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Nov 212011
 
BikeConflict

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 Continue reading »

Nov 182011
 
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. Continue reading »

Nov 182011
 
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. Continue reading »

Nov 162011
 
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. Continue reading »