About us

Hub + Spoke Harlow is your local, not for profit, one-stop-shop for all things cycling. 

Located in Bush Fair, Harlow, our cycle hub comprises of a fully equipped bicycle workshop, a retail outlet, and a dedicated space for training, education, and social activities. 

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 OUR MISSION STATEMENT

We believe that people and the environment matter. 

Our mission is to help inspire local people to improve their quality of life and choose a healthier, greener, and more affordable lifestyle through the bicycle and cycling.


OUR AIMS:

improving health and well-being – by providing regular led bicycle and cycling activities in a safe, sociable, and supported environment;

providing training and education – through cycle training, maintenance courses, workshops, and other activities;

providing direct employment and volunteer opportunities – through the business and its apprenticeship programme;

protecting the environment – through the promotion of cycling as a sustainable form of transport, and through recycling used bicycles and parts.


OUR HISTORY

Hub + Spoke first opened its doors in May 2011. Established in partnership with Essex County Council and Harlow District Council. 

Hub + Spoke was set up to promote cycling in and around Harlow, and to deliver training and education within the local community. 

As a not for profit Community Interest Company, any profit made by Hub + Spoke is reinvested back into the community in which we serve. 


A FEW OF OUR ACHIEVEMENTS SINCE MAY 2011 

Over 650 led rides in and around Harlow, with adults and children of all ages and all abilities;

More than 300 bicycles recycled and resold back into the community as low cost transport; 

400 adults and children trained in basic bicycle maintenance;

2 apprentice bicycle mechanics fully trained;

60 local volunteers trained as ride leaders, or in other organisational roles;

1000’s of local bicycles repaired and maintained.


 

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