The costs of maintaining a bicycle can be seen as a barrier to people cycling so an innovative bicycle maintenance project in Hartlepool where the local council subsidies labour charges gets a thumbs up from us.
A recent decision by Edinburgh Council to spend at least a minimum 5% of its transport budget on cycling bodes well for Edinburgh’s unofficial title as the best place to cycle in the UK.
Saturday marks the start of a cycle race with a difference. This race is 18,000 miles around the world. Apart from a nice little trophy, the winning cyclist could also have the prize of a new Guinness World Record for circumnavigating the word by bicycle.
Valentine’s Day is that day that you should tell the one you love how much you love them by showering them with attention and making them feel special.
We love the odd takeaway here at GGB when we have from time to time had to put in some late night working hours. However, we are consumed with just a little guilt that anything delivered to us is by a moped or motorbike with the resulting carbon emissions.
It’s that time again for some bite-sized biking nuggets from us here at Going Going Bike. We hope you enjoy this week’s selections
What a few weeks it has been for the issue of cyclist safety. Alongside The Times’ Cities fit for Cycling campaign and some of the positive momentum from it, we’ve had a raft of good news stories about cycle safety this week.
Many emotions and feelings go through your brain when a bike is stolen. Loss is one, anger is another.
It has been quite a few weeks for the subject of cyclist safety with a healthy political momentum growing from The Times’ Cities fit for Cycling Campaign. While The Times campaign has grabbed headlines it easy to forget initiatives like the London Cycling Campaign’s (LCC) Go Dutch campaign.
Today marks the opening of Haywards Heath Cycle Hub, a bit of rail station cycling infrastructure that points a positive way forward to how integrated transport should work in this country.