What I’ve been reading

Inspired by Treadly and Me’s speedlinking this is the start of a monthly series where I roundup blog and news headlines that have been of interest.

Cycling in London is up, but do we have Boris to thank?

Sold out summer of cycling – an indepth review of the Boris cycling initiatives by Boris Watch

Copenhagenize visits London

And falls in love with a bespoke bikes shop in Finsbury Park

Not enough bikes to go around

Manufacturers struggle to keep up with demand

Excuses people give for not cycling

Who isn’t bike commuting and why not – 18% say because there is not a safe route available (Via EcoVelo who have recently reached 1,000 posts!). Don’t they realise that gardening is more dangerous than cycling

Should cyclists pay road tax?

A resounding no

How to enjoy the bike

Unfortunately as cyclists we are often the target of abuse. Cyclinginfo looks at how to rise above it

Doing a victory salute

Cozy Beehive looks at how to give the perfect victory salute

recyclingbikepartsRecycling bike parts into art

The ultimate clock for a cyclist?

Fat Cyclist fought the law and won

The evil crime committed: Throwing rocks off a cliff

Girls on bikes

6 reasons why the world needs more girls on bikes

More than Wimbledon centre court

Over 15,000 people have looked at the top 50 cycling blogs list. That is more than the capacity of Wimbledon centre court! I plan on updating this list twice a year but for those of you who can’t wait here are some of the blogs that have been recommended to me:

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5 Responses to What I’ve been reading

  1. Treadly and Me 06/07/2009 at 11:43 am #

    Wow, thanks for that–I’m flattered.

    Does this mean I can stop now? 🙂

  2. Andreas 06/07/2009 at 3:15 pm #

    Nop it just means you have to come up with good new ideas I can steal!

  3. Ron 09/07/2009 at 3:03 am #

    Thanks Andreas. Glad you liked the humor.

  4. Andreas 09/07/2009 at 3:17 pm #

    You’re very welcome!


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