One of the causes being promoted durning last week’s visit of the Tour de Yorkshire to Calderdale was “bike Libraries”!
What is a Bike Library?
The concept of a Bike Library is simple – a location or mobile unit with a fleet of bikes which are available for loan to children and families. These bikes can be used to partake in a range of activities to promote healthy living, social inclusion and to have fun! Activities may be as specific as a guided ride in the local community, a basic bike skills or maintenance course or simply just to give the freedom to ride on a safe route with family and friends.
Where’s My Nearest Bike Library?
There are several bike libraries in the Halifax area – to find your nearest, visit their website for a map search.
Donate a Bike
You can also donate and old or surplus bike to the Bike Library system and see it get a new life with a library: