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Women’s friendly cycling shops

February 15, 2012


Breeze have clubbed together with the Association of Cycle Traders (ACT) to help promote female friendly bike shops Photo: Kenjonbron on Flickr across the country. The ‘Proud to support the Breeze Network‘ scheme asks independent bike shops who have facilities to cater for girls (like a decent range of clothes!) to let them know about it. […]

London’s first cycling fatality 2012

February 4, 2012


City of London police have confirmed the death of a 61 year old male cyclist in London yesterday. The man was dragged beneath the wheels of an airport shuttle coach in Bishopsgate at the junction on Wormwood Street. Bishopsgate yesterday. Photo: Matthew Lloyd for The Times One witness described the “appalling” sight of a police […]

Interview for London Pedal Pushers

January 31, 2012


Anna Glowinski has spent all week on her bike learning to back flip. She has been practicing in a foam pit, but has been landing them well. She says this is her biggest achievement. At 26 with her leopard print cardigan and swirly glitter pattern on her cheek (because she is going to a party […]

Doping strips Grégory Bauge of World Championship title

January 6, 2012


French rider Gregory Baugé has been suspended and stripped of his track sprint gold medal for doping violations. The retrospective suspension runs from 23rd December 2010 to 22nd December 2011 meaning he will lose the medals he won at the 2011 World Championship. The French team will also lose its team sprint title…Read More

Cycling superstar wants David Millar at London 2012

December 30, 2011


New post up at London Pedal Pushers. Sports personality of the year star Mark Cavendish has called for Tour de France jersey winner David Millar to be allowed to compete at the 2012 Olympics, despite a lifetime ban for doping. In 2004 Millar was suspended from the sport for two years and stripped of his […]

Christmas is my bitch…

December 23, 2011


New post up at London Pedal Pushers.

The myth of road tax

December 8, 2011


New post at London Pedal Pushers: A letter writer to the Camden New Journal has claimed that cyclists, as road users, should be subject to road tax and insurance, just like drivers. In the letter the NW1 writer D. Florenzo argues we cyclists should “put your money where your mouth is and start paying for the […]