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Monthly Archives: August 2010

Going Going Bike – Fantasy Vuelta League

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After all our efforts to create the best fantasy cycling team for the Vuelta a Espana in the Roadcc Fantasy Vuelta Competition we have got competitive. We’ve decided to challenge you to put together a better team and enter it in our league. READ ON

20/08/2010 // INFO Fantasy Vuelta 2010

Fantasy Vuelta 2010

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Who would imagine that picking my fantasy team of riders for Road CC Fantasy Vuelta 2010 could be so exhausting? I feel mentally and physically drained. Almost as if I have completed stage 8 of this year’s race which heads up to Xorret de Catí via some 20% gradient roads. READ ON

Procycling roundup – The “what” Tour?

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The Eneco Tour ain’t the most high profile in the UCI Pro-Tour calendar. It’s probably not surprising that an event that follows the Tour de France and is held the week before the Vuelta D’Espana does not get too many people over excited. READ ON

TfL cyclist – a new underclass?

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The hierarchy on the streets of London appears to have been disrupted with the introduction of the Boris Bikes. Previously the car was king, pedestrians were given the freedom of the pavements (with limited rights across the highway) and cyclists were the lowest species around. Forced into the gutter by the cars and off the pavement by local regulations. READ ON

GGB and Boris Bikes to be united!

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Going Going Bike has registered as a user of the Boris Bikes. I suppose it is a little belated but because we cycle around town on our own two wheels we didn’t feel the need before. The attraction of a heavy, unattractive, generic cycle was not obvious. READ ON

16/08/2010 // INFO Redbridge Sky Ride

Redbridge Sky Ride

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You might not have thought that the Redbridge Sky Ride would be the best place to see some of the hottest cycling kit, and (aside from a couple of nice fixed gear bikes on show) you would have been right. READ ON

Have you met Tom the Talking Bike?

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Going Going Bike is all about the bike! Imagine our sense of good fortune when we met Tom the Talking Bike…have a look at his YOUTUBE video of him making friends!

There should be more videos of Tom to follow!

14/08/2010 // INFO Chatting with Ken

Chatting with Ken

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We had a chat with Ken Livingstone on LBC radio 97.3 this morning. As you do! Was really interesting and covered wide range of cycling issues including South Bank cycling ban, superhighways, increase in cyclists and even bicycle number plates! READ ON

Bike accessories – some good, some bad

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Everyone has a favourite bike accessory or part. There are some bits of kit that just seem to make life so much easier / safer / more convenient etc! READ ON

Motorists – Cyclists – Pedestrians

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Cyclists complain about motorists (and vice versa). But pedestrians complain about cyclists. Sometimes with good reason! READ ON

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August 2010

Night Riders…

Cycle theft – warehouse targeted

Challengers ready! Gladiators ready!

2010 London Open Bike Polo

Cycle Lifestyle

Cycle Hiring is Go!

Going Going Bike – Fantasy Vuelta League

Fantasy Vuelta 2010

Procycling roundup – The “what” Tour?

TfL cyclist – a new underclass?

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