We love a bit of cycling romance here on Going Going Bike and this Sunday we bring you the story of a couple renewing their wedding vows while doing a cycle ride across the UK almost exactly 30 years after they did the same trip to get married.
The topic of helmet compulsion for cyclists is never too far away from the news and this week the issue reared its head again with the publication of a survey on the issue among medics.
Exactly a week after his last victory kyfsympsn returned this afternoon to take charge of the Sprint Auction and add a bike to his collection.
Following on from the Brompton announcement yesterday, some more great news for Going Going Bike today. We’ve been nominated in the “Rising Star” category for the BikeBiz Awards for 2011. BikeBiz as you will gather is the bike trade magazine for the UK.
Earlier this week we reported that Barclays were in funding discussions with the Mayor of London’s office and Transport for London over the bank providing more sponsorship funds for London’s cycle hire scheme.
Returning to the Sprint Auction this week are No Logo bikes. Their colourful single speed/fixie bikes have been causing quite a stir and last month’s auction was no exception. With over 70 bids from 13 different bidders it remains our most popular Sprint Auction to date.
We have some very exciting news. Going Going Bike are the official online market for second hand Bromptons! We will be working with Brompton to provide a secure online market for legitimately-owned second-hand Bromptons.
Hot on the heels of the recent UK Bike Polo Championships, this weekend sees one of the highlights in the European hardcourt calendar with the London Open 2011.
The Met in London are not the only one’s taking bicycle theft a bit more seriously these days. Police in the Scottish capital of Edinburgh have been running a targeted bike theft operation since May of this year as it looks to tackle what it terms as “hardcore offenders” and clamp down on bike thefts in the city.
The Tour de France is maybe over for another year but officials in Yorkshire are gearing up for a visit by tour organisers ASO in October that will see ASO inspect the region and the facilities on offer with a view to considering Yorkshire as the host of the Grand Départ in 2016.