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Massed cyclists approach Westgate as part of Mass Ride 5, 2021

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 campaigning 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.

You can support our campaign – and gain discounts at local bike shops – by becoming a member, by signing up to our email list, by following us on social media, and by signing the Winchester Cycling Charter.

Our next Mass Ride / Kidical Mass takes place on 28 Sep 2024; more details here.

Latest updates

Sketch of a bicycle, with surrounding notes describing how to check that it is roadworthy.

How to draw a bicycle @The Winchester Gallery

Cycle Winchester is thrilled to collaborate with the University of Southampton and The Winchester Gallery in a participatory exhibition: How to Draw a Bicycle...
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Photo of cyclists crossing Romsey Road at a new junction / crossing

Your views on Romsey Road / Clifton Terrace?

Please take a couple of minutes to complete a short survey about the new crossing of Romsey Road, and the modified junction with Clifton Terrace...
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Film poster for Chasing the Sun documentary showing triumphant cyclists.

Chasing the Sun film is coming to Winchester…

Chasing the Sun film is coming to Winchester – and Cycle Winchester has a starring role! Join us on Saturday 18th May at The Arc on Jewry Street where there will be two screenings (at 4pm and 7pm) of Chasing The Sun - a new film from 2x BAFTA-winning director Michael B...
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Photo of bikes parked outside Winchester railway station, and the fenced off former bike parking area.

Bike Theft Review of 2023

Cycle Winchester has been closely monitoring the disturbing levels of bike theft in the city, and intervening to try and improve the situation in theft hot spots, notably at the railway station. The latest statistics, showing a reduction in thefts during 2023, provide a crumb of comfort, but overall the...
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Photo of kids enjoying the St Bede bike bus.

Highlights of our Chair’s report, February 2024

John Arthur, our chair, delivered his annual report at our AGM in February, and it’s also published in full here on the website. But we feel it may have flown under the radar, so the purpose of this short article is to shine a light on some of Cycle Winchester’s...
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