Useful Information

On this page, we collect together various information which is likely to be useful to people who cycle in Winchester. Please let us know if you’d like us to cover additional topics in this section.


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Bike security and theft reporting in Winchester: a guide

74,421 bike thefts were reported to England and Wales police between July 2021 and June 2022. That means that a bike was stolen every 7 minutes in England and Wales in 2022. And don’t forget, this is reported cases; the actual number of bike thefts would have been at least...
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How to be an armchair activist

Armchair activism A supporter contacted us to ask for tips on how she can lobby the authorities to make Winchester safer for her family to cycle. Here at Cycle Winchester we take an enlightened view of the value of the so-called ‘armchair activist’, defined by the urban dictionary as: a...
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