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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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Help Us Distribute 3rd Mass Ride Posters and Leaflets

Help Us Distribute 3rd Mass Ride Posters and Leaflets

The day of our Third Cycle Winchester Mass Ride on April 27th is fast approaching. We’d love this one to be the biggest and best yet! You can help us by getting the word out. You can download the poster or leaflet below, email them to friends, or print them yourself. Feel free to ...
Today we announce Mass Ride 3!

Today we announce Mass Ride 3!

We didn’t want to keep you waiting too long so the 3rd WINCHESTER MASS RIDE is now being organised and will be held on SATURDAY 27th APRIL. ...
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 this annual report is that ...
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 Why we’ve made this map ...
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 in the end felt that ...