On Yer Bike

Our blog is published in the Oxford Mail each week.

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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Me and my bike: Sourovi De

By Kathryn McNicoll

Sourovi has been living in Oxford for 11 years but it is only recently that she has decided to take up cycling.

One more bollard

By Andy Chivers

What is the most fun you can have on three wheels? Answer: Riding round Oxford in the sun on the electric assist tricycle rickshaw (or trishaw) owned by the charity

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Seeing the world differently through cycling

By Henry Smith

Seeing Mark Cavendish back to winning ways at the Tour de France this month takes me back to the summer of 2012 where my love of cycling was really ignited. The image of

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In search of the perfect bike

By Jonny Ives

With summer here, Cyclox Trustee Jonny Ives, tunes into the Tour de France and wonders whether in the race for perfection the latest light-weight racing machine might come

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