Wheels for Wellbeing (WfW) is an award-winning charity supporting disabled people of all ages and abilities to enjoy the benefits of cycling. Cycling can be easier than walking, a way to keep independent, fit and healthy, a mobility aid, and a useful form of everyday transport. Inclusive cycling means EVERYONE can cycle regardless of age, health condition or impairment.
Think you can’t cycle? Think again!
Last year more than 1200 disabled people and their carers and families learned to cycle with us and enjoy new skills, freedom, health, feel-good and independence. Click here to see some of our highlights from 2015.
- We run regular inclusive cycling sessions in South London for disabled children and adults to try our fleet of two, three and four wheeled cycles.
- We co-ordinate a pan-London network of inclusive cycling projects via Cycling for All.
- We offer advice, training and consultancy on access, disability and equality issues and share our unique experience with other charities, businesses and local and national government.
- We campaign to improve conditions to make everyday journeys possible for children and adults on any type of cycle.
Alix joined us last year for the first Easter Bunny Ride. This year she's among those who signed up (very) early. She shared her experience and fundraising tips with us. What was the best moment of last year’s ride? When we got to the destination and everyone lined up in their decorated bikes and outfits, including all the children who were really [more]
Alex, who took part in last year's Easter bunny ride, has signed up this year too. Even though she's not a very experienced cyclist, she's very enthusiastic about the whole experience and having a chance to support disabled cyclists. Read a short Q&A with her and get inspired to hop on your wheels too. What was the best moment of last [more]
Hop on your bike and do a sponsored cycle ride dressed as a bunny and raise money to support more disabled people to discover cycling Last year more than 30 enthusiastic cyclists raised over £3,000 for Wheels for Wellbeing. Thanks to their fantastic fundraising efforts we have been able to continue to deliver and develop our five weekly drop in inclusive [more]
Wheels for Wellbeing has partnered with Mobility Taxis to provide a taxi service for those who would like to cycle at our session at Herne Hill Velodrome but can’t get to the venue. Get in touch if you or somebody you know would like to use the service. “If I hadn’t had door-to-door transport I wouldn’t be able to cycle with [more]
Take part in our 5 minute inclusive cycling survey and help us to make the voice of disabled cyclists heard. Are you a disabled cyclist, or have a health condition that affects your ability to cycle? Do you feel your voice as a disabled cyclist isn't heard? Then take part in inclusive cycling survey we launched last week. The survey - possibly [more]
Travel mobility in London: Report on challenges Wheels for Wellbeing surveyed almost 300 people based in London about travel mobility. We asked them how often they travel, how much does it cost and what kind of mobility services do they use and more. The answers that we’ve got give a picture of how disabled and older people travel in London. It [more]
Could You be saving £'s on Energy Bills by Switching Suppliers? Wheels for Wellbeing have joined forces with utilities comparison site Utility Aid to help you save money ahead of winter! With a recent Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) report finding that most customers of the Six Large Energy Firms would make a considerable saving from switching and Ofgem taking action to help [more]
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