upcoming events

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...

The main path through Hilly Fields will be closed for resurfacing work.

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upcoming events

2 November - 'See Me' Ride at University

Prepare for cycling over the winter, join us at 5pm


Learn a basic bike safety check, find out what the UK law says on riding at night, advice and practicalities about riding in the dark and winter months followed by a short twilight ride.   FREE high visibility accessories if you come along and a FREE prize draw entry to win a set of lights!

Book a free place at Colchester Travel Plan Club.

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local riders

Self-confessed petrolhead Ashley Parmenter learned to drive a car before he tried riding a bike at the age of 19. He likes having a car for long journeys but thinks the bike is best for short trips. And learning to cycle has also provided him with some interesting jobs.


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