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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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Work begins on Doncaster community cycling facility

Work on a new cycling facility at Doncaster Dome has begun, thanks to a cash injection from the Places to Ride capital grants programme, designed to provide a ‘lasting legacy’ from the 2019 UCI Road World Championships in Yorkshire. The site will be transformed into a modern cycling area and …

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British Cycling receives Sport England funding boost

British Cycling has received a funding boost of £5.69 million from Sport England. The aim is for British Cycling to continue working in the mass market over the next two years, encouraging those who currently cycle less than once a week to ride their bikes more regularly. There will be a particular …

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Making our roads safer needs a fresh approach

The world is changing, fast. Technological advances in transport and communication, political upheaval across the western world, and the ever-emerging reality of climate change are all forcing constant revaluation from the leaders of all sectors. The need to rethink tactics is not only essential in business, but also in campaigning. …

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British Cycling and Zwift look beyond Tokyo 2020 with official partnership

Zwift has been unveiled as the Official Training Community of British Cycling, as part of a two-year deal. The partnership will also include the national governing body’s own national-level virtual reality event using Zwift, the inaugural British Cycling e-Racing Championships. Due to take place early in 2019, the Championship format …

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Ignoring threat and dangers of speeding is “disappointing”

An alliance of walking and cycling organisations indicated its support today for proposed amendments to the Highway Code, but said it was ‘disappointed’ that the DfT’s plan to improve the safety of vulnerable road users did not place more emphasis on speed reduction. This is an initial reaction to Government plans …

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British Cycling to open disability hub in Middlesbrough

British Cycling will open its 11th HSBC UK Disability Hub in Middlesbrough. Middlesbrough Sports Village will begin running monthly sessions from 10th November, with the final session of 2018 confirmed for 1st December. So far in 2018, the existing network of ten hubs has welcomed over 1,100 riders to traffic-free …

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British Cycling launches commuter membership package

British Cycling has launched its first membership package specifically geared towards cycle commuters. It aims to provide members with peace of mind liability insurance and legal cover, and a say in the organisation’s work to improve conditions for people on bikes in towns and cities across Britain. This insight can …

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National Trust to provide family bike hire

British Cycling and HSBC UK have partnered with the National Trust to provide bikes for visitors. Bikes can be borrowed from as little as £3 and children can hire balance bikes for free, and there will also be helmets, child seats and trailers available. The partnership aims to make bikes available …

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British Cycling partners with See.Sense

British Cycling has announced See.Sense as its Official Bike Light Supplier. The four-year partnership also sees the UK company working with British Cycling as its Official Crowdsourced Data and Insight Supplier. Philip McAleese, CEO at See.Sense, said: “At See.Sense we want to make cycling better.  "Cycling that’s safer, more convenient …

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