Cycling Safety

A Cycling Revolution

Rae Mullins | Posted 16.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Rae Mullins

My journey into this flourishing two-wheeled world was certainly eye opening. There is a whole cycling scene that I simply had no idea existed. Lets kick off with 'Critical Mass'. Who knew that on the last Friday of every month hundreds of cyclists meet under Waterloo bridge for a "self-organized, non-commercial, celebration, spontaneous gathering

Cycling To Work: Best Safety Tips And Things You Shouldn't Leave Home Without

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Cycling has never been more a la mode. With British cyclists seizing more medals than you can shake a stick at and calls to let women partake in the T...

WATCH: Cycling Helmet Uses Built-In Lights For Hands-Free Navigation

Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.08.2013 | UK Tech

If you regularly cycle but don't always know where you're going - and you don't own a pair of Google Glass - you'll know the pain of trying to navigat...

Satnav Alerts Lorry Drivers When Approaching Cycling Black Spots

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 18.06.2013 | UK Tech

A new satnav will alert lorry drivers in London when they're approaching a cycling accident hotspot. The GPS device will inform professional driver...

This Amazing Laser Bike Light Might Save Your Life

Huffington Post UK / PA | Posted 05.12.2012 | UK Tech

A young inventor has devised a potentially life-saving bike light which beams a laser image of a bicycle on to the road ahead to alert motorists of th...

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.

Why Andrew Mitchell's Bad Behaviour Has Nothing To Do With His Bike

Rob Spedding | Posted 04.12.2012 | UK Sport
Rob Spedding

Forget his alleged repeated use of the F-word or his supposed refering to a police officer as a pleb, what really seems to have annoyed commentators from both sides of the British political spectrum is that the right honourable member for Sutton Coldfield rides a bicycle.

If I Die on the Road, I'm Blaming the Olympic Organisers

Jen Crothers | Posted 18.08.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Jen Crothers

I bought a bike last week, to avoid being squashed into oblivion on the Piccadilly line in about five weeks time. Or simply not getting on the Piccadilly line at all, thanks to the 65 million tourists about to descend on London.

Off Your Bike

Jon Spira | Posted 05.05.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Jon Spira

Yes, I have finally found a minority I can hate. I can indulge in prejudice on sight, I can do whatever is within my legal arsenal to make their existence harder and I can rant on the internet about how they should be treated. Cyclists. Bloody, f*cking cyclists. I hate them.

Cycling Safely... and Pregnant

Eleanor Besley | Posted 21.04.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Eleanor Besley

My feelings towards city cycling have changes since I fell pregnant a few months back. I feel a heightened sense of the risks given the responsibility I've now got. I'm still getting on my bike but when I do, it's with a far greater awareness of the risks. It IS scary out there sometimes but it shouldn't be.