upcoming events

Film nights return to Velo! in November

Saturdays - moderate pace club run, averaging 16mph.

Sundays - Faster paced club ride, 18mph average. 

Fast paced puzzle/checkpoint ride.

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local riders

Dr Laurel Spooner is in the hot saddle this month for the launch of our new Cycle Colchester website. 'In the open air on a bike you are truly a part of your surroundings. The air rushes by but your bike skims along so quietly you can hear the birds singing. Find out more about why she loves her bike! Read the full interview here
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regular cycling activities


Welcome to our new website, we hope you like it and find it easy to navigate. It's a continually evolving site for you the cycling community, so we welcome feedback. You can contact us via the About Us page.

Despite the warmer than usual weather, it is definitely feeling autumnal and the nights are drawing in at a rapid pace. But this doesn't mean you need to put your bike into hibernation. With a bit of careful planning and the right equipment you can continue to cycle safely throughout the winter months. Here are some tips on safe riding in the winter

This month we highlight Bike Wise, a local campaign to raise awareness of cycle security, the national Space for Cycling campaign, update you on Chapeau's reopening and rebranding as Velo! and let you know what CTC Cycle Champions are offering this month and next. Plus you could win a bike with Active Essex!

Events both one off and regular can be viewed to the left, and this month's local cyclist in the hot saddle is local GP Dr Laurel Spooner, read more on the right.

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