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The Great Big Side-By-Side by Cycle Bike Blog Roundup

Perhaps it's the summer weather, but it seems that sociable cycling was in the air - although this excellent suggestion of the chatting index as the measure of decent infrastructure actually dates from June.

The Great Big Priorities Please (Again!) Blog Roundup

It's a well-worn phrase that a picture can be worth a thousand words; in the case of the Department for Transport an organisation chart (and a stock photo) tell you everything you need to know about where cycling and walking lie on the priorities list - while the agenda of a a local transport summit makes it clear what role the Scottish government thinks walking and cycling has for rural

The Great Big No Bike Route Left Behind Bike Blog Roundup

The Olympics may be all about the winners and losers, but as the Scottish transport minister announces that Glasgow was the lucky winner of its Community Links PLUS design competition, Pedal on Parliament wonders what life would be like if education was funded the same way - while some parts of Scotland don

The Great Big The Game is Afoot Bike Blog Roundup

Yes, the Olympics have started - for what it's worth - and the world makes its regular discovery that the Dutch will cycle anywhere, although hopefully they will be careful of the drivers.

The Great Big Two Steps Forward, One Step Backwards Bike Blog Roundup

It was of course the Cycling Embassy's AGM in Cambridge a couple of weekends ago. Ranty Highwayman took a typically detailed look at the cycling environment in the city, following infrastructure safaris organised by Cambridge Cycling Campaign, in two separate blogposts.

The Great Big Augmented Reality Bike Blog Roundup

We at the Cycling Embassy would like to extend our condolences to the Boardman family after the death of Carol Boardman, killed by the driver of a pickup on her bike - and especially Chris Boardman who has done so much to campaign for safer cycling. As Chris Boardman himself said in his tribute to his mother, "may the wind be ever at your back".

The Great Big Lifelong Cycling Bike Blog Roundup

The news continues full of doom and gloom so before we plunge into it ourselves, let us start with a reminder that even in the toughest conditions we can still create lifelong cyclists - even if they are becoming vanishingly rare among secondary school-age girls - who will never forget their childhood freedom, even if cy

The Great Big Keep on Keeping On Bike Blog Roundup

With the UK (and beyond) cycling world still digesting the implications of Brexit - whether it's higher prices, more air pollution - or possibly even increased cycling levels - while David Hembrow is

The Great Big Life Beyond Brexit Bike Blog Roundup

In a country still reeling from the EU referendum vote, it's hard to tear our attention away from the slowly unfolding nervous breakdown that has ensued, but wait - there's a cycling angle - and not just about the cost of bike parts or the future of the bike industry, including B

The Great Big Cycling, Transport and Traffic Book Roundup

We're doing something slightly different for this week's roundup - instead of blogs, we'll be looking at books on cycling and urban transport in general, perhaps providing a little inspiration for some light(ish!) summer holiday reading.

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