There are lots of ways to make the most out of being a cyclist in Oxford
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.
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 has renewed wayfinding on four quiet cycle routes in Oxford, which follow quiet back roads and off-road cycle paths between some Park & Rides. View maps of the routes below:
- Redbridge P&R to City Centre
- North Oxford to City Centre
- Thornhill P&R to the JR Hospital
- Thornhill P&R to NOC, Old Road Campus and the Churchill Hospital
Bicycle User Group
The University’s Bicycle Users Group (BUG) sends out helpful information for University cyclists. Subscribe here if you would like to join – leave the subject and content of your email blank.
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.