RESIDENTS in Wokingham are being encouraged to take part in the annual Bike Week to showcase cycling.

Love to Ride Wokingham are teaming up with cycling UK to celebrate cycling and will be taking take part in the weeklong event from June 8 to June 16.

The theme for the week will be 7 days of cycling and Love to Ride members are encouraged to try and ride seven times during the week.

Participants are encouraged to share their cycling experiences on Twitter where everyone’s stories will be shared.

The event is designed to celebrate several things including the social side of cycling, engaging children to cycle, the mental health benefits to cycling and getting fit and healthy through cycling.

In order to participate the bike rides can cover any distance from cycling to a local shop to signing up to a cycling club.

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