upcoming events

If you are interested in combining an exhilarating 290 mile, 4 day bike ride with raising money...
FREE Dr Bike, fruit smoothie and entry into raffle prize draw to win cycling goodies for everyone...
Colchester’s first Vintage Bike Ride, a slow paced ride with stops at secrets beauty stops and...
Bring your kids along to make themselves some Bike glasses, pedal a smoothie and talk to us about...

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local riders

Since becoming Mayor of Colchester in June, Cllr Higgins says that, as well as being her preferred mode of transport, cycling is often quicker, and cheaper than using the official car.

Read the full interview here
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regular cycling activities


NEWSFLASH - Unfortunately the Bums on Bikes festival has been cancelled. CTC will still be at Greenstead fun day.

With the arrival finally of some summer weather, there are all sorts of bike activities to get involved in this month. Here are the headlines:

This month we interview new Mayor Cllr Theresa Higgins, find out why her bike is her preferred method of transport for travelling to civic ocasions.

If your bike is still languishing in the shed, Velo Cycling and Coffee are offering another Free Dr Bike check this month on 3 July.

Wondering what exactly a Free Dr Bike check is? Find out a bit more so you know what to expect.

Colchester is launching its very own Bike Kitchen at the Waiting Room on the 5 July.

It may not be everyone’s cup of tea but on the 11 July Colchester is hosting its first Naked Bike Ride to demonstrate the vulnerability of cyclists on the road and as a protest against car culture.

Wivenhoe Bike Kitchen are offering lots of fun activities at the Wivenhoe Summer fete on the 12 July

Visit Cycle Colchester on the 18 July in Castle Park as part of the Carnival celebrations.

The 25 July is a busy day for cycling in Colchester,  ‘Bums on Bikes’ Colchester's first ever bike festival is taking place around different locations around the town (no nakedness involved in this one!)

The 25th is also an opportunity for you to get your hands on a quality refurbished second hand bike, with Re-Cycle holding bike sales at both Wormingford and the Waiting room as part of the Bums on Bikes celebrations.

The annual Essex Castle Bike ride is also taking place.

Find out more on CTC's summer programme

Cycle Colchester website developments - see the latest updated version of our Get on your Bike leaflet. Plus a newHelp’ page with quick links to advice and support.

Full details below...

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