Mole Valley Cycling Forum comprises a cross-section of Mole Valley residents linked by a desire to facilitate the use of bikes for recreation and as a means of transport. We are supported by officers from Mole Valley District Council and Surrey County Council and meet regularly with them to discuss issues concerning cyclists and pedestrians in the area. More details here.
Our aim is to encourage cycling in Mole Valley
- as a key component of an integrated transport system,
- as a highly sustainable transport mode and
- as a healthy and fun activity for all the family
Use our site to find out about what we are doing and how you may help us, to find some cycle routes off the beaten track and to let us know about danger points or other problems in your local area. The Mole Valley Cycling Forum exists to help you make cycling a safer and more enjoyable activity in Mole Valley.
... 'may be rolled out across UK' (BBC report)
- Across the County border...
West Sussex has published its Cycling Design Guide - Surrey County Council - please take note!
- Cycling Infrastructure Benefits
This YouTube video shows how a large group of people in the Netherlands also benefit from well-designed cycling infrastructure: people with disabilities.
Updated Cycle PrioritiesWe have reviewed our list of Cycling Infrastructure Priorities - the latest version can be viewed here.
Leatherhead Cyclists be vigilantWe have had reports of a number of cycle thefts in the Leatherhead area.
Dorking Station Bus StopOur recent report highlighting the confusing signage issues around the bus stop on the western side of the A24, opposite Dorking Station, can be viewed here. March 2019 update - most of our suggestions have since been incorporated into the layout.
How to overtake cyclists safelyFrom Chris Boardman and cycling journalist Carlton Reid, this short video on how to overtake cyclists safely on the roads demonstrates the highway code’s recommendations that road users should give cyclists the same space as you would when overtaking a car. They've also produced this video on cycling two abreast.
Why Chris Boardman won't let his 8-year old cycle on the roadRead his views here.