We are members of:
We have received support and advice from:
Bike things we like in Oxford:
Cowley Road Condors – Oxford’s friendliest road cycling club, particularly for women. Condors get discounts on our mechanics courses and DIY drop-in workshops!
Oxonian Cycling Club – a sociable club for all ages and abilities with organised races, training, recreational rides, audax and sportifs.
Isis Cyclists – Organised bike rides for women
Cyclox – The voice of cycling in Oxford, join the movement!
Oxford City Council – Council website dedicated to cycling and walking
Bike projects we like elsewhere:
London Bike Kitchen – an open DIY workshop where you can work on your own bike instead of giving it to someone else (great idea!)
Bristol Bike Project – a comprehensive Community Bike Project, repairing and relocating unwanted bicycles
Look Mum No Hands, and London Bike Kitchen host monthly women of colour cycling meetups at their shop/cafe in London (now happening online), as a casual space for women of colour who enjoy cycling. For more info visit their events page here.
Bike blogs we read:
Ayesha McGowan, the first African-American female cyclist in the professional peloton, blogs here.
Diary of a New Cyclist, Sarah Berry blogs on all things active travel and starting to ride a bike around London as a woman.
Jenny Gwiazdowski, director of London Bike Kitchen, shares her thoughts and experiences here.
Jools Walker, author and cycling blogger. Read her work and follow her work. She blogs as VeloCity Girl, here.
That Emily Chappell – modern cycling legend (and Sam’s big sister) on couriering, racing and epic adventures on two wheels
Gears for Queers – all things bikes, zines, queers, mental health and more.
We love following Yewande Awesida, London-based track cyclist and ambassador for SRAM and Specialized.
Long-term Spokie volunteer Kat Young’s blog, Attitude over Ability
Bike Snob NYC – Systematically and mercilessly disassembling, flushing, greasing, and re-packing the cycling culture
London Cyclist – A great blog dedicated to cycling in London and elsewhere