Friends Of Pedall

Maintenance of Inclusive Bikes

PEDALL–New Forest Inclusive Cycling provides guided rides on the off road cycle tracks for people aged 8-108 with a disability, learning difficulty or barrier to cycling. We need funds to maintain the bikes to enable more people to get out cycling improving health and well being and social isolation

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Registered Charity in England and Wales (1177795)

Campaign target

£5,000

Amount raised

£605

Time left

323 days

Donations

24

  • A wonderful experience for anybody with a disability or who just finds cycling a challenge for various reasons….numerous bikes for varying styles to suit individual needs. My child chose this super-duper power-assisted trike! We even spotted some deer en-route! We’ve re-booked thank you so much!”

    — CE parent

  • "Thank you so much for today. Two residents said they enjoyed it BECAUSE it rained. It reminded them of playing in the rain as little girls. The chatter on the way home was amazing!"

    — Activity Coordinator

  • "Thoroughly enjoyed our intro session thank you! Our son enjoyed being on a par with his brother for once and so enjoyable as a family. Looking forward to booking more sessions”

    — LT Parent

  • I was pleasantly surprised there was a good mix of age ranges…I really thought that was so lovely, that I even took my Dad on a taster ride, as he now has dementia. PEDALL sparked off an idea to bring my Dad, so there is an inter-generational benefit. It helps to get him out of the house, and gives

    — Parent of young rider

Situation

Wellbeing of people of all ages with additional needs. We enable people to participate in physical activity outdoors amongst nature, make new friends and build confidence and self esteem.

Solution

We provide a range of specially adapted bikes and encourage family members, friends and carers to join in and share the experience of cycling in the New Forest National Park. We also offer Group rides for Schools, Colleges, Care groups and Residential homes. We run single sessions, 6 week programmes, or we can arrange regular rides throughout the year, either weekly or monthly.