upcoming events

Castle Park 10.30am-4pm.
Back for its fifth year, Ride Helen promises to be one of the region’s biggest and best cycling...
You can buy a good second hand refurbished bike from Re-Cycle to help with their fund raising.

Everyone loves the Wivenhoe Trail, but help is needed to keep this stretch of the River Colne...

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local riders

This month we talk to Dan Gascoyne, who’s recently joined Colchester Borough Council as Assistant Director, Policy & Corporate. Whilst he’s not an obsessive cyclist, bikes have always been part of his life, as the best way to get around. Read the full interview here
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regular cycling activities


This month we talk to an old Cycle Colchester friend, former Cycle Colchester Cycle Star Daniel Colaianni.

Bikeability Learn to Ride and Levels 1 & 2 are back this summer holidays at Queen Boudica primary school in Mile End.

Essex Police launch a new cycle security campaign with a 20% discount during June and July in participating local bike shops. We also share their recommendations on what lock to buy.

We update on the bike kitchens, their part in the Big Bike Revival, the workshops they are offering, recap on their standard opening times and share some sad news from Colchester Bike Kitchen.

We are pleased to hear that Colchester Station now have a new stock of fobs for their secure cycle compounds, find out more if you are interested in getting one.

Clean Air Day is on the 21 June and offers an opportunity to raise awareness of the harmful effects of air pollution. Cycling is a great way to reduce your contribution to air pollution, so please help spread the message! Find out more about the campaigns and events taking place in Colchester

We highlight a Sustrans major review of its walking and cycling routes.

Finally if you are interested in buying a preloved but barely used e-bike, get in touch. An elderly cycling enthusiast is selling his two practically new e-bikes as unfortunately due to ill health he is no longer able to use them

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