Last weekend (30th September) saw the seventh annual Mass Cycle in Winchester. It was organised by Cycle Winchester, a community group that campaigns to make Winchester better by bike. And, let’s be honest, Winchester is currently not particularly cycle-friendly.
This was most definitely NOT a protest demonstration. There was no laying down of bikes to block the roads; there was no padlocking of cyclists to bollards. The purposes were to promote the joy of cycling, to provide a safe opportunity for less-proficient cyclists to brave the centre of Winchester, and to show the city and county councils how many people might switch to bicycles if only the infrastructure were there. [Read more…] about Winchester Mass Cycle 2023