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Travel: join our winning Cycle Challenge team and read the latest Travel Wise

Reading Cycle Challenge

Join the Reading Cycle Challenge and help the University stay in first place! 

There is still time to join the Reading Cycle Challenge – and our winning team. Running throughout June, the Reading Cycle Challenge is a fun, free competition designed to get as many people in Reading cycling as possible. There are many prizes up for grabs and organisations across Reading are taking part – we’re currently at number one, so come and join us! 

Sign up to our team today at the Bike Smart website

Within the main University team there are various sub-teams of different sizes – so whether you fancy joining your department team or starting a new one, there are plenty of options for you to choose.  

Participants are also entered into prize draws for their cycling achievements and for encouraging colleagues to sign up – there’s still time to join, and you can add any cycle trips you’ve already completed this June.

University Top 10

Currently in the top 10 for their size groupings are:

500+ staff

  • University of Reading (overall)
  • Estates and Facilities

50–499 staff

  • School of Chemistry, food and pharmacy

20–49 staff

  • CSQD

7–19 staff

  • Sustainability Services.
  • Student Recruitment and Outreach
  • Library 
  • SUMS

See the Leaderboard for the latest scores. 

New Travel Wise out now 

While on the subject of travel, the spring / summer issue of Travel Wise is now available:

Travel Wise issue 18 >>>

Topics covered include:

  • Electric Charging Points 
  • Mobile ticketing on Reading Buses
  • Path improvements on Whiteknights
  • Bikesmart prize winners so far and Reading Cycle Challenge

For information on Travel and sustainability, please visit

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