Year: 2020

Segregated cycleway

Let’s See More Ambition, Hampshire

Lockdown prompted thousands of new and lapsed cyclists to take to the streets, enjoying quieter roads and relishing the opportunity to embrace a healthier lifestyle, both for transport and leisure. How are central government and local authorities, such as Hampshire County Council, supporting this very welcome trend? On July 10th,

HCC Covid Travel Map

Hants Covid Map: 7 days of action

There have been many encouraging statements from central government and Hampshire about taking the opportunity of Covid social distancing to introduce permanent infrastructure for both cycling and walking. The reality of phase 1 improvements has so far not lived up to the words. Hampshire County Council is bidding for 4x

Photos of 82 cyclists

Not The Mass Ride, video collage.

When we launched Not The Mass Ride, as a socially-distanced alternative to our hugely popular mass rides, we had no idea whether anyone would feel motivated to join in. We said we would create a combined visual record to show the breadth of cycling activity in our City and to

‘Not The Mass Ride’ video

Today Cycle Winchester launches ‘Not The Mass Ride’. Ride to King Alfred’s Statue > Take a selfie > Post on social media #cyclewinchester #BikeWeekUK. Until June 14th. Lots of little rides, one big message: Make Winchester’s streets safe for cyclists. Huge thanks to Shortcuts Video for this production.

Clip from map for Avington cycle route

Lockdown Rides for Bike Week

If you’ve recently dug a bike out of the shed, and – like many – been enjoying riding on quieter roads, we have some recommended routes for you. The first takes us along the Itchen Valley through Avington. Andy Key, who devised the route says: “The Itchen Valley between Alresford