We’re not quite what to make sure of the featured video in this blog but it is a piece of remarkable footage all the same
You know we like to wax lyrical here on Going Going Bike about our love of the bike, but song writing isn’t our collective strong point. Never fear. Just in time for the New Year, we have a song from young Manchester hip hop artist James Gill that could be rocking your MP3 player as you ride along on your bike in the coming days.
Santa Claus may not exist (apologies if this is news to you) but there is one man in the US who arguably could qualify for the role for his astounding humanitarian work
A Summer of Cycling? Sounds a great idea doesn’t it? Twenty three cycling organisations seem to think so and have come together to agree on a joint promotion of the theme for the summer of 2012 when cycling will very much be in focus with the Olympics taking place.
Seems pretty obvious to us but the best way to reduce Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions is by cycling. Not that most of the world takes a blind bit of notice of this fact.
Anyone who has tried truing a bicycle wheel knows that a bicycle spoke gives an audible musical note when plucked. The musical pitch sound coming from the bicycle spoke varies on how tight the spoke is tightened of course.
Did you know that Britain ranks second in Europe for overall bicycles sold in the trading region? It caught me by surprise. I had assumed France and Italy would be above the UK in this regard.
Following our recent blog post about an American band using bikes to travel from gig to gig, today we feature another story that celebrates the union of rock band and bicycle.
Last week Going Going Bike reported that bike crime costs British cyclists £80m a year. Word spread across the cycling community, but the focus has shifted solidly away from money matters.
The National Cycle Network has hit the 13,000 mile mark which is not bad considering it was only started in 1995. When the first route, the 17 mile Bristol and Bath Railway Path, was completed, the original ambition was to create a 6,500 mile network.