WEGO Couriers are now operating a cycle based delivery service in Leicester. WEGO Couriers currently have capacity to carry small documents and archive boxes by bike and trailer. This capacity will increase dramatically with the soon arrival of their large Cycles Maximus freight bike.
The Express London Link parcel service links Leicester to their Capital 20 times a day. With a Station to Station journey time of 1 hour they can bring London to the desks of businesses in Leicester. This high speed parcel link also extends to Nottingham and Derby, enabling Leicester businesses to connect to other businesses within the East Midlands in a more sustainable way.
Avoid the hassle of driving through the rush hour city traffic and finding a car parking space.
Commuters can try the Park & Ride for free on Wednesdays 3, 10, 17 and 24 September when presenting the driver with a promotional voucher before 9am.
The free Day Ticket can be used for unlimited day travel between the Park & Ride sites at Birstall, Enderby and Meynell's Gorse and Leicester.
To celebrate Leicester's Skyride festival on Sunday 24 August Smartgo Leicester partner, Ebike Centres are offering the chance to win a FREE brand new electric bike of your choice worth up to £1000!
The competition is open until Saturday 23 August. Pop by to Ebike Centres Showroom on Granby Street (near the train station) for your free test ride.
For the chance to win, all you have to do is.... TRY ONE! Just take a short test ride and fill out an entry form.
At the end of Skyride, the Mayor of Leicester will draw one entry out of the box and, if you are the lucky winner, you can go to choose your favourite ebike.
For more information, visit www.ebike-centres.co.uk.
The Ride Leicester Festival is an annual celebration of city cycling and people-friendly streets. Around 40 volunteers are needed to help at two major events; the Castle Classic Cycle Race on Sunday 17 August and Sky Ride on Sunday 24 August. Volunteers will need to give at least four hours of their time.
In return you'll receive refreshments on the event days, a Ride Leicester t-shirt and goodie bag, plus access to great offers like free guided rides and bike checks.
Cyclists using Leicester station will now be welcomed with fantastic new cycling facilities following the completion of a £600,000 scheme to deliver a bespoke cycling hub.
Leicester City Deputy Mayor, Councillor Rory Palmer, officially opened the new cycle hub today (29 July) along with Andy Moore, Head of Stations for East Midlands Trains. The hub, delivered through funding awarded by the Department for Transport and distributed via the Association of Train Operating Companies, has delivered significantly improved facilities for cyclists using the station.
Get involved - the BIGGEST traffic free bike ride will hit Leicester this summer.
For one day and one day only... cyclist will be taking over the city. Sky Ride encourages people of all ages and cycling ability to band together for a traffic-free bike ride through the streets of Leicester.
Fancy getting involved?
There will be a starting hub at Enderby Park & Ride from 9:30am. Leave your car, get on a bike and follow the experienced ride leaders along a special route to Bede Park where you will join the rest of the riders.
Be a part of a cycle revolution this summer!
Feel free to circulate the following poster to your cyclist friends, family and colleagues.