Posted by Sally Hinchcliffe on Monday 12th of September 2016
You know that when a link about cycling starts getting passed to you by your non-cycling friends then it's something special - and this post by the West Midlands Traffic Police was no disappointment, with social media resounding to the sound of jaws dropping at a police blog getting cyclists' safety so right (and perhaps they might have a word with Team Sky's bus driver w
Posted by Mark Treasure on Monday 5th of September 2016
We start things off this week in Scotland, where two different cycling schemes with great potential are getting a hostile reception from objectors, who apparently like cycling but don't want cycling infrastructure on 'their' roads.
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