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The Great Big Christmas is Coming Bike Blog Roundup

It's that time of the year when all thoughts turn to Christmas and that tantalising bike-shaped parcel under the tree (which you all fetched by bike of course, right?), and your blog roundup compiler's thoughts turn to her Christmas break, but before I can spend the festive season looking at nothing more demanding on the internet than kitten videos, there's

The Great Big Autumn Statement Bike Blog Roundup

OK, so technically (and meteorologically) it is definitely winter - with Chicago working out how best to clear its protected bike lanes of snow, and the Dutch (of course) undauntedly cycling through the rain - but the airwaves, newspapers and bike blogs were also full of the implications of the Autumn Statement and with it the 

The Great Big (But Actually Nowhere Near As Big As It Sounds) Blog Round-up

Sally is off this week, just in case you were wondering about the sudden drop in quality. Don't worry, she will be back next week.

Nick Clegg announces a drop in the ocean for cycling

The Great Big Vision Thing Bike Blog Roundup

The Scottish Government set the tone for this week when it released its long term vision for active travel amid confusion over whether it offered a target, vision or aspiration - or just a way of getting rid of an inconvenient number.

A Dorset Safari - how leadership is needed from the Department for Transport

At the end of September, the Embassy was invited down to Dorset by the county's Principal Transport Planner, to take a look at what Dorchester and Weymouth have achieved with (limited) amounts of funding, and in the face of political opposition to designing for cycling - our latest in a series of Infrastructure Safaris.

The Great Big Strategic Enough For You? Bike Blog Roundup

It seems to have been a week of strategies and plans this week, but it has also been a week of remembrance - and not just of cyclists in war but the World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims with events and services around the country.

The Great Big Rise of the Undead Bike Blog Roundup

We thought we'd done with zombies after Halloween last week, but some things just keep on coming long after we thought they had been laid to rest.

The Great Big Day of the Dead Bike Blog Roundup

No apologies for starting with the States this week, where the Governors' Highway Safety Association decided to celebrate Halloween by publishing a report on traffic deaths that seemed to be all about the dead, drunk, helmetless cyclists - despite the fact that cycling fatalities were

The Great Big Trick or Treat Bike Blog Roundup

Halloween is almost upon us, but when it comes to trick or treating, it seems cyclists have been on the receiving end of more tricks than treats this week, with the bomb squad having to be called in to defuse one Portland booby trap (you think your bikelash is bad...), while the Green Audi of the Apocalypse helped recruit one cyclist to the Near Miss project.

The Great Big Bikes are the Answer Bike Blog Roundup

We know we're preaching to the choir here, but one of the things campaigners often ask for is positive reasons for supporting cycling even among non-cyclists.

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