat!
We meet our two new recruits!
Cycling with Primary Schools in Lockdown
In the ongoing pandemic ensuring our young people are getting access to a full well rounded education has never been more important. Some children across the UK are currently doing their best to continue their education from their kitchen tables whilst their...
Bicycle Tyre Recycling at Bike4Health
The National Tyre Recycling scheme comes to your local bike shop! We need to talk about tyres… what do we do with them when they’re worn out and perished? Bring your Tyres and Tubes to us for Recycling for a Small Fee. In the UK, around half of local councils wont...
Vittoria Tyres Winter Testing
Putting new products through their paces At Bike4Health we’re passionate about recommending products we really think make a difference to your cycling experience; whether you are an individual just embarking on your cycling journey, trying to shave milliseconds off a...
Say Hello to Hubtiger @Bike4Health
It's another exciting day at Bike4Health as we go live with some innovative new software from Hubtiger. The software, which includes a customer app (free to download) allows us to interact with our customers directly via the app, or alternatively email and text, about...
Before, after and beyond
Those of you who have known us a little longer will know that when we moved in and setup camp in the barn at Kirkley, it wasn't exactly ready for us! But thanks to The National Lottery we were able to access capital sufficient to get us established with our first...
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