UK Cycling

Yes, Chris Grayling, Cyclists Do Count As Road Users

Katie Teehan | Posted 16.01.2017 | UK Politics
Katie Teehan

Let's create a cycling - and pedestrian-friendly city. That doesn't mean penalising motorists, it means promoting cycling and protecting vulnerable road users so we can all get around safely. Having a transport secretary who acknowledges the right of cyclists to be on the road in the first place would be a good place to start.

Ways To Make Your Holiday More Sustainable

Georgina Wilson-Powell | Posted 12.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Georgina Wilson-Powell

2017 has been dubbed the year of sustainable tourism and development by the UN's World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO). No longer a quirky aside or limited to the odd off-grid eco-lodge, going green when going abroad is where it's at.

Fisher Price Is Releasing An Exercise Bike For Children And People Aren't Happy

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 05.01.2017 | UK Parents

If you have ever dreamed of sending your three-year-old to a spinning class to burn off their energy, then Fisher Price has the answer. Unveiled at t...

Jeremy Vine Posts Video Of Confrontation Between Cyclist And Motorist

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 05.01.2017 | UK

Jeremy Vine has posted another video of a road rage incident he captured on camera while cycling. The BBC Radio 2 host posted the clip of the incident...

7 Times Sir Bradley Wiggins Delivered Comedy Gold

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 28.12.2016 | UK

Sir Bradley Wiggins has announced his retirement from competitive cycling. The 2012 Tour de France champion, who is also Britain’s most decorated Ol...

Going Green at Christmas: Cool Gadgets That Do Good for You and the Planet

Angela Terry | Posted 21.12.2016 | UK Tech
Angela Terry

At the end of each year lists of gadgets pop-up featuring numerous types of headphones, speakers and cameras. But how about buying gadgets that do goo...

Bikes, Bondage And Batman

Jonathan Lea | Posted 19.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Jonathan Lea

You sometimes even cycled somewhere just for pleasure (remember that word 'pleasure', it's important). You'd enjoy the sheer pleasure of cycling through the countryside - unhindered, free, at one with nature...the wind in your hair, the smell of manure in your nostrils...well, you get the idea. But not anymore.

Making A Bad Year Good. 10 Lessons I Learned From My Worst Year

Caroline Bourne | Posted 19.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Caroline Bourne

This Christmas we will be toasting all the friends, family, doctors, nurses, hospital porters, police, air & ground ambulance staff, Deliveroo & Uber drivers and all the people who helped us and our family get (quite literally) back on our feet after our life was unexpectedly derailed.

Transport Secretary Caught On Camera Knocking Cyclist Off Bike

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 16.12.2016 | UK

The Transport Secretary has been caught on video accidentally knocking a cyclist off his bike. In the footage, filmed by another rider and shared with...

Cycling: A Very British Revolution

Luke Chandley | Posted 02.12.2016 | UK Sport
Luke Chandley

Society and sport have long been linked together, with trends from one area of sport often making the leap into mainstream living and a lot of the time crossing over with fashion and lifestyle into more of a healthy living choice than an on-off interest.

The Importance Of Getting Kids Road Aware From An Early Age

Jacqueline O'Donovan | Posted 22.11.2016 | UK
Jacqueline O'Donovan

There is a fundamental issue around road safety that all of us - fleet operators, cycling groups and parents alike - have a joint responsibility to tackle together. The more we are proactive and work to engage children in the conversation, the safer everyone - especially the young - will be.

Cycling Protesters Hold Emotional 'Die In' Vigil Following Death Of Student Italian Prince

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 08.11.2016 | UK Universities & Education

Dozens of protesters held a ‘die in’ outside of London’s City Hall last night to campaign for safer roads after an Italian prince was killed whi...

Owen Jones Photographs 'Abuse-Hurling Cabbie' Who Said He 'Loves When Cyclists Die'

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 03.11.2016 | UK

Owen Jones has claimed a taxi driver almost knocked him off his bike before hurling abusive comments at him. The Guardian columnist posted a string of...

The Value Of Cycling

Luke Chandley | Posted 12.10.2016 | UK Sport
Luke Chandley

Across numerous months and years, we've seen an increase in the trend that is health, fitness and nutrition. As we move from a world dominated by fast food chains and sofa-sitters to conscious consumers and sports-doers we're becoming clearly inundated with a shift in the societal notion that it's no longer OK to be ignorant and naive to the health drawbacks of a poor lifestyle.

Poland Has An Amazing Solar Powered Cycle Path That Glows In The Dark

The Huffington Post | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 11.10.2016 | UK Tech

This is cycling of the future - and you saw it first in Poland. The nifty bike lane lights up at night and it’s being tested in Lidzbark Warminski, ...

Gonzo GoPro: Joining the Action In Le Tour

David J Constable | Posted 06.10.2016 | UK Sport
David J Constable

'Would you like to ride in the Tour de France?' 'What?' 'The Tour de France. Would you like to ride in it?' 'But don't you have to be like, you kno...

Furious Cyclist Snaps Bike Clean In Two After Race

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 04.10.2016 | UK

This is the moment the frustration of a race got the better of one cyclist. Jeremy Santucci was taking part in the Red Hook Criterium in Milan, Italy,...

Dame Sarah Storey: 'My Daughter's Birth Helped Me Reach Peak Form For The Paralympics'

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 01.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Dame Sarah Storey, 38, rode her way into the history books at this year’s 2016 Paralympics. Her impressive performance at Rio earned her three gold ...

Shocking Footage Shows Cyclist Confronted By Angry Pedestrian At Zebra Crossing

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 30.09.2016 | UK

Footage has emerged of the moment an angry pedestrian confronted a cyclist who raced across a zebra crossing, nearly colliding with people crossing th...

Sadiq Khan Accused Of 'Demonising' Lorries With Plan To Protect Cyclists

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 30.09.2016 | UK

Sadiq Khan is planning to ban thousands of lorries from London’s road to bring down cyclist deaths. The London Mayor said lorries drivers’ limited...

Cyclist And Motorist Rules: Spot The Difference

Salome Verrell | Posted 27.09.2016 | UK
Salome Verrell

There is also no requirement for cyclists to be registered anywhere in the same way that motorists have to register with the DVLA, so there is no way of really knowing if after a collision with a cyclist they really are who they say they are, unlike a motorist whose registration number would provide a lot of details even if they didn't.

'Awful' Government Cycling Safety Advert Accused Of 'Victim Blaming'

The Huffington Post | Louise Ridley | Posted 26.09.2016 | UK

A government advert aimed at preventing crashes between cyclists and lorries has prompted claims of “victim blaming”, with Radio 2 presenter Jerem...

Cycle To Work Every Day

Daniel Leather | Posted 21.09.2016 | 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.

Road Rage Cyclist Sparks Nightmare Uber Ride With Frenzied Taxi Attack

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 30.11.2016 | UK

A man has revealed how his commute into work turned into a nightmare taxi ride, after his driver was hospitalised in a road rage fight with a cyclist....

How To Cycle In Style - Purpose Built Fashion For Cyclists (With No Lycra In Sight)

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 20.09.2016 | UK Style

Cycling has never been a fashion friendly endeavour - it often leaves you covered in sweat, with helmet hair and wearing questionably tight clothes. Y...