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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 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.

You can support our campaign – and gain discounts at local bike shops – by becoming a member.

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Arthur and Matilda

People who cycle in Winchester #13: The Parrott family

Today we meet the Parrott family: Tom, Lucinda, Arthur (4 ½) and Matilda (just 3). Lucinda and I are another ‘down from London’ couple. I didn’t have a bike in London and hadn’t cycled for ten years until in 2011 I made a bet with friends that I would ride...
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Photo of family cyclists during Mass Ride 5, Oct 2021

Cycle Winchester operating report published

We hope that supporters will be interested to read the latest Cycle Winchester operating report, covering a period from September 2020 to January 2022. We’re pleased to have made good progress with improving the visibility of cyclists in the city, changing the perception and conversation around cycling, and building a...
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Hargroves offers 10% discount to Cycle Winchester members

Hargroves becomes the latest local bike shop to offer a discount to Cycle Winchester members. We are delighted to announce that Hargroves Winchester store will offer a 10% discount to Cycle Winchester members. We have enjoyed great support from Hargroves over several years of our campaign to make Winchester better...
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Cycle Company shopfront

The Cycle Company offers 30% discount on accessories

As we recently reported, Cycle Winchester is now offering membership. By joining for an annual subscription from as little as £5/year, you help us continue to campaign to make Winchester better by bike, and also get discounts at local bike shops. We are delighted to announce that local e-bike specialist...
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Cycle Winchester launches membership scheme with bike shop discounts

As we previously reported, Cycle Winchester has become a fully-fledged association, with a constitution, officers and even a bank account! The goodwill of willing volunteers, much appreciated support from our founding supporters, and generous donations from you when we’ve passed the hat at Mass Rides have all been brilliant. But...
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