Derby Cycling Group campaigns on behalf of all cyclists

OUR VISION & MISSION

A city where everyone wants to cycle and everyone can

We campaign for a cohesive cycle network in and around Derby and champion cycling to create an environment where it is safe, normal, convenient and fun.

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Join

Sign up for free membership and add your voice to our campaigning.

Donate

As a voluntary group, we’re always grateful for donations to support what we do. 

Campaign

Find out more about our wide range of campaigns across the city.

Current Campaigns

Reallocating Road Space in Response to COVID-19

The behavioural changes forced on people by the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown and travel rules have drastically changed the demand for how the roads should be used in the near and longer term future.
Cycling and walking are likely to be much more popular forms of transport as lockdown restrictions are eased. It is important that changes are made to road space usage to allow for the increased demand from cyclists and walkers to be adequately provided for and encouraged.

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A38 Junctions

The planned work to replace the A38 roundabouts with flyovers will cause massive congestion for the 3 years of development. We’ve been talking with Highways England and others about how to ensure good quality cycle facilities in the finished project and also how best to encourage people to cycle during the years of traffic congestion.

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Air Quality

Derby City Council have addressed air quality issues by removing cycle facilities. We’ve been campaigning against this locally and nationally.

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Recent Campaigns

International Women’s Day

According to Love to Ride’s 2019 Cycle September report, in Derby just 22% of participants were female compared to a national average of 50%.

A small group of us at DCG wanted to change this and support, encourage and empower more girls and women to cycle, and beyond so we created a campaign for International Women’s Day 2020.

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Borrowash Basin Birthday Party

After waiting a year for a dangerous hole on a cycle route in Borrowash to be fixed by the local developers (Taylor Wimpey), a small group of DCG members decided to commemorate the anniversary by holding a birthday party for the hole.

After some local and national press coverage, the hole was co-incidently fixed within a few days.

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News

Free Dr Bike checks and repairs

During July and August you’re invited to consult Dr Bike for health checks (and simple repairs) every Wednesday in Derby. All welcome.

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Rapid Cycleway Prioritisation Tools results for Derby

The Rapid Cycleway Prioritisation Tool is being developed by the Institute of Transport Studies at the University of Leeds (ITS Leeds) using the Propensity to Cycle Tool to identify promising[…]

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Your suggestions for emergency road changes

Derby Cycling Group and others have been in discussion with Derby City Council about the urgent need for the Council to implement road changes to cope with, and support, the[…]

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Our Team

We are run by a team of friendly volunteers and are always
looking for more people to get involved.
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Contact one of the team with specific responsibilities as listed below or use the general enquiry form if you’re not sure.

Tony Roelich

Acting Chair & Campaigns 

Kim Plaskett

Treasurer & Membership 

Mark Hicklin

Secretary

Dave Clasby

Press & Media 

Tim Saul

Newsletter 

Ian Dent

Website & Campaigns

Martin Aldred

Projects, Station & Flood Works

Plus many others ….

Contact us

If you have a general enquiry, you can get in touch with us via the below form.