On Yer Bike

Our column is published in the Oxford Mail every Tuesday.

We want traffic bulletins for cyclists

By Richard MacKenzie

In an attempt to work towards normalising cycling here in Oxford, last month I launched a petition to back a simple idea. I wanted to ask one of our local radio

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Changing travel habits

By Andy Chivers

I met up with a friend who lives in south Devon. He drives 8 miles each way to work and is leaving earlier and earlier because of traffic congestion and difficulty

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Cyclox’s Christmas list

By Alison Hill

If you are a reader of this blog, presumably bike stuff was on your Christmas list. Like the Christmas turkeys your bike needs some extra trimmings, and you will have made

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Smart bike lights

By Graham Stanley

See.Sense has offered 300 smart bike lights at a reduced cost of £15 on a first come first serve basis.

Like riding a bike

By Andy Chivers

Like all skills there is a pleasure and pride in its expert execution. Urban bike riding is a skill which combines several elements, but the balancing, propelling and

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Safely on your bike

By Alison Hill

This week is Road Safety Week. It is a week when we are reminded of the tragic loss of life in road traffic collisions. The road injury statistics from the Department

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Can 1,400 Facebook likes get more people cycling in Oxford?

By Oly Shipp

Cycle your children to school: it’s safer and quicker

By Ian Callaghan

Aged 10 – having passed my cycling proficiency test and in possession of the ‘triangle of trust’ – I was allowed to cycle to school. Today most parents would worry about

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Wintertime is upon us: check your lights are working

By James Dawton

How should a cyclist be lit? The law says that you need front and rear lights and reflectors to a British Standard (BS), and at the right height and position. There are

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The chaos that is Broad Street

By Alison Hill

On 22nd September Broad Street was free of all motor traffic for a joyful few hours to mark World Car Free Day. The street was open only to people travelling on foot and

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Cyclox urges you to support councils’ Connecting Oxford plan

By Alison Hill

High-speed train services are letting down cyclists

By Kat Young