Reducing Offending - Recycling - Rebuilding Lives
We run community bike workshops in West Yorkshire and Greater Manchester. Read more
Volunteering is a great way to support MCF and give something to the community and helping people makes you feel great as well! Read more
We run bike maintenance training workshops in prisons across the north of England and Nottingham . Read more
We exist to help reduce reoffending through training and skills development. Our work benefits individuals, communities and the environment.
Refurbsihed bikes and wheelchairs are donated, via partner organisations, to people in need in the UK and overseas. A proportion of the bikes are sold through community bikerys or via the online shop to raise funds for the charity.
Volunteering is a great way to support MCF and give something to the community and helping people makes you feel great as well!
The mechanics from the MCF Bikery will be on hand at the Repair cafe at the Kirkgate centre for basic bike repairs Read more
We are an accredited Velotech Training Centre offering qualifications up to Velotech Gold. Read more
Ever wondered how to change your brake blocks or stop your gears from skippping? Our drop-in sessions are an opportunity to learn how to maintain your own bike under the guidance and support of our skilled mechanics. Read more
Nathan tells his story of a troubled past - time in prison, drugs and struggles with his mental health and how volunteering at the Bikery has helped him see a brighter future. Read more
What is a typical day like for an MCF prison workshop instructor? Is there such a thing as a typical day? Read more
"This has given me confidence and a solid start to my new life outside." Read more