Southampton Cycling Campaign News

  • ‘Kidical Mass’ bike ride
    Southampton’s first ‘Kidical Mass’ bike ride took place on Bank Holiday Monday 8th May 2023 despite the risk of rain.  Dozens of bikes, including excellent cargo bikes, cycled from the Common to the central parks and back. Organised by Southampton Cycling Campaign, the ride was part of around 500 other rides that took place across
  • Open letter to Southampton City Council
    Southampton Street Space is a newly formed campaign calling for the council to make our streets safe for residents to walk, wheel, shop and cycle. They have written an open letter to Southampton City Council welcoming the measures in the Green Transport Recovery Plan; to provide safe space for active travel and city centre shopping.
  • Southampton Travel Map
    Southampton City Council wants to gather feedback from the people that live and work in Southampton, as well as visitors to our city, about ways in which it can further support social distancing and encourage more active travel.  To achieve this, they have partnered with Commonplace to produce the Southampton Travel Map.   The Southampton Travel
  • Update from Cycling UK – Stay Alert, Keep Cycling
    I hope you are still managing well during this time. We have moved from ‘stay at home’ to ‘stay alert’ messaging on COVID-19 – but what does this mean for cycling? Unfortunately the guidance still states that we must avoid group rides – however the changes in guidance means you can meet one other person
  • A video about the dangers of Ipley Cross junction
    An excellent video about the Ipley Cross junction in the New Forest.
  • Cycle shops
    The Woods Cyclery GA Cycles Perfect Balance Cycles DC Cycles Hargroves Cycles Decathlon The Hub Cycleworks Monty’s Bike Hub Ride Ride Southampton Bike Kitchen Cycle Doctor Second hand bikes The Society of St James, the homeless charity, currently has a bike project underway. They are looking for old bikes that are no longer required. These
  • Suspension of the Cycle Campaign rides programme
    With regret and with immediate effect we are suspending the Cycle Campaign rides programme, including the advertised ride in Dorset, along the Piddle Valley, on 29 March. This is in response to national restrictions on social interaction which are trying to restrain the coronavirus epidemic, and bearing in mind the shut down of CTC and
  • Hugh and Su on South Today
    Two members of the Cycling Campaign were recently interviewed about their experiences of cycling in Southampton by South Today .
  • Minutes from March 2020 AGM Meeting
    The Minutes from the March 2020 AGM Meeting are now available to download
  • Newsletter March 2020
    Avenue Cycle Network consultation open Campaign AGM this Monday 9th March! Here’s your Spring newsletter from the Southampton Cycling Campaign. Share this email, and everyone who receives it can sign up to receive the newsletter directly. Avenue Cycle Network consultation open See Southampton City Council’s Plans and have your say. Attend an upcoming consultation session to
  • AGM Monday 9th March
    Our Annual general Meeting is on Monday 9th March. It will be in held at our regular monthly meeting location, the St Denys Community Centre, 7.15pm for a prompt 7.30pm start. All are welcome Here is the agenda for the meeting
  • Avenue Consultation
    Please go to or respond to the The Avenue consultation, as positive feedback is very important.  Complaints (which there will be, as it’s on Common Land) will be weighed up with positives. Suggested points are below. Also please encourage others to attend and respond. Tuesday 3rd March 1730–1930, Main Reception, University of Southampton Avenue Campus, Highfield