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Leicester secures funding for cycling network and bike hire scheme

Leicester has been awarded nearly £8 million of Department for Transport (DfT) funding for a range of city transport schemes. The bid, part of the council’s Transforming Cities work, has secured investment for two major projects, focusing on creating an extensive cycling network and bike hire scheme and bringing in …

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Heathrow continues support for Green Commute Initiative

Heathrow Airport is continuing to show its support for the Green Commute Initiative (GCI), signing off on a ‘large order’ for the third year in a row. The airport initially signed up to GCI’s cycle to work scheme in 2016, and since then has seen the number of employees taking …

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Outdoor Retailer adds bike category to Winter Market

Outdoor Retailer has announced the introduction of bikes at Outdoor Retailer Winter Market in 2019. Cycling brands and suppliers will join together with outdoor exhibitors, retailers, bike dealers, buyers, and advocacy organisations on the show floor this autumn. Winter Market runs from 5th t0 7th November at the Colorado Convention …

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Sean Yates added to London Bike Show line-up

The London Bike Show has today announced that Sean Yates will be speaking at the event, courtesy of Ribble Cycles. Taking place at London’s ExCel from 29th to 31st March, the show will have more than 300 bike, kit and accessory brands on display. There will also be opportunities to …

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First separated cycleway to be built in Cardiff

Work on the first separated cycleway in Cardiff will begin on Senghennydd Road on 18th March. This will be the first phase of five proposed separated cycleways in Cardiff, as part of the council’s plan to improve cycling infrastructure in the Welsh Capital. The five proposed cycleways could make up …

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Sustrans Scotland launches redesigned infrastructure fund

Walking and cycling charity Sustrans Scotland is launching a redesigned infrastructure fund, Places for Everyone, today. The fund is supported by Transport Scotland to invest in projects that create safer, more attractive streets and places for people to walk, cycle and wheel in. The new Places for Everyone fund is …

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Huub and Welsh Triathlon announce ‘exciting’ new partnership

Triathlon and cycling apparel brand Huub has partnered with Welsh Triathlon to assist in the delivery of a number of projects planned for this year and beyond. The first of the announcements is to offer Welsh Triathlon members a 35-40% discount on all Huub products, including the wetsuits which have …

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Beryl partners with Hereford local council to deliver bike share scheme

Beryl has announced its two-year partnership with Hereford local council to deliver a bike share scheme to the area. From summer 2019, the brand’s green bikes will be distributed at key destinations across Hereford. The bikes will be available for hire via the Beryl app, which lets users find a …

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Work begins on Doncaster community cycling facility

Work on a new cycling facility at Doncaster Dome has begun, thanks to a cash injection from the Places to Ride capital grants programme, designed to provide a ‘lasting legacy’ from the 2019 UCI Road World Championships in Yorkshire. The site will be transformed into a modern cycling area and …

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Mayor and TfL unveil plans to support sustainable ‘last mile’ deliveries by bike

The Mayor of London and Transport for London (TfL) have unveiled a plan to work with boroughs, businesses and the freight and servicing industry to transform how deliveries are made in the capital, reducing road danger and helping to clean up London’s ‘toxic air’. The measures include making land available …

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