TFL: RideLondon transport rundown

TFL: RideLondon transport rundown

Over 100,000 cyclists are participating in Prudential RideLondon events this weekend. TFL have advised those attending to check their journeys before they travel. Prudential RideLondon is the world’s largest mass participation festival of cycling, entering into its sixth year. A range of different events will take place across the two...

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Grant windfall to support homeless people in Westminster through cycling

Grant windfall to support homeless people in Westminster through cycling

Cyclists at a homeless hostel in Westminster have been awarded a £13,000 grant to continue their cycling club for another three years. Cycling has been directly linked to improving mental as well as physical health and this windfall will allow residents at the Queen Mary homeless hostel to cycle around...

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Supermodel Poppy Delevigne joins mission to save the oceans

Supermodel Poppy Delevigne joins mission to save the oceans

Model/actress Poppy launches Blue Marine Foundation’s London to Monaco cycle challenge at Somerset House 17th September 2017: Poppy Delevingne showed her passion for protecting the oceans this weekend, as she launched Blue Marine Foundation (BLUE)’s London to Monaco cycle ride. Delevingne kicked off the charity bike ride (now in its second year)...

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Prudential RideLondon on July 30 – Event, traffic and travel information

Prudential RideLondon on July 30 – Event, traffic and travel information

The Prudential RideLondon-Surrey Classic takes place on Sunday 30 July. Now building up to its 6th edition, it has become the UK’s premier one-day race. First run in 2011 as a test event for the London 2012 Olympics road race the following year, the inaugural edition was won by Mark...

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Double delight for British sport as women win cricket World Cup and Froome takes fourth Tour de France

Double delight for British sport as women win cricket World Cup and Froome takes fourth Tour de France

Weekends in British sport such as the one just passed don’t come around too often. England’s women’s cricket team claimed their fourth World Cup crown on Sunday, beating their Indian counterparts by just nine runs in front of an ecstatic crowd at Lord’s. Anya Shrubsole was the star performer, taking...

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Absolutely and Hövding Join Forces to Improve London Courier Cycling Safety

Absolutely and Hövding Join Forces to Improve London Courier Cycling Safety

Today, Absolutely, one of the oldest courier companies in the UK, has announced a new safety initiative in collaboration with Hövding, the airbag for cyclists. This is the first partnership of its kind and will make cycle couriers at Absolutely the best protected in London. With couriers spending up to 10 hours...

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Andy Murray backs Morpher Flat Folding Helmet through Seedrs Crowdfunding Campaign

Andy Murray backs Morpher Flat Folding Helmet through Seedrs Crowdfunding Campaign

Morpher, the flat folding bike helmet’s crowdfunding campaign has so far raised nearly £700,000 on Seedrs. The campaign smashed its initial target just two weeks after launch with more than 400 investors pledging money on the Seedrs crowdfunding platform. Sir Andy Murray has invested in Morpher’s campaign as part of...

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32 mph cycle speeds prompt Hyde Park speed bumps

32 mph cycle speeds prompt Hyde Park speed bumps

Cycle speeds as high as 32mph are being tackled in London’s Royal Parks as part of an initiative designed to slow down cyclists and improve safety for all visitors. From March 13, a project will get underway to install small speed bumps and highlight shared space on the Broad Walk...

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Zooming into the future on a Volt Kensington electric bike

Zooming into the future on a Volt Kensington electric bike

Review of a Volt electric bike plus all you need to know about Volt ebikes by Ione Bingley for KCW Today.   Ever the seeker of new experiences, I jumped at the chance to give a Volt electric bike a run around. Expecting a variation on a heavy and unwieldy...

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Sadiq Khan announces record £770 million for London cycling schemes

Sadiq Khan announces record £770 million for London cycling schemes

Sadiq Khan has announced an annual £154 million spending on cycling in London over the next five years, including new routes in Hammersmith and the West End. Khan said in a statement on Monday December 5 that the cash injection into cycling is to help Londoners get about quickly without...

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