For the communities of Cambuslang and Rutherglen to become fully fledged Bike Towns.
Our aim is to make our local community healthier n happier through cycling and see local residents reap the rewards from its social, economic, health and environmental benefits.
To make cycling as a means of transport and recreation easily accessible to all in Cambuslang & Rutherglen. We will do this by providing affordable cycling products and services which enhance the lives of cyclists and would be cyclists. We will break down the barriers to involve people of all ages and all walks of life to reap the benefits of cycling and being part of their community through cycling.
Foster a cycling spirit
Build a healthy n happy, inclusive and diverse cycling community where everyone feels comfortable collaborating no matter their background or life experience. Promote social inclusion and create a safe, welcoming environment where people volunteer their time and cycling expertise to each other.
Help the environment
We accept unused or unwanted bikes and, by refurbishing and upcycling, divert tonnes of waste from landfill each year. By encouraging cycling as an alternative means of transport for individuals and businesses we are actively working to reduce carbon emissions and improve air quality.
Increasing health & wellbeing
Tackling social isolation through community projects and offering services that target those most in need.
Supporting people from all walks of life to get on two wheels and improve their health physically and emotionally. And to have fun! Individuals have a right to enjoy their surroundings and the world we live in and cycling helps to do this.
Focus on Learning & Personal Development
Developing people’s knowledge and skills in areas of cycle safety, bike maintenance & infrastructure to build confidence, educate about road safety and promote learning.
Make cycling accessible to all by providing affordable bikes and offering inclusive cycling services to local communities and vulnerable/hard to reach groups. Offering meaningful volunteering opportunities that increase employment prospects and encourage personal development.
Develop infrastructure and partnership
Work with local governing bodies to improve local cycle ways making it safer to cycle on the roads. Liaise with local community groups and forge mutually beneficial networks and relationships.