Links - Updated March 2016

These are just some of the links that we thought that COGS members would find useful.  If you know of any links that you would like adding then let us know.
 
Organisations: Salisbury and Wiltshire
Wiltshire Council - cycling information: local consultation, networks, safety
Cycle Wiltshire - the one-stop shop for rides across the county
Wessex CTC Salisbury Section - a long list of local rides and plenty of other information!
Salisbury hOURCARS - Salisbury's Car Share Club 
Bemerton Heath Bike Hub project   - raising money for Bemerton Health Bike Club)
Salisbury Transition City Green transport as part of a more sustainable life style. 

Organisations: Regional
Dorset Cyclists' Network - campaign group with branches in many Dorset towns, including Bournemouth and Poole
Wessex CTC - information about events in the region
Salisbury CTC - local rides every Sunday morning.
Bristol Cycling Campaign - a site with many more links to other organisations
Dorset CC - local cycling information, select "Walking, Cycling and Riding" from the "Popular Pages" menu'
Hampshire CC - local cycling information, comprehensive site

Organisations: National and local rides
CTC - national body campaigning for cyclists' rights, facilities, routes and representation - COGS is affiliated to CTC
British Cycling - governing body of cycle sport in Great Britain
Sustrans - promoters of the National Cycling Network
Cyclenation - supporting cycling locally, regionally, nationally and in Europe
Bike Events - professionally organised bike rides e.g. London to Brighton, Salisbury 100 etc
Sky Rides - everything you need for sky rides
Organisations: Overseas
European Cyclists' Federation - campaigning for sustainable mobility and public well-being
Allgemeiner Deutscher Fahrrad Club - German site
Federation francaise de cyclotourisme - French  Cycle Organisation

Travel & Holidays
Clarence - report highway defects using an online map
Railway Timetables - online railway information
European Bike Express - provides a hassle free way or travelling to the continent with your bike
Youth Hostel Association - location map and online booking
Country Lanes Cycle Holidays - bicycle touring holidays and day trips in the New Forest

Cycle Shops, Mile Markers, Maps and and Accessories
Remember to support your local shops !
COGS members enjoy a 10% discount at
Hayballs and Nash's Cycle Shop
URGE CYCLES - your mobile bike repair service in Salisbury
Wiggle - everything for you and your bike
St.John Street Cycles - tandem and touring cycle specialists
Orbit Cycles - hand-crafted cycles plus accessories
Life Cycle UK - formerly "Cycle West", cycling maps for inner Bristol, Bath, Avon Cycleway, Bradley Stoke
Sustrans Shop - lots and lots of cycle maps and some very trendy panniers
Ordnance Survey - buy maps online
 
Cycle Route and Mapping
Maporide - the best free access mapping I have been told about so far, by far! 
Map My ride - covers routes from A to B but does not include cycleways or byeways, but is now very easy to use and allows you to design your own routes (within reason)
 
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