When the spirits are low, when the day appears dark, when work becomes monotonous, when hope hardly seems worth having, just mount a bicycle and go out for a spin down the road, without thought on anything but the ride you are taking.
By Roger Symonds
We have speculated in previous columns about what will happen to people who have started riding bikes during this pandemic. A YouGov survey has found that a majority (85%) do not wish to go back to how the world was…
By Paul Brivio, Chief Executive of Active Oxfordshire
As we seek to find new ways of travelling while effectively socially distancing, access to a bicycle becomes a real issue of inequality.
The Cyclox Committee shares what this year’s Bike Week (June 6-14th) holds for them.
By Andy Chivers
This week is Bike Week and I find myself reflecting on the ironic contrast with previous Bike Weeks since we can’t organise rides, but many more people are out there riding a bike and would probably have enjoyed an organised ride.
Cycling without Age – live from Copenhagen
Tuesday 16th June, 7.30-9.00pm
Online Zoom Meeting
Building a picture of Oxford’s cycling community during Covid-19. Tag us in your photos and films – taken while you stay at home, or maintain physical distancing – showing an unexpected benefit of Covid-19 that you would like to keep when we move into less difficult times.
Cyclox and Oxford Pedestrians’ Association (OxPA) ask for input on Council proposals to make cycling and walking safer post-lockdown and relieve pressure on public transport.
By Matt Reid and Jenny Ward
Bicester Bike User Group share the experiences of teaching a 4 year old to ride a bike, and re-gaining the confidence to cycle again.
By Mark Utting
The government’s recent promotion of ‘active travel’ is fantastic news and the announcement of £2bn of funding could stretch a long way if allocated wisely.