Cycle Basingstoke campaigns for better conditions for cycling. Why?  More cycling benefits everyone as we described  in the other post on 4th July.  That is the principal reason why we support the closure of Chapel Hill to motor traffic as a pilot scheme.  We would wel...

Cycle Basingstoke campaigns for cycling because we believe that more cycling will benefit everybody, not just those who cycle.  Thanks to fellow campaigners we have put together a reference sheets of benefits of cycling with either web addresses and/or clicking on the...

June 8, 2020

Consultation on new plans closes on 10 June.  Cycling will be easier,  but other problems need to be addressed as the  devil is in the detail. 

Cycle Basingstoke likes the improvements for cycling but there are also problems.  We  posted an opinion on the...

June 7, 2020

Bus travel is almost impossible at present, the healthy alternative is walking and cycling, but we need more SPACE to make it SAFE.  Hampshire council (HCC) will be putting cycle lanes through the railway tunnel and up the hill while restricting motor traffic.  Cycle B...

May 30, 2020

Cranbourne lane from the subway to Wessex Close is being blocked to the public by Cranbourne school.  Your help is needed to keep this Right of Way open.  Cranbourne lane  used to be a busy road to Cliddesden, Hatch Warren farm, Farleigh, Preston Candover and beyond....

Planning application for improvements to Brighton Hill roundabout and associated cycle routes is available for consultation at https://www.hants.gov.uk/transport/transportschemes/A30brightonhillroundabout.

Please contact Cycle Basingstoke with your views or reply to the...

May 13, 2020

How can I get to Waitrose on a bicycle?  

Answer:  you will have to jump the barrier and  walk according to route finder cyclestreets

 

It is difficult to observe social distancing if you are on a bike on the pavement or on a footpath, meanwhile the roads are al...

May 13, 2020

The public highway is anywhere the public have the right to pass - roads, paths, footways  etc.  The carriageway is part of the highway which is for carriages and vehicles, the footway alongside is for walking.  The footway/sidewalk/pavement was paved, hence the name p...

February 19, 2020

 Cycle Basingstoke campaigns for cycle routes that are useful and usable, quick,direct, convenient ways of getting around. 

I was amused or bemused by the latest cycling facility, or should I say cycling difficulty.   This is the new "playground" at the entrance t...

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...