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The Great Big Be NICE Bike Blog Roundup

Another week, another report launched in a blizzard of clickbaity headlines, this time the NICE report on air pollution that didn't actually recommend getting rid of speedbumps (but failed to mention traffic calming alternatives that do work) and which seemed to be based on fairly weak evidence - but the call for sepa

The Great Big 'Good UK Cycling Infrastructure" Roundup

This week's roundup is something a bit different - a look at the good (or at least, adequate) cycling infrastructure that exists in the United Kingdom, principally focused on the designs that have been built recently, as well as some infrastructure that is about to be built.

Cycling and Femininity - A Guest Post

This guest post is by Pearl Ahrens, who is currently studying at UCL. You can find her online as @GreenZinester.

 

The Great Big Round and Round and Roundabout Bike Blog Roundup

In these grim times, let's start with a little glimmer of light this week as the UK's first Dutch roundabout is approved in Cambridge (not this one), with a few tweaks to make it more Dutch.

the Great Big You've Been Trumped Bike Blog Roundup

Well, there was no question what was going to be the biggest story this week in non-bike news but Trump's election set off plenty of ripples in the bike blogging world, with Bike Silicon Valley finding it's more important than ever for campaigns to build equality into their work and Bike Portland pointing out that this makes the US national bike summit more vital th

The Great Big Courting Controversy Bike Blog Roundup

This week, the courts put a major spanner in the UK government works - not just over the EU (although there is one appeal court judge who will find a warm welcome should he need a bike in Soho) but over its failure to tackle pollution.

The Great Big Spookily Reminiscent Bike Blog Roundup

It is, of course, Halloween, and that means that the fun stuff people are getting up to on cycles - including Halloween Kidical Mass rides, embracing the darkness in Dumfries  or plugging mud in Portland - is accompanied as always by campaigns urging people on foot and on bike

The Great Big Gonna Take it to the United Nations Bike Blog Roundup

We've always known that bikes were more than just a trivial issue - but it's nice to have the United Nations on our side, with a report calling for 20% of cities' and countries' transport budgets to be spent on cycling and walking - and offering a global perspective to the

The Great Big 'Hearts and Minds' Bike Blog Roundup

As the backlash rumbles on, some bloggers were taking a step back and considering what underlies it - and what it will take to bridge the divide.

The Great Big When the Rowing Gets Tough Bike Blog Roundup

Backlash got weird this week when a man took to a rowing machine to protest a bike lane in Ayr (no, we don't understand why either) which is now to be ripped out.

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