We were lucky enough to attend the premiere of a new short film from Bikeworks yesterday afternoon (at London’s Barbican art and cinema complex) showcasing how the social enterprise business has helped train disadvantaged Londoners to become cycle mechanics in the cycling industry.
A bit of a heads up on a charity ride being organised by our friends at Bikeworks. Staff at the cycling social enterprise business are riding through four countries in three days as they aim to raise money for their own All Ability Cycling project.
London-based social enterprise business Bikeworks appears to be going from strength having just announced corporate sponsorship for its Cycle into Work initiative.
As the last remnants of summer draw to a close and with it a pause in the Sprint Auction, we have one final item up for grabs.
After a first minute bid, it was looking for a long time as though it was going to be a walk in the park for bensmac. However, Granite and Grahills had other ideas and some frenetic late bidding really brought the Sprint Auction to life.
Thanks for everybody’s help with our survey. We asked you what you thought about GGB and you gave us loads of helpful ideas and things to improve. There were a few things that stood out.
As many of you will gather, we are already into Team Green Britain Bike Week (June 18-June 26). Bike Week serves as a great promotion for the sport and leisure activity as cycling gets many more inches in the press at both local and national level.
Bikes reclaimed by the police are changing lives in East London.
Now in its second year, the Re-Cycle programme lets young people tinker with and take home bikes donated by the police, often wheeling people away from a dangerous alternative.