Month: July 2021

Holidays and bicycles

By Andy Chivers

It’s holiday time, and though our travel options are more restricted than we might like, many of us are choosing British destinations for a holiday. A bicycle is a perfect companion in this situation, especially for families with children where the combination of off-road trails and novel scenery with the independence and excitement of riding a bike is hard to beat. 

Me and my bike: Sourovi De

By Kathryn McNicoll

Sourovi has been living in Oxford for 11 years but it is only recently that she has decided to take up cycling.

One more bollard

By Andy Chivers

What is the most fun you can have on three wheels? Answer: Riding round Oxford in the sun on the electric assist tricycle rickshaw (or trishaw) owned by the charity ‘Cycling without Age’.

Seeing the world differently through cycling

By Henry Smith

Seeing Mark Cavendish back to winning ways at the Tour de France this month takes me back to the summer of 2012 where my love of cycling was really ignited. The image of Bradley Wiggins in the Yellow jersey leading the world champion Cav down the Champs Elysee is etched into my mind.