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Market trends, Government policies and infrastructure updates for the bike trade

APPGCW releases inquiry report into Government’s upcoming CWIS2

The All-Party Parliamentary Group for Cycling and Walking (APPGCW) has released its inquiry report into the Government’s upcoming second Cycling and Walking Investment Strategy (CWIS2). Supported by Brompton Bicycle, the report makes a number of detailed and wide-ranging recommendations, seeking to assist the development of the upcoming CWIS2. These recommendations …

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New zone map of upcoming GM cycle hire scheme revealed

A new zone map of the upcoming Greater Manchester cycle hire scheme has been revealed. The 24/7 Bee Network Cycle Hire Scheme, phase one of what will eventually be a region-wide offering, will be operated by micromobility company Beryl and will consist of an initial fleet of 1,200 pedal bikes …

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Cycling UK granted permission for judicial review on removal of Upper Shoreham Road cycle lane

Cycling UK has had its appeal upheld against the High Court decision refusing permission for a judicial review of the removal of a cycle lane in Shoreham, West Sussex. The cycle lane on the Upper Shoreham Road was used for more than 30,000 cycle trips, many servicing the five schools …

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Public engagement into plans for south coast cycle route enters final week

A public engagement asking for views on new plans for a cycling and walking route to be created on the south coast has entered its final week. National Highways launched the engagement on plans for a six-mile long route that will link Chichester with Emsworth along the A259 on 22nd …

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HumanForest launches new e-bike fleet in London

HumanForest has launched its new fleet of 800 e-bikes in London. At an event officially launching the e-bikes yesterday morning, HumanForest’s founder and CEO Agustin Guilisasti was joined by Dr Alex George, the Prime Minister’s Mental Health Ambassador, and Destiny Boka Bates, co-founder of air pollution campaign Choked Up, to …

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First phase of work to transform streets in Nine Elms now complete

TfL, Battersea Power Station and Wandsworth Council have completed the first phase of improvement work in the transformation of the streets around Nine Elms. This work is making travel in the area safer and more enjoyable for people walking, cycling and using public transport, including the new Northern line extension. …

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Hampshire County Council launches survey on Local Cycling and Walking Infrastructure Plan

Hampshire County Council has opened surveys for residents, businesses, commuters and visitors to submit their views on the Local Cycling and Walking Infrastructure Plans (LCWIPs). LCWIPs for the boroughs of Fareham, Gosport, Havant, Eastleigh, and Southern Test Valley are currently out to consultation and will close just before midnight on …

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New scheme offering interest free loans to help people in Scotland buy bikes

A new scheme will offer interest free loans of up to £500 to help people in Scotland spread the cost of buying an adult bike. Cycling UK is working with Capital Credit Union and Scotwest Credit Union to offer 500 loans through the Access Bikes scheme, which aims to bring …

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Tomcat SNI teams up with SmartBrake at Naidex 2021

British trike manufacturer Tomcat SNI has partnered with SmartBrake to showcase patented technology at the 46th edition of Naidex on the 15th-16th September. Both organisations pride themselves in the innovative design solutions created for the disabled market and hope to make cycling more accessible to those that are in search …

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Cargo bike sharing scheme launches in Hackney

A publicly available cargo bike sharing scheme is being launched in Hackney this month. Eight new electrically-assisted cargo bikes will be available to rent from four docking stations across Hackney, with two in Shoreditch, close to the borders with Islington and Tower Hamlets, one in London Fields and one in …

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