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Boris reacts to cyclist giving him the finger

Mayor of London Boris Johnson today conducted his regular #AskBoris Q&A session on Twitter. As always, it was a chance for Londoners to ask burning questions about local issues. As…

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Five tips for safe commuting (video)

Commuting by bike is much safer than many people think. According to government statistics, one cyclist is killed on Britain’s roads for every 27 million miles travelled by bike –…

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This video sums up why we cycle to work

This video from the Spanish Dirección General de Tráfico is part of a new mobility campaign that asks people to look at the way they travel to and from work. The…

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Brompton: the perfect commuting machine?

Winter came and went in a whirlwind of credit card payments and highly calorific seasonal sustenance. And when the dust had finally settled, a plump and poverty-stricken soul emerged from…

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Just one in six MPs supports cycling

If the number of replies is representative of the support for cycling, then barely a sixth of recently elected MPs have pledged to support cycling. Out of 3,286 Prospective Parliamentary…

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Cycle to work scheme continues to grow in popularity

The number of people taking advantage of their employers’ cycle to work scheme has risen for the second consecutive year, according to figures released by the Cycle to Work Alliance.…