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Who nobbled Blair?

In Prime Minister's Question Time on 31st March, Eric Martlew MP asked Tony Blair whether the government would support his 'protective headgear for young cyclists' private members' bill. The Prime Minister stopped short of offering full support but did say "we will certainly give careful consideration to this Bill, and if we can support it, I am sure that we will." But was that the line he was meant to take?

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Helmet compulsion article index

BikeBiz.com is pro-helmet, anti-compulsion. Here's an index of the stories carried to date on Martlew's private members' bill 'protective headgear for young cyclists' as well as post-bill helmet compulsion articles, including the BMA helmet u-turn...

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Jim Walker gets Token

The two-year old Taiwanese manufacturer of mid- to high-end headsets, BBs, chainsets, cages and wheelsets will be exclusively represented in the UK by Jim Walker & Company.

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Saddled with uncertainty about bicycle bum comfort?

"Men should never ride bicycles...Riding should be banned and outlawed. It's the most irrational form of exercise I could ever bring to discussion.” So said Boston University urologist Dr Irwin Goldstein in a 1997 article in Bicycling magazine of the US. This led to "cycling causes impotence" health scares all over the world. Goldstein has since revised his views on this topic but, still, many people have residual memories of the 1997 scare. So, is cycling really bad for the bedroom? Read on...

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It ain’t over ’til the fat lady sings

BikeBiz.com is pro-helmet, anti-compulsion. Here's an up-to-date index of the stories carried on Martlew's private members' bill 'protective headgear for young cyclists' and the post-Martrew period, including the Nov. 04 BMA call for helmet compulsion for all adult and child cyclists.

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