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Midweek Cotswolds Audax 19 June 2019

Wed, 22 May, 2019

The Oxfordshire CTC Midweek Member Group are running the 2019 edition of the Midweek Tour of the Cotswolds Audax, a lovely ride starting from Witney Rugby Club on Wednesday 19th June. This sociable event is 106 km in length and success on this lovely route is recorded on a Brevet card that you get stamped at two Controls (a cafe in Chipping Norton and the Cotswold Farm Park in Guiting… Read More »

75 and 100 mile rides including return of the Tri-Vets Century

Sun, 19 May, 2019

Two big rides coming in June 2019.  On 2nd June, 75 miles from Grove.  On 30th June, 100 miles from Islip – our annual Century ride which this year we are combining with the Triennial Veterans Century ride. The Triennial Veterans Century is a special series of long-distance cycling events for the over-50s every 3 years.  This year we are combining it with our regular annual Century ride, so you… Read More »

12th June 2019 – Women’s Pro Tour comes to Oxfordshire

Sun, 19 May, 2019

Oxfordshire will play host to the OVO Energy Women’s Tour for the next three years, starting with the county’s first-ever stage of Britain’s leading professional women’s stage race on day three of the 2019 event on Wednesday 12 June. Find out more here: www.womenstour.co.uk You can also find more info regarding route and timetable here: https://www.womenstour.co.uk/stages/stage-3/

Le Tour de Farcycles 2019

Sun, 19 May, 2019

Saturday 27th July 2019, Faringdon THREE amazing rides:   The Gentle Challenge – 35 miles of rolling Cotswold countryside that is just enough to stretch someone looking for a first event. It is also the choice for regular cyclists to have a social meander through some of the region’s prettiest villages. The route is also perfect for families who would like to enjoy a day cycling together. The Full Monty – 70 miles… Read More »

Our Purpose and Strategy

Thu, 16 May, 2019

As agreed by our Annual General Meeting on 4th November 2017 Purpose and Strategy of Cycling UK Oxfordshire Purpose Our overall purpose is to encourage more people to go cycling more of the time, both Cycling UK Members and the general public. Our scope is centred on Oxfordshire, and we will work with other groups and coordinate action across the county.  We also encourage riders and rides beyond Oxfordshire’s borders. Measures… Read More »

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 crazy… 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 »