We exist to help reduce reoffending through training and skills development. Our work benefits individuals, communities and the environment.

Refurbished bikes and wheelchairs

Refurbished 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.

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Volunteer with Us

Volunteering is a great way to support MCF and give something to the community and helping people makes you feel great as well!

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Big Bike Revival Events Return for the summer

Return of the Bike Kitchen to the Shipley Bikery thanks to funding from Cycling UK

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Author: Helen Rowlands

New Bike Workshop Opens

First trainees start at bike workhop in HMP Wymott

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Author: Helen Rowlands

Fundraiser Touring European Stone Age sites, by MCF bike!

I have been riding MCF refurbished street bikes for several years. I love the fact that the restoration of the 80s vintage cycles I am interested in has given offenders the chance to gain useful and transferable skills which they can use when they complete their sentences. The MCF concept of recycling bikes which may otherwise end as waste whilst simultaneously training interested people is my main reason for my support...plus some of the bikes MCF refit are beautiful!

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Author: Autun Purser

Target amount: £500.00

Amount raised: £0.00

Bike Donation Happiness

Bike donated to Ukrainian girl, Anastasia

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Author: Helen Rowlands

Our impact

35



Number of young people attending online bike maintenance sessions during lockdown

96%



of trainees agreed they feel better able to stay out of prison in the future after training in one of our bike workshops

207



Number of bikes donated by MCF to beneficiaries so far in 2022

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Workshops and events

  • Volunteer Training Sessions - Shipley Bikery

    Every Tuesday is a volunteer training session at the Shipley Bikery Read more

  • Volunteer Training Sessions - Bradford Bikery

    Every Wednesday is a volunteer training session at the Bradford Bikery Read more

  • Drop-In Workshop - Bradford Bikery

    Weeky Drop -In Session at the Bradford Bikery Read more

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