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New Year’s cycling resolutions

By Alison Hill

As we say goodbye to 2021 – a challenging year for so many – and welcome in 2022 we asked our members what their cycling resolutions are for this year. We got some wonderful

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A Christmas guide to giving on yer bike

By Andy Chivers

Remember being given your first bicycle? What a joy it was to get! Bike ownership marking that rite of passage, an independent form of transport, the fun and freedom

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Cycling from Oxford to Tehran

Iraj Maghounaki

Tuesday 18th January, 7.30-8.30pm

Online Zoom

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How to overtake a person on a bike

By Andy chivers

But there is one vehicle that all drivers will overtake sooner or later: a bicycle. It is an offence to pass a cyclist with less than 1.5m gap (also known as a ‘close

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Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow!

By Andy Chivers

Winter approaches, and with it the inescapable seasonal songs in praise of white Christmases. Cyclists may feel differently and cold weather is generally a big turn off for many. Paradoxically, commuting by bike when the weather is bad gives you even more benefit because the traffic is more gummed up than usual and those travelling by bike will be even further ahead of the

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Woodstock Road Improvements

By Alison Hill

The Woodstock Road in Oxford is a beautiful long road with fine old Victorian houses on the southern end, and shaded by trees lining the roadside and overhanging from gardens and playing fields. But as with all our main roads into the city, it is blighted by long traffic queues morning and evening, creating jams, rat-running through residential streets, pollution and

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The Oxford ‘Cycling City’ Signs

By Jake Backus

Every so often someone complains, quotes or holds up the Oxford 'Cycling City' signs as if they are a declaration of an achievement, some sort of fake news and an unsubstantiated affirmation. Oxford is clearly not a nirvana for people to cycle, so why make the

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Is Oxford better for cycling than we think?

By Andy Chivers

own hometown is full of examples of poor design and poor decisions while other places have been braver and more imaginative in making cycling and walking

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The humble bike can fight climate change

By Alison Hill

It is difficult to miss the fact that the UK is hosting COP26 climate conference. Midway through the climate conference is the Global Day of Action (Saturday 6th November) where large numbers of people will be taking to the streets to make their voices heard in many different

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20mph is good for everyone

By Alison Hill

Speed kills. The risks of injury and death when a cyclist or pedestrian is hit by a vehicle increases the faster the vehicle is travelling. A pedestrian hit at 40mph has a 31% chance of being of being killed; at 30mph that risk goes down to 7%: and at 20mph the risk is very low. One of the simplest and easiest ways to reduce injury to people who walk and cycle is to reduce the speed limit to

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Cyclox AGM 2021

'A Vision for Transport in Oxforshire' with guest speakers: Cllrs Duncan Enright, Tim Bearder and Pete Sudbury

Tuesday 16th November, 7-8.45pm

Online Zoom

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Me and my bike: Patricia Logullo

By Patricia Logullo

I came to Oxford as a University employee in 2018 and fell in love with the city. I am from the biggest, most polluted Brazilian city, São Paulo. There, I needed to go everywhere by car — I was lucky enough to afford one — but I always wanted to walk and cycle

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