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Free programme from upCYCLE lets 16-18 year olds learn more about bike repairs – and get a refurbished bike

upCYCLE have announced their free Summer Mentor Programme. If you’re aged between 16-18 years old, we’re giving you the chance to gain experience from industry professionals, earn qualifications and get a refurbished bike!

upCYCLE is a Brixton based organisation that provides refurbished bikes and bike maintenance classes to young people in South London.

They’ve now announced their free Summer Mentor Programme. If you’re aged between 16-18 years old, we’re giving you the chance to gain experience from industry professionals, earn qualifications and get a refurbished bike!

You’ll be matched with a mentor and meet on a weekly basis to discuss your goals and aspirations, then you’ll take part in various workshops, run by industry experts, covering bike repair to physiotherapy.

It isn’t all work though, you’ll also get a chance to try out Track Cycling, BMX and Mountain Biking, and we will help you build up your fitness on the bike so that you can take part in the Brixton to Brighton ride at the end of the Summer.

Programme Overview:

8 Weeks of 1-2-1 Mentoring
Bike Repair Workshops
Group Rides to Richmond and Regents Park
Herne Hill Velodrome Track Cycling
Epping Forest Mountain Biking
Physiotherapy and Nutrition Lessons
Brixton to Brighton Bike Ride

Programme start date: Monday 7th of August 2023 to the Friday 29th of September 2023

Location: The Remakery, 51 Lilford Road, Brixton, SE5 9HY

This is a FREE programme with very limited spaces so sign up now!

Find out more and sign up using the link below

https://upcycle-academy.eventbrite.co.uk