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Monthly Archives: July 2010

23/07/2010 // INFO Welcome Racer Rosa!

Welcome Racer Rosa!

Racer Rosa

We’re very excited to welcome Racer Rosa to Going Going Bike! They sell custom-built bikes with Lombardi frames, made-to-measure to fit the riders body size and cycling style. These lightweight steel frames are hand-crafted in Italy by a small family business which has been building frames for over 60 years.

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A decisive summit finish?

Tourmalet

Today the Tour de France will be won or lost on the slopes of the Tourmalet. A 2115 meter monster that has loomed large in tour history and features heavily in this year’s centenary edition of the race.

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Going Going Bike – in the news

Racing Ahead

We’ve only been live for a day or two but Going Going Bike is getting some nice articles and comments in the blogsphere. Thanks to all for the mentions.

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Unofficial World Record – Bicycle Daisy Chain of 55

Cycle Daisy Chain

We were amazed that so many people thought it a good idea to lock their bike to two other random bikes in our unofficial bicycle daisy chain world record attempt. In fact 55 of London’s finest cyclists plus over a hundred early adopters of GGB joined us with their wheels to celebrate our launch at Look Mum No Hands.

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Why don’t you BIKE OFF!

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They’re hi-vis, mouthy and provocative…and, as it turns out, very popular. I am, of course, talking about our new t-shirts which we gave away to everyone who rocked up for some bikey fun on Tuesday for our launch party.

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20/07/2010 // INFO Bounty of Boris

Bounty of Boris

Cycle Hire Photo

Chatter aplenty today about the Bounty of Boris: the Superhighway and the cycle hire scheme. Boris’s great contributions to the city in his first term as The Mayor Of London (why all those caps?) Both schemes have their detractors and they are certainly not without their shortcomings. However, we must recognise that these are special times for cyclists in the capital. READ ON

World Record Attempt – Longest Bicycle Daisy Chain!

LMNH

On July 20 at 7pm we’re going to try and set a World Record (unofficial) at Look Mum No Hands. You may be thinking what exactly is a bicycle daisy chain? And that’s a good question! It’s when you lock bicycles wheel to wheel to form as long a line as you can. Hopefully with your help we can stretch round the block… READ ON

What does it take to be a top Cycling Commuter?

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There is a top article by Jamie Wilkins on the Guardian website today on what an individual needs to possess in order to be a top level road racer. Fitness, power and the support of a fully committed team are all cited before he concludes that passion for the bike is the critical element for road cyclists at the highest level. READ ON

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July 2010

And we’re off….

Barclays Cycle Hire?

Remember this? It’s video time

Something for the weekend

Let cycling set you free!

More brilliant rides for charity

Why use Going Going Bike?

Tour de France – winners and losers’ (from a bike’s perspective)

Is trouser rolling one of the last taboos?

Bikes, charities and fun

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