Posted by Sally Hinchcliffe on Monday 22nd of August 2016
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
Posted by Mark Treasure on Monday 1st of August 2016
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 separateblogposts.
Posted by Sally Hinchcliffe on Monday 18th of July 2016
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".
Posted by Sally Hinchcliffe on Monday 11th of July 2016
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
Posted by Sally Hinchcliffe on Monday 27th of June 2016
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
Posted by Mark Treasure on Monday 20th of June 2016
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.
Posted by Sally Hinchcliffe on Monday 13th of June 2016
While the tone of this roundup is usually fairly light, some might say flippant, there are some stories which cut through every defence, and the news of the pick up truck driver ploughing into a group of cyclists in Michigan is one of them; BikingInLA rounds up the media coverage which for once managed to (mostly)