UK Cyclists

Stopping Clocks Going Back Could Save Hundreds of Children's Lives

Paul Singh | Posted 23.10.2016 | UK
Paul Singh

The clocks going back on Sunday could cost hundreds of children's lives on UK roads in winter. Research by road safety company SmartWitness has shown that if we abolished putting the clocks back and persisted with British Summer Time throughout the whole year we would significantly reduce road casualties to pedestrians, cyclists and especially school-children.

Terrified Cyclist Journeys Through 'Zombie Kangaroo Apocalypse'

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 25.08.2015 | UK

"Instead of a zombie apocalypse, it's a fucking kangaroo... i'm kinda terrified" were the words of an Australian cyclist caught up in scenes reminisce...

Cyclist Repeatedly Called A 'C***' By Angry Butcher In Road Rage Dispute

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 01.06.2015 | UK

A cyclist is repeatedly called a “c***” in an astonishing three-minute road rage clip uploaded to YouTube on Monday. The brouhaha, involving a...

Subdural Haematoma or a Trip to 'Planet Zembar'

David Wilson | Posted 17.05.2015 | UK
David Wilson

You don't have to be a racing driver, skier or cyclist to get subdural haematomas. It can occur after a minor head injury, especially among the elderly. I am about to turn 70 so I am now in the category of the Grey Panthers.

Police Seeking Cyclist Hurt In Violent Hit And Run Video

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 19.01.2015 | UK

Essex Police are hoping to identify a cyclist who filmed himself being run over and assaulted so they can investigate the incident. Helmet cam foot...

Why Don't Cyclists Use the Cycle Paths That Are Built for Them?

N Sandhu | Posted 09.08.2014 | UK
N Sandhu

Despite a growing network of cycle routes in the UK, many people choose to ride on roads instead of using the purpose built infrastructure. So WHY do so many cyclists shun cycle paths in favour of roads?

Why You'll Never Meet Your Next Boyfriend at the Supermarket

The Guyliner | Posted 08.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
The Guyliner

Let's get one thing clear: following people around supermarkets checking out their arse is a bad idea, and you know this. But just this once won't hurt, you tell yourself. I'll keep a safe distance this time, you reason. It's only really stalking if they see you, you decide. You are wrong on all counts, but there's no stopping you now is there?

Cyclist Killed At Dangerous London Junction

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.04.2014 | UK

A cyclist has been killed in a collision with a lorry at a junction with a history of accidents. Today's incident, at 10am, was at Ludgate Circus j...

London Cyclists Build 'Wall Of Death' To Shame Failing Councils

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 03.04.2014 | UK

'A wall of death' to remember cyclists killed on London's streets was unveiled by campaigners on Wednesday, as they called for politicians to prioriti...

Charity Cyclist Killed In Accident Receives Thousands Of Donations

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.03.2014 | UK

UPDATE: More than three thousand individual donations have now been made with the total raised exceeding £40,000. The charity page for a father...

Are Cyclists Intelligent And Charitable Than Everyone' Else?

PA | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Cyclists are considered to be more intelligent and charitable than the average person, according to a new report. A study for the British Heart Fou...

Cycling 'Die-In' Protests Scare People Off Their Bikes, Says Boris

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

Safety protests sparked by the deaths of six cyclists on the streets of the capital risk scaring people off switching from cars to bikes altogether, L...

#Bloodycyclists Tweeter 'Now Victim Of Cyberbullying'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

Emma Way, a motorist convicted of driving offences after tweeting about a collision with a cyclist, has said she was the victim of cyber-bullying beca...

'One Wobble' From Disaster

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 15.11.2013 | UK

Cyclists are "one wobble" from disaster on London's roads, Britain's top cop has said. Metropolitan Police commissioner Bernard Hogan-Howe said the...

Mehdi's Morning Memo: Will Dave Get Blood On His Hands?

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 15.11.2013 | UK Politics

The five things you need to know on Friday 15 November 2013... 1) WILL DAVE GET BLOOD ON HIS HANDS? The Times reports: "David Cameron is sche...

'A Spur-Of-The-Moment, Stupid Tweet'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.05.2013 | UK

A woman who sparked a Twitter storm when she boasted of knocking a cyclist off his bike has apologised. Emma Way revealed she had been suspended fr...

'Definitely Knocked A Cyclist Off.. He Doesn't Even Pay Road Tax'

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 24.05.2013 | UK

UPDATE: Emma Way Apologises For Tweet, Reveals She Has Been Suspended From Work A spectacularly ill-advised tweet from a young driver, describing...

Branding: Understanding The Importance of Trust

Hugh Salmon | Posted 23.06.2013 | UK
Hugh Salmon

In this sense, within the space of my career, marketing has gone from nothing to everything. That's some journey.

A Date With the Guy Who Preferred Wheels and Pedals to Flesh and Bone

The Guyliner | Posted 05.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle
The Guyliner

Whatever the reason, sometimes we say yes when we should be raising the drawbridge in an emphatic no. Johnny, 28, is such a no. But his square jaw and icy blue eyes draw me in, and he pets my vanity like I'm a cat drunk on all the milk in the world...

Man Held After Two Cyclists Die In Hit-And-Run

PA | Posted 27.01.2013 | UK

A 38-year-old man has been arrested after handing himself into police following a hit-and-run accident in which two cyclists were killed. A man and...

Should Motorists Be Made To Go Slower For Cyclists?

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.01.2013 | UK

Cars should be made to go slower and more space on roads given over to cyclists, a transport planning expert has said. Britain can learn from the N...

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.

Video Of Police Clashing With Cyclists Attracts Thousands Of Views

Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.07.2012 | UK

YouTube videos which allegedly capture clashes between pro-cycling campaigners and police have attracted over 17,000 views in the wake of arrests of m...

The Olympic Road to Nowhere

Hanna Flint | Posted 14.09.2012 | UK Sport
Hanna Flint

TFL have made it clear that only official Games vehicles carrying athletes, staff and delegates will be allowed to use the roads. But with just 10 days until the opening ceremony, many of the roads affected by the Olympic routes have been left with unclear and confusing signposting for the public to decipher.

LOOK: Hundreds Of Naked Cyclists Storm UK City Centres

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 18.06.2012 | UK Comedy

What better way to promote cycle safety than to gather together hundreds of people in varying states of undress in busy city centres and get them to r...