Coventry is inviting cyclists to ride on traffic free streets on Sunday 17 September! Bring your friends, bring your family, and join us on a ride to remember.
HSBC UK City Ride Coventry is more than just a great bike ride on a traffic free circuit. There’s plenty to do for all the family (even those not riding!).
Here’s a sample of what’s on offer:
Bikes for children and adults can be hired on the day at the Hub in Broadgate. Prices start from £5 for children’s and £6 for adults’ bikes for an hour.
Family Cargo Bikes that seat 1 adult and can carry 2 children under 7 in the front can be hired from £12.50/hour from the Hub. Bike hire is open from 10am - 3pm and operates on a first come, first served basis. To hire a bike you will need to bring a credit card, driving licence or passport AND proof of current address.
Adapted bikes for people with disabilities are available to hire from Wheels for All on Little Park Street (opposite the Council House).
Cyclists can join the traffic free route 11am – 3pm from the Hub (Broadgate), Millennium Place (Coventry Transport Museum), Jordan Well (Coventry University), Bishop Street (Canal Basin Bridge) & Little Park St (Police Station) only.
HSBC UK City Ride bibs can be collected from 10am in the Hub (Broadgate) and Millennium Place (Coventry Transport Museum)
Event parking will be signed.
There are regular train services to Coventry station, which is a 10 minute ride from the start. London Midland trains carry at least 2 bikes. Cross Country Trains carry up to 3 bikes, but booking is advised. Virgin Trains carry up to 4 bikes, but booking is essential. www.nationalrail.co.uk/
Local buses do not carry bikes, but you can catch a bus to Pool Meadow bus station or Trinity Street and hire a bike on the day at Broadgate. Plan your journey online. www.networkwestmidlands.com
The Ring Road will be open clockwise and shopping centre car parks remain open.
Road closures are in place on the route 6am - 6pm. Entry and exit slip roads to the anti-clockwise ring road carriageway will be closed, except slip roads from Radford Rd to Holyhead Rd (Jct. 9-8), Holyhead Rd to Croft Road (Jct. 8-7) and Croft Road to Warwick Road (Jct. 7-6). The inside lane of Foleshill Road roundabout (Jct. 1) will remain open. The station access from Junction 6 will also be open.
For more details about roads closed, see the Street News.