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Spin London video

Spin London video by ALEXBLOGG.COM I spotted this nice video of the recent Spin London urban bike show and thought this captured the scene and atmosphere.  Just a bit of fun and worth a look. Oh and before I forget, … Continue reading

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The Cactus Tongue bike storage

I came across the rather nice Cactus Tongue bike storage solution at Spin London and had the privilege of chatting to the developers Jon Taylor and David Morgan.  What you see here is the stainless steel version with protective leather … Continue reading

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Spin London

Dingy, dank and dark: a promising description for a cycle show?  Wrong? Right? Yes! The Spin London Urban Cycle Show’s 2015 venue was the old Sorting Office in Holborn and they kindly sent me a press invite (thanks guys!).  The … Continue reading

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How many bikes are sold in the UK?

How many bikes are sold in the UK each year?  More than cars?  Less than cars? The graph shows the number of bikes sold, year by year, and I find this astonishing and delighted to see this is higher than … Continue reading

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London Bike Show 2015

The London Bike Show 2015 came up in conversation last Friday evening over dinner and before you could say “rusty bike chain” my ticket was booked.  I haven’t been to this before and so I was really looking forward to … Continue reading

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Latest Busway news

Unfortunately I couldn’t make the last Luton & Dunstable Cycle Forum’s meeting for the latest Busway news.  This was a real shame as it seems there was an interesting discussion and the very latest news on the Busway developments have … Continue reading

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Veteran Cycle Club

On New Year’s Day we encountered the Veteran Cycle Club after driving into London on our way to the National Portrait Gallery in SW1.  Unexpectedly we got caught up in the New Year’s Day Parade around Westminster (yes, we were … Continue reading

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Cycling with Dee!

There are some Great Rides rides that are destined to stick in my mind for a long time.  For this year I have three so far.  Two of these I have blogged about already: my 137 mile ride from Bedfordshire … Continue reading

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Guest blog: Bike thefts days could be numbered

Patrick Colquhoun wrote in 1796 in A Treatise on the Police of the Metropolis “deprive a thief of a safe and ready market for his goods, and he is undone”, this simple quote seems like a fairly simple idea but … Continue reading

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Trek 7.0 – new bike in the family

It is not very often we welcome a new bicycle into the family but that’s just what we have done recently.  This is more of a bicycle fostering arrangement through an excellent scheme called Wheels to Work and administered by … Continue reading

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Cycling rates in Luton

I came across this graph and fellow blogger Tejvan Pettinger kindly agreed to me using it.  It shows the wide variation of people who cycle in various towns and cities in England.  To be honest, I wasn’t surprised to see … Continue reading

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London cyclists stage a “die-in”

UK readers will no doubt be aware there have been a number of fatal cycling accidents on the streets of London lately.  These deaths have been widely reported and it seems various politicians, including London Mayor Boris Johnson, have found … Continue reading

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Windrush Cotswolds Cycle Tours

It’s always a pleasure to come across new cycle-based enterprises and this now includes Windrush Cotswold Cycle Tours.  I can tell you, I admire anyone who has the nerve to start their own business and the admiration doubles when it’s … Continue reading

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Travel Choices Dunstable

I have been meaning to tell you all about Travel Choices for ages.  Based in Dunstable and funded by the Local Sustainable Transport Fund, the aim is broadly to help people to think a little differently about how they travel … Continue reading

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