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.
- 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
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.