Cycling in Carlisle
Carlisle is perfect for exploring by bike with country lanes, quiet back roads and lots of National Cycle Network routes to explore. Cycling is a great sport, loved by millions around the world. The sport has a lot of different disciplines - BMX, Cycle Speedway, Cycle-cross, Mountain Bike, Road and Track Cycling is an excellent form of physical activity for people seeking to improve their fitness and cardiovascular health.
A recent study found that elderly patients with knee pain and osteoarthritis actually improved their condition when cycling was introduced to their routines, proving that as we get older, taking time to exercise—even just spinning a few minutes a day—can be hugely beneficial.
Carlisle Reivers Cycling Club a cycling club who aims to foster and promote the sport of cycling in all disciplines throughout Carlisle and the North West at all levels. We provide the opportunity for both recreation and competitive cycling and we actively promote the physical benefits of cycling throughout the county. We cater for cyclists of 18 years and above no matter what their abilities or cycling discipline.
Border City Wheelers has been promoting cycling in the Carlisle district since 1925. We are a friendly club and welcome new members of all ages and abilities. We have a membership of around 200 and promote road cycling events in the Carlisle area including time trials, road racing, grass track racing, cyclo-cross and reliability rides.