Archive | October, 2009

Interview with Bike Shop Girl

Bike Shop Girl or Arleigh has recently taken over the running of the very popular commuter blog CommuteByBike.com. Also she runs BikeShopGirl.com which was started to answer some of the cycling questions that women are afraid to ask and are likely to get the wrong answers to. Questions such as what saddle to choose and […]

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With the clocks changing on Sunday and winter arriving how can you stay motivated?

How to get into the correct winter cycling mindset so you can keep cycling throughout the cold weather

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Does your office offer these three cyclist facilities?

Poll results to: What kind of facilities does your office offer? It should definitely offer at least these three

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Tour of Africa Silk Route Bicycle Expedition

Small steps forward instead of strides for cyclists in today’s Transport Plan

A look at the Mayors London Transport Plan and how it falls short of serving cyclists with only a 5% target of modal share

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England’s most accessible national park gets cycling boost

The peak district is already one of the nicest parts of the country you can cycle round and this is set to improve with a £1.25 million cash injection from Cycling England.

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The Cycle Show Roundup

So it is the end of another year of the Cycle Show! Here is a bit of a preview of some of the main things to emerge from this years show and what we can expect hitting the stores shortly.

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How to clean your bike

How to go from a horrible dirty bike that doesn’t work very well to a nice clean bike that performs well. Also good advice on where to apply lube

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Find London cycle routes

Here is a highly useful collection of websites you can use to plan and find cycling routes around London.

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London to Paris cycle route planned

Fancy cycling to Paris for a weekend escape? Oui. A new route ready for the 2012 Olympics is being built that will link London to Paris. The plan is to utilise existing cycle paths and link them together wherever necessary with new routes. The starting point in London is at the iconic St. Paul’s Cathedral […]

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Buying cycling shorts

Cycling shorts for those of us who don’t want to wear lycra. A useful guide to what to look for and how to choose the perfect shorts

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RAC Foundation Director slams the door in the face of London’s Cyclists

"He needs to think less about attention-grabbing policies linked to niche modes of travel like cycling and grasp the bigger problems of transport in the capital, not least congestion in outer London. With the best will in the world, encouraging a few more people onto their bikes is not going to solve the relentless jams […]

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