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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accessibility

Cycle Colchesteer aims to make this website accessible to all visitors, ensuring it meets the needs of disabled users, and is viewable in the widest possible range of web-browsing technology. To achieve this goal, the Cycle Colchester website was created in accordance with certain web standards and government guidelines.

Access keys

Access keys can make it easier for a visitor to navigate through a website. A link is instantly selected when its access key is typed.

Access keys can make it easier for a visitor to navigate through a website. A link is instantly selected when its access key is typed.

On a Windows computer, you can press ALT + an access key to select a link.
On a Macintosh, you can press Control + an access key to select a link.

Conforming to the UK Government access keys standard, the following access keys are defined on each page of the Cycle Colchester website:

  • S - Skip navigation
  • 1 - Home page
  • 3 - Site map
  • 9 - Contact
  • 0 - Access key details

Standards compliance

All pages on this site marked with the W3C-WAI Level Double-A conformance icon comply with all priority 1 and 2 guidelines of theW3C Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 1.0 (WCAG 1.0). As many of the guidelines can not be tested automatically, this statement is made on the basis of subjective manual review. After evaluating the site against the priority 1 and 2 guidelines, it is believed that all marked pages adhere to them. A checklist of the WCAG guidelines is available here.

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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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