Month: August 2023

Cycle hangars arrive in Oxford

By Alison Hill  

On 17 August three bike hangars arrived in Jericho: one in Cranham Street, one in Nelson Street and one in Great Clarendon Street. This followed a consultation lasting a month. They are the first hangars to be installed in Oxford. 

The magic of a bicycle mirror

By Andy Chivers

Cycling in traffic requires confidence, careful steering and full awareness of vehicles around you. The backward look is a skill not all cyclists have, which is why a mirror is such a good idea.

Hi, I’m Lucy

By Lucy Giuliano

I started as Cyclox’s new Campaigns Director last month. I’m thrilled to have joined Cyclox at an exciting time for cycling in Oxford as we continue to call for safer streets for all. As my new role covers a range of responsibilities, I thought it would be helpful to share more about my background and my focus.

20 mph: popular and life-saving

By Alison Hill

Following the narrow Conservative victory in the Uxbridge by-election, attributed to the public’s concern about ULEZ, Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has said he is considering banning councils from imposing 20 mph. This would be a way of demonstrating that he is on the side of motorists.

Community getting more people to ‘RIDE!’

By Imade Edosomwan and Annette Pattinson

Hassan Sabrie is one of the directors of Oxford Community Action (OCA), a community organisation based in Blackbird Leys. He’s a recent convert to the joys of cycling – an enthusiasm he’s working hard to share with the rest of his local community.