Tag: Women's cycling

Older man in hi-vis jacket and helmet cycling down a lane through autumn trees in sunshine

New year cycling resolutions

By Alison Hill and Jonny Ives

What are your cycling resolutions for the new year? Here are some suggestions to start you off.

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Supporting safe streets for all

By Lucy Giuliano

Since I started as Cyclox Campaigns Director 5 months ago I’ve seen news reports of a local road collision on most days. We want everyone to feel safe on our streets. To achieve this, we need your support. Read on to find out more.    

Does elite cycling get people onto their bikes?

By Andy Chivers

We were promised that the legacy of the London Olympics in 2012 would be a new enthusiasm for sport and fitness in the UK. There was a brief increase in physical activity, but it didn’t last. So what about elite cycling? Will that get more people riding bikes?

Celebrating three award-winning women in cycling

By Alison Hill and Kathryn McNicoll

Three Oxfordshire women were nominated for Cycling UK’s 100 Women in Cycling 2022 and here we celebrate their achievements. 

Commuting: from car-share to e-bike

By Emily Kerr

Tiffany and Dawn are dinner ladies at a central Oxford primary school. Until this term, they shared a car to travel to work, along with another friend, commuting in to the city from Blackbird Leys. But what they really wanted was to try cycling.

Your cycling journey with JoyRiders

By Annette Pattinson

This May, JoyRiders Oxford celebrated its first year running free, women-only group cycle rides led by trained female volunteers. In that year, we ran 33 rides in and around Oxford with 50 individual participants.

Safer streets for active women and girls

By Matt Roebuck

Next weekend, on 11 June, one of the world’s most prestigious cycling events, The Women’s Tour, comes to Oxfordshire. According to its organisers, it brings with it a safety “bubble with…world class riders at the centre”.

Me and My Bike: Aileen

By Kathryn McNicoll

Aileen describes herself as a nervous cyclist who, up until quite recently, had not cycled since she was a child: why then does she choose to cycle from the Pear Tree Park and Ride to her job as the Senior Facilities Manager at the Radcliffe Observatory Quarter? Fitness is her main motivation… Another strong reason was avoiding the wait in the freezing cold for a bus.

Me and my bike: Patricia Logullo

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.

Get ‘On Yer Bike’ with the AJ Bell Women’s Tour!

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.