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How can we maintain security as bike sales rise?

Thieves have taken advantage of the COVID-19 bike boom in recent months. Rebecca Morley catches up with BikeRegister’s James Brown The rising number of cyclists in the UK during recent months has been celebrated across the industry, with several bike shops selling out of various models as the nation embraced …

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Bike-Drop launches to provide safe bike parking in central London

Bike-Drop has been launched, aiming to provide safe and secure bike parking in central London. The Government has recently committed to invest over £225 million in cycle lanes and cycling is anticipated to be ten times higher after restrictions are fully eased. Bike-Drop brings more than 500 spaces to central …

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1,080 Bikehangar parking spaces to be installed in Edinburgh

The City of Edinburgh Council, in partnership with Cyclehoop and Sustrans, is providing 1,080 Bikehangar parking spaces for residents to store their bikes. 180 Bikehangars are being installed on residential streets where bicycle storage space is otherwise limited. Work began this month and the first of the two project phases …

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New pop-up bike hub opens in Leeds

A new pop-up bike hub has opened in Leeds Kirkgate Market to support more people accessing the city centre by bike. Managed by Leeds City Council’s Connecting Leeds transport programme, it means shoppers, commuters and leisure users can park their bikes within a safe and secure environment in a convenient …

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Oxford to install 90 new bike parking spaces in city centre

Oxford City Council is installing 90 new bike parking spaces in the city centre. 72 of the bike parking spaces will be installed by the end of August. This will see 24 spaces in Speedwell Street, outside Tesco, 24 spaces in Speedwell Street, outside Oxford Crown Court, and 24 spaces …

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Carnaby launches free bike hub

Carnaby has launched a free bike hub, allowing visitors to the West End to park their bikes while they work, shop or eat. The bike hub has an open-door policy and space for 50 bikes in freshly fitted double-stacked racks. It is on a first come, first served basis, and …

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Transport Wales to provide hundreds of cycle parking spaces

Transport Wales is set to provide hundreds of cycle parking spaces at stations in England and Wales. The impact of the current COVID-19 crisis has increased the demand for more active travel facilities to encourage frontline workers to walk and cycle on core routes. As part of the Station Improvement …

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Oxford installs additional bike parking spaces at park and rides

Oxford City Council has begun the installation of 130 additional bike parking spaces at Park and Rides to help commuters cycle the last miles of their journey into the city. The work will see 64 new bike parking spaces installed at Redbridge Park and Ride, 42 new spaces installed at …

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Where will Londoners park their new e-bikes?

The e-bike trend is undoubtedly upon us. But, assuming it continues to grow throughout the UK, how will infrastructure in our capital evolve to accommodate? George Hosegood reports

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Cyclehoop to “transform” on-street cycle parking services with mobile technology

Cyclehoop is to “transform” on-street cycle parking services with mobile technology, as part of a cloud-based mobile resources management system from BigChange. Using tablets and phones running a mobile app called JobWatch, field operatives synchronise in real-time with the office as part of a paperless management system that has “transformed …

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