November 2019 News

This month we’ve got a bumper issue including updates from our friends at local charity Re~Cycle,  the exciting work Sustrans are doing at Winstree Road, how to get involved with Colchester Cycling Campaign and some news from local cycle clubs. We’ve also included...

October 2019 News

Find out about the Clean Air Survey, an update from Sustrans on the Winstree Road Project, the Wheels for All festival and some tips and tricks on how to keep your bike safe. We’ve also got news from our friends at Re~Cycle and the Colchester and Wivenhoe Bike Kitchens.

September 2019 News

This month we chatted with Liz Bethell from St James’ Primary School about her work as a bikeability instructor, growing up on her bike as a bit of a tomboy and how she’s held onto her favourite bike for a long time. We might be slowly drifting into autumn but there’s still plenty happening in the Colchester cycling world, so without further ado, let’s get going…

August 2019 News

This month we bring you news of an award for Cycle Colchester stalwart Pam Nelson, the success of Sustrans’ trailblazing Winstree Rd Community Led Street Design project, more cycle security events with Colchester Bike Kitchen, beginner rides from Cycling UK, the upcoming Cycle County Active County conference in Chelmsford, some exciting job opportunities and lots more!

July 2019 News

This month we had a chat with Tori Cook, Cycling UK’s new development officer for Essex. Tori talks about big cycling challenges, taking a break and then getting back into riding through cycle confidence training and how it’s kept her happy and healthy – both mentally and physically.

Catherine and Stuart Johnson 

This month I met Catherine and Stuart Johnson for a cup of tea and a catch up at The Minories tearoom. We talked about cycle campaigning, utility cycling and how riding a bike quite simply puts a smile on your face!  

Lucy Mondon

This month's interview is with Lucy Mondon. Lucy tells us about how getting an e-bike has given her a new found confidence in cycling on the road, as well as some tips and tricks about how to get the most out of your  e-bike! How did you first start cycling?  It’s the...

Liz Bethell

This month we chatted with Liz Bethell from St James’ Primary School about her work as a bikeability instructor, growing up on her bike as a bit of a tomboy and how she’s held onto her favourite bike for a long time…

Willow Mitchell

This month I caught up with Willow Mitchell in and found out all about how she went from pootling around the country lanes on her bike as a kid to working on exciting behaviour change projects with Sustrans. Via Brighton and Berlin of course.

Tori Cook

This month I chatted with Tori Cook, Cycling UK’s new Development Officer for Essex. Tori is Colchester born and bred, and is getting back into cycling after a break. She told me about how much of a help she’s found cycle confidence training, riding from London to...

upcoming events

  • Cycling for Pleasure
    • 13/11/2019
    • Introductory Wednesday rides from Leisure World at 11am open to all, aimed at new riders, returning riders and those wishing to improve their health.

  • Cycling for Pleasure
    • 20/11/2019
    • Introductory Wednesday rides from Leisure World at 11am open to all, aimed at new riders, returning riders and those wishing to improve their health.

  • St Helena Cycle Challenges Information Event
    • 26/11/2019
    • Fancy a big cycle challenge? St Helena have two coming up that could be for you. Come along and find out more…

  • Cycling for Pleasure
    • 27/11/2019
    • Introductory Wednesday rides from Leisure World at 11am open to all, aimed at new riders, returning riders and those wishing to improve their health.

  • Re~Cycle Bike Sale
    • 30/11/2019
    • Grab yourself a bargain!

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