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Covid-19 and Cycling

By Alison Hill

Managing the spread of Covid-19 is resulting in more and more restrictions on our lives. Cycling is one activity Cyclox believes that it is essential to maintain over the coming difficult weeks and

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Cycling around the world in 263 days…

By Becci Curtis

On the 29th June 2019, a huge number of well-wishers congregated outside Beeline Bicycles to see two members of the Cowley Road Condors Cycling Club head off on the adventure of a

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Cyclists, or people on bikes?

By Roger Symonds

I am not a cyclist. As Mikael Coalville-Anderson, author of Copenhagenize said: “I am just a modern city dweller, who happens to use a bicycle to get around because it is safe and

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Bicycles and Greenhouse Gases

By Andy Chivers

Last week, two-hundred people turned up on a cold, wet and windy night to hear Prof. Tim Schwannen talk about transport in the future. He pointed out that despite the high level of urban bicycle riding in the Netherlands, as a country they ranked considerably worse than the UK in carbon emissions per capita (UK 10th lowest in EU, NL

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Healthy Streets: something we can all agree on?

By Oly Ship

In current times, we’d be hard pressed not to find ourselves privy to multiple divisive debates. In this country, the toxic legacy of the Brexit referendum can appear to have left us with a broken

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Should wearing cycle helmets be made compulsory?

By Roger Symonds

I have noticed that many people cycling in Oxford do not wear helmets. Is this because people feel safe on Oxford roads? Or is the demographic predominantly young and less worried about

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Oxford’s secret cycle paths revealed

Cycle campaign group harness the power of Google Street View to make two traffic-free routes into the city centre easier to

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Two Oxford City cycle paths are now on Google Street View

By Andy Chivers

Ignoring the harmful exhaust emissions for a moment, the car is a remarkable invention, combining freedom and security, effectively providing you with a house on wheels. But it is limited in one respect – it only runs on roads. In Oxford particularly, a bike offers many other ways to get from A to B that the car driver is

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Active travel to schools

A presentation by four campaigning parents

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St. Michaels at the Northgate, Cornmarket St, Oxford

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Wayne Barker

All you need to know about floods and potholes

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St. Michaels at the Northgate, Cornmarket St, Oxford

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Cyclox Champions Meeting

Spring get-together

Wednesday 4th March, 7.30-9.30pm

Common Ground, 37-38 Little Clarendon Street, Oxford,

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Movement as medicine: cycling can help close the fitness gap at any age

By Becci Curtis and Sir Muir Gray

Last September, Cyclox and Oxford Brookes University hosted a conference on co-creating a cycling environment for people of all ages. In his opening presentation, Sir Muir Gray, the public health specialist, said ‘the elixir of life has already been discovered and cycling is part of it’. He claims that cycling can lower your risk of dementia and frailty, and decrease the need for social care. Great news! But how? Sir Gray went on to

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