Celebrate cycling with a great line-up at the Reading Cycle Festival on Sunday 25th September 2022

Free entry and bike parking

Come along to explore new ways of cycling, find out how to look after your bike, and meet local groups offering advice, maps and guided cycling activities. You could even join rides to or at the festival.

See amazing stunts

See breathtaking tricks performed by amazing stunt riders, who will put on several shows.

Learn to unicycle

You’re never too old to learn to ride a unicycle, so let our friends from Unicycle UK and Unicycle Skills teach you.

Try an e-bike

Add some power to your legs. Try out an e-bike courtesy of AW Cycles.

Take up challenge and ride to festival

Join women around the world for this Sunday’s Rapha Women’s 100.

Meet a green food company

Ask the local eco-friendly Green Bike Food Company how they plan to become carbon neutral.

Join a leisurely group ride

Cycling UK Reading is leading leisurely group rides at 11am, 1pm and 3pm. Read more …

Plenty in store for young riders

There will be plenty of things to inspire young riders, from an amazing display of stunts to the chance to try out an obstacle course.

If you don’t know yet how to ride a unicycle then this is your chance to see if you can master this art. Don’t forget face painting and treats – just in case you get hungry.

Get your bike marked

Thames Valley Police will provide you with a free security marking for your bicycle.

Make a smoothie

Provide the pedal power to make your smoothie at the My Journey Wokingham stand.

Enjoy a cold treat

Drop by the stalls offering ice cream or coffee for that energy boost.

Get a free bike check

Ask the Reading Bicycle Kitchen and mobile mechanic MT-Cycle Repairs to check your bike over.

Meet cycle activists

Speak to volunteers from the Reading Cycle Campaign working for a cycle town.

Try an obstacle course

Have a go on some on ramps and see-saws, working your way up to something pretty challenging.

Savour some flavours of Thailand

Renowned local eco-friendly pop-up kitchen Krua Koson will be selling hot food.

Get the low-down on your surroundings

Hear how this army of volunteers looks after 85 nature reserves in nearby areas.

Find out how to save the planet

Speak to the local branch of the international organisation about what you can do to minimise climate change.

Everything cycling. Cycling for everyone

Whether you’re new to cycling or have been riding all your life, you’ll find something here to inspire you to try something different on one, two or three wheels.

Get in touch by emailing us at readingcyclefestival@gmail.com if you’d like to take part as an exhibitor or volunteer, or would just like more information on the event.

Reading Cycle Festival is supported by Reading Borough Council and organised by Avanti Cycling and other cycling enthusiasts.

2021 festival partners

Check out the 2019 cycle festival

Check out some local cycling resources

Learn to ride

It’s easiest for children to pick up the skills to ride but it’s never too late to learn.

Fix your bike

You can get help to mend your bicycle, or you can get somebody to do it.


Save the planet and some money by getting yourself to work by bike.

Ride for sport

Check out resources on mountain biking, BMX, road cycling and touring.

About Us

Festival organisers are volunteers keen to see more people using sustainable travel options.

Get In Touch

Email the festival organisers: readingcyclefestival@gmail.com

Join us

We would value your help in organising the festival. Please get in touch if you have something to offer.