Sustrans and bicycle industry group The Bicycle Association (via Bike Hub) are running their The Big Pedal initiative again this year starting on March 5. The Big Pedal aims to get more children cycling by encouraging children to cycle to school.
Balance bikes are great for getting toddlers and kids under five confident on being a bike. As well as teaching them balance and coordination before they get on a pedalled bike, the bikes are very much a fun item for a child to use. A child just moves the bike by pushing along the ground with their feet.
They sure make them tough in Minnesota in the US. Imagine cycling in an endurance race in extreme freezing temperatures. The Arrowhead Ultramarathon, which takes place in early February each year, is just that.
Welcome to The Wheelie Good Round-Up and this week’s selection of the wacky & weird, entertaining & enlightening, in the world of cycling.
The campaign for better safety protection for cyclists and increased investment in cycling infrastructure of recent weeks rolled into parliament yesterday with a debate at Westminster Hall on issues surrounding cycling in the UK.
Going Going Bike along with 2,000 cyclists attended the Flashride to the Houses of Parliament yesterday that sought to highlight the strength of cyclists’ feelings in London and elsewhere about cycle safety in this country.
Going Going Bike were lucky enough to get hold a couple of tickets to the Friday evening session of the UCI World Cup at the brand new London Olympic Velodrome. We witnessed a magical night of track racing with our British women’s efforts very much at the fore.
As we build up to the Parliamentary debate on cycling safety on Thursday, sustainable transport charity Sustrans has pulled together some interesting survey research on the back of The Times’ Cities fit for Cycling campaign.
Welcome to a regular series of guest blogs from our friends at London Bike Kitchen on DIY bicycle maintenance. Every month, London Bike Kitchen’s founder Jennifer Gwiazdowski will be approaching a bicycle maintenance topic through the eyes of a novice and providing a step by step guide on how to fix it. This month, Jennifer explains how to fix a flat puncture.
Hope you enjoy out usual collection of the more wonderful and weird bite-sized nuggets from the biking world.