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What to do if you are involved in a road traffic collision while cycling

The Bristol Road Justice campaign group of Bristol Cycling is keen to hear from cyclists who have been victims of road incidents (whether injured or not) with regards to how the police have responded. Please send reports to RoadJustice@bristolcycling.org.uk. These will help us to identify any issues we need to address with A&S Police.

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Useful Information for Neighbourhood Campaigns

We have a page about our local campaigning in each of the neighbourhoods of Bristol. There are pages for South Gloucestershire, North Somerset and Bath & North East Somerset. Every area will find the following resources full of useful information.

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Pot holes and street defects

During the winter months, Bristol’s streets can take a real hammering. What were once small cracks and crevices in the tarmac turn into wheel-busting, possibly bone-busting craters. Any time of year is good for reporting any dangerous road defect and the best place to do this is via Fix My Street. Bristol Council have integrated […]

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How to Wear a Helmet Properly

1. Put it on your head flat, so it will also protect your face 2. Tighten it at the back so it won’t move. 3. Adjust the two straps to position the sliders just below your ears. 4. Adjust the length of the strap so that when it’s done up you can only get two […]

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On-Street Bike Pumps

You may have seen these weird looking objects around Bristol and wondered what they are for, but the ‘Bikes’ sign next to them is a clue… These on-street cycle pumps are available 24/7 – so no excuse for flat tyres now or having to walk your bike home. A real bit of positive cycle promotion […]

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Other websites & links

Cyclenation The federation of cycle campaign groups in the UK Cycling UK  The leading UK cycling organisation, formally CTC Sustrans  Charity working to make it easier to walk and cycle. Head office is in Bristol British Cycling  Sports cycling body but has an interest in campaigning Cycling Embassy of Great Britain  Activists for cycling infrastructure Beyond […]

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Bristol websites & groups

Women Cyclists of Bristol This is a popular and active Facebook group, with a Twitter feed @WomenCycleBrist and contact email. Sam Saunders Bristol A bit of writing about education, music and things connected with cycling Wheels on the Bike Helmet camera cyclist in Bristol Bristol Traffic Getting round Bristol, and the consequences of those decisions Roll for […]

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Cycle Shops and related services

Here is our list of cycle shops, mobile mechanics and cycling related services, such as cycle fitting, in the Bristol area. Some of these businesses offer discount to our member. Here’s how to join. The list is not comprehensive and it might be useful to add other service eg cycle training, workshops, couriers – if […]

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Bike Security

– Register your bike with free of charge on the police approved www.immobilise.com – Insure your bike with your home contents – but check for special conditions – Replace quick release levers with security skewers – more difficult to remove – Use a good quality D-lock with a straight key – only use cables to supplement […]

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Buying a 2nd Hand Bike

  Buying a secondhand bike can be risky if you don’t know the person you’re buying from.  The Better By Bike website has some good advice on choosing a bike, including a list of shops who refurbish and sell secondhand bikes.  Buying from a shop is a better guarantee that the bike has not been […]

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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 info@bristolcyclingcampaign.org.uk Recycle Your Sundays! (Bath cycling & walking group) • www.bathrys.org.uk Bristol South Cycling […]

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