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Oxford welcomes a different kind of JoyRider

By Annette Pattinson

Remember those days when joy riding in stolen cars was constantly in the news in Oxford? Well, a new and so much better form of joy riding is coming to Oxford – JoyRiders Oxford, women enabling other women to

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The true cost of cycling

By Andy Chivers

Bicycle enthusiasts will tell you that cycling costs next to nothing and compared with running a car they are right. But a bike does incur costs which can be prohibitive to some

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Visualisation of Oxford's Barton Park showing a cyclist in the bus lane moving towards crossing a the bypass to reach the housing development.

Development planning: it’s not joined-up

By James McNicoll

There is a flood of consultations on developments in and around Oxford right now. Plans are being drawn up for Greater Leys, Blackbird Leys, Mill Lane Old Marston, the Neilsen site by Thornhill, Oxford North, St Frideswide Farm, land to the north of Oxford city up to Parkway Station, and land to the north of Barton

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World record holders: TandemWoW

Cat Dixon and Raz Marsden

Tuesday 16th February, 7.30-9.00pm

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Three people cycling in the cycle lane filter on Magdalen Bridge, Oxford, in the direction of the High Street to turn right onto Longwall Street. The road is shared by busses, cars and a lorry.

Could cycling replace most car trips in Oxford by 2030?

By Andy Chivers

Since becoming a charity in July last year, Cyclox has developed a vision for Oxford in 2030: a world class cycling city, where everyone can choose to cycle, and where cycling is seen as a normal form of

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A disused gravel track going under a bridge, green grass growing either side.

The case for long-distance greenways

By Brian Robertson

"We have nothing like this in Oxford". A young PhD student from Oxford was admiring the excellent cycle track facilities at York University where we had just completed a day of racing. But what if - instead of going around in circles - cycle tracks were built that connected our towns and

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A Happy Cycling New Year

By Alison Hill

There is much that we won’t want to remember about 2020. But for Cyclox, wanting to see so many more people of all ages and backgrounds choose to cycle, there were some reasons to celebrate in these otherwise bleak

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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

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65 years riding the same bike

By Kathryn McNicoll

How long do you expect your bike to last? Maybe 10 years? 20 years? How about 65 years? Jan from Jericho has had the same bike since she was 9 years

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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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