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October 2020

Fancy a challenge next year? St Helena Hospice have places available in the 60 mile London 2 Cambridge cycle on 25th July 2021. You’ll ride from the White Water Centre in north London to Jesus Green in Cambridge, with the route winding through the peaceful country...

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September 2020

Summer may be well and truly over, but Autumn is still a beautiful time to be out and about on your bike. The best news is Wivenhoe Bike Kitchen are open again every Monday 19:00-21:00 and Sunday 14:00-16:00: WBK offers free safety checks at all sessions until...

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August 2020

The Stop. Swap. GO! 60 Day Challenge is in full swing! Hundreds of people in Essex have already joined the 60 Day Challenge designed to motivate participants to walk and cycle more. The challenge launched on 1 August and already there is lots of activity on social...

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June 2020 News

We’ve got updates from Wivenhoe Bike Kitchen, the Colchester Orbital has launched, FREE bikeability training and much more

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May 2020 News

We hope you've been enjoying some cycling on the quieter roads, especially as the weather's been so nice! Sorry this month's newsletter is a little bit late but there's plenty for you to read. This month's interview is with Rick King. Rick told us about his time...

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April 2020 News

It’s been a funny old month hasn’t it? Some of us are now working from home, others are furloughed and others are carrying on in essential roles. No matter what you’re doing, thank you for doing your bit to keep us all safe and hopefully riding a bike is keeping you active and happy! We’ve got plenty of news this month, mostly on a theme you’d expect, so if you’d rather steer clear of that then we fully understand!

There’s no new interview this month but if you haven’t already then we really recommend you go back and have a read of last month’s with Re~Cycle volunteer Richard. His enthusiasm for the charity and riding his bike is infectious (if you’ll excuse the term!)

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March 2020 News

This month I sat down with Re~Cycle volunteer and all round bike lover Richard Harris to chat about what got him back into riding, why Re~Cycle is the best place to work, and what he’s planning for his next bike.

We’ve also got plenty of news this month including Re~Cycle’s upcoming sportive with local cycle club VC Revolution, Bikeability training, Ride to work week, Bikewise cycle security campaign and lots more.

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February 2020 News

This month we popped down to Wivenhoe Bike Kitchen in, er, Wivenhoe, to catch up with Jo and Jay who've been helping people fix their bikes in the village for six years or so. We've also got news about Bikeability, an upcoming closed rode 100 mile sportive right here...

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January 2020 News

Our interviews will return from next month, for now there’s plenty of news for you to get your teeth into. Fancy a ride round the Dengie? Some freebies from Colchester Bike kitchen? Got a new bike for Christmas? Why not donate your old one to Re~Cycle. Or if you’re just getting back on the bike, book yourself some cycle confidence sessions with Safer Essex Roads. We’ve also got a roundup of some interesting things that have caught our eye this week…

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December 2019 News

We’re sorry to say that there’s no interview this month, instead we’ve got a bumper edition of the newsletter for you. We’ve also got our usual interesting links, and a few last minute gift ideas… you better be quick though as it’s not long to go now!

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