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Crowdsourcing bike rack building

We already know building bike racks increases the value of properties, we also know there is a big problem with bike parking in London and we now know that people from NYC are getting ahead of London!

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Quicker by bike

I think people have one of two emotions when they see motorists stuck in traffic . You may be among the people that as you zoom past on your bike think “haha suckers”. Or you may be among the people that feel a little bit sorry for poor Mr Motorist getting nowhere. Martin Williamson is […]

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Bikehut Chain Cleaner Kit review

A thorough review of the Halfords Bike Chain Cleaning Kit that I recently purchased. Including what I did and didn’t like and other recommended chain cleaning kits

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Which part of your bicycle should you lubricate?

A look at which parts of a bike to lubricate, how often to lubricate them and which lubricant to use. Also a quick look at some of the most common errors people make that can cause damage to their bikes.

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Unconventional ways of preventing your bike from being stolen

My first time was outside my college when I was 16. I remember it well. Everyone remembers their first time. She was beautiful. The most gorgeous mountain bike you have ever seen. Sure it was just a £200 bike from JJB Sports but I was young and I was in love. I looked around at […]

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Sexual orientation important factor in deciding new bike lane

Question 1: Do you like bikes? Question 2: Do you think a new bike lane would be a good idea? Question 3: Are you gay?

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Cycling book recommendations by my marvellous Twitterers

I asked on Twitter for some good cycling book recommendations and I got some fantastic ideas off people. Here’s a list of the ones I will be reading

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Bicio GoRide iPhone bike mount

A thorough review of the Bicio GoRide including a short video and plenty of pictures

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Art Crank Poster Show

Some posters from the Art Crank poster show and a hope that it will one day come to London

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101+ fixed gear and ss bike links

A big collection of fixed gear and single speed resources including fixie blogs, how to build a fixed gear bike, fixed gear forums, books and video

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Rise in number of cyclist accidents but why?

So the big news that has been making the rounds is the rise in the number of cyclist deaths:

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Escape from London and go cycling in the Peak District

Huge open spaces, vivid green valleys and tiny villages. Small meandering rivers and traffic free routes. There is plenty for the eye to feast on in the Peak District. Of course with all the inviting country pubs, the eye is definitely not the only thing that will be feasting.

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