Archive for June, 2010

Saddle up for great week of cycle action

Posted on June 18th, 2010 by by CycloxEditor

Tuesday 15th June 2010
By James Styring in Oxford Mail
[see live programme for latest details of Bike week rides ]
Forecasters are predicting warmer, drier weather for the rest of June, so there are no excuses for not getting out and about on a bike.
This year’s National Bike Week starts on Saturday, under the dubious banner of […]

Get pedalling to music festivals

Posted on June 18th, 2010 by by CycloxEditor

Tuesday 1st June 2010 By James Styring in Oxford Mail
It was about time I cycled, I realised, rather than spending all my time writing and talking about it. Too often I’m asked what big rides I’ve done and I have to admit: I don’t cycle all that much. Sad but true.
That’s partly because I work […]

Salvation is at hand for bike tourists

Posted on June 18th, 2010 by by CycloxEditor

Monday 17th May 2010 By James Styring in Oxford Mail
Oxford is absurdly well-served by bike shops. Old and new, made-to-break jalopies, and top-end to-die-fors – you can get any bike under the sun.
Yet Cyclox has always been stumped by requests from Americans and Germans who want to hire bikes for work or leisure.
I give them […]

More need to start cycling

Posted on June 18th, 2010 by by CycloxEditor

Monday 3rd May 2010       By James Styring in the Oxford Mail.

For all its vibrancy and variety, the chronic traffic on Cowley Road in East Oxford is unbearable. Over the years, Oxfordshire’s love of the car has gone stratospheric.
Most of Oxford’s arterial roads, and those in the market towns, have heavy traffic at commuter […]