Easyriders, a venture that encourages extra girls within the Scottish Borders to get on their bikes, returned earlier this yr with classes in Selkirk, Peebles and Galashiels. The venture is now set to journey to new areas across the area and can launch in Hawick, Kelso and Jedburgh this August.
The programme, operated by award-winning organisation Hillside Exterior Ltd and biking tuition supplier Ridelines, presents free women-only classes that promise to enhance biking confidence, abilities and health in a social and relaxed ambiance.
There are a variety of various classes in every space scheduled to work round day-to-day life and dealing hours.
Funded by Paths For All and Transport Scotland’s “Smarter Selections, Smarter Locations” initiative, the programme additionally units out to advertise a more healthy life-style and reveal the benefit of biking in its place mode of transport, significantly for the shorter extra native journeys.
In 2018, the venture was an amazing success with greater than 200 girls throughout the Borders taking part, 90% of whom say they’d now go for the bike over the automotive for shorter journeys.
The programs start on August 21 in Kelso and Jedburgh. Full particulars of all areas and dates could be discovered at Easyriders. There are solely eight locations accessible at every session, to make sure a extra helpful expertise to all individuals, so locations are restricted.