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Oxfordshire authorities set up cycling safety group amid calls for “fundamental change”

In the wake of three cyclist deaths across the city in six months, Oxfordshire County Council has set up a working group to improve...

Oxford, “Cycling City” of our world

"If only we could be riding horses and chariots like in the good old days, huh?"

The Bike Project: Giving wheels to refugees

Social enterprise The Bike Project is on a mission to get refugees cycling across the UK. It is doing so by collecting unwanted and abandoned bikes, fixing them up in their workshop, and donating them to refugees and asylum-seekers who do not have the means or money to travel.  

Cyclists and Liberal Democrats protest against closure of cycle route on Parks Road

A protest was held on Tuesday, 20th April by a group of local cyclists and Liberal Democrat activists to oppose the temporary closure of...

Oxford sport versus lockdown

"Oxford’s athletes will be eagerly awaiting their return to the green grass of Iffley Sports Ground and the drink-spilled dancefloors of Park End. But for the time being, they must fight on from home."

Local councillor appears to insult cyclists

Liam Walker, an Oxfordshire councillor for transport, became subject to scrutiny last week after responding to a tweet insulting cyclists. There has since been...

‘Crash Map’ reveals Oxford’s most dangerous cycling roads

According to the Crash Map, an online tool for tracking road accidents, there were 111 ‘serious’ pedal-cycle accidents in Oxford between 2015-2019, two of...

Bumpy roads to the top: The future of African cycling

Africa is not known for its cycling. Despite the continent’s domination of endurance running for generations, the surface of global professional cycling has only...

Froome’s ‘only appointment’ for 2020

Chris Froome is looking to secure a record-equaling fifth yellow jersey at the Tour de France this year. The Kenyan-born cyclist has indisputably been...

Riding into the Record Books

British road cyclists seek to defend their titles after a dominant few years in the Grand Tours

How much does your Ofo bike cost? Your privacy?

The true cost of bike hire schemes revealed

Let’s admit it, we all need Oxfeud

Oxfeud is the perfect outlet for petty outbursts of anger

Student death prompts new bike safety charter

Claudia charter calls on council to improve conditions for cyclists in Oxford

Bike crashes and thefts soar, new figures reveal

Over 2000 cyclists injured in crashes during the last ten years

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