Bicycle post service trials new post box in Bristol

The Velopost service, which operates in Bristol, Bath and Edinburgh, is looking to expand from businesses into residential deliveries

A bicycle post service is all set to trial its first public post box in Bristol.

Velopost, which currently covers businesses in Bristol, Bath and Edinburgh, offers what it describes as a "fossil fuel-free postal service", and will be installing the box on May 29 in the city's tourism office.

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Richard Windsor

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Richard is digital editor of Cycling Weekly. Joining the team in 2013, Richard became editor of the website in 2014 and coordinates site content and strategy, leading the news team in coverage of the world's biggest races and working with the tech editor to deliver comprehensive buying guides, reviews, and the latest product news.

An occasional racer, Richard spends most of his time preparing for long-distance touring rides these days, or getting out to the Surrey Hills on the weekend on his Specialized Tarmac SL6 (with an obligatory pub stop of course).