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Cycle through London at night for charity

Have you ever walked around London at five in the morning? It reminds me of a scene in 28 Days Later. I always find myself wanting to shout “Hello? Is anyone there!”. Of course when I say I “always find myself” I sound like some sort of crazed sleep walker who is always wondering around […]

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Guns, burglary and cycling on the pavement

I was a bit surprised yesterday when this was put through my door. After discussing gun crime and burglary the local police briefing moves on to the third worse crime known to man. Cycling on the pavement. The briefing read: Cycling on the pavement is a problem in a number of wards in Camden and […]

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Free for first 30 minutes – TfL hire scheme details revealed

TfL has today revealed the pricing details of the new cycle hire scheme that is due to be launched next summer. The good news is the first 30 minutes hire-time will be free.

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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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