Protecting your bike from the evil bike thief is a priority for all cyclists. However, doing it in practice can be harder than you think. As most cyclists know, bike thieves are sneaky little b******s and seem to be able to ‘liberate’ even the most securely locked bike.
So today marks the last day of existence for Cycling England and so goes the only government funded body that actively pushed cycling as a mode of transport.
One of the lesser known legacies of the London 2012 Olympics can be found on the outskirts of the main Olympic Site. The Olympic extension of London’s Greenway walking and cycling route was completed in early 2010. It was built on previous derelict land and runs parallel to the Olympic site.
A bit of a London bias in today’s blog entry but we are hoping that many of our readers will lend their signature to London Cycling Campaign’s (LCC) No More Lethal Lorries petition, of which today is the official day of action.
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The decision to cycle to work is not always easy. In some cases, the decision lies in the commitment to cycling from your workplace. While Cycle to Work schemes are welcome, not many workplaces provide secure bike parking facilities leaving employees to park in public spaces and open to their bicycles being stolen.
In a first, Ireland’s Road Safety Authority (RSA) is to run a national radio advertising campaign to raise awareness of cycle safety on the roads.
There must be something about coastal towns and cycle hire schemes. Blackpool already has a council funded cycle hire system in place, while Brighton & Hove is mulling a scheme. Well it now appears that Portsmouth, another coastal city, is keen to get in on the act.
Last week saw the latest Budget announcement. Normally, the cycling community wouldn’t batter an eyelid to what the Chancellor announces but there were a couple of titbits that were relevant to cycling this time.
If you’ve got an old bike that you aren’t using there are a number of options available to you. However, according to our research most people choose the least profitable options.