Christmas Build Your Bike at The Bike Dock, Sunderland
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Christmas Build Your Bike at The Bike Dock, Sunderland

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Christmas Build Your Bike at The Bike Dock, Sunderland

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The Bike Dock, adjacent to the National Glass Centre

Liberty Way

Sunderland

SR6 0GL

United Kingdom

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Bought a bike for Christmas? Not sure how to put it together?

WE CAN HELP!

Let one of our qualified mechanics put the bike together for you! If you want any accessories adding (baskets, stabilizers) bring them along too!

  • To ensure we have the time to give each bike the attention it needs we ask that you book one slot per bike.

  • You are welcome to drop your bike off any time after 10 am however the bike will not be ready for collection until the end of your slot

  • The Bike Dock will close at 2 pm so all bikes must be collected by 2 pm.

FAQs

What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

  • By Bike - The Bike Dock is located on the river front on National Cycle Network Route 7 (Coast to Coast). We have a secure storage area you can leave your bike in for the duration of the activity if it’s not a ride that is! There are also multiple bike racks you can use if you bring your own lock.

  • By Car - follow signs for the National Glass Centre, Liberty Way, Sunderland SR6 0GL.

  • Parking - the National Glass Centre has a large free carpark which can be used. The University of Sunderland also has a large carpark but charges do apply. Please check the information boards for the most up to date information about charges.

  • By Metro – The nearest metro is St. Peter’s and is approximately 10 minutes away.

How much does the event cost?

  • Nothing! This project is supported by the Director of Public Health Sunderland and as such the running costs have been covered.

What if I cannot make it after I have booked onto it?

  • You should be able to cancel your place through Eventbrite – however this can be difficult especially through your mobile. If you cannot make the ride please email bike.belles@sustrans.org.uk or ring 07467 337 944.

What if the Christmas Build Your Bike is cancelled?

  • We will always try and let you know with as much notice as possible. Sometimes this can be first thing in the morning on the day of the ride. We will get in touch via the contact information you booked with, usually your mobile. Please ensure this is correct.

Where does the Christmas Build Your Bike at The Bike Dock take place?

  • Unless otherwise stated all the rides start at The Bike Dock which is on the river between the National Glass Centre and the university buildings. The Bike Dock is a wooden clad building next to the overflow gravel carpark. Please see the map below for more information.

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The Bike Dock, adjacent to the National Glass Centre

Liberty Way

Sunderland

SR6 0GL

United Kingdom

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