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?
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?
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
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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As seen on The Guardian, BBC and The Independent.