Summer cycling for all the family

This summer holidays busy Mums, Dads and Grandparents are on the lookout for free activities to keep the kids active and amused.

Ride for Rewards - prizesIn Birmingham, Sky Ride Local bike rides offer a great day out and include lots of goodies for children aged 15 and under who take part in one or more, free bike rides. Rides are free and perfect for families. Gifts for kids include a goody bag, an amazing frog LED bike light and a fantastic Sky Ride Local hoodie.

Sky Ride Local rides are the perfect opportunity for the whole family to get together and take part in a fun community bike ride to explore the local area. All rides are led by British Cycling trained Ride Leaders, who are on hand to offer encouragement and support. Rides are available at a number of different levels that cater all ages and abilities.

The Birmingham rides are part of a national campaign including free events, activities, information and support to help and inspire people to re-discover the fun of bike riding and get 1 million people cycling regularly by 2013. For more information and to find a ride, visit