upcoming events

Re-Cycle sell bikes from their warehouse every weekday 08:30 - 16:30 and on the last Saturday...

Monthly sale of refurbished second hand bikes to support their fundraising.

11am -3pm at Firstsite in Colchester.

For children nine years and upwards, introducing them to cycling on quiet roads.

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local riders

This month we interview Darius Laws, a photographer and video producer who’s also a Colchester Borough Councillor and a keen cyclist.

Read the full interview here
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This month we interview Darius Laws, a photographer and video producer who's also a Colchester Borough Councillor.

Following the snow a few weeks back and the icy slush in the days after, you may have parked your bike for a few days. If you are wondering what to do if further snow or ice comes our way, we share some tips from Sustrans for safe cycling in snowy and icy conditions should you decide to cycle.

Despite all the cycling activity in Colchester, nothing is registered on the Active Essex website. So if you run a club or group or are part of a club find out how you can sign up to promote what your club offers.

We are still looking for an unwanted bike to suit a tall 15 year old. Can you help?

Local charity Re-Cycle has a new Managing Director.

Did you take part in Beat The Street on your bike? The Beat the Street team are keen to hear from people who did and are happy to share their story.

Find out more about what the Bike Life 2017 report from Sustrans have to say about cycling in cities.

With 2018 approaching and the time for New Year resolutions, we share an interesting study from the University of Copenhagen which found that cycling to work is just as effective for losing weight as going to the gym 5 times a week!

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