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Monthly Archives: January 2012

The Wheelie Good Round-Up

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We hope this week’s Wheelie Good Round-Up puts a smile to your face as you take a break from the working world this weekend. If you’ve found something cycling related on the web that you think it is worth featuring on the Round-Up then tweet at us on our twitter handle with a link to the content or video. READ ON

Jail time for man who listed stolen bikes on online classified ads

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As you all know, Going Going Bike is the one place where you can be certain that any second hand bike listed for sale by a private seller is legitimately owned by that person. Our Prove It system has resulted in not a single stolen bike being sold on the site since our launch in 2010. READ ON

Cycle co-op uses phone app to spread bike theft details

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We’ve had plenty of stories here on Going Going Bike on how social media has been used by cyclists to notify the cycling community of stolen bikes and aid in the eventual the recovery of such items. One cycling group in Oxford hopes to take this use of social media further with a smartphone application that will help cyclists in the city keep track of which bikes are being stolen and from where. READ ON

Second hand bike shop idea catches thieves out

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Cambridge is one of the most popular cities for cycling in the UK with above average participation figures. Being a mecca for cycling does however mean bike theft is also a problem. READ ON

Holiday in Vietnam up for grabs in GGB charity auction

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On Monday’s GGB blog, we updated you all with the current funds raised for our charity partner Cycle a Difference/Newborns Vietnam via our live auctions at the London Bike Show. So far the current total funds raised stands at £662. We hope very much to add to that with the online auction of a two person 10-day holiday in Vietnam that has kindly been donated to Cycle a Difference/Newborns Vietnam. READ ON

It’s all mapped out…

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The London Cycle Map Campaign has just been endorsed by cycling author Rob Penn (he of “It’s all about the bike” fame). READ ON

Going Going Bike charity auction raises funds for neonatal care in Vietnam

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For the second successive year, Going Going Bike successfully held a live charity auction at the London Bike Show which finished yesterday (January 15). READ ON

The Wheelie Good Round-Up

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It is Saturday and that can only mean one thing here at Going Going Bike, it’s time for the The Wheelie Good Round-up. We hope you enjoy this week’s chosen nuggets of cycling goodness. READ ON

Cycletta grows women-only cycle rides to seven in 2012

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The two women-only Cycletta cycling rides last year were undoubtedly successful in raising women’s participation in organised rides as well encouraging more ladies to get on their bike more often. READ ON

London Bike Show review

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Planning to visit the London Bike Show today or over the weekend? Maybe we can put a few pointers your way on what to visit following are own look around the show yesterday (January 12). READ ON