upcoming events

Colchester based national charity MS-UK helping and supporting people living with multiple...

Re-Cycle sell bikes from their warehouse every weekday 08:30 - 16:30 and on the last Saturday...
Sign up for the Ride for Helen, raising money for Helen Rollason Cancer Charity.
Opening alternate Wednesdays 6:30pm - 8:30pm

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local riders

With the launch of a new Bicycle User Group (BUG) at Colchester hospital this month, we talk to Paul Byrne, Consultant Rheumatologist at Colchester Hospital and chair of Colchester Medics for Safer Roads and the new BUG about his love for cycling and why making cycling part of your day to day routine can help address many health conditions related to inactivity. 

 

Read the full interview here
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regular cycling activities

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With the longer days and summer ahead, lots of bike activities are coming up!

Why not think about taking part in the Cake Escape, a fun local initiative to encourage you to combine eating cake with getting out on your bike! New participating cafes have been added.

Like to support your local independent bike shops? – check out a list including the newest Rough and Road Cycles in West Bergholt.

Find out more about new Essex cycling initiative Happy Handlebars, who will be offering help to get people back on bikes and enjoying cycling

The Colchester Bike Kitchen is now opening on alternate Wednesdays at 6:30pm.

Colchester based national charity MS-UK helping and supporting people living with multiple sclerosis have a number of gold places available in the Ride London event on the 30th July.

We hope to offer some Bikeability sessions in the May half term and summer holidays, however you can now book Bikeability Learn to Ride directly with Safer Essex Road partnerships.

Re-Cycle has a new patron and we update you on some changes to the sort of bike donations they are now looking for plus they still need more volunteers for the summer!

Is your school part of the EcoRace? If not, find out more about this termly competition between local schools to encourage children to walk, scoot and cycle to school.

If you fancy a cycling adventure slightly further afield, why not check out the Adventure Cycle Festival in the Lake District over the first weekend of June or #racethesun17 on the 23rd June?

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