Tag: BBC

Is Reading Ready For Ready Bike?

During my European cycling exploits I have often cycled into towns and cities where there is a bike hire system up and running. Increasingly it’s not just the major cities that have them, the smaller cities and towns are jumping in and offering their own bike hire services. However, […]

Thank-you Yorkshire!

My short speaking tour of Yorkshire ended last night here in Ripon. Appearing on the radio and making presentations is far more tiring that riding a bicycle long distances. Thanks to Russell of Russell’s Bike Shed, the people at Amici and Bici and Iain Pearce in Sheffield, to […]

Top Four Road Bike Routes In The UK

By guest blogger Tom Nelson With the National Road Race cycling route now confirmed and the weather picking up into longer, brighter spring days it’s time to get on your bike and explore the beauty of Britain. The plethora of exciting cycle routes in this relatively small country […]

Calm Down Dear… It’s Only Top Gear

I’ve just been reading some of the online reaction to the edition of Top Gear that was aired on Sunday evening and which contained a piece about creating a public information film with the aim of making cycling safer. Oh dear… It doesn’t seem to have gone down […]