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£100 fines for London’s Cyclists

What reward do you get for cycling in London? Well, under new proposals by Westminster Council you could be fined £100 (up from £30) for doing the things cyclists sometimes do. These include: Jumping red lights Riding on the pavement Ignoring one way signs   It doesn’t matter if the traffic light has absolutely no […]

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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! (more…)

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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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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: (more…)

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Can we share the road in London?

A recent storm arose on Twitter after @LDN, definitely a member of the London Twitterati, provided a link to the Sorry Mate I didn’t See You (SMIDSY) database for cyclists to report bad drivers. (more…)

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Only 25 MPs currently back stopping Boris from closing the HGV inspection unit – how you can easily help..

Well, I never really planned to go down the activist route with this blog but I guess sometimes its too important to ignore. If you don’t live in the UK you can pretty much ignore the rest of this update! (more…)

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Will the cycle to work guarantee help?

The Cycle to Work scheme which has helped many cyclists get serious discounts off their new bikes and accessories is today getting another boost. Companies both public and private are being encouraged to sign up to provide: Secure, safe, and accessible bike parking facilities for all staff who want them Good quality changing and locker […]

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Petition for put cyclist safety first

While I’m never certain about how much petitions work I guess its the kind of thing that can’t hurt. It tells the government that there are a lot of cyclists out there that want better facilities

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Cycle superhighways latest letdown

A discussion around the 1.5metres that is the minimum the cycle superhighways will be and how that is very inadequate and actually dangerous

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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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