Sustainable Transportation – eBikes / eScooters / eCargo Bikes / Adapted Bikes – Try outs

Sustainable Transportation – eBikes / eScooters / eCargo Bikes / Adapted Bikes – Try outs

Come and try out a range of electric bikes, electric cargo bikes, adapted bikes for people with disabilities and electric scooters. Talk to our experienced volunteers about riding with disabilities, where to ride, riding with children and how to get the support you need to cycle more.

Plus Spin will be offering free training sessions on their e-scooters with a free helmet and free 30-minute ride for participants.

Friends of Castle Park are offering teas and coffees from the Pavilion and we will have a flag making/glasses decorating activity that your children can take part in while you enjoy trying out the bikes/scooters!

Book a space on the sessions via the relevant stall outside the Bike/scooter try out area.

Try out

  • Wheels for All’s adapted bikes for people with disabilities to try out.
  • Colchester Borough Council’s eCargo Bike Library
  • QGO’s range of eBikes
  • Spin’s eScooter training session

Bike and scooter try out sessions in the Bowling Green (subject to changes, watch this space)

Time Area 1 Area 2
10am to 11am Spin e Scooter training Wheels for All – Adapted Bikes
11am – 12am QGO eBikes eCargo Bikes
12am – 1pm Spin e Scooter training Wheels for All – Adapted Bikes
1pm – 2pm QGO eBikes eCargo Bikes
2pm – 3pm Spin e Scooter training Wheels for All – Adapted Bikes
3pm – 4pm QGO eBikes eCargo Bikes
4pm – 5pm Spin e Scooter training Wheels for All – Adapted Bikes
5pm – 6pm QGO eBikes eCargo Bikes

Try out: Wheels for All’s adapted bikes for people with disabilities

The Wheels for All initiative is a nationally recognised programme that embraces all children and adults with disabilities and differing needs, to engage in a quality cycling activity providing fun and stimulating cycling across the UK.

By using specially adapted cycles, the activities are both physically and mentally stimulating and above all fun for everyone involved.

All the centres are equipped with specially adapted cycles and Wheels for All trained leaders, who have the knowledge and confidence to work with adapted cycles for participants to enjoy the benefits of cycling. The centres welcome individuals, groups and families to be involved.

Try Out: QGO’s range of ebikes

We are an eco-friendly business offering a range of services for our clients. We are currently operational in Colchester, Ipswich, Norwich and Cambridge.

We provide a new green alternative to food delivery for restaurants, allowing them to fulfil their customers needs while protecting the environment. We also offer passenger transport in our e-vehicles. Courier services are also available

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Try Out: Colchester Borough Council’s eCargo bikes

An electric cargo bike, often called an eCargo bike, is an electric bike with purpose-built storage. The bikes come in different shapes and sizes to suit whatever is being transported, whether that be shopping, equipment, flowers, parcels, heavy goods or kids!

They offer a sustainable, low cost and environmentally friendly way for businesses to deliver goods and services and for residents to carry larger and heavier loads .

Come and try out a range of Colchester Borough Council’s eCargo bikes and find out about current and future plans to make them available for businesses and residents to borrow.

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Try Out: Spin’s e-scooter training session

Spin will be offering free training sessions on their e-scooters with a free helmet and 30-minute ride for participants.

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