Group Rides

A led group ride is the perfect way to build your confidence, explore the cycle routes around South Birmingham and make new friends. Our rides are family friendly, cater for all abilities and ages. We offer several led group rides throughout the year. These are normally during school holidays, with the occasional weekend and special events.

Our previous rides have been very successful and fun for all involved, these included a family led ride to ‘The Big Healthy Lunch’ Cofton Park, an Easter Egg Ride, ‘The Big Hoot’ Cycle South Brum Led Ride and our famous Halloween Ride plus many more.

Our Summer Family friendly led bike ride with pond dipping was a great success. We would like to thank everyone who came along and shared our bike adventure, we had a great time discovering the outdoors on two wheels and we met some great little creatures along the way too.


We also run a Ride Active program – Fun social rides and training for ages 12+ Every Thursday, 5pm from Victoria Common, Northfield. From November-February the learn to ride cycling tuition will be held separately at 3pm please arrive early. The meeting point is Northfield Ecocentre. Please book your place below.

See the bottom of this page for links to other local cycling groups running regular group rides… Happy cycling!!

Upcoming Classes

Family Bike Ride 

We normally run group rides during the school holidays, keep an eye on the website for the next one. We will also share the info on our social media pages. Facebook and Twitter


Ride Active


Every Thursday – 5pm 

Adult Learn To Ride & Led Ride (12yrs+)

Northfield Ecocentre 


click here to book


Booking is essential on all of our group rides. They are aimed at getting everyone involved so will be gentle, at the pace of the slowest rider. All abilities welcome.




Other group rides run by other people in our area:


Breeze Birmingham (women only) – email esther@ecobirmingham.com or visit the facebook page for more info

Bournville Gentle Cycling – Gentle group rides, offering both short and longer distances.

3cj Cycling Club – Off road / traffic free group rides.

Cycle Birmingham – Group social rides on a Wednesday evening and the occasional Sunday.

Longbridge Cycling Club – Longer rides mainly using quite roads and country lanes.


For more information or to book a session contact us on 0121 448 0119 or email: cycling@ecobirmingham.com

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