Balancing gets a cyclist off!

My friend in San Francisco has a friend who is clever at balancing on his bicycle whilst it is stationary. He was performing this trick whilst waiting at a stop light. A police car was behind him. When the lights changed and he crossed the junction the cops pulled him over. “You did not put […]

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RBC Winter Report 2019

No meetings with the Council have taken place since the last Cycle Forum on 19 March, though at the time of writing, the ‘quarterly’ Cycle Forum is due to meet again on 4 December. No relevant issues for cycling have been tabled at the Traffic Management Sub-Committee, so no news here either. The long Reading […]

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Committee meeting on Wednesday 18th March

The next RCC committee meeting is on Wednesday 18 March at 7.30pm. It will be held in Room 1 upstairs at RISC in London Street. Members are welcome to raise items for the agenda ahead of the meeting, or to attend as observers.  For more information email secretary@readingcyclecampaign.org.uk 

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September 2019 Newsletter

The September 2019 RCC newsletter pdf is now downloadable from the Newsletters page, or you can click on each article to read them separately. In this issue we talk about: Reading Station Bike Rack Warning RBC Campaign News Extra RBC Campaign News Chairman’s Letter How to Design Cycle Lanes Correctly Events: Reading Town Meal Getting […]

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Reading Station Bike Rack Warning

We have had a report of bike thefts from the two-tier cycle racks on the north side of Reading Station. It seems that thieves are able to remove the whole sliding rail from the upper tier, including the bike and the lock. Reading Borough Council own and maintain the racks and we have made the […]

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Events: Reading Town Meal

As usual, RCC will be holding a stall at the Reading Town Meal on Saturday 28 September, 11am to 3pm at Forbury Gardens. This community based event, held since 2011, celebrates the produce growing power of Reading through a huge meal of fruit and vegetables, all donated by Reading’s allotment growers. You are welcome to […]

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RBC Autumn Report 2019

No meetings with the Council have taken place since the last Cycle Forum on 19 March, the Traffic Management Sub-Committee that RCC attended and the workshop meeting for the Local Cycling; and Walking Infrastructure Plan held on 16 May. The Local Cycle and Walking Infrastructure Plan (LCWIP) is a comprehensive plan being developed by RBC […]

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Extra RBC Autumn Report 2019

Funding Local Cycle Infrastructure Plans Cycling UK recently ran a campaign to ask the new Transport Secretary to commit funding to Local Authorities’ Local Cycling and Walking Infrastructure Plans (LCWIPs). We emailed the Transport Secretary as well as Alok Sharma (Conservative MP for Reading West). Alok Sharma duly responded stating: “I am pleased with the […]

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