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Should wearing cycle helmets be made compulsory?

By Roger Symonds

I have noticed that many people cycling in Oxford do not wear helmets. Is this because people feel safe on Oxford roads? Or is the demographic predominantly young and less worried about

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Oxford’s secret cycle paths revealed

Cycle campaign group harness the power of Google Street View to make two traffic-free routes into the city centre easier to

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Two Oxford City cycle paths are now on Google Street View

By Andy Chivers

Ignoring the harmful exhaust emissions for a moment, the car is a remarkable invention, combining freedom and security, effectively providing you with a house on wheels. But it is limited in one respect – it only runs on roads. In Oxford particularly, a bike offers many other ways to get from A to B that the car driver is

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Active travel to schools

A Cyclox schools special

Tuesday 21st January, 7.30-9.00pm

Online Zoom

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Wayne Barker

All you need to know about floods and potholes

POSTPONED

St. Michaels at the Northgate, Cornmarket St, Oxford

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Cyclox Champions Meeting

Spring get-together

Wednesday 4th March, 7.30-9.30pm

Common Ground, 37-38 Little Clarendon Street, Oxford,

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Movement as medicine: cycling can help close the fitness gap at any age

By Becci Curtis and Sir Muir Gray

Last September, Cyclox and Oxford Brookes University hosted a conference on co-creating a cycling environment for people of all ages. In his opening presentation, Sir Muir Gray, the public health specialist, said ‘the elixir of life has already been discovered and cycling is part of it’. He claims that cycling can lower your risk of dementia and frailty, and decrease the need for social care. Great news! But how? Sir Gray went on to

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Like riding a bike

Co-creating a cycling environment for 9s to 90s

Final conference report and action

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Bike tourism: a missed opportunity for Oxford

By Roger Symonds

My partner and I are recent Oxford residents and we love the city. We moved from Bath at the beginning of August 2019. One of the main reasons for the move was that Oxford is flat. We were also impressed by the number of people riding bikes and the bike

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Your cycling rights and responsibilities

As we all navigate Oxford’s very congested streets during rush hour and experience these frustrations, we feel there is an opportunity for everyone to be more considerate of each other. This initiative is designed to remind cyclists of their right to be on the road, as well as their

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I ride my bike to the bus stop

By Andy Chivers

One of Cyclox’s members wrote to suggest that bus stops would benefit from a couple of bike stands nearby. There are a few examples of this dotted around Oxford, and it is an enlightened decision by someone in the city or county council to make it easier for people to cycle to the bus stop, hop on the bus and leave their bike securely locked until their

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When does a free for all become chaos?

By Andy Chivers

I had the pleasure of cycling along Marston Ferry Rd during rush hour recently, against the fantastic flow of children making their way to school. Whoever commissioned the central white line which was added a year or two ago was no doubt thinking of just this

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