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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.

the Great Big Keep on Trucking Bike Blog Roundup

Well, this week started with a bang, with UK cyclists awakening to government advice telling them to avoid falling pianos at all costs in a desperately misguided safety campaign that left not just Cycling UK wondering what on earth they were thinking.

The One-Off 'Guides and Standards and Tools' Roundup

There's an awful lot of guidance out there on building for cycling, and actually quite a few tools for campaigners and those interested in supporting engineers and councils, to look at. This week's round-up is an attempt to gather a reasonably comprehensive list of the things we know about. (We'll also try to tell you all the acronyms, as these pop up in discussions a lot.)

the Great Big Windshield Perspective Bike Blog Roundup

The West Midlands Police's cycling safety initiative - highlighted in this blog last week - has been met with massive approval from Cycling UK and their own chief constable

The Great Big the Policeman and the Cyclist can be Friends Bike Blog Roundup

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

The Great Big Not in my Back Yard Bike Blog Roundup

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.

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