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Cary Thompson with his bike and helmet. pic credit Cary Thompson
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3 December 2018

Cary Thompson recently took part in Sustrans cycle training so he could be more confident commuting to work by bike.

This was provided at the Active Travel Hub in East Belfast as part of the CHIPS programme. He was so pleased with...

bike and flowers
14 June 2018

On Sunday the 10 June thousands of women took to the streets of our cities to celebrate 100 years since the first women in Britain got the vote. As we saw the streets of Cardiff paraded in colours of purple, green and white there seemed to be something missing...

What...

Man lifts bike above his head in
11 June 2018

Jonathan is half English, half Danish, 26 years old and was raised in London. He was a total novice when he started his journey around the world and had never even ridden a bike with panniers.

Most cyclists who embark on cycling trips around the world have a wealth of...

Categories: Cycling
Richard Noon and Simon Marshall
8 June 2018

As this year’s Big Pedal competition reached its conclusion Richard Noon, our Bike It Officer in Luton, spoke to long standing school champion and PE Teacher, Simon Marshall, at Wigmore Primary School in Luton to discuss the legacy that...

Categories: Commuting Cycling Schools
bike on protected cycle lane
6 June 2018

The Government’s Cycling and Walking Investment Strategy (CWIS) safety review consultation closed on 1 June 2018. We set out below where we think the Government’s key priorities must lie to enable more people to walk and cycle.

The safety barrier

Safety or the...

Categories: Cycling Policy Walking
health benefits of cycling drawing
29 May 2018

It is well known that physical activity is key to people’s health and wellbeing – with numerous studies showing that people who walk and cycle enjoy longer and healthier lives.

Increasingly, however, research on the long-term benefits of walking and cycling is...

Categories: Cycling Health Walking

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