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Cycle Winchester is a local community action group, campaigning to make Winchester better by bike.

Our aim is to create a better Winchester by promoting cycling as a convenient, healthy and inexpensive way to get around the city, as well as campaign for improved provision for cyclists. In so doing, we also hope to reduce traffic congestion and pollution in order to make Winchester a more enjoyable place to live, work and visit.

Through a range of cycling events and other initiatives, we hope to highlight the many benefits of cycling and encourage more people to get on their bikes and join us in our campaign to make Winchester better by bike.

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2018 Winchester cycle parking survey results

2018 Winchester cycle parking survey results

In 2003 John Edwards set up a cycle survey, counting bikes ‘parked’ around the town, on a fixed survey circuit. John was forced to give up this survey in 2010 and Chris Gillham and Phil Gagg took over the survey in mid-2012. The value of ...

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Mapping the city

Mapping the city

The Cycle Winchester Big Map The latest addition to our website is a big interactive map of Winchester showing the things that make it hard for people to cycle, together with ideas for making it better. You can find it here: The Cycle Winchester map ...

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Mass Ride 2, “a triumph over the elements”

Mass Ride 2, “a triumph over the elements”

Organisers hailed the second Cycle Winchester mass ride “a triumph over the elements” as one hundred cyclists braved cold, lashing rain to call for improvements in Winchester’s cycling infrastructure. With a yellow warning of wind and heavy rain, the team contemplated cancelling the event, but ...

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Winchester Movement Strategy: Cycle Winchester’s quick guide

Winchester Movement Strategy: Cycle Winchester’s quick guide

Hampshire County Council has reached phase 2 of its work on a Movement Strategy for Winchester and has published an “Emerging strategy document” for consultation. You can download the movement strategy document here. We urge you all to read the document and make your own ...

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Mass Ride 2: Guidance to Riders

Mass Ride 2: Guidance to Riders

It’s nearly here! Hopefully you are excited as we are at once again taking over the streets of Winchester for a short while to demonstrate the strength and diversity of our cycling community and the joy of pedal-power. And it’s not too late to invite ...

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