Cycle-in' Devon

Tour of Britain to return to Devon

The South West saw the return of the Tour of Britain to the area on the 11th September. The event was a great success with the local area support proving that Devon love cycling! For details on the stage go to

Active Devon has worked closely with British Cycling to support the Sky Ride programme in both Plymouth and Torbay in recent years and this work has led to more people getting active and more people getting trained to lead rides for all abilities.

Cycling in Plymouth


Cycle training is available in Plymouth for most year six students. Please contact your child's school in the first instance. If your child is older, email or telephone 01752 550729 to arrange free training.

For details of holiday time Balanceability and Bikeabillity courses email or call 01752 515385 or visit for further information.

Bike It Plus

Bike It Plus aims to increase the number of children (and parents and staff too) cycling, walking and scooting to school in Plymouth. If you think your child's school would benefit from taking part, just ask their teacher to contact Ryan Evans by emailing or call 01752 307758 for more information. Our newsletter can be viewed here

Training For Adults

If you live in Plymouth and want to be able to commute to work by bike, nip to the shops, ride with your kids to school, get fitter or just go out for a ride for fun, we can offer you cycle training to improve your bike handling skills and boost your confidence on the roads. For more details log onto or contact Brett Nicolle by emailing or call 01752 307704.


Free cycle training is offered for all Plymouth residents and can also be organised for employers' staff and clients of other agencies – please contact or telephone 01752 550729 or visit for more information

Social Cycling

Find a buddy, find a group, find a ride in Plymouth with British Cycling’s social network for cyclists 

Plymouth Cycle Map

Download a copy of the Plymouth cycle map at The guide is packed full of useful information for anyone cycling in the city and includes the best traffic-free, advisory and signed routes, as well as the location of cycle parking and lockers.

Plymouth Sky Ride

Free mass cycling event in Plymouth! Ride Plymouth on traffic free streets! 

Sunday 25 May, The Hoe 11am-3pm

Sign up at

For information as its announced visit

Cycling in Torbay

Parkfield BMX Facilities,-Paignton

Cycling in North Devon


Taw Velo

North Devon Wheelers

North Devon Tri

Bideford Peleton (informal facebook group)


South Fork (Braunton & Bude) (experts/bike fits/trade ins/coaching/racing/MTB & road)

Planet Bike (Barnstaple)

Bike It (Barnstaple)

Scuderia (Bideford)


Two Moors 100k/100mile: July 

Exmoor Beast 100k/100mile: Oct

Exmoor Beauty 100k/100mile: April

Coast to Coast (North to South Devon)

There is a crit racing event in Sept every year in Barnstaple around the town centre, for all ages/abilities (kids, pro's, ladies etc)

Cycling in West Devon

Gawton Gravity Hub

Gawton Gravity Hub is a volunteer run, community sports club that develops and maintains downhill mountain bike tracks in the Tamar Valley near Tavistock. There are a progression of tracks across two sites, with one providing a mini-bus uplift service. For further details, please see our website at

Cycling in East Devon 

To find a safe and interesting route to cycle with friends and family in and around East Devon please click on the links below.  These have been developed with local partners and supported by our Active Villages project.  Each route is different, and gives information on what you can see and do along the way, as well as the terrain and other points of interest.

Cycling in Teignbridge

Teignbridge Cycle Forum

Teignbridge Cycle Map

Teignbridge Breeze Rides

Cycle Shops:


Unit 1, Newton Road Retail Park

Newton Abbot TQ12 3HS

Tel: 01626 362761

Pro Cycle Centre Ltd

Wharf Road, Newton Abbot,

Devon TQ12 2DAT:

Tel: 01626 348353


Green Machine (BMX Cycles)

57 Exeter Road, Kingsteignton,

Newton Abbot TQ12 3HU

Tel: 01626 335799


Hot Pursuit Cycles

Rocklands, Exeter Road,


Newton Abbot TQ12 3HX

Tel: 01626 354082


Big Peaks Cycle Shop

Lindhay Business Park



Breaking Wind Bike Shop



Useful Information:

Devon Cycling Clubs

Visit to find your local cycling club

Teignbridge Cycle Clubs

Mid Devon Cycling Club

Abbrook Aces – Junior Cycle Sessions

Decoy BMX Club

Exeter Mountain Bike Club

BMX stunt sessions at the Pro Cycle Centre

Cyclist Touring Club (CTC)

Tel: 0870 8730060


Sustrans (National Cycle Network)

Tel: 0117 9268893


British Cycling

Tel: 0161 2742000


Decoy BMX Club

Cycling for people with disabilities

Charlotte's Tandems 

Charlotte's Tandems is a registered charity that lends tandems for free to anyone with a special need or disability so that they can enjoy the wonders of cycling. They can therefore ride for fun, for commuting or for sport. For more information visit their website at, visit their facebook page or follow them on twitter @CharlottesTand. 

Cycle Devon DCC

Cycling is the best way to explore this beautiful county. Cycle to work or school or for leisure and Cycle Devon will help you with training, maps, support & advice.

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