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CYCLEWight is an advocacy group that seeks better cycle provision on the Island. We will cooperate with any organisation or individual that wishes to work towards that goal. The group participates in ways to encourage more people of all ages to learn of the joys and benefits of cycling.

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Ebike Battery Health Check
Published by Webmaster - 24/7/2024
CycleWight AGM
Published by Tim Thorne - 23/7/2024
*Bikes on Wightlink Fastcat*
Published by Tim Thorne - 20/6/2024
Blackwater Hollow to Birchmore Lane improvements
Published by Tim Thorne - 2/6/2024
May 4th Cyclefest - Merstone Station
Published by Tim Thorne - 6/4/2024
Kidical Mass Gallery
Published by Webmaster - 20/3/2024
THINK BIKE Awareness Campaign
Published by Webmaster - 15/3/2024
Blackwater Drainage
Published by - 1/3/2024
Park That Bike
Published by - 29/2/2024
Cyclewight Committee Meetings
Published by Webmaster - 3/2/2024
CycleSprog - Childrens Cycling
Published by Tim Thorne - 24/1/2024
Kidical Mass RYDE - 2024

The Kidical Mass ride at Ryde was a great success. We had over 20 riders take part. The route was through the centre of Ryde and then onto the new cycle path through the transport interchange. It  went well.  It proved that cyclists and predstrians can mix. We finished at Puckpool Park where many of us had a well earned break.
The ride, which was 4 miles long,  was completed by all participants including two 4 year olds and three children with no gears on their bikes.
Kidical Mass is all about reminding us and our leaders how important high quality provision is necessary if we are to make cycling fun and healthy.
Thanks to every one who helped and participated.

Picture Gallery from the day can be viewed HERE
Election 24
CycleWight has written to both Island MPs to congratulate them and to ask to meet. We have arranged to meet Richard Quigley in early August. We look forward to hearing from Joe Robertson in the near future.
CycleWight Annual General Meeting
The AGM is arranged for October 11th at St Thomas' Minster in St Thomas' Square, Newport. We have a guest speaker, Laura Laker who has just written a book, "Potholes and Pavements" about the National Cycle Network. which has received very wide praise. She is a well known author and journalist  on cycling matters
Get to know Laura Laker our guest speaker at the AGM   Click Here
A Local Cycling and Walking Infrastructure Plan (LCWIP) is a long-term (10 year minimum) strategic plan that sets out local priorities for improvements to walking and cycling infrastructure. In consultation with local residents and stakeholders, it identifies key routes and zones within a town or group of settlements where new infrastructure and the implementation of more walking and cycling-friendly policies will provide high quality, safer environments for people to get around on foot, wheelchair, mobility scooter and bike. Read more below or/and in Current News

Blackwater Hollow
The poor quality path at Blackwater has been upgraded.  In all, nearly half a kilometre of path has been resurfaced and the ‘wet’ area has been raised.  CycleWight started a campaign about this in 2021 when we had our first site visit. Thanks to all of you who wrote. Please do let us know your thoughts on what has been done so we can pass it on.

Cycle Path Maintenance
CycleWight have been campaigning on achieving  improvements  on the quality of the paths, in particular NCN 23 between Newport and Sandown. Between Merstone and Horringford the path is particularly poor. Do you have a picture of this section sometime before 2019? If so please contact us HERE

Fix My Street
Report, view, or discuss local problems

Click HERE to report a local problem

The Isle of Wight Council is set to receive more than £13.6 million in Levelling Up money as part of the third round of the fund.
The major government investment will be used to enhance travel between Ryde and Yarmouth by improving cycling, walking and bus routes while also making accessibility improvements.
This link below shows the "Live" works on Island Roads network
which includes some paths

Rights of Way issues. The easiest way is to email rightsofway@iow.gov.uk. Be specific in your location and tell us in as much detail as you can of where and what the problem is so we can easily find when we inspect.  You can email a photo (but make sure the image size is not large), photos should show the problem in relation to the surroundings (avoid close shots that do not help us identify the area)
Isle Of Wight Cycling Campaign
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