Over the last two decades the number of cyclists on London’s streets has more than doubled, but the number of fatal accidents has not. While the most common cause of cyclists being hurt and sadly killed on our streets is a vehicle turning left as a cyclist goes straight, technological developments in line with rising awareness have helped to make roads safer for bicycle users.
With the dark nights now in full swing and colder weather creeping in, road safety is a serious issue across the UK. This week is Road Safety Week, and in an effort to raise awareness with cyclists, drivers and pedestrians at this time of year, the car experts from Citygate are sharing their advice for staying safe on Britain’s roads this winter.
With Halloween over, a newfound chill in the air and a new and slightly unsettling president in the land of the free, we need some cheering up. So it’s time to focus on what’s really important – coming together, spending time with loved ones, giving generously and of course, eating food. Lots and lots of food. Yes, we’re talking about CHRISTMAS!
In September 2016, London Bicycle Tour Company filmed with Nippon TV and M&M Media Services, a feature for the program ‘Let’s Challenge the World!’ It was a unique and fantastic week.
It's that time of year again when birthday-suited bicyclists take over the capital to curb car culture, celebrate body beautiful and protest pollution and oil dependency. This Saturday hoards of naked bikers will gather for the World Naked Bike Ride and take a breezy bike ride in the buff!
Started back in 2004, with only 58 hardy participants, the WNBR now boasts around 1000-12000 bare-naked bicyclists at events in 35 countries across the globe. And they all carry the same simple message:
With the weather warming up, many of us are spending more and more time outdoors and travelling around Britain in search of adventure. This bank holiday is the perfect time to explore a little deeper, and hiring bikes is the perfect way to explore London and beyond with the whole family. But when you’re out and about with little ones, it’s more crucial than ever that you stay safe when cycling.
The Olympics four years ago in London were a huge success. And cycling was an important means of transportation in the city during the games. Now Rio de Janeiro is following in London’s footsteps. With a few months to go until the start of the Summer Games, cycling in Rio de Janeiro is improving every day. Let the Games begin!