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Three Counties L’Eroica 10 June 2018

Sat, 26 May, 2018

Annual 100km ride organised by Milton Keynes CTC in aid of Willen Hospice and the Cycling UK Cyclists Defence Fund. Traditionally L’Eroica events are for mid or pre-1980s cycles.  But while these are happily encouraged, any form of cycle is allowed. Click here to see poster with details  

Farcycles Faringdon Sportive 21 July 2018

Wed, 23 May, 2018

Entries are now open for the 6th Farcycles Faringdon Sportive on Saturday 21st July. There are 3 rides of different lengths to suit all levels of cyclist. Farcycles would like to encourage as many local people as possible to join in. If you are new to cycling or lapsed, then the Gentle Challenge – 35 miles of spectacular rolling Cotswold countryside – should be within your grasp. For those who… Read More »

Couch to 200 Miles

Sun, 11 March, 2018

Our main ride series for the first half of 2018 builds to a re-run of the 200 mile County Boundary ride that 7 of us started and 6 completed in 2013.  It took us 23-and-a half hours, and was epic in every sense of the word. OK, so you probably shouldn’t start this straight from the couch.  But if you have ridden a Century, or close to it, and want… Read More »

Off-road rides 2018 – Sundays in Wantage

Sun, 11 March, 2018

For 2018 we are aiming to appeal to a wider group of riders for our regular off-road rides.  So we have toned them down, and we are basing them closer to Wantage. The first ride will be the Sunday 15th April ‘Back on your mountain bike’ ride, aimed at people just starting on off-road, or re-starting, or a little bit uncertain about why you might want to do such a… Read More »

New web content

Tue, 26 December, 2017

This Christmas we’ve added a few more features to our website for all of you keen on cycling in Oxfordshire, all based on things we discussed and agreed at our AGM in November 2017 Our Purpose and Strategy, which will guide our actions in 2018 and beyond Our Measures of Success. the ‘KPIS’ by which we will measure progress Our Ride Categories, in a simple star rating system, that we… Read More »

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 »