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Sustrans welcomes Government’s urban strategy for future of mobility

Walking and cycling Sustrans has welcomed the Government’s Future of Mobility: Urban Strategy, which was announced yesterday. The review will explore regulations around new types of vehicles including e-scooters and e-cargo bike trailers, how sharing data can improve services by reducing congestion, and how journey planning and payment can be …

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British Cycling to open first West Midlands disability hub

British Cycling has announced that its 12th HSBC UK Disability Hub will open in Stourport, improving access to the sport for people with disabilities in the West Midlands. The first two-hour session will be held at Stourport Sports Club on 31st March and delivered monthly thereafter by qualified British Cycling …

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Ashford unveils ten year cycling and walking strategy

Ashford Borough Council has approved the initial stages of a new cycling and walking strategy to span for the next ten years. The council’s cycling strategy was first approved in 2010 but has now been revised and reviewed to incorporate walking into a joint initiative. The new strategy will be …

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Athertons added to guest speaker line-up at London Bike Show

The London Bike Show has announced that Rachel, Gee and Dan Atherton will be speaking at the 2019 event. Returning to the London Bike Show for 2019, the team recently announced the launch of new bike brand Atherton Bikes. The prototype bike, built using ‘ground-breaking’ additive manufacturing technologies, will be …

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Top five jobs of the week – 15th March

The BikeBiz jobs board filled over 550 positions in 2018, and listings are still on the rise. Here’s our latest top five… Part time mechanic x 2 – Nottingham Bikeworks Nottingham Bikeworks is looking for enthusiastic individuals with experience in delivering high standards of customer service and an in-depth knowledge …

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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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