Here's where we take a closer look at the world of cycling, from activities on our doorstep to international events that catch our eye. We welcome contributions from volunteers too, so if you have something to say, why not drop us a line.
Author: Antony de Heveningham
With the fourth Bristol Cycle Festival coming up this July, how have a group of enthusiastic amateurs ended up running a community festival attended by over 2,500 people each year? That’s a question I’ve often asked myself,...
Date: 27 February 2013
Further to the recent All Party Parlimentary Cycling Group inquiry, here are the Key benefits for investing in cycling from NHS Bristol Public Health Directorate, Dr Adrian Davis.
Full report can be found below.
Economic benefits: Health benefits from cycling often...
Press Release: 13 Feb 2013
More People Doing Everyday Cycling Would Be The Real Legacy From London 2012, Boardman Tells Inquiry
The real legacy from the UK hosting the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games would be Britain becoming a true cycling nation, Olympic champion Chris Boardman told...
Local charity Life Cycle UK’s highly successful cycle training programme for adults and children is now free.
Thanks to extra funding from Bristol City Council, a one-to-one session with one of Life Cycle’s professional urban coaches will cost no more than an hour of your time. Covering...
Jon Usher (Area Manager, West of England - Sustrans)
10 January 2013
Late last year I met Beth Richards, a young disabled woman who lives in Bristol. She’s passionate about independent mobility, she volunteers for Leonard Cheshire as part of their Can Do project. She owns a foldable...
The car industry has bypassed transport policy to maintain its subsidies by acting as a business, not a transport choice.
Despite rhetoric, the European Commission is allowing the car industry to be favoured over more sustainable modes of transport. The European Commission has...
Brussels-based businesses are able to trial cargo bikes for free, thanks to the European funded Cycle Logistics Project.
Businesses can deliver goods in Brussels for free starting this month. In order to...