IN GREAT KNEIGHTON
Travel by bike
Cycling forms a major part of the Cambridge lifestyle and is a popular way of getting around the city. Cycling in Cambridge is seen as fast, convenient, healthy and cost effective, allowing users to save on the running and parking costs associated with car travel.
Due to the layout and flat topography of the city most destinations are within an easy cycle ride of Great Kneighton. High quality, direct and well lit cycle routes are provided throughout the development, connecting with existing routes and infrastructure throughout the city.
Further to local cycle routes running throughout Great Kneighton, a strategic cycle route runs between Addensbrookes Road to the south and the Spine Road to the north. In addition a cycleway also follows the Cambridge Guided Busway which routes through the centre of Great Kneighton, providing a quick and convenient cycle route to Cambridge Railway Station and City Centre.
The plan below provides a comprehensive cycle route map for Cambridge, showing the key cycle links between Trumpington/Great Kneighton and the City Centre.
► Buying a Bike
Because of cycling’s popularity within Cambridge there are plenty of bicycle shops in the local area to choose from, so there should be no problem in finding a new bike if you don’t already own one. A list of bike shops located closest to Great Kneighton is provided below:
Cambridge Station Cycles – Corn Exchange St, CB2 3QF
Lensfield Road Cycles – 69-71 Lensfield Rd, CB2 1EN
Giant Store Cambridge – 144 Hills Road, CB2 8PB
Cam Cycles – 92 Mill Road Cambridge, CB1 2BD
► Cambridge Cycling Campaign
The Cambridge Cycling Campaign is an organisation with over 1350 members, supporting the views and rights of cyclists within Cambridge. It promotes a wide range of activities and services designed to enhance the riding opportunities for existing cyclists and make it easier for new entrants to take up cycling.
Members of the Cambridge Cycling Campaign receive the following benefits:
If you are interested in joining the Cambridge Cycle Campaign please visit their website at:
► Bike Week
Bike Week is an annual event aimed at making cycling part of everyday life by encouraging ‘everyday cycling for everyone’. Demonstrating the social, health and environmental benefits of cycling, the week aims to get people to give cycling a go all over the UK, whether this is for fun, as a means of getting around to the local shops, school, the library or just to visit friends. Find local events around Cambridge at:
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