Get cycling

Image of cyclist riding around the Radcliffe camera

Lady riding a bike in front of the Oxford Radcliffe Camera

 

New to cycling?

You may be thinking about taking up cycling as a new form of commuting post Covid-19 pandemic. If so, we have rounded up some resources to help you get started. Read our article 'Cycling (almost) post Covid-19 pandemic' to find out more.

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 have renewed wayfinding on 4 quiet cycle routes in Oxford, which follow quiet back roads and off-road cycle paths between some of the Park & Rides. View maps of the routes below:

Bicycle User Group 

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

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.

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Contact us


Sustainable Travel team

+44 (0) 1865 2 88782

travel@admin.ox.ac.uk