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Monthly Archives: January 2011

25/01/2011 // INFO Cycling economics 101

Cycling economics 101

Cycling economics 101

We had a chat with Nick Ferrari’s breakfast show on LBC Radio 97.3FM this morning about why Londoners should switch to commuting by bike. And it got us thinking about all the reasons why people should cycle to work rather than go by car, bus, train or tube. READ ON

23/01/2011 // INFO Triathlon checklist

Triathlon checklist

Triathlon Checklist

Most triathlon checklists seem to envisage that people have invested their entire life savings into tri-kit and have a huge vehicle to transport their kit to events. READ ON

A mobile mechanic, would you use one?

Good Mechanic Guide

Our recent debate on bike mechanics brought a great deal of discussion and feedback on where is the best place for get your bike fixed and repaired. Most of the suggestions were typically bike shops of course. But what about a mobile bike mechanic coming to visit your home and repairing your bike while you wait. Is there a market for such a service? READ ON

Cycling will have to fight corner for transport funding

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Yesterday saw the announcement of details for the government’s Local Sustainable Transport Fund for England. READ ON

Cervo Rosso Cycling Clothing

Cervo Rosso

Cervo Rosso is Italian for red deer: and, like the ruminant, the Crans Montana based cycle clothing brand recently launched by Carlyle Ware can be found all over the world. Sportwool jerseys are manufactured in the York, Lycra products in Italy and the merino base layers in New Zealand. Target markets include Switzerland, Belgium and Italy. Carlyle himself is Australian. READ ON

Danes test signs that alert cyclists to right turning vehicles

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We all know Denmark is the place to go for what is good about cycle infrastructure and it comes as no surprise that one city in the country has been looking at the thorny issue of cycle accidents that involve right-turning vehicles, mainly trucks. READ ON

Davina to lead all-female charity ride

Davina-Bike

When British Cycling recently announced its National Women’s Cycling Network initiative one of its aims was to create women cycling champions to organise women only led-rides. READ ON

Politician wants all New York cyclists registered

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Last week, we reported on how a US assemblywoman backed down on a proposal to introduce a licence plate for bicycles law in New Jersey after opposition to the law. READ ON

Sustainable travel initiative aims to get Wales cycling

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A new Wales-wide project to encourage people to walk, cycle and use public transport for more of their local, everyday journeys is to be launched in the principality.

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Going Going Bike at the London Bike Show

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After a few teething problems and much head scratching, we were able to carry out two successful auctions on the weekend at the London Bike Show. READ ON