Below is some of the feedback we’ve received from participants who took part in the Swindon Workplace Cycle Challenge:
It is a really good a idea to get people cycling. I hadn’t cycled for
over a year, but got on my bike and really enjoyed it and thought that I
should do it more often. Thank you for the cycling map, I will
certainly be doing more recreational cycling.
I used to ride everywhere when I lived back in Somerset but since moving to Swindon I haven’t rode my bike! I moved to North swindon and saw how many cycle paths there are and decided to buy a new bike. I find cycling around north swindon a lot quicker that driving the car.
I use the 45 cycle route to visit the in-laws in Lawns 🙂
Brilliant effort so far, well done with the organisation of this event, it’s been great fun so far……I attempted to get a colleague onto my bike for a ride today but I couldn’t get the saddle low enough (due to the light bracket) so it’s a few adjustments tonight at home and attempt 2 will be completed and accomplished tomorrow.
Mission accomplished ! ……. now onto my next target.
I have got Dawn Butcher (registered yesterday) on her bike. She hasn’t cycled for at least a year.
We’ve got the staff here really buzzing, I’m currently working on others that haven’t used their bikes in years too, so watch this space!
I haven’t ridden my bike in well over a year so it was great to get back in the saddle! Luckily I’m not too saddle sore. Anyway, I’m planning on riding my bike a lot more now the weather has perked up.
I`m not saying that it wasn’t fun to get back on my bike but I
am now the proud owner of a Gel Seat, a sore bum and 2 kids that didn`t
know I could ride a bike.
Fabulous work your doning. Well done
I have entered the Cycle Challenge and did my first ride to work today. Will keep it up for the rest of the week.
I also wanted to be entered for persuading my partner to cycle. Tonight after work, we will go for a cycle – it will be the first time he has been on a bike for TWENTY years and what’s more, I bought him the bike last week so that we can cycle to work together (we work in the same building, otherwise, we car share).
Will keep up to date as to how long we go for tonight in my update tomorrow.
Thank you for the challenge that started me riding my bike, it as been wonderful and i definitely carry on doing it
Just wanted to congratulate you on the challenge. It has been really motivating and great fun! It would be really good to expand this type of scheme maybe over longer periods or even just within an organisation (like ours!). Please keep me informed of what you are doing, future plans etc. as I’d be really interested to see how it evolves.
I love reading this type of feedback. Evaluations and statistics can give you the hard facts to say that a programme works, but it’s these kind of comments that bring this data, and the Challenge itself, to life.