Cycling for the disabled
Cycling is a great form of exercise and offers an enjoyable way
in which people of all abilities can keep fit. Kent Sport Project offers a range
of information to anybody who wants to can participate in this
In addition, there are specialist clubs for those who are unable
to use a traditional cycle, and places, such as Bedgebury and Cyclopark are catering more and more for
Those with a competitive edge are well catered for, too, with
handcycling offering high
speed excitement to match the traditional road racers.
Kent has plenty of opportunities for everyone - whatever their
need or ability - to get out on their bikes in the fresh air and
beautiful countryside of the Garden of England.
- The Hythe Ability Cycling Club offers a variety of adapted and
non-adapted cycles for use alongside the picturesque Royal Military
Canal or Hythe seafront. Operated by a qualified British Cycling
Federation coach, the club encourages individuals, their family and
friends and people from day care and residential homes to enjoy the
social and health benefits on offer.
- The Step Forward Cycling Club, founded by the Thanet
Independent Living Scheme, operates from Minnis Bay near
Birchington. The club uses part of the Viking Coastal Trail between
Minnis Bay and Reculver, allowing members to enjoy a safe and
scenic seaside route.