upcoming events

For children nine years and upwards, introducing them to cycling on quiet roads.
Starting from Greenstead Library at 10:30  and ending at 12:30pm
45 minute sessions for adults and children struggling to ride or who have never learnt to cycle.
Cycle Colchester will be at Firstsite between 12noon and 4pm promoting cycling as part of Black...

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November Bike Jumble - The Waiting Room

News in brief this month.

Continuing our theme of children and cycling, this month we talk to Camille who tells us about the freedom she feels and the time she is saving now she is cycling to school.

If in the face of the dramatic drop in temperature, your...


How quickly the evenings are drawing in! This year it has taken us a bit by surprise, perhaps because September was so warm and it is only now beginning to feel autumnal.

Our October local cyclist is James Alden, who tells us how he has recently learnt...


This month as part of our promotion of St Helena Hospice’s October 2nd charity bike ride, we interview Christopher Welham who as well as competing for the Track Cycling World Masters Championship also supports St Helena Hospice’s fund raising...


This month, instead of an interview, we tell you all about the Big Bike Revival and how our local bike kitchens are involved plus we talk to Tristan about how Colchester Bike Kitchen came to his rescue!

If you are interested in the cycle...


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local riders

Read Wolf's insirational story about how cycling has transformed his mobility. Find out about the e-bikes he has built, his campaigning for better cycle links particularly between towns and his lobbying for ebikes to be recognised as a mobility aid. 'Getting the bus is causing me big problems, but cycling is good. Going to work by bus I’m sitting down for an hour and a half and I’d have to take painkillers before going to work, but not when I’m cycling.'

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