upcoming events

A new cycling festival for Colchester organsed by Velo Cycling and Coffee, activities will be...
A  great day cycling a choice of three beautiful circular routes of 25, 50 and 75 miles, all...

Cycle Colchester will be in the park with our pedal powered smoothie maker and kids activity.

Tools for self help, Dr Bike and qualified bike mechanic on hand to help you.

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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. Full interview coming soon...

Read the full interview here
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regular cycling activities


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.

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

The 25 July sees Colchester’s first ever Cycling Festival ‘Bums on Bikes’ 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.

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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