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A Christmas list for Oxford’s cycle riders

By Alison Hill

If you get out on your bike on Christmas day, you will experience what it is like to cycle on virtually traffic-free roads, similar to what we experienced during lockdown earlier this

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Cycle infrastructure in a Medieval City

Simon Munk, Infrastructure Campaigner, London Cycling Campaign

Tuesday 19th January, 7.30-9.00pm

Online Zoom

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Making the most of lockdown with friendly bike rides

By Jane Carlton SmithIsis Cyclists was founded in Oxford over 12 years ago, giving women an opportunity to get out on their bikes without feeling that they have to dress in sporty clothes, or ride like the

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Supporting local cycling campaigns and campaigners

Duncan Dollimore, Cycling UK's Head of Campaigns and Advocacy

Tuesday 15th December, 7.30-9.30pm

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A Google Map showing the recommended way to drive to Kennington from Cheney School in Headington is via Divinity Road.

High Traffic Neighbourhoods

By Richard Fairhurst

A High Traffic Neighbourhood is one where drivers are directed off the A and B roads, and down small residential roads instead, to save a few seconds off their journey. They exist all over Oxford and the county. In fact, you might even live in

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Visualisation of Iffley Road with segregated cycle lanes designed by Andy Coram

Are Oxford’s roads dangerous?

By Roger Symonds

According to figures from the national road traffic accident database (reported recently in the Times), over the past 3 years the "top ten” roads in the country, outside of London, for crashes involving people riding bikes, included several in Oxford and Cambridge. Both these cities have the highest rate of cycling in the country, with 25% and 40% respectively of commuter trips by bike, so at first glance being top of the league table of crashes would seem to be

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Dawson Street traffic filter courtesy Oxfordshire Liveable Streets

£3 million to get more people cycling and walking in Oxfordshire

By Alison Hill and Robin Tucker

Earlier this year the cycling community in Oxfordshire were dismayed when Oxfordshire County Council lost half of a government grant that aimed to help keep people cycling and walking as lockdown

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Another tragic death of a cycle rider

By Alison Hill

Last week, a 35-year-old woman riding a bike on Horspath Driftway was killed in a collision with a bin

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Annual General Meeting 2020

Cyclox AGM and Guest Speaker, Roxanne De Beaux, Executive Director, CamCycle

Tuesday 17th November, 7.00-8.45pm

Online Zoom

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Bike lights

By Alison Hill If ‘ere you ride without a light, Keep at your fingertips at night The name of someone else afar To tell the bobby who you are.  Now the evenings have drawn in and are dark, wet and gloomy I am reminded of this bit of doggerel that my grandfather loved to repeat. 

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Top tips for approaching junctions on a bike

By Jack Vaughan

‘Cycle-friendly cities are not exempt from crashes’ warned The Times in an article published in August. In an analysis of the most dangerous commuter routes for cyclists in Britain earlier this year, Oxford (alongside Cambridge) enjoyed the unenviable position of topping the

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Why cyclists don’t always use the cycle lane

By Hazel Dawe

Car drivers are often annoyed when they see people not using a cycle lane. Yet there are many good reasons why people might choose to cycle on the road rather than in the cycle

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