Why Do Some People Hate Cyclists?

Chris King | Posted 16.10.2017 | UK
Chris King

Cycling is a potential solution to many problems, including the obesity crisis, pollution, traffic and overcrowding on public transport. It should be encouraged and made easier wherever possible. But building cycle superhighways and putting more Santander Cycles on the street is only part of the answer.

Cyclist Blamed His Fatally Injured Victim For Crash, Court Hears

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 20.09.2017 | UK

A young man rode into a pedestrian then blamed his mortally injured victim, saying people have “zero respect for cyclists”, a court heard. Charlie...

How UK Cities Are Dealing With The Problem Of Air Pollution

Phillip Othen | Posted 05.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle

The problem of air pollution in cities isn’t new. Back in 1661, diarist John Evelyn published an attack on the ‘hellish and dismal cloud of sea-co...

On Spin Cycle

Debs Wild | Posted 12.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Debs Wild

In preparation, I laid out what I thought to be appropriate gym gear the night before. I also read a few online articles about what to expect. The first piece led me to rethink every item of clothing as it was all wrong -- including the trainers.

Cycle To Work Every Day

Daniel Leather | Posted 22.09.2017 | UK Sport
Daniel Leather

Wednesday 14 September saw yet another successful Cycle To Work Day in the UK. With unprecedented numbers of Brits ditching their cars and season tickets to ride into work.

Why the Dutch Are Better Than Us...

Ed O'Meara | Posted 11.04.2015 | UK Comedy
Ed O'Meara

Amsterdam is a city almost designed to be enjoyed on foot. It's not like trying to walk along the Thames in London. It isn't okay and picturesque for a bit and then you have to take a backstreet through a car park and down an alley to get back on to the path.

Women In Cycling - Going Beyond "Shrink It and Pink It"

Fuchsia Watson | Posted 24.12.2014 | UK Sport
Fuchsia Watson

Don't get me wrong there are some brilliant female role models in cycling, great resources available to female cyclists, inspiring blogs, wonderful fashionable and practical items specifically for women, but you often have to search for them and it can feel like an overwhelming amount of information. All this can be intimidating for someone wanting to take up cycling for the first time.

Failed Armed Robbery Attempt Caught On Camera

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 18.09.2014 | UK Tech

Mike Graziano was on a bicycle tour of a 'rough' part of Buenos Aires, Argentina when out of the blue a man with a motorbike pulls out in front of him...

How (Not) to Park a Bicycle...

Liz Fraser | Posted 12.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Liz Fraser

It was said once, by someone who knows about these things, that the best designs excel in both form and function. A product needs to both look beautiful, and work well. And be easy to use.

Cyclists on the Ark - Raising Funds for Animals in the Flood Hit Balkans.

Rita Pal | Posted 26.08.2014 | UK
Rita Pal

These floods have made the already dire situation of some animals even more difficult. Stray animals appear to be affected more than other animals. People who had to be evacuated in a rush had to leave their pets and farm animals behind. With the infrastructure damaged and the economy severely affected, the situation was a catastrophic emergency...

Dave's Sorry About Coulson...

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 24.06.2014 | UK Politics

David Cameron is really very sorry for hiring Andy Coulson as his chief spin doctor at No 10 Downing Street, saying: "It was the wrong decision and I ...

It's Time to Start a New Conversation About Cycle Safety

Peter Le Masurier | Posted 16.08.2014 | UK Tech
Peter Le Masurier

This year looks set to be a good summer for cycling in the UK. For starters, the Tour de France is kicking off in Yorkshire in July, the first time it has done so in the UK since 2007. And there's every chance Chris Froome could hold on to his title, despite his difficulties this weekend in the Critérium du Dauphiné .

The Ride to School...Economical, Healthy and Great Fun Too

Justin Bend | Posted 12.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Justin Bend

With the knowledge that we were going to have to make do with two wheels instead of four, we quickly adjusted. The school run, it turned out, was a gentle 300 meters journey of flat, quiet suburban back roads with one pelican-crossing... simple! The commute was straightforward and the bike was a great way of getting to school.

New App Lets You Shop With Google Maps: Pocket High Street

Thomas Church | Posted 12.05.2014 | UK Tech
Thomas Church

There's something missing on Google Maps: the ability to search by product. If I want to find the nearest shop where I can buy WD-40, or a 27" inner-tube, or a pair of  pink socks, how do I do that? I can't... not easily anyway. That is, until I download Pocket High Street.

Boris Bikes Rolled Out Across South London

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 13.12.2013 | UK

The Boris Bike scheme will be rolled out further into south London, the Mayor of London has announced, just days after the project's sponsor Barclays ...

This Bike Eats Pollution

Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.12.2013 | UK Tech

Cycling to work has always been a greener alternative than petrol-powered transport but now it could become even better. A firm from Bangkok, Light...

Let's Stop Scoring Points Over Dead Cyclists

Matt Glass | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK
Matt Glass

If you need a barometer of just how much a bunch of utter bastards humankind can be, look no further than a story about a cyclist dying on the roads of London. Tragically, you won't need to look far - six in the last fortnight should give you plenty of ammunition - and it seems everybody has a little bit of hatred reserved.

Avoid the Tube? Who Are They Kidding?

Danielle Lowe | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Danielle Lowe

Over the weekend TFL shared with the world a new idea of theirs, that they hope and think will really work. They've decided to hand leaflets out to people between Tooting Bec and Clapham North on the Northern Line to try to encourage them to take another method to get to work in the morning...

Tattoos and Careers - Will They Ever Get Along?

Adam Stones | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Adam Stones

Whilst having a tattoo could land you that job in a bar in east London, if you're applying for the Metropolitan police you can't have any visible unprofessional tattoos. And rules in the NHS tend to vary but are generally around not having any visible 'offensive' tattoos.

Need Something? Just Ask

Stephen Ewashkiw | Posted 16.09.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Stephen Ewashkiw

In the West we have an inbuilt weakness. We don't want to impose. We don't want to put someone out. We just don't want to make a nuisance of ourselves.

PICS: Would You Ride This Flying Bike To Work?

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 04.11.2014 | UK Tech

No matter how many blue cycle lanes you paint on the road, cycling in cities is always going to have a certain amount of risk attached. So why not ...

Can This Bicycle Light Help You Spot Potholes?

Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.05.2013 | UK Tech

This brilliantly simple cycling lamp promises to do away with the dangers lurking potholes on dark roads. Rather than the traditional beam of light...

Cycling to work: The Rules of the Road

Ed Owen | Posted 27.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Ed Owen

With the weather (allegedly) improving, the spring ushers in scores of new cyclists to the city's streets. Cycling is a 'good thing', but with the greater density of cyclists on the road, it can be intimidating for those wanting to give it a go.

Charlie Thomas

Halfords Sees Its Post-Olympic Glow Fade As It Reports Flat Christmas Figures | Charlie Thomas | Posted 15.01.2013 | UK

Car and bike retailer Halfords' post-Olympic cycling bubble has burst, with the brief boost in cycle sales seeming to be at an end. Retail like-for...

If Olympic Cyclists Aren't Safe, Are Any of Us?

Ayesha Khan | Posted 22.01.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Ayesha Khan

Although it's a sad fact that every cyclist has to expect to be involved in the odd incident now and then, many have undoubtedly been shocked to see these cycling heroes knocked from their saddles.