Update  October 2018

The Cycling Opportunities Group for Salisbury (COGS) was formed in 1994, to support the needs of cyclists in South Wiltshire.  COGS has approximately 150 active cyclists from all walks of life, living in and around the Salisbury area.

COGS organises a programme of family leisure rides, weekday evening rides and various other rides throughout the year. These often visit a local village - and the village Local - before returning home via less well known routes (click here for COGS Diary).

COGS campaigns to improve all kinds of facilities for cyclists in the area, from cycle paths to cycle parking and keeps cycling safety at the forefront of local issues and developments.

Join us the the COGS AGM on Wed 31st Oct 2018 at 7:30 pm at 
Salisbury Cycling & Social Club, Salt Lane
A look back to the Golden Days of Cycling in Salisbury
This year we are taking a trip back in time - not only will the AGM by held at the Cycling Club in Salt Lane - the first time for many years that any cycling related activity has taken place here - but we also delighted to welcome as our guest speaker Alan Clarke, who will be talking about Cycling in Salisbury – some historical reminiscences. 

Timetable for the evening:
7:30pm Join us for the AGM, you are welcome to bring a drink through from the bar area, and the AGM is scheduled to last half an hour.
8:00pm Alan Clarke 'Cycling in Salisbury – some historical reminiscences'

We look forward to seeing you there! 

Route Planning
Have you tried the journey planning facility which is now available in Wiltshire? Visit the Connecting Wiltshire website and try it out - suggested cycle routes give an idea of the distance you will climb as well as the distance you will cover on your route, as well as the number of calories you might burn.

Active Wiltshire
Another new initiative in Wiltshire is the Active Wiltshire website. This is being developed to provide information about opportunities for getting active around Wiltshire, so cycling rides and events will be just one of the possibilities covered.

Pot Holes and Fly Tipping
We have had a number of problems reported to COGS concerning the age old problem of pot holes - considerably worse with the rain we have had this winter - and also issues of fly tipping on local lanes used by cyclists.

For info, the relevant WC links is as follows:
Use the 'My Wiltshire' app (formerly this was Clarence!) to report overgrown or obstructed rights of way, potholes, missing street lights and signs etc.  This is now also the link to use for reporting fly tipping. If you spot any problems then please report them promptly!

COGS are now on Facebook. Click the link to join us there and keep up to date on what you can do for COGS!  Plus we now have a Twitter account, tweet to @salisburycogs. Please also see the facebook site for regular updates on the rides during the summer.