News: General news

Getting Social – Twitter and Facebook

Sun, 3 December, 2017

Don’t forget, we’re now on Twitter and Facebook. So please follow us, like us, share and retweet on Facebook CyclingUKOxfordshire and Twitter @CUKOxfordshire We are always keen to get cycling content to share, so please post and tweet with our ‘handle’ so we can broadcast it on.

22 Space for Cycling Councillors elected

Sun, 7 May, 2017

Oxfordshire’s election results are now in.  Of the 63 elected Councillors, 22 have supported Space for Cycling. That more than doubles the 10 Councillors who had declared their support in the previous Council. Here is the list of Oxfordshire County Councillors supporting Space for Cycling May 2017.   15 registered on Cycling UK’s Vote Bike website to Plan, Invest and Build Space for Cycling.   6 registered for the previous… Read More »

Vote Bike – Which of your candidates support Space for Cycling?

Tue, 2 May, 2017

We have had a great response to our Space for Cycling campaign in Oxfordshire.  At last count, 60 candidates had expressed support for cycling, and 48 of these had registered their support on the Cycling UK ‘Vote Bike’ web page, most with additional comments. Now you look at our Oxfordshire Candidates Space for Cycling List (3 May 2017 v3) to see which candidates support Space for Cycling and what they said.  (This… Read More »

Our Space for Cycling event in the news

Tue, 25 April, 2017

“Cyclists and election candidates from across Oxfordshire rallied together under the beaming sunshine as they shared their vision for a county-wide bicycle network.” Read the Oxford Mail story Read the Oxfordshire Guardian story (which combines this with a Sustrans story).

Your committee members supporting Space for Cycling rally in Oxford

Sun, 23 April, 2017

A fantastic event!  We had nearly 200 cyclists and supporters attend from all over the county, as far afield as Faringdon and Wallingford. Robin Tucker, Secretary of Cycling UK Oxfordshire and Chair of the Oxfordshire Cycling Network set out the potential benefits of cycling, and the importance of the Oxfordshire County Council in delivering those benefits locally.  Simon Hunt of Cyclox echoed that with an appeal for everyone with an… Read More »

Media coverage of Strategic Cycle Network launch

Mon, 27 March, 2017

We had great coverage for our launch on 20th March 2017 of the Oxfordshire Cycling Network’s proposed Strategic Cycle Network for Oxfordshire. BBC Radio Oxford – Interview on the Howard Bentham show (32 minutes in, after Vera Lynn) BBC Oxford News – Web article BBC TV – A short clip on South Today at 1830 and 2230 Jack FM – Recorded interview clips and an article on their news website Oxford Mail… Read More »

Riding to Bielsko-Biała for Olivia

Sun, 12 March, 2017

Hi there, My name is Nick and on Sunday 19th March I will be part of a team setting off from Oxford on a 1000 mile charity cycle tour to the city of Bielsko-Biała in Poland. I am writing as we would love to involve as many cyclists in the first leg of our ‘OX2BB’ journey as possible. We are raising money for a little girl called Olivia who was… Read More »

Welcome to our new Website

Thu, 16 February, 2017

Cycling UK Oxfordshire welcomes you to its new website. This website will be hosted at our new URL: cyclingukoxfordshire.org so please add this to your Bookmarks or Favourites. It is powered by WordPress, which makes it very easy to add or edit content in the form of Posts.  Our posts will include: Events – Cycle rides and other events News – News about the group or cycling in Oxfordshire Cycling Groups… Read More »

Chit Chat December 2016

Thu, 1 December, 2016

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas! Certainly outside it is, with a big frost on the ground and icy, icy weather. That makes it slippery on the roads, but can actually be good news off-road. The puddles freeze over, so you can ride over them without getting such a big splash of cold water.   Usually the first rider over cracks the ice but gets across dry, the second… Read More »

AGM Agenda

Tue, 8 November, 2016

Our 2016 AGM is on 12 November at Hinton Waldrist Village Hall.  The Agenda can now be found on our 'About Us' page.