Liv announces Devote Series of women specific gravel bikes

Lots of women love Liv bikes; the women specific versions of Giant bicycles designed completely on a women's geometry, rather than the shrink it and pink it attitude to many other manufacturers. Personally?  Well I find that no matter what frame size i look at the reach is always too much for me.  Could the … Continue reading Liv announces Devote Series of women specific gravel bikes

£2bn active travel revolution?

The Prime Minister Boris Johnson has launched an ambitious plan to boost cycling and walking in England, with a commitment to creating thousands of miles of new protected bike lanes, cycle training for all, and the first ever zero-emission transport city. Prime Minister Boris Johnson said: "From helping people get fit and healthy and lowering … Continue reading £2bn active travel revolution?

Could Garmin’s outage mean an end of the popularity of their products?

The Garmin server outage has now lasted for more than four days, and this has effected anyone using their cycling GPS computers as they won't connect or upload the data to Garmin's preparatory software or apps.  Garmin says it has been the victim of a cyberattack where ransomware was uploaded to their servers, and the … Continue reading Could Garmin’s outage mean an end of the popularity of their products?

Growing support for a people first economic recovery

Councils all over the UK are facing up to the prospect of increasing pedestrian and cycling provision, but with different degrees of success.  The UK Government has offered  millions to help achieve this, but many councils seem to be very slow in putting any real infrastructure plans into action.  With the prospect of changing from a car dominated … Continue reading Growing support for a people first economic recovery

C2C route “scrapped” as too dangerous

Over 4,000 miles of cycle routes in the UK have been re-designated after safety review, one of those routes being the extremely popular Coast 2 Coast (C2C) route. The move follows the 2018 review, which found that 42% of the network was 'poor', with substandard crossings, signage, and/or sections on main roads.  4% of the … Continue reading C2C route “scrapped” as too dangerous

Will lessons be learned from the tragic death of Zhi Min Soh?

On 31st May 2017, 23yr old medical student, Zhi Min Soh, was killed when she was run over by the driver of a Rabbie's Tours, Mercedes 16-seater minibus in the centre of Edinburgh, at the junction between Princes Street and Lothian Road. At the time, there was much speculation that her bicycle's wheel, which had … Continue reading Will lessons be learned from the tragic death of Zhi Min Soh?