• Latest News

    What's happening

    Find out all the cycling news around Greater Bristol, and what we're doing to make things better for cycling.

    Read More
  • Speaking Up

    Campaigning

    Bristol Cycling Campaign is the voice of cycling, speaking out for those who cycle and for those who'd like to.

    Read More
  • Rides & Events

    Discover Bristol

    Most weeks there are rides exploring the city and our lovely surroundings, there's usually a theme and a leisurely pace.

    Read More
  • Local & Citywide

    Councils, Police and Neighbourhoods

    It's not just about protected Space for Cycling, local changes matter along with support from police and councils.

    Read More

Latest

  • Filwood Quietway St John’s Lane & Wedmore Vale Consultation - our response

    The Filwood Quietway is proposed to link the south of the city with the centre. It is one of the main elements of the £19m Cycling Ambition Fund to upgrade walking and cycling routes across the city. There are four sections, with different characteristics, and different processes for consultation and Read More
  • 20mph saves emissions, energy AND lives

    The 20mph debate rages on in Bristol, with murmurings of potential reversal, Bristol Cycle Campaign want to shed some facts on an important aspect – Energy and Emissions. We've even got a handy infographic. One controversial argument often heard is that a vehicle travelling at 20mph has higher fuel consumption and Read More
  • Bristol Road Justice Group submits evidence to the All Party Parliamentary Cycling Group's inquiry

    The All-Party Parliamentary Cycling Group have launched a new inquiry. All-Party Parliamentary Groups are informal cross-party Westminster groups that are run by and for members of the Houses of Commons and Lords. They cover subjects which are of interest to members of parliament from all parties. It allows members to Read More
  • What are the police doing about collisions resulting in injury to cyclists?

    Cycling road casualty numbers appear to have stabilised with collisions per million km cycled having dropped. But the police still recorded 250 incidents* of injury to cyclists in 2015 1 with 38 being detained in hospital 2. So what are the police doing about this? Well the answer is, as Read More
  • Government consulting on driving injustices

    The Government have finally announced a consultation on motoring offences. This will include a consideration of the grey boundary between careless and dangerous driving. This review was first promised by the prime minister following representations by the parents of deceased cyclists Ross and Claire Simmons. The couple were killed in Read More
  • 1

Featured

  • Cafes list - top tips for day rides +

    We are often asked for our tips on good local cafés to visit for day rides out of Bristol, and so we have put together this little list of ten favourites from members’ suggestions. They make ideal rides out if you are looking for a short or long adventure on the saddle. We suggest checking they are open beforehand and using Cyclestreets.net, our favourite route planner, or Google to determine your best route. In no Read More
  • Joint Spatial Plan and Joint Transport Study - our response +

    These two major strategic plans will shape some profound changes to our city and towns over the coming years. The four West of England councils (Bristol, South Gloucestershire, North Somerset, Bath & North East Somerset) together are working on a draft Joint Spatial Plan setting out how the area will accomodate 85,000 new homes and growth of 20%. The companion Joint Transport Study will shape how people travel, and whether we achieve the Bristol Cycle Read More
  • A Modest Proposal #2: Bristol Promenades Routes +

    We've been given agreement to share with you some plans that we have been helping with for Promenade Routes in Bristol. These are a set of proposals by John Grimshaw to enhance all of Bristol’s waterside quays, towpaths and walkways to create popular promenades to further promote walking and cycling in the area. Bristol’s riversides and docks have long been a popular place to cycle because they are attractive, central and flat. This project aims Read More
  • A Modest Proposal #3: Inner Loop Proposal +

    The Bristol Cycling Campaign is putting together a proposal to City Hall for a segregated loop around the city centre. The Inner Loop Cycleway will link the new and established radial routes and help cyclists safely negotiate the ‘tarmac collar’ of the city’s motor traffic dominated Inner Ring Road. The proposed route will be designed to the Dutch standard, sections of it already exist through earlier developments. What follows is a summary of our proposal. Read More
  • A Modest Proposal #5: The Bear Pit / St James Barton Roundabout +

    St James Barton roundabout remains among the worst in Bristol for cyclists. This is despite the sterling work of The Bearpit Improvement Group and the recently completed £1million scheme to provde a route around the inner edge of the roundabout at street level for pedestrians and cyclists. We hope this already outdated scheme will be the last time huge budgets will be spent forcing cycles to share busy spaces with pedestrians (see BCyC Policy on Read More
  • Top Tube map launched +

    As part of the Freedom to Ride: Bristol Cycling Manifesto we have produced a dramatic graphic to show how our strategic cycling network will reach into every area of Bristol. It will allow truly connected and comfortable movement around the city by bike. We are working hard to get the councils in the area to commit to delivering this over the next 12 years. You can see details of the proposed routes here http://bristolcycling.org.uk/map   Read More
  • A Modest Proposal #4: Clanage Road Roundabout and the Festival Way +

    If you want to scare yourself rigid, pop along to Clanage Road roundabout on any weekday in term time at 3.15pm. That's the time that 1,500 kids pour out of Ashton Park School and onto the fast busy roundabout on the A369. This is a key hub on the F11 Inner Orbital Cycling Freeway in the BCyC strategic cycle network and close to F8 Festival Way Quietway. BCyC members have been working with local residents Read More
  • South Gloucestershire Draft Cycle Strategy - our response +

    A lot of useful work has gone in to this draft strategy which follows on from the publication last year of the Bristol Cycle Strategy. As with all general plans and statements of intent they are likely to have only a slight influence on what actually happens, but they are absolutely necessary and important to get right as they make certain outcomes more likely than others. Read our full response here: 2016-01-15SouthGloucestershireCyclingStrategy. Ref: Draft Version Read More
  • 1

Want Space for Cycling in Bristol? Support Bristol Cycling  Sign me up!

Login Form