Cycling news from Bristol and beyond

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 […]

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Banksy Ride – Sun 17 Mar

START: 10am Arnolfini DESCRIPTION: Tracking down the well-known and the less well-known daubings of the enigmatic local master of street art. The ride will be gentle paced to suit most abilities and will finish around lunchtime. FOOD STOPS: Morning coffee stop; pub/cafe lunch; bring picnic if preferred GRADE: Easy LENGTH: 15 miles SUITABLE FOR BEGINNERS? Yes LEADER: William […]

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Cycling Infrastructure – Sun 10 Mar

On this ride we managed to unofficially open the new shortcut link to Filton Abbeywood station along the Concorde Way. START: 10am Arnolfini DESCRIPTION: Easy paced ride looking at segregated cycleways, shared spaces, crossing types, bridges and other forms of cycling infrastructure. Our in-house infrastructure guru will provide some commentary on the different examples. We hope […]

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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. There’s a map and key here. […]

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Clevedon & Weston Cycle Route

Please support plans for the Clevedon and Weston super Mare Cycle Route This year there has been progress in getting a cycling link across the Congresbury Yeo to create a pleasant route between Clevedon and Weston super Mare or Sand Bay, in North Somerset.

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Other Rides & Events

There are loads of cycling events, activities, rides, clubs, organisations and groups in the Bristol area. Here are just a few and further down is a calendar of the events that we know about – feel free to add to this by emailing Recycle Your Sundays! (Bath cycling & walking group) • Bristol South Cycling […]

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Founding member Tony Ambrose on setting up BCyC in 1991

Here’s a brief clip of Tony Ambrose looking back on the 20th Anniversary of the founding of Bristol Cycling Campaign. Note that there was of course cycle campaigning before 1991, but things had gone rather quiet when Tony and others decided to shake things up. There’s more of the story from John Grimshaw about 1974, […]

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Bristol cyclist magazine No.65 Autumn 2007

Bristol_Cyclist_65_2007_Autumn Cycling in China Climate Change Camp Tax Free Bikes World Carfree Day Bikes on Trains Bicycology Sustrans workcamp

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