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Bicycle health: changing a tyre

Bicycle health: changing a tyre

Changing a tyre doesn't have to be an expensive and time-consuming ordeal. We agree that it's a little inconvenient when you go to ride your bike and a tyre is flat, but by following these steps outlined here, you can fix it yourself and be back on your bike in no time.

Happy Cycling in Summer Heat

Happy Cycling in Summer Heat

The sun is shining, the days are longer, and the weather is nice and warm. Summer really is the perfect time for cycling. But sometimes even sunshine can get too much. This summer has been especially generous with sunshine and heat here in the UK. If you plan on riding your bike when it’s hot, be that for your short commute to work or for a day long cycling trip, make sure to take care of yourself! To help you with that, we’ve compiled a short list of tips for our fellow bike and sunshine enthusiasts.

Christmas Coffee Shop Cycling Hop

Christmas Coffee Shop Cycling Hop

Guest blogger Maren is treating us this month to a Christmas-themed tour of Oxford's coziest coffee shops. After reading this post you won't be able to resist hopping on your bike and cycling along to discover the delights and delicacies of Oxmas!

Meet the cyclist: Jake Backus

Meet the cyclist: Jake Backus

Meet the Cyclist: Jake Backus Jake tells us about campaigning for better cycling infrastructure in Oxford, his love of coaching youth cycle teams, the importance of giving cycling a go, and his work with Coca Cola to engage some of Europe's largest retailers on environment and sustainability.

Cycle.land community: Kristina

Cycle.land community: Kristina

For the fourth in our blog series on the Cycle.land community, we hear from Kristina, a grad student at Oxford University and user of our Community Bikes. 

Cycle.land community: Jon

Cycle.land community: Jon

We caught up with Jon, Oxford commuter, for the second in our blog series on the Cycle.land community.

Our Humanitarian Bike fleet is growing

Our Humanitarian Bike fleet is growing

What began with one Ruby-red bike belonging to Krizia Delgado is turning into a national fleet of Humanitarian Bikes looking set to change the world one small cycle at a time. 

Ruby, the humanitarian bike

Ruby, the humanitarian bike

Krizia rents her beautiful red bike, Ruby, on Cycle.land and all proceeds from rentals go towards funding humanitarian projects. We spoke to Krizia about Ruby and how humanitarian bikes can change the world.

Cycle.land community: Adrien

Cycle.land community: Adrien

We caught up with Adrien, Cambridge explorer, for the first in our blog series on the Cycle.land community. 

Happy Birthday, Cycle.land!

Happy Birthday, Cycle.land!

WOW! 1 YEAR! Just like any other 1 year old, Cycle.land has taken us on a journey: an inspiring, fast moving, full of love, commitment, education, and development journey.

Cambridge Transport Hack

Cambridge Transport Hack

The Cambridge Transport Hack brought together coders, designers, transport professionals, local tech groups, students and young minds, to participate in solving transport problems in Cambridge. Held at the IFM, Cambridge University, it was a hugely inspiring event, with a fantastic turnout of participants who arrived excited and stoked to get started, their heads full of innovative and creative ideas. 

Cycle.land has arrived in Edinburgh

Cycle.land has arrived in Edinburgh

Cycle.land has arrived in Edinburgh: after a successful launch in Oxford last year, Cycle.land is expanding. Find out how Cycle.land is making it easy for residents of the Scottish Capital to get cycling and be part of our growing bike-sharing community. 

Meet the cyclist: Ross Wallace

Meet the cyclist: Ross Wallace

Meet the cyclist: Ross Wallace, student and part-time barista. He cycles every day in Edinburgh on his bright red 12-speed racer. He hasn't once got a bus in the 9 months that he's lived here. He says that cycling makes the city seem smaller, more familiar and accessible, while at the same time revealing new routes and shortcuts, especially when "descending into and exploring the labyrinthine Old Town". 

Get To Work On A 5p Bicycle

Get To Work On A 5p Bicycle

“Vélib” is Paris’ public bike system, and seems to be used by absolutely everyone. With over 1200 stations and 14500 bikes, it’s pretty clear something’s being done right here.

A day in the city: Oxford

A day in the city: Oxford

Oxford by bike. What to do? Where to go. Amy gives you some ideas that you might not find on the tourist map.

Big Green Day Out

Big Green Day Out

Check out cycle.land signing up new members, chatting cycling and sharing at Big Green Day Out as part of Low Carbon Oxford week. Join the cycle love!

Cycle.land on BBC

Cycle.land on BBC

Find out whether cycling in Great Britain changed since 1949 and how Cycle.land is bringing more people on bicycles today.