Kidical Mass | National Action for Safer Streets

Join us on the 20th of April 2024 for Kidical Mass.
This month we are taking part in the national action calling for safer streets.
We need to make our city a safe place for people of all ages to be able to travel, whether as pedestrians or on a bike. Many people cant make their journeys by car – either they can’t afford one, or for whatever reason they can’t drive – and they too have a right to get safely snd conveniently around Inverness.
This year in Scotland two children have been killed as they made their way to school. Children should be safe to cycle, wheel and walk to school. Join us to demand safer streets for all.

Kidical Mass October

Our motto is “space for the next generation” and the purpose of this event is to get kids and adults excited about cycling and to improve confidence on the roads by riding in a safe, friendly and welcoming group of cyclists.

We want to give kids a physical presence and a voice in the public realm. We hope it will connect and encourage us all to consider making short journeys by bike, scooter or other active travel choice, rather than taking the car. A city that is safe and sustainable for kids is good for people of all ages.

We start from Bellfield park, with adult marshalls to help with traffic control and ride safety, finishing at the Archive Centre beside Whyn Park. This is a short route of just over 2.5km on the Riverside, with bikes, bike trailers, cargo bikes, bikes with stabilisers, scooters, wheelchairs, balance bikes and even the occasional unicycle! All are welcome. It is not a race, just a friendly group cycle. 

After the ride, we have home baking and kids activities the lawn outside the centre (including things like Face Painting, Smoothie bike, 42 Cycling’s ramps, Dr Bike Cycle Maintenance, Bike Security Register, the Bubble man and our Penny Farthing & Clown bikes to ride & play on).

Bring your wheels, wear bright colours and a smile!

Kidical Mass September

Our motto is “space for the next generation” and the purpose of this event is to get kids and adults excited about cycling and to improve confidence on the roads by riding in a safe, friendly and welcoming group of cyclists.

We want to give kids a physical presence and a voice in the public realm. We hope it will connect and encourage us all to consider making short journeys by bike, scooter or other active travel choice, rather than taking the car. A city that is safe and sustainable for kids is good for people of all ages.

We start from Bellfield park, with adult marshalls to help with traffic control and ride safety, finishing at the Archive Centre beside Whyn Park. This is a short route of just over 2.5km on the Riverside, with bikes, bike trailers, cargo bikes, bikes with stabilisers, scooters, wheelchairs, balance bikes and even the occasional unicycle! All are welcome. It is not a race, just a friendly group cycle. 

After the ride, we have home baking and kids activities the lawn outside the centre (including things like Face Painting, Smoothie bike, 42 Cycling’s ramps, Dr Bike Cycle Maintenance, Bike Security Register, the Bubble man and our Penny Farthing & Clown bikes to ride & play on).

Bring your wheels, wear bright colours and a smile!