On Yer Bike

Our blog is published in the Oxford Mail each week.

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

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Dr Bike

By Kathryn McNicoll

Since the New Year, we have accepted a few more donated bikes for key workers and handed out perhaps 20 more. However, our attention has turned to Dr Bike sessions as

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Oxfordshire County Council’s Cycling Champion

By Councillor Andrew Gant

A few years ago, Park Lane in central London had four lanes of cars noisily coughing north on its western carriageway. Now there is just one. The road space freed

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Get ‘On Yer Bike’ with the AJ Bell Women’s Tour!

By Vicki Galvin

Oxfordshire is gearing up to host Britain’s longest-running professional women’s cycle race and part of the prestigious UCI Women’s World Tour series.

How do we get more people cycling to school?

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.

Would you ride a bike made from bamboo canes?

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

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The potential of e-bikes

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.

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Overcoming barriers to cycling in Bicester

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

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New partnership will bring a host of cycling benefits to north Oxfordshire

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

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JoyRiders Oxford: bike rides by women, for women

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

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Celebration of Cycling 2021

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

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Holidays and bicycles

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

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