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Cyclenation conference 2016

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Cyclenation have been in touch about their Cyclenation conference 2016.  It’s being held in St Albans this year, so a very nice affluent venue in cushy Hertfordshire.  It will take place on Saturday 19 November 2016 and is hosted by … Continue reading

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Student cycling in Exeter

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Here’s my daughter in the really nice Bikeshed in Exeter, taken last weekend when I paid a visit with my mother.  Amongst other things on the visit I transported her mountain bike for use there in Exeter. We popped in … Continue reading

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Electric bikes in Exeter

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My eldest daughter, Becky, has just started at Exeter University.  Naturally she wants to have a bike there to make the most of free, easy transport.  Just as well really, what with the state of student finances these days; she’s … Continue reading

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Chicksands Bike Park

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I came across Chicksands Bike Park a couple of weeks ago while I was having a run after work and thought it was worth a blog post. It is in a woodland area and although I’ve only seen it in … Continue reading

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Cycle training in Luton

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I was very pleased to read in the local paper about cycle training in Luton.  Luton Borough Council appear to be seeing the light and extending the Bikeability scheme until 2020.  This makes complete sense and they’ve done the right … Continue reading

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Cycle friendly Malmö

<iframe src=”https://player.vimeo.com/video/179528719″ width=”640″ height=”360″ frameborder=”0″ webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen allowfullscreen></iframe> Another reminder of how the UK is so far behind our continental neighbours is in Scandinavia.  This time it’s about the cycle friendly Malmö in Southern Sweden.  I’ve been there and I’ll … Continue reading

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SPIN London 2016 another success

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SPIN London 2016 another success as the cycling festival welcomes over 10,000 to its 4th London edition. Spin – The Cycling Festival took place at The Old Truman Brewery, from 20 – 22 May 2016. The show welcomed over 10,000 … Continue reading

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Halfbike news

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It was last year when I first came across the Halfbike and did a favourable desktop review.  Now over the last few days I have noticed a surge in hits on this blog with hundreds of people heading for my … Continue reading

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A5 – M1 link road

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  The A5 M1 link road is being constructed as a by-pass for the congested town of Dunstable, Central Bedfordshire.  Apparently this was talked about 40 or 50 years ago!  Naturally this new road is all geared up for the … Continue reading

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Common Wheel

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Earlier in the week I had the opportunity to hear a little bit of Radio 4’s All in the Mind programme.  They were featuring the Common Wheel as a finalist in the All In The Mind awards.  It was fascinating … Continue reading

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Longest-running cycling church service in May

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This is a special longest running cycling church service and coming up in May 2016. One of only two remaining Cyclists’ Church Services in the UK reaches a milestone at 1:30pm on Sunday 8th May 2016, with 300+ cyclists, including … Continue reading

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Halfbike review

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  Recently I came across the Halfbike and thought it was worth doing a desktop review.  As you know, I quite like opportunities to try out different bicycles and especially “alternative” bikes such as the Elliptigo, recumbents and the like. … Continue reading

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Naked cyclists – what do you make of this?

Naked cyclists seem to be a newish phenomena these days and I’m not sure what to make of it.  I haven’t really been that aware until I clocked a tweet by Frances Crook, who I follow on Twitter and have … Continue reading

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Tour de France from Halfords

Tour de France infographic, kindly supplied by Halfords.  Looks good!    

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