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Letter to Whitley Bay & Cullercoats Councillors

We were nervous of the rumours that the North Tyneside Council had already informally taken the decision to remove the Sunrise Cycleway from the coast, so we wrote to our elected members about this. The email was sent on 18th

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Sunrise Cycleway: Calming the Coast

It’s been a right 2020 of a year. I mean, clearly the big news is The Plague, which looks to have killed somewhere over 65,000 people in the UK: At the start of the lockdown the supermarkets got stripped bare,

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I’m Back!

Where have I been? Well, since May of 2012, I’ve been working for Sustrans. Initially this was just three days a week, but from September 2013, this turned into a full-time gig. Basically I was being paid to do the

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First Article

This is an article about something or other. Clients find this particularly useful for boosting sales values (typical improvement is xx% compared with those who don’t bother). Anyway – here’s the free stuff in this article: Blah, blah, blah, link

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Things I did: Rode 3,838 miles. For a while I thought I was going to get to 4,000. But the December snow put paid to that! Ran 600 miles. Swam 73km – all in the first half of the year.

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Bike Lock – With Danish Design

I found this today over at Copenhagenize. It’s an innovative bike rack, but with built-in security measures: What you do is wheel your bike into the guides, and then drop the cover down onto the saddle, thereby securing it. You

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Old School Kryptonite

Yanek from over at Bicyclog sent me these pictures from a 1970’s cycling book he has – The New Complete Book of Bicycling, by Eugene A. Sloane. Take a look at this – it’s an early model Kryptonite lock! You

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Bike Theft Warning: Tel Aviv Style

These images are from the Bicyclog. When I first saw them, thought it was just a piece of street sculpture (seems to be a bit of a theme today). But no – it turns out that it’s a warning to

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Bike Racks in NYC

This via the excellent Copenhagenize: As part of the efforts to get more people cycling in New York, the city’s having a competition to design their future bike racks. They’ve now got a shortlist of ten: Now I’m a HUGE

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Bike Security in Bristol

The Bristol Traffic blog has great tips for bike security today: If you’re a bike shop, loosen the stems of all the bikes you have anywhere near the door – it makes them un-ridable, and less likely to have some

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