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Pedalling fast on our cycles for key workers project

By Alison Hill

Every Thursday evening at 8pm people are out in the streets applauding, banging pots and pans, and playing music, to celebrate our NHS and social care

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Remembering Claudia

By Sam Chappell

It’s been 3 years since Oxford felt the shock and the roar from someone being killed while cycling on our

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Bikes for key workers project launches in Oxford city

Active Oxfordshire is delighted to be working with Cyclox, Oxford City Council, Broken Spoke Bike Co-op and other partners to launch a new project providing bikes for key workers across Oxford

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Cycles of time

By Rob Ainlsey

Writer Rob Ainsley returned with his bike to Oxford for the first time in 35 years. It’s changed since then. So’s

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Guide to cycling safely during lockdown

Cycling is playing an increasingly important role during lockdown. The UK government has recognised cycling as a key

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What happens after Covid-19?

By Roger Symonds

At the time of writing, we have been in lockdown for three weeks. People have permission to exercise once a day. We can go out with people we live with, but group rides are not

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Reasons to be hopeful?

By Oly Shipp

As I cycled through East Oxford with my kids this morning, I began to realise there may be some positives to the present worrying

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Covid-19 and Cycling

By Alison Hill

Managing the spread of Covid-19 is resulting in more and more restrictions on our lives. Cycling is one activity Cyclox believes that it is essential to maintain over the coming difficult weeks and

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Cycling around the world in 263 days…

By Becci Curtis

On the 29th June 2019, a huge number of well-wishers congregated outside Beeline Bicycles to see two members of the Cowley Road Condors Cycling Club head off on the adventure of a

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Cyclists, or people on bikes?

By Roger Symonds

I am not a cyclist. As Mikael Coalville-Anderson, author of Copenhagenize said: “I am just a modern city dweller, who happens to use a bicycle to get around because it is safe and

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Bicycles and Greenhouse Gases

By Andy Chivers

Last week, two-hundred people turned up on a cold, wet and windy night to hear Prof. Tim Schwannen talk about transport in the future. He pointed out that despite the high level of urban bicycle riding in the Netherlands, as a country they ranked considerably worse than the UK in carbon emissions per capita (UK 10th lowest in EU, NL

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Healthy Streets: something we can all agree on?

By Oly Ship

In current times, we’d be hard pressed not to find ourselves privy to multiple divisive debates. In this country, the toxic legacy of the Brexit referendum can appear to have left us with a broken

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