Cycling in Stockton-on-Tees
Stockton-on-Tees is a great place to cycle, and now there are even more opportunities to get out and about on your bike in the area.
Sky Ride Stockton-on-Tees is part of Stockton Cycling Festival 2013, 5-7 July (www.stockton.gov.uk/cycling) and promises to be a great day out for all the family, so it's time to dust off your bike and get involved.
Find out more about rides coming up in Stockton here, and see the tabs below for other cycling opportunities.
Buddy bike rides
Rides organised by our social network for cyclists
See what others are doing
David has booked onto the ride "Axel's Missing Helmet ride"Find out more now 12 hours ago
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Stephen has created the ride "Axel's Missing Helmet ride"Find out more now 1 days ago
Andrew has rated the ride "13 mile off road ramble through W...Find this ride now 1 days ago
Andrew has rated the ride "Breakfast at Collieries"Find this ride now 1 days ago
Andrew has rated the ride "The Ceddesfeld Challenge- 24 mile...Find this ride now 1 days ago
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ian has rated the ride "The Ceddesfeld Challenge- 24 mile mi...Find this ride now 1 days ago
john has joined the group "The Hurworth Burn Braves"Find a group now 1 days ago
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Chris has rated the ride "The Ceddesfeld Challenge- 24 mile ...Find this ride now 1 days ago
Jonathan has booked onto the ride "Breakfast on Route 65"Find out more now 1 days ago
john has rated the ride "The Ceddesfeld Challenge- 24 mile m...Find this ride now 1 days ago
Tracey has booked onto the ride "The Ceddesfeld Challenge- ...Find out more now 2 days ago
Andrew has rated the ride "Sky Ride Stockton-on-Tees"Find this ride now 3 days ago
British Cycling can help you to find a club that’s right for you. Use the club finder link to find a club near you. There are some great cycling clubs in Stockton-on-Tees who will be happy for you to come along and ride with them, including:
Stockton Wheelers CC
Stockton Active Travel Hub
The Hub in central Stockton is the first active travel centre in the country, promoting cycling and walking as alternative forms of transport for everyday journeys. The Hub’s free indoor cycle parking facility now has well over 1000 members and continues to grow rapidly.
The Hub is a Sustrans project funded by the big lottery and in partnership with Stockton Borough Council and NHS Stockton on Tees.
Here are some of what The Hub offers:
- Free secure indoor cycle parking
- Guidance and information on local and national cycling routes
- Velotech cycle maintenance courses
- Free half-day maintenance courses
- Free road cycle training
- Bicycle recycling
Where to ride
Whatever kind of cycling you enjoy, there are lots of great places to do it in Stockton.
Stockton has a comprehensive network of cycle routes comprised of on-road cycle lanes, traffic-free routes, and suggested quiet streets. You can download maps showing all the cycle routes and suitable crossing facilities.
The Eight Bridges Way is a traffic-free walking and cycling route following the banks of the River Tees between Stockton and Middlesbrough and passing eight of the bridges over this section of the tees including the iconic Infinity Bridge in Stockton and the Transporter Bridge in Middlesbrough. The route passes the Tees Barrage white water course and a number of important nature reserves along the banks of the river. Find out more and download a map of the route.