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Electric cars a dead-end street

Electric cars a dead-end street

A new study from Oxford says tackling the climate and air pollution requires curbing all motorised transport, particularly private cars, as quickly as possible.
Ride2Work

Putting our heart into climate health

A radical re-think into the way we organise cities and move around them will be needed to protect human health from the impacts of climate change, a new review has found.
E-bikes more popular than electric vehicles

E-bikes more popular than e-vehicles

The pace of the move to electric cars is going at the speed of a snail, while the growth in e-bikes is going like a rocket. The market is pointing us in the right direction.
Paris speed limits reduced

Paris goes totally slow

Paris will soon become even more welcoming to bikes as the city authorities extend the 30km/h speed limit to the whole city.
Riders primed for Amazon

Riders primed for Amazon

Online shopping giant Amazon is so keen on bike commuting that it will pay riders to deliver themselves to work on their bikes.
The UK National Trust has switched on to e-bikes

Charged up to protect heritage

The UK National Trust has switched on to e-bikes as part of a campaign to reduce the climate impact of managing its stately homes, parks and trails.

No more van blind spots

Good news for bike riders – Ford have developed a “Smart Mirror” that uses a high-definition camera and screen to give van drivers a wide, clear view of what’s behind them.
Female ride2work

Both exercise and diet matter

For years debate has pitted healthy lifestyle factors such as diet and exercise against one another in a battle of relative importance. Turns out they work best together!
Giant monsters bike sale numbers

Giant monsters bike sale numbers

Massive Taiwanese bicycle manufacturer Giant has reported huge sales revenue from e-bikes and standard bikes for the first quarter of this year.
West Kernow Way

Mammoth new Cornish cycle route announced

With millions of Brits buying new bikes in 2020, and the prospect of international travel still a little sketchy in Europe, the new 150-mile Cornish cycle route couldn't come at a better time.
Biomega Ein trailer

This bike trailer pulls its weight

Danish bike manufacturer Biomega has launched the Ein, a bike trailer that pulls its own weight, intelligently powered with its own motor and battery.
NYC bike parking

A bike parking revolution in NYC

New York bike advocates are taking matters into their own hands to provide adequate bike parking solutions that the city seems unwilling to provide.
Apple moves on bike security

Apple moves on bike security

Tech giant Apple has extended its "Find My" network technology to the bike world, making it possible to track down your bicycle using your smart phone.
What a difference a trip makes

What a difference a trip makes

New research from Europe has found that people who ride a bike on a daily basis had 84 percent lower carbon emissions from all their daily travel than those who didn't.
A case to keep pop-ups

A case to keep pop-ups

A new study of European city's temporary bike lanes has found that if you build it, they will bike; and predicts that if you keep it, they will continue to bike.
Canada announces national bike fund

Canada announces national bike fund

Canada has committed $415M for new bike paths, trails and footbridges as part of the countries plan to achieve nets zero emissions by 2050.
Historic bike tunnel re-opened

Historic bike tunnel re-opened

The 80-year-old Maastunnel under the river through central Rotterdam is again open to bikes after a careful three-year renovation and restoration.
Safe trucks now a London standard

Safe trucks now a London standard

London has become the first city in the world to introduce the Direct Vision Standard for all trucks in the British capital, in a bid to protect bike riders and pedestrians.
Siren call of tabloids turns sour

Siren call of tabloids turns sour

A favourite complaint about how bike lanes and traffic calming measures slow down critical emergency services transport has been debunked.
Transport a route to better health

Transport a route to better health

New research shows that those who ride to work are among the few getting healthier in a population that overall is getting chronically sicker.
The Netherlands by numbers

The Netherlands by numbers

A new release of cycling data from the Netherlands Institute for Transport Policy reveals some interesting statistics that leave no doubt as to why the Dutch are such a healthy bunch.
Bikes can make big impact on climate crisis

Bikes can make big impact on climate crisis

An in depth study of the carbon-reducing impact of city-based lifestyle changes revealed that swapping just one trip from car to bike can significantly lower a populations' carbon footprint.
The longest bike bridge in Europe

The longest bike bridge in Europe

For a neat $10M the towns of Winschoten to Blauwestad are now connected by the longest bike bridge in Europe, spanning 800 metres across a canal, freeway and nature reserve.

Drop dead! Not if you ride a bike.

A new study from Europe found that if you engaged in regular physical activity your risk of instant death from a heart attack goes down as much as 45 per cent.
bike bridge under Helsinki

New bike tunnel under Helsinki

The Finns are sinking a massive new tunnel under central Helsinki to connect its planned bike network to the capital city's main railway station.
Free car parking under attack

Free car parking under attack

Britain’s hospitals have become increasingly dependent on car access, favouring people with motor vehicles and discriminating against those without.
COVID 19 noise chars

A COVID kind of hush

A fascinating study has confirmed that exposure to environmental noise dropped nearly in half during COVID-19 lockdowns.
Down, down down. Dutch cut speed

Down, down down. Dutch cut speed

In a move to cut road casualties amongst children, the Netherlands parliament recently voted that 30kmh will be the limit all streets in built-up areas.

Petrol and diesel car ban for UK

The internal combustion engine is going the way of the dodo, with the UK joining California in making plans for a phase out.
harley davidson serial 1 e-bikes

Harley unveil good-looking e-bikes

Harley Davidson have unveiled the first four models from their new e-bike spinoff company Serial 1, and as perhaps expected they look great and cost plenty.

Riding rises amongst older adults

More over 50’s are riding, riding more often, and liking it more, according to a recent survey by by the American Association of Retired Persons, who offered tips from their findings.
bike wheel that filters air

Bike wheel that filters air

Not only do bikes not spew muck into the air we breath, a new wheel design from London could mean that in the future they also suck the muck out of the air.

Norway has the hots for studs

A scheme for studded, slip-proof bike tyres has gone gangbusters in Norway as the Nordic nation moves into winter.

Next-gen cargo bikes are on the way

A new generation of cargo bikes aimed at the logistics business will soon hit the streets, currently being tested in a number of German cities.

World Heritage sites give cars the boot

Some of the most valued and appreciated places in the world are taking a lesson from the COVID-19 lockdown and keeping their streets clear of motor cars.