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.
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.
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.
The London Cycle Map Campaign has just been endorsed by cycling author Rob Penn (he of “It’s all about the bike” fame).
For the second successive year, Going Going Bike successfully held a live charity auction at the London Bike Show which finished yesterday (January 15).
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.
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.
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).
The constant pressure on Transport for London (TfL) to make London more cycling safe over the last two to three months appears to have paid dividends with the news that TfL will redesign the roundabout at Bow in London where there has been two cycling fatalities in recent months.
We can now bring you more details of the items that Going Going Bike will be auctioning off at the Cycle a Difference charity auction that takes place on Saturday (January 14) and Sunday (January 15) at the London Bike Show.