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This page provides information about cycling related organisations both locally, ie within the Swansea Bay area, and across the UK and beyond. Contact details for local cycle shops are also given.

Local
Bikeability (Wales). This organisation provides specially adapted bikes for disabled people and assists them in their use.
Bynea Cycling Club. An established club which focuses on road racing, sportives and similar events.
CTC Swansea Bay Cycle Forum is a forum for cycling clubs and similar groups in the area.
CTC Swansea (Member Group of Cycling UK). They offer each week a mid-week ride (usually on Wednesdays) and two rides on Sundays. Generally moderate rides but they are keen to embrace newcomers and those who want easier rides.
Gower Riders Cycling Club provides a range of rides including training for younger people.
Swansea Council. Enter 'Cycling' in the search box.
Swansea Cycle Routes. This website provides information about local cycling routes including maps.
Swansea Outdoor Group While mainly about walking this group also organises cycle rides.
U3A Cycle Group provides rides on the last Monday of most months. Details on our Rides and Commutes page.
Swansea Wheelers Cycling Club. A well established club which focuses on road rides.

Non-local: tours in the UK and abroad, and sites of general interest.
Bike events. This site provides information about cycle rides across the UK.
Bike reviews. This site reviews a wide range of bikes.
Bike-safety-guide. This section of the Bike storage Co. is full of information on various aspects of cycling.
CTC North Wales. This is the comprehensive website of CTC Cymru's North Wales group. Amongst other things it covers their important achievement in getting cycling allowed on Llandudno's promenade.
Cycling UK's National site.
Cyclenation (CN): site of the federation of UK cycle campaign groups. A comprehensive site which allows the latest or a back issue of their monthly newsletter cyclenation news to be viewed/downloaded as a pdf file.
Mercurio Bike Travel: provide quality cycle tours along the major rivers in Germany and Austria. These are led tours with accommodation in comfortable hotels.
Pinch-flat.This site, run by a cycling enthusiast, has lots of information ranging from the nitty-gritty of getting on a bike to cycle tours across the world.
Stourbug. This is the website of the Midlands cycle club many of whose members came to recent Gower Cycling Festivals and contributed so much to their success.
Sustrans National site.
Traveline Cymru: Bus travel information throughout Wales (incl. local services).
Warrington Cycle Campaign group: a comprehensive site. The group were responsible for the little book Crap cycle lanes and started the Twenty's plenty campaign.

Local cycle shops and cycle hire.
Note: Some offer discounts for Wheelrights members.
Pilot House Cycles. Pilot House Wharf, Swansea SA1 1UN; phone: 01792 463199.
Re-cycle. This is a project to receive discarded bikes, put them into working order and sell them at affordable prices. Contact: Ian Williams: Mobile 07847 474880. Their workshop on Catherine St, off Bryn-y-Mor Rd (at end of alley between 19A and The Mill pub) is open Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 10.00 - 5.00pm.
Schmoos. 10 Wyndham St, Swansea SA1 6BG; phone: 01792 467070. 15% discount offered.
The Bike Bloke is a fully equipped mobile cycle servicing and repair workshop, covering a 15 mile radius from Swansea.
The Hub, 78 St Helens Road, Swansea SA1 4BQ; phone: 01792 466944.
Tredz, Castell Close (by Eddershaws), Swansea Enterprise Park, Llansamlet, SA7 9FH; phone: 01792 702555.
Wheelies, Uplands, Swansea; phone: 01792 472612. 15% discount offered if ordered on the website.

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Page updated on 15 November 2017.