Find out all about the Bikeability awards — "cycling proficiency for the 21st century"
The country's leading UK charity enabling people to travel by foot, bike or public transport for more of the journeys we make every day — Sustrans
Sustrans' Bike-It! project is helping over 100,000 children cycle safely to school, more than tripling the daily cycling levels at its target schools
As the UK's National Cyclists' Organisation, Cycling UK, (formerly called CTC) has been protecting and promoting the rights of cyclists since 1878. Cycling UK is a not‑for‑profit organisation that is funded through its membership and donations
Find cycle paths, quiet roads and tracks and bridleways on the Essex and Southend websites
And the tracks and bridleways in Langdon Hills Country Park are shown on the Langdon Hills Map
For new learners, try cycling with a refurbished or recycled bike before you buy an expensive one that you might not really get on with. They are available from voluntary organisations, in Tilbury, Southend, Harlow and Brentwood