Tag Archives: riding routines

Cycling Safety Tips: Heavy Vehicles & Cyclists

RELEVANT: Sharing the road with larger vehicles in particular requires awareness, skills and strategies. Cycling safety Tips: Heavy vehicles & cyclist Wondering what the big vehicles will do next, and act accordingly, never be sure that somebody has seen you Ride predictably, positioning on heavy vehicles left, in order for the driver to see you. If you […]

Develop Road Safety Culture

How to develop road safety culture: Transportation is one of the basic things that people use and need in their everyday lives. We use different modes of transportation like airplanes, trains, boats, cars, and motorcycles. But the most abundant and commonly used of these are the cars, buses, and motorcycles.   This is the reason […]

How to Not Get Hit by Cars – Important lessons in Bicycle Safety

RELEVANT: Types of collisions, and how to avoid them This page shows you real ways you can get hit and real ways to avoid them. This is a far cry from normal bicycle safety guides, which usually tell you little more than to wear your helmet and to follow the law.  But consider this for […]

Behavioural Challenges for Urban Cycling

Behaviour is a tricky subject and getting groups of people to change their behaviour is never easy. Lately, behaviour is a hot topic in Emerging Bicycle Cultures. Many people who ride bicycles are generating bad press because of the way they’re cycling and many other cyclists are getting branded negatively by association. http://www.copenhagenize.com/2009/11/behaviour-is-tricky-subject-and-getting.html

Copenhagen: City of Cyclists

Copenhagen: City of Cyclists, Part 1 of 5: Our very first episode of A Billion Bikes, takes us to the Danish city of Copenhagen, which has one of the most advanced urban bicycling communities in the world. A full third of their city workforce commutes by bicycle! This is an excellent 5-part program of weekly […]

Copenhagen bike city

In Denmark practically everybody rides a bike, and in 2008 bicycle-friendly Copenhagen was named the world’s first Bike City by the International Cycling Union, UCI. So while in Copenhagen, why not get around the Danish way? Read more at http://www.visitcopenhagen.com/bikes  

Bicycle Rush Hour Utrecht

Morning rush hour in the 4th largest city in the Netherlands. Streets look like this when 33% of ALL trips are made by bicycle!

Code of Conduct by TFL

Follow these simple do’s and don’ts to help you enjoy your ride and enjoy London.   http://www.tfl.gov.uk/roadusers/cycling/14810.aspx http://www.tfl.gov.uk/roadusers/cycling/15875.aspx

Cycle training by TFL

Free and subsidised cycle training is available for adults and children within most London boroughs.   http://www.tfl.gov.uk/roadusers/cycling/11689.aspx