Merch alert!

As in previous years we’ve turned our programme design into a snazzy T-shirt which you can purchase to support the festival. They’re printed by a local firm on 100% cotton Fruit of the Loom shirts, in a full range of men’s and women’s sizes....

Photos for prizes

The festival’s in full swing, and we want to share the love. So post your photos to Twitter and Instagram* and tag them with #betterbybike. The best ones will win a small token of our esteem. See the full terms and conditions here, as well as the entries so far....

7 days to go!

There’s just a week to go until the start of the sixth Bristol Cycle Festival! Our full programme of events is up online at http://bristolcyclefestival.com/programme/list/, searchable by date and event type. There have been a couple of last-minute changes,...

Win Inspired to Ride goodies

Competition now closed, but you can still get tickets for the film from the link below. Inspired to Ride is a new documentary from US film maker Mike Dion, covering the highs and lows of the Trans Am, arguably the world’s toughest bike race. The event crosses...

Do it for Bristol

Which European city has the most miles in its legs? Is it Barcelona? Rome? Talinn? Or Bristol? The second annual European Cycling Challenge kicks off on 1 May, and has 39 cities taking part. The idea is that riders log their miles (or kilometres) using a simple...

Cycle Sunday – 19th April

We’re not organising this event, but it’s too good not to plug! After a campaign by local parents, the Circular Road on Clifton Down is being closed to traffic between 8 am and 11 am on Sunday 19 April. That means a morning of traffic-free cycling and fun...