National Bike Week

Celebrate Bike Week with us from 10 - 18 June

Get pedalling in the Lee Valley during Bike Week! With so much on offer from leisurely cycle rides to experiencing cycling like an Olympian at Lee Valley VeloPark, there's something for everyone to try and enjoy.

 

National Bike Week specials

On yer Bike!

Sunday 18 June

Guided cycle ride - On yer Bike!

Join us during Bike Week and enjoy a leisurely circular cycle ride taking in the breath-taking scenery of Lee Valley, the River Lea and Hertfordshire. 

Taking countryside routes using towpaths and a disused railway line, this ride will take you through woodland, suburban areas and views across beautiful river ways whilst stopping for a picnic/pub lunch.

  • Booking required due to limited number of places

  • Minimum age of 16+

  • Bring a picnic or some money for our lunch break - snacks and refreshments are recommend to keep you energized for the cycle

  • Meeting point at Old Mill and Meadows car park - parking charges may apply.

  • Bring a spare inner tube, suitable clothing for the cycle and a crash helmet are recommended

 

Pedal together on our cycle routes

Cycling in the Lee Valley

Our cycle routes cover all of the Lee Valley, and are suitable for bike riders of all abilities. Whether you're looking for a short cycle or a longer ride, check out our cycle routes and start exploring! Here are a few we've picked out to get you started...

This route heads north past Bowyers Water and follows the railway providing you will stunning views of the Lee Valley.

Starting at Gunpowder Park, this route heads north towards Lee Valley White Water Centre and meanders through our picturesque parks.

Take in the glory of our London 2012 venues and crosses into Hackney marshes before reaching the historical site of Middlesex Filter Beds used in Victorian England.

Haven't found the route you're after? Check out our other cycling routes.

 

Go for gold at Lee Valley VeloPark

kids cycling

Saturday 10 June

Pedal Up Pump

09:00 - 10:00
£7
Age 7 - 12 years

Get the kids ready for our BMX track and mountain bike trails by testing their skills on our indoor pump track!

Pay and Ride

How many laps can you manage on our road circuit or mountain bike trails? Get the family cycling and save up to £15 in our Family Pay and Ride package with bike and helmet hire!

Plus, there's no need to book! Simply turn up and enjoy.

Road Pay & Ride session

14:00 - 16:00
FREE

Mountain Bike Pay and Ride session

14:00 - 16:00
FREE

BMX rider

Sunday 11 June

BMX CoreStart - Learn to Ride BMX

14:45 - 15:45
£15
Minimum height 145cm / 4ft 5in

If you've never experienced BMX before, learn new skills in this session for complete beginners.

Monday 12 June

Paracycling Circuit

11:00 - 12:30
Adult £10 Junior £6
Minimum height 4ft 9ins / 145cm
Minimum age 12

These open sessions for paracyclists of all abilities give you the chance to get back on your bike!


Track Taster

14:00 - 15:00

Standard £40
Minimum height 4ft 9in / 145cm
Minimum age 12

Track Tasters are a fun, one-off experience where you can ride the Olympic velodrome track.

Pay and Ride

How many laps can you manage on our road circuit or mountain bike trails? Get the family cycling and save up to £15 in our Family Pay and Ride package with bike and helmet hire!

Plus, there's no need to book! Simply turn up and get pedalling.

Road Pay & Ride session

18:00 - 20:00
FREE

Mountain Bike Pay and Ride session

18:00 - 20:00
FREE

Tuesday 13 June

Drop in Riding - Unaccredited

09:00 - 10:00
Adult £10 Junior £8
Minimum height 4ft 9ins / 145cm
Minimum age 12

If you've passed Stage 2 of our accreditation process, practise your technique and prepare for Stage 3 in these one hour sessions.

Sufferfest

Wednesday 14 June

Sufferfest Studio Racing

60 to 90 minutes
£10
Minimum height 4ft 11ins / 150cm
Maximum height 7ft 1in / 215cm
Minimum age 14

Can you work the hardest and beat everyone?

Using Sufferfest footage, push yourself harder than everyone else on a Wattbike and win the coveted title of King or Queen of the session!

Are you ready?

 

Thursday 15 June

BMX Pay and Ride
18:00
Weekday £4
Weekend £5
Minimum height 145cm / 4ft 5in

If you've passed your BMX CoreStart or Taster session, book your place on a BMX Pay and Ride session to practise your skills and push pedals in your own time.

BMX

Friday 16 June

Road and MTB After School Club

£5
Minimum age 7 years  
Minimum height 127cm / 4ft 2in to ride our bikes

Price includes bike and helmet hire

Get your kids riding regularly in our Road and MTB after school club. They'll learn new skills and improve their cycling with our experienced coaches.

Saturday 17 June

Road CoreStart 1
09:00 - 10:00
Adult £15 Junior £12
Minimum height 4ft 9ins / 145cm
Minimum age 12

Kickstart your road cycling journey and learn basic skills including controlling your road bike, using the gears and braking.

 or 

Pay and Ride

How many laps can you manage on our road circuit or mountain bike trails? Get the family cycling and save up to £15 in our Family Pay and Ride package with bike and helmet hire!

Plus, there's no need to book! Simply turn up and enjoy.

Road Pay & Ride session

14:00 - 16:00
FREE

Mountain Bike Pay and Ride session

14:00 - 16:00
FREE

MTB riding

Sunday 18 June

MTB CoreStart 1
10:00 - 11:00
Adult £15 Junior £12
Minimum height 4ft 5ins / 135cm
Minimum age 10

This session explores the basics of mountain biking from the ready position, gearing and braking.

How many laps can you manage on our road circuit or mountain bike trails? Challenge yourself and your friends in our Pay and Ride sessions during National Bike Week.

Mountain Bike Pay and Ride session

09:00 - sunset
Weekday £4
Weekend £5
Bike and helmet hire £12 adult and £8 junior

Save up to £15 when you cycle together in a Family Pay and Ride session!

Family Pay and Ride £15 (4 people, max 2 adults)
Family bike and helmet hire £30 (4 people, max 2 adults

 

 

Sunday 19 May

Mountain biker

Mountain Bike Pay and Ride session

09:00 - sunset
Weekday £4
Weekend £5
Bike and helmet hire £12 adult and £8 junior

Save up to £15 when you cycle together in a Family Pay and Ride session!

Family Pay and Ride £15 (4 people, max 2 adults)
Family bike and helmet hire £30 (4 people, max 2 adults

Women's Power Fitness

Women's cycling

Women's Specific Road SkillSeries

Two hours
Adult £10 Junior £6
Minimum height 4ft 9ins / 145cm
Minimum age 12

Whether you're a complete beginner or have ridden a road bike before, gather your friends, learn new road cycling skills and techniques and immerse yourself in girl power in this women's only session.

Women's Specific MTB SkillSeries

90 minutes
Adult £10 Junior £6
Minimum height 4ft 5ins / 135cm
Minimum age 12

Grab your fellow females and get ready for some mountain bike training!

These new sessions will teach you skills from each of our SkillSeries sessions including pumping, jumping, cornering, wheelies and much more... For women only.

Women’s Specific BMX SkillSeries

90 minutes
Adult £10 Junior £6
Minimum height 4ft 2in / 127cm
Minimum age 12

This fortnightly 90 minute session builds upon the same skills and techniques as our other SkillSeries sessions but is for women only.

Over 40s and Women's Training

Two hours
Adult £20 Over 65s £17
Minimum height 4ft 9ins / 145cm
Minimum age Male 40 Female 18

Whether you're training for fitness or preparing for competition, these structured sessions for accredited track riders will consist of exercises and drills making you feel like you've worked hard!

The session will also consist of an endurance group, sprint group and a newly accredited group, making it suitable for all abilities.

Rise and Shine #ThisGirlCan

Wednesday and Sunday
Please check times using the calendar here
Weekday £4
Weekend £5
Bike and helmet hire £8

Get you fellow female cyclists together, meet like-minded women and cycle together. This is an opportunity to exchange tips and experiences with each other and enjoy a morning out on the road.

 

Explore all 26 miles of the Lee Valley!

Whether you're closer to the north or south of the Lee Valley, we have miles of traffic free cycling routes for you to discover. Gather your friends or set off for a solo ride and get fit this National Bike Week.

Check out our cycling routes

Get the kids cycling during Bike Week

After school sessions

Road and MTB after school club

£6
Minimum age 7 years  
Minimum height 127cm / 4ft 2in to ride our bikes

Price includes bike and helmet hire

Get your kids riding bikes regularly with our Cycling After School Club. These weekly sessions are fun, coach led sessions on mountain bikes on either our road circuit or mountain bike trails. They’ll progress their skills as they practice weekly and have fun cycling with friends.

 

Don't forget to check out our other kids sessions at Lee Valley VeloPark on throughout Bike Week and the rest of the year for ages 2+. 

What else is happening in Bike Week

Find out more about what is happening during Bike Week and all year round in celebration at Bikeweek.org.uk

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