Get cycling

Image of cyclist riding around the Radcliffe camera

Cyclist riding in front of the Oxford Radcliffe Camera

 

Free training for staff and students

This covers basic bike handling skills for total beginners through to advanced skills for cycling in challenging traffic situations. Broken Spoke’s training is accredited to the national cycle proficiency standard Bikeability.

As a student or member of staff, you can book up to six hours of free training.

Cycle maps

To help you get around the city, take a look at the Cyclox map showing all the on-road and traffic-free cycle routes in Oxford. This is available online, or contact us for a printed copy. Cyclox is a cycling membership organisation that the University supports.

Park and Ride quiet cycle routes

Oxfordshire County Council has renewed wayfinding on four quiet cycle routes in Oxford, which follow quiet back roads and off-road cycle paths between some Park & Rides. View maps of the routes below:

Bicycle User Group 

The University’s Bicycle Users Group (BUG) sends out helpful information for University cyclists. Subscribe here if you would like to join – leave the subject and content of your email blank.

Bike repair and security

The University has teamed up with two local companies – Oxford Mobile Cycle Repairs (OMCR) and Walton Street Cycles (WSC) – to provide staff with a mobile bike repair service for punctures, brakes, cables, gears and lights.

Staff and students can also purchase discounted bike U-locks and lights through the University shop – visit Bike repair and security for more details.

Need help?

For more help and advice on cycling contact the travel team. You can also visit the cycling and walking charity Sustrans for lots of tips and ideas.

Cycle Training


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Contact us


Sustainable Travel team

+44 (0) 1865 2 88782

travel@admin.ox.ac.uk