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Big Shift – April

Big Shift – April

Be part of the shift to a healthier and greener borough with the opportunities below.

For questions and queries contact us at bigshift@lambeth.gov.uk

 

London Cargo Bike Festival – 10 May 2024

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The London Cargo Bike Festival 2024 is a family-focused day, designed to inform and inspire people about the wide range of cargo bikes on offer. You can try out a range of cargo bikes on a safe test track and find out more about servicing, maintenance, training, and safety.

The festival will offer:

•            Cargo bike test rides with dozens of different brands for all cargo bike uses, whether it’s the school run, daily commute, or weekly shopping trips

•            Expert advice from cargo bike retailers and manufacturers

•            A chauffeur-driven cargo bike taxi experience

•            Supervised children’s balance bike area

•            Food and drink stalls

•            Music, bubbles, and family entertainment!

For more information and tickets - The London Cargo Bike Festival

Work in the industry? Join the National Cargo Bike Summit earlier in the day.

More information here - National Cargo Bike Summit Conference

 

Play Streets 

Apply to host a play with your neighbours Autumn and Winter 2024.

Find out more information here - Play streets | Lambeth Council

 

 

 

Free cycle training is available for anyone who lives, works, or studies in Lambeth.

• Private 1-1 sessions, family sessions, or group sessions.

• From beginner sessions in an off-road environment, to advance sessions dealing with complex junctions.

• Assistance with planning routes to wherever you’d like to go, and then cycling them with an instructor.

Book your session at www.cycleconfident.com

 

Try Before You Bike

Try Before You Bike is a user-friendly scheme that is specifically designed to encourage people to cycle.

• Pay monthly for a bike (including hybrid, folding bikes, e-bikes, e-cargo bikes, and adaptive bikes).

• Free delivery to your door with accessories (helmet, lights, and lock), and bespoke training session.

• You have the option to purchase the bike, or it can be collected for free if you decide the bike is not for you.

Find out more at www.peddlemywheels.com

 

Ourbike

OurBike is a community cargo bike share scheme where you can hire an electric cargo bike by the hour.

• Costs just £3 per hour to rent and can travel up to 50km on a full charge.

• The cargo bikes can carry up to two kids, or all kinds of cargo from furniture to food deliveries.

• Seven bikes located across the borough.

Find your nearest OurBike and sign up at www.ourbike.co.uk

Posted on 3rd April 2024

by PK