September 29, 2019

Our vision is Cycle journeys that are  direct, quick and safe,

possible for people of all ages, all abilities and for all purposes

Cycle Basingstoke campaigns for safe conditions for cycling.  In the photo you can see a super low kerb or upstand at the entrance to Hew...

September 20, 2019

Hampshire County Council says it wants to remedy useless cycle routes in the county and improve their adopted standards. 

Frank Baxter said "we are listening"to cyclists, we admit that things like end of route signs are not helping people to cycle.  There needs to be a...

July 25, 2019

Cycle Basingstoke is continuing to campaign for cycle infrastructure that is suitable for cycling, which makes cycling an efficient and safe way to travel, potentially faster and more convenient than the car. This is a short update on what is happening on the A30. Atte...

July 10, 2019

By expecting people on cycles to use the footway Hampshire County Council is failing in its duty of care to highway users.

Cycle Basingstoke is still campaigning for a segregated, safe cycle lane along both sides of  the A30 for its whole length.  Short stretches of pav...

It would appear that the county is encouraging people to cycle on the pavement including under the bridge at Chapel Hill. It will not make cycling any safer and will also endanger pedestrians as cycles descending the hill will be going many times faster than people wal...

Cycle Strategy is not working say Councillors.

In March 2016 the Borough Cycling Strategy was adopted, three years later we have a Cycling Strategy Update.  At the meeting on 7 March Councillors were not happy with the lack of progress, design standards were “ very disa...

Calling all cyclists and would be cyclists.  Please reply to the consultation on the Basingstoke Transport Strategy.  Closing date 28 January.  Let us know what you think.

What is good about it? 

Cycling is a major part of the strategy (page 25)  The county wan...

September 3, 2018

www.hants.gov.uk/transportschemes and search for 'Brighton Hill Roundabout'.

Cycle Basingstoke will be speaking on behalf of cyclists so please let us know your views.   As well as replying directly online to Hampshire County Council, the Highways Authority  don’t forge...

June 20, 2018

Local business (left) in Chineham is using an electric cargo bike to deliver goods to customers. 

During a parliamentary debate on 9 May, Jesse Norman (Minister for Transport) said that e-cargo bikes “… have a very important potential public purpose in substituting for...

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