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London’s Cycling Commissionier: We All Need to Get On And Do It!

News article published on: 11th May 2019

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] London’s cycling and walking commissioner Will Norman published an article in the Evening Standard that gave an overview of the work that he faces in his new role. A lot of the role will involve dealing with other councils in the wider London area, and convincing them to work with Transport for London and […]

Cycle deliveries

News article published on: 11th May 2019

Whether startups in Waltham Forest or major international express delivery companies, it seems that delivery companies are starting to look toward cycles and e-bikes for their last mile runs. The Cubicycle DHL is one of the world’s logistics giants and has made a commitment to become a zero CO2 emissions delivery company by 2050. In […]

Could Strava be used to triangulate where you live?

News article published on: 11th May 2019

A number of very good racing bikes have been stolen – and the police have reason to believe that they have been targeted on Strava. How can Strava be used to target you? Strava is an app used by many competitive cyclists to compare routes and timings. There are thousands of users out there who […]

Local hubbub over Highbury corner

News article published on: 11th May 2019

Highbury Corner in Islington is one of the busiest interchanges in the whole of the UK (never mind just London) and is being redeveloped to encourage more cycling past the train and Tube station. There has been some opposition to the proposals, which cyclists have responded to vigorously… Let’s look at some of the discussion […]

Research shows that cycling helps you live better for longer

News article published on: 11th May 2019

It is well known that cycling makes you healthier, even if you are breathing in the fumes of London’s roads. What hasn’t been known until now is how it helps you live a better life into old age. New research shows that older people’s immune systems are improved, stopping them from getting flu and other […]

Mobikes Can Now Ride Freely Between the City & Southwark

News article published on: 11th May 2019

Riders of Mobikes can now ride freely between the City and Southwark. The Chinese dockless bike sharing company has just deployed 200 bikes across the borough, along with rivals oFo. Careful planning The scheme is being worked hand in hand with Southwark Council as part of the overall strategy to grow cycle use in London […]

Cyclist pushing bike killed in Southall by HGV

News article published on: 11th May 2019

London’s cycling death toll grew by another death last week – this time a 60 year old cyclist was killed by an HGV as he was pushing his bike on South Road. The accident The accident happened just before 9am last Thursday when an elderly man was pushing his bike at the junction of St […]

ULEZ – Truckers whine that Londoners breathe cleaner air…

News article published on: 11th May 2019

The Road Haulage Association has complained that the Ultra Low Emissions Zone (ULEZ) in London is going to damage the economy. Regulations like these are designed to improve the quality of life (and the economy) for those in the city and should drive forward the use of better trucks that are more cycle friendly. While […]

Ealing cyclists up in arms over latest death

News article published on: 11th May 2019

After 51 year old Met Police officer Claudia Manera was killed on her bike at the junction of The Broadway and Uxbridge Road on the 12th October, the cycling public held a demonstration calling for improvements to the junction this weekend. Hundreds of cyclists came together to march down Uxbridge Road calling for improved road […]

Sadiq Cycles replace Boris Bikes…

News article published on: 11th May 2019

This week sees the roll out of new Sadiq Cycles, replacing the old Boris Bikes that have been available to tourists and Londoners alike over the last seven years. Officially known by their sponsor’s name – Santander Cycles – the machines are available for short rental by people using London’s roads. The new Sadiq Cycles […]

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