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  • Tour de France – Where it all began..

    By richard.owen on July 6, 2019
    The Tour de France was first organised in 1903 and along with the Giro d'Italia and Vuelta a Espana they make up cycling's prestigious three week long Grand Tours, with the Tour de France the oldest and widely considered the most prestigious. The modern Tour de France consists of 21 day-long stages, over a 23 day period and covers around 3500 kilometres.
  • Urban Limits Tour 2019

    By Vicki on July 2, 2019
    This week we are doing events around Berkshire encouraging more sustainable travel and getting people on their bikes, but making it fun, as it should be. Sunday 30th June On Sunday we went to the 2019 Wokingham Bikeathon. An amazing event with hundreds of participants of all ages cycling around Wokingham. There are 2 rides, 35 miles or 15 miles. […]
  • Dublin’s initiative to improve cyclists’ routes

    By Vicki on June 24, 2019
    Dublin are taking a step forward to increase the room for cyclists by cutting the use of private vehicles. While many places have cycle-lanes implemented (or maybe cycle lines may be more appropriate) it is not going to automatically improve the public making the switch of travelling by bike. Not if they do not feel safe. Dublin wants to become […]
  • Companies taking the initiative to encourage cycling to work

    By Vicki on June 14, 2019
    Many companies across the globe are adopting various schemes which encourage people to cycle to work rather than driving; Saving money and reducing the impact on the environment. Cyclescheme is an example of one of the schemes adopted by employers to give an incentive to swap driving into work for cycling in. For example, some schemes offer a reduced rate […]
  • Cycling Tips for riding in the Rain!

    By Vicki on June 10, 2019
    In the UK, if putting in the hours on your bike is something you just can’t go without, riding in the rain will become part of the package. Love the challenge? Or simply just hate it, there are plenty of ways to prepare, survive and recover from cycling in the rain both for you and your bike. Your Clothing 1 […]
  • It’s Bike Week 2019!

    By Vicki on June 8, 2019
      Bike Week 2019 – 8th to 16th June Bike Week is delivered by Cycling UK every year to encourage and to celebrate cycling. The aim of the week is to inspire people of all ages to get on their bikes and to adopt a fun and sustainable way of travelling. While there is so much negativity in the world, […]
  • The essential Apps for Cycling

    By saferrider on June 6, 2019
    We take a look at 5 of the best apps available for you to use when you're out cycling. GPS navigation, performance statistics, local leaderboards, route mapping, weather forecasts and air quality, all you have to do is download!
  • Do Helmets actually save lives?

    By saferrider on February 8, 2019
    A new university study has found that helmets worn by cyclists could well save their lives, particularly in collisions with slower moving cars.
  • Congestion charging gets more people on bikes, claims study

    By richard.owen on January 14, 2019
    A new report has claimed that congestion charging is an important way to get more people on their bikes. The report 'Congestion charges and cycling', from the European Cyclists' Federation (ECF), claims that investment from the revenues of congestion charging into sustainable transport plans, particularly cycling, can help get cities moving.