Providing adapted cycles for disabled adults and children or anyone with a health issue which prevents them from accessing cycling.
Cycling that involves the whole family and friends of the participant for an inclusive experience. Take the time to slow down, share stories and enjoy our beautiful surroundings.
CYCALL will provide a a companion 'buddy' rider for anyone who finds themselves socially isolated due to age, disability or illness such as Dementia. 'Buddy' riders will also be available for anyone who would benefit from a supported CYCALL ride.
We are delighted to be able to offer adapted cycling sessions to individual, groups or organisations who would like to pre-book a weekday session. We aim to make all of our sessions an opportunity for social interaction and friendship. We will provide light refreshments.
CYCALL rides will be taking place in Lancing, West Sussex. Our meeting point will be Beach Green, Lancing. The nearest Postcode is BN15 8HT. CYCALL rides will be taking place weather permitting. Updates can be found on our Facebook Page and Website. There is a charge of £1.50 a day to park (charges apply to Blue Badge parking). Beach Green has a refreshments kiosk, a cafe/restaurant, sloped access and disabled toilets.
CYCALL rides will also be taking place at Brooklands Park, Worthing, BN15 8RR. The cycle track has a safety surface and is at the top of Brooklands Park. If you come into the park at the main entrance, there are disabled toilets. Drive up to the top of the park and there are disabled parking spaces. Walk through the yellow barrier and you will see the CYCALL feather flag and gazebo.
The generosity of our supporters means that we will be running CYCALL sessions without charging for the use of the bikes. Donations towards running costs will be very welcome.
CYCALL is run by a group of volunteers. All volunteers will have undergone an enhanced DBS check and Safeguarding Training. There will be a First Aider available at CYCALL rides.
Our volunteers have all undergone Dementia Awareness Training and we are proud to be a Dementia Friendly organisation.
We have a Van Raam Side By Side Trike which can seat 2/4 people. Rob will 'pilot' the bike. We also have 3 specially adapted children's trikes which are suitable for children over 7 years old and have carer control. Due to our insurance we are unable to allow children under the age of 7 to participate.
Our Fun To Go and Fun Train can take up to 3 passengers. Rob, one of our volunteers will act as Pilot....don't worry it has electric assistance. Accessibility features include rotatable seats, a 4 point harness or a lap belt, no threshold to step over, optional footplates and freewheel.
Our Trakker Trike is suitable for older children and teenagers. It has carer control. For more info on the Theraplay Trakker Trike and to check it's suitability please visit the Theraplay website. https://www.theraplay.co.uk/tracker-20/c-24/c-95/p-114
The Panther Tricycle is extremely robust, stable and is the largest tricycle of our Quest 88 children's tricycles. It is suitable for boys and girls from the age of 7 to approximately 12 years. For more info on the Panther Quest 88 Trike and to check its suitability please visit the Quest 88 website,
To find out more about the Tomcat Trike please visit https://tomcatuk.org/trikes/
This trike was kindly donated as part of 'Give and Take' Scheme. When a child outgrows their Tomcat, most people want to see it go to a good home where it can benefit others. The “Give and Take” scheme does just that.
We are just about to order our Van Raam Wheelchair Transporter Bike which will enable people with complex health issues to enjoy a CYCALL ride.
Great fun was had by all at the CYCALL Quiz Night in October. Kindly arranged by Kingsley Coffee Shop in Ferring. We raised an amazing £350.
Ferring Co-op donated £1000 - a great start to our fundraising.
CYCALL received a cheque for £1500 from Worthing Community Chest.
CYCALL has been awarded a grant of £10000.
In 2018 CYCALL has attended
Guess the weight of the turkey (aka Rob)
Rob dressed up (again!) at Mutts Dog Show 2018
We had great fun toasting marshmallows at 'Carols In The Stable, Ferring Country Centre.
On a very cold day, we headed up to Gloucester to test drive the bikes. We had so much fun and were really inspired by the team at Tomcat SNI.
Van Raam 'Fun To Go' Side by Side Trike
Rob and Tanya testing out the Van Raam 'Velo Plus' Wheelchair Transporter
We have created CYCALL to offer disabled children and adults or people with a health issue the chance to experience cycling using adapted bicycles along Lancing Seafront, West Sussex. All of the bicycles will be suitable for the participant to cycle with a friend, a carer or family member/s. The aim of CYCALL sessions is to improve the confidence, health and well -being of all involved.
CYCALL has been set up as a Community Interest Company (C.I.C) and will operate as a not-for -profit organisation.
CYCALL is run by a team of volunteers. There will be no charge for the use of the bicycles, although donations will be very welcome.
I am a wheelchair user and have an interest in promoting inclusive activities for the whole family.
CYCALL rides will be based around the key principles of GENEROSITY, KINDNESS & FUN
CYCALL rides will bring JOY & REWARDS to all participants and volunteers
CYCALL rides will create new and positive RELATIONSHIPS