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The Great Big Horror in Michigan Bike Blog Roundup

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)

The Great Big Thinking Big Bike Blog Roundup

Perhaps it was the half-term break and the chance to reflect but this week seemed to be one for back from looking at individual schemes and taking in the bigger picture - the way we've allowed our towns to be rearranged for the convenience of the car - in Rhode Island as much as in Norfolk - and let planning decisio

The Great Big Don't Mess Up My Hair Blog Roundup

The big story of the week was the DfT's Cycling and Walking Investment Strategy (CWIS) - or lack of it, both investment, and strategy.

The Great Big Fallacy Busting Bike Blog Roundup

Dealing with someone being wrong on the internet got an estimated 37% easier this week with the launch of the Cycling Fallacies website (with the commentariat below the line immediately proving the need for it) something Cardiff By Bike can already see will be useful - and in North America, Toronto

The Great Big Let's Just Call it Bike Year Bike Blog Roundup

With every year that passes, the number of bike weeks and months, to work or for any other purpose seems to proliferate - including even protected b

The Great Big After the Votes have been Counted Bike Blog Roundup

The polling stations have closed, the last tweets sent and the votes have been counted - did you 'vote bike'? And now that the results are in - what do they mean?

The Great Big Vote Early and Vote Often Bike Blog Roundup

With the last few days of the election campaign looming, it's no surprise that attempts to marshall the cycling vote have dominated the week.

The Great Big Only Connect Bike Blog Roundup

It seemed this week that the mantra 'build it and they will come' got a bit of a codicil - 'once it forms a decent network' - certainly Auckland seems to be experiencing network effect as disjointed bits of infastructure start to connect up, as is San Francisco and so might be New York if only the authorities got round to releasi

The Great Big Cusp of a Revolution? Bike Blog Roundup

OK, so maybe that's an exaggeration, but it's true that we seem to stand at a crossroads here in the UK, between business as usual or a genuine transformation of our streets for the better.

The Great Big Fact or Fiction Bike Blog Roundup

Ah, the beginning of April, where any blog-rounder-upper has to tread warily for fear of being caught by the all too plausible spoof - or dismissing a true story for fear it's too far-fetched.


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