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Monthly Archives: July 2011

26/07/2011 // INFO The cycling doctor

The cycling doctor

Triathlon Bike

Cycling to work has taken on a whole new meaning for one member of the UK workforce. Doctor Ben Harris has been training for Iron Man UK by cycling to treat his patients. READ ON

Barclays in funding talks over Boris Bikes extension

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Transport for London, the Mayor of London’s office and Barclays are understood to be in discussions that could see the bank provide additional sponsorship funds for the Barclays Cycle Hire scheme which is being expanded eastwards in time for the Olympic Games. READ ON

Bike hire scheme launches in Newcastle

ScratchBikes

This last weekend saw the launch of a city-wide bike hire scheme in Newcastle. Operating under the ScratchBikes name, 150 bikes will be available for short hire from 15 rack locations around the city. READ ON

Vote for Going Going Bike in the Venture Candy Public Vote

Vote for Going Going Bike Now

We have been shortlisted in the Metro Newspaper and Venture Candy competition to find Britain’s most innovative new enterprises. We really want to win and would love your support. Please click here to vote for us now. READ ON

LA adopts law to protect cyclists from harassment

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Us cyclists have little rights enshrined in law. If verbally harassed or physically abused, we like a motorist have to seek recourse to the normal rule of law. READ ON

There Cycling Sprint Auction Result

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We featured some great British design in the Sprint Auction this afternoon. Marsupial bags are a brand new company making stylish waterproof panniers and baskets from Astroturf (artificial grass). READ ON

Vote for Going Going Bike in the Venture Candy Public Vote

Vote for Going Going Bike Now

We have been shortlisted in the Metro Newspaper and Venture Candy competition to find Britain’s most innovative new enterprises. We really want to win and would love your support. Please click here to vote for us now. READ ON

Beginners guide to commuting by bike

CommuteCyclist

If you’ve never ridden a bike to work on a regular basis commuting by bike can bring up many challenges. Having worked from home for a number of years, I travelled into Going Going Bike office’s in London by bike for the whole of the last week, experiencing the many trials and tribulations of the early morning and evening cycle commute for the first time. READ ON

Vote for Going Going Bike in the Venture Candy Public Vote

Vote for Going Going Bike Now

We have been shortlisted in the Metro Newspaper and Venture Candy competition to find Britain’s most innovative new enterprises. We really want to win and would love your support. Please click here to vote for us now. READ ON

Cycle task force helps to put the brake on cycle thefts

Cycle Task Force

It has been a tough week for the Metropolitan Police in London due to events elsewhere which I am sure you are aware of.  We couldn’t possibly comment on those goings on but at least there has been some good news this week coming from the Metropolitan Police’s Cycle Task Force with has just completed its first year of existence. READ ON