Do you need help?

Find out local help available to get you back in the saddle, to improve your confidence or get your bike ready to ride.


Donate your unwanted bike to be shipped to Africa and buy quality refurbished bikes at modest costs.

Colchester Cycling Campaign

For advice on what bike, local bike shops, routes beyond Colchester, Bike Drinks, local campaigning and much more.

Volunteer Led Rides

Regular, gentle rides to boost confidence and experience

Clean Air Heroes

A points-based activity for infant, junior and primary schools located within the Essex County Council Authority catchment

meet a local cyclist

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Photo of Steffen
Well my name is Steffen Boehm and I have taken up cycling at a very young age, I was about 3-4 years old and ever since I just continued doing it.

Photo of Sarah
I am Sarah Kafala and I work at the University library and this is a new career for me- I used to work as a designer and publication manager but I had a break for having children.

Photo of Claudia
So far I've talked to other people about what cycling means to them, how they started out and so on. This month I thought it'll make a change and talk a bit about myself as a cyclist.

Photo of Nigel
My name is Nigel Myers and I am the Economic Development manager for Colchester Borough Council and my role is leading a team who is the main business interface with the Council.

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The Cake Escape

Cycle around Essex and collect stamps towards a free slice of cake!

Centurion Treasure Trail

Take the kids on a treasure trail around High Woods country park and find real treasure at the end!

Wivenhoe's Bike Kitchen

Friendly community bicycle workshop offering drop in sessions twice a week

Colchester Bike Kitchen

Friendly community bicycle workshop 1st and 3rd Wednesday evening and Saturday afternoon each month