Monthly Archives: November 2011

Boost for Bikeworks’ Cycle into Work scheme


London-based social enterprise business Bikeworks appears to be going from strength having just announced corporate sponsorship for its Cycle into Work initiative. READ ON

Drivers want cyclists to pay road tax, says survey


The issue of cyclists paying road tax is a non-issue really as there is no such thing. Maybe someone should tell insurance comparison site Confused.com because they seemed confused themselves. One of the main results of its road safety week survey (out today) is that a quarter of drivers want cyclists to pay road tax READ ON

The Wheelie Good Round-up

Brookes Saddle Handbag

Bit of a new blog item today, which we hope will become a regular weekly feature here on Going Going Bike. At the end of each week, we’ll be doing a round-up of three to five cycling related items that caught our eye on the old world wide web. READ ON

Join the Sustrans-led Olympic cycling routes ride

Mark Foster, London 2012 Mascot Mandeville, Transport for London's Director of Better Routes and Places, Ben Plowden, Carl Pittam, Sustrans' London Director, and London 2012 Mascot Wenlock.

If you are about in London tomorrow, why not take in the Sustrans led rides to the Olympic Park. A team of volunteers from the sustainable transport charity will be leading cyclists along paths and canals, through parks, and along quiet streets before cycling on to the elevated greenway which leads to the ViewTube Café – a prime spot for viewing the Olympic Park. READ ON

Conflict in New Forest over growing numbers of people cycling

New Forest Cycling

Increasing numbers of cyclists getting out and using the roads on the weekends for leisure and sportive cycling is a good thing, yes? Well it is good news for most of us, but some residents in the New Forest want to see a crackdown on the number of cyclists using the area’s roads during the weekend. READ ON

Are you a World-Tour website designer?

On the track

Do you have World-Tour level website design skills? Are you a passionate cyclist? Do you want to participate in the redesign of the Going Going Bike website? If so, we should talk. READ ON

Biking numbers boost for Liverpool


Great news from Liverpool where it appears that more and more people are getting on their bikes than ever before. READ ON

Right to Play launches unique charity bike ride

Righ to Play Bike Ride

A quick heads up on a charity bike ride taking place next year for a worthy cause. Global sport development charity Right to Play is launching a ride that will see cyclists cover a 300 mile route from Liege in Belgium to the Olympic Stadium in London. READ ON

The Casual Ride – West: Richmond to Windsor

Taking a break in Windsor Great Park

Riders on the 4th Going Going Bike “Casual Ride” took on the West London roadies’ favourite, Richmond to Windsor, on Saturday 12 November. Blessed by unseasonally warm and sunny weather the 47 km route was completed in just over 3 hours. READ ON