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updated 12/11/2018

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Join us this Road Safety Week as we aim to collectively cycle 9740km to represent and raise awareness for the 9740 cyclists and motorcyclists who are killed or seriously injured on our roads each year [1]

This national event is taking place from the 19th to 25th November, and we need your help!

We are looking for participants to ride static exercise bikes across the UK to clock up the kilometres to help us reach target total of 9,740km

How to get involved

There are two main ways you can get involved:

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Being Bike Smart

RSW18 logo bike smart 72dpiBike Smart is the message at the heart of this year’s Road Safety Week, focusing on the safety of those on two wheels. Taking place between the 19th – 25th November and coordinated by Brake, Road Safety Week seeks to raise public awareness over road safety, acting as the driver for positive change on our roads.

The number of cyclists in the UK is increasing at a rapid pace, however, those on two wheels are among the most vulnerable UK road users. More than a third of people killed or seriously injured on UK roads are those travelling by bike (either bicycle or motorcycle and 

more than 100 bike riders are injured every day in needless, preventable crashes.

For more information on Road Safety Week, you can visit www.roadsafetyweek.org.uk.

               National Events

We have organised our own National Virtual Cycle events across the UK throughout Road Safety Week;  

London  Southwark Tube Station - Monday 19 November

Leeds  – German Market - Tuesday 20 November

Cardiff  Cardiff Central Station – Wednesday 21 November

Glasgow – Braehead Shopping Centre – Thursday 22 November

Manchester - Trafford Centre - Friday 23 November

At each event we will a have static bike, with volunteers taking it in turns throughout the day to help us cycle towards our target! We will also have stalls, collection buckets, a cheer squad and even Zak the Zebra will come along to cheer on our Virtual Cyclists!

If you would like to volunteer at one of our events in any way, please contact Rebecca on ryoung@brake.org.uk or call 01484 559909 for more information. 

              Organise your own event

We are also looking for participants to organise their own Virtual Cycle events during Road Safety Week!

Why not borrow a bike from your local gym, grab some friends and hold an event in your work place, gym or school? 

Click here for top tips on organising your Virtual Cycle.

Virtual Cyclist Pics

Click below to register an event now to receive your resource pack which includes posters, stickers, information and fundraising materials.

Once your event is complete, simply click 'submit kilometres'  to log the amount of kilometres your event has reached to be added to our totaliser!

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For more information about organising your own Virtual Cycle event, please contact Rebecca on ryoung@brake.org.uk or call 01484 559909 for more information.

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