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 everywhere by car — I was lucky enough to afford one — but I always wanted to walk and cycle more.
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 a way of reaching out to cyclists and potential cyclists in different parts of Oxford.
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 up forms part of a transformational network of cycle and active travel infrastructure. That’s the kind of vision we need for Oxfordshire.
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.
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.
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 Broughton.
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. Research by the Institute for Transport Studies at the University of Leeds found that because public transport is less likely to be an option in rural areas, people can have a transport carbon footprint several times higher than when living in a city.
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 Bicester and what could be done to make it easier?
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 it comes to staying fit and discovering the great outdoors.
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 are easier for women travelling in from outside the city to join.