By Ian Callaghan
Bike to School Week offers a chance to come up with some better answers to some simple questions. Cyclox Trustee, Ian Callaghan, offers some pointers.
By Dr Shpend Gerguri
Dr Shpend Gerguri at Oxford Brookes University writes about an innovative and alternative material to traditional framed bikes, following research with Professor James Broughton.
By Kevin Hickman, Director, Windrush Bike Project
We were surprised to discover that e-bikes have more potential to cut carbon in rural and suburban areas than in towns and cities. Research by the Institute for Transport Studies at the University of Leeds found that because public transport is less likely to be an option in rural areas, people can have a transport carbon footprint several times higher than when living in a city.
By Catherine Hickman
“Cycling is freedom” said one Bicester resident visiting BicesterBUG’s Friday Market stall in July. And so it should be, but how freely can people cycle around Bicester and what could be done to make it easier?
By Tom Slingsby
It’s been a great summer for participation in cycling in north Oxfordshire. More and more members of the community are discovering that two wheels are better than four when it comes to staying fit and discovering the great outdoors.
By Annette Pattinson
JoyRiders organises free, volunteer-led bike rides by women, for women, that start in the heart of communities around Oxford, as well as rides from Park & Rides that are easier for women travelling in from outside the city to join.
By Alison Hill
To mark this renaissance in cycling and to help get more people onto their bikes, we are hosting a Celebration of Cycling in Oxford and market towns across the county in September. There will be cycling events throughout the month culminating with the first stage of the Women’s Tour of Britain, which goes through Oxfordshire on 4th October.
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.
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.
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’.