Decorate your bike!

Looking for Christmas decorations for your bike? Or bike inspired Christmas decorations for your home? Have a look at some of the links below or inspiration: Total Women’s Cycling: Instructables: London Cyclist: We would love to see some of your ideas, or if the links inspired you to decorate your bike. Share your design with […]

How can we make junctions safer?

Can simplifying Highway Code be our hope for making junctions safer? Chris Boardman is planning to lead a campaign group for simpler and more effective rules in the Highway Code. With this changes, he aims to make junctions safer. The group members: British Cycling The AA pedestrian advocacy organisations Read more at http://www.cyclingweekly.co.uk/news/latest-news/chris-boardman-leads-campaign-for-junction-rule-change-to-make-cycling-safer-303502#gCXPwh4ZJDRUP1Qt.99

Electric bikes can help you cycle again

There are many reasons why electric bikes are becoming more popular in UK! They are: convenient easy to use (just like a normal bike) help you start a healthier lifestyle eco-friendly They can also help you become a more confident cyclist. Read this inspirational article by Kitty Knowles here: http://www.thememo.com/2016/09/19/ebike-shop-london-justebikes-portobello-road-ebikes-uk-ebike-kit-cycling/

2016 BBC Get Inspired Unsung Hero award in Scotland!

Rachael Halifax, 43,  a cycling enthusiast has won the 2016 BBC Get Inspired Unsung Hero award in Scotland. “I am lucky to be involved with these fantastic groups that do a great job of encouraging cycling,” she said. “The commitment and dedication of all those involved in running them is inspiring.” Read more on BBC: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/scotland/38071502

Would you report a near miss?

Cyclists in London can now report dangerous driving. It can be reported through the metropolitan police’s website: https://beta.met.police.uk/report/report-a-road-traffic-incident/ Could raising awareness of the frequency of near miss accidents help create safer roads? It is an interesting theory that (in my opinion) should be tested. I guess the only danger is to make the relationship between cyclist […]

Different ways of enjoying cycling

  I see cycling as a fantastic way of improving my lifestyle. A little bit of activity makes me feel healthier and gives me independence that I need (especially since I don’t drive). What about you? What is your favourite thing about cycling? Share your thoughts with us on Facebook or Twitter. Tom Hodgkinson recently […]

How can we make our streets safer for cycling?

Sustrans recently published an interesting article on how we can make our streets safer. “For too long city streets have been focussed on the car and prioritised moving vehicles around faster and more efficiently. We seem to have forgotten the human element in our cities. With people crowding into cities across the globe, space has […]

‘Belles on Bikes’: new network of women’s cycling groups in Scotland

‘Belles on Bikes’ is a network of women’s cycling groups in Scotland, developed and supported by Cycling UK, the national cycling charity. The development of Belles on Bikes is currently fund by a Big Lottery’s Awards For All grant. Belles on Bikes aims to support women to get cycling together in a friendly, inclusive and […]