Tag Archives: COVID-19

Sea Otter Australia postponed to 2022 due to COVID

Sea Otter Australia has been postponed from its 2021 dates to 29th September to 3rd October 2022. The event was set to take place at Canberra’s Stromlo Forest Park from 1st-4th October 2021. “After reviewing the impact that the new Delta variant of COVID is having on communities across the …

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‘New tools needed’ to support rollout of active travel networks

The UK’s pandemic-induced love of walking and cycling can become a societal shift only if local authorities are equipped with the means to come up with meaningful incentives to leave our cars at home, Teralytics CEO David Reed and CKDelta managing director Geoff McGrath have said. They are calling for …

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Work begins to develop new cycling and walking plan for Shropshire

Shropshire Council is developing a plan that will focus on providing an inter-connected cycling and walking network in the key urban areas of Shrewsbury, Bridgnorth, Ludlow, Market Drayton, Oswestry and Whitchurch. The Local Cycling and Walking Infrastructure Plan (LCWIP) will also look at potential cycling routes between these towns and …

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‘3.3 million bikes sold in 2020’, research finds

UK bike volume sales rose an estimated 22% in 2020, according to the latest research from Mintel, with the number of bikes sold reaching an estimated 3.3 million, up from 2.7 million in 2019. Over a fifth (21%) of cyclists have bought a bike for themselves in the past 12 …

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18% of UK adults ‘more likely to buy an e-bike now than before pandemic’

18% of UK adults are more likely to buy an e-bike now than they were before the pandemic, a survey by VOLT has found. The research also showed a shift from public to personal travel modes post-pandemic – with commuters suggesting that, on average, they are 39% less likely to …

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Number of people cycling to work set to double due to pandemic, survey finds

A survey of just over 2,000 GB adults commissioned by Irwin Mitchell has found that people’s transport habits are expected to change as restrictions continue to be eased, with cycling set to overtake public transport for commuting. While only 6% of GB adults said they cycled to work before the …

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Supply chains ‘remain a barrier’ to thriving European cycling industry

This article was written by Sports Marketing Surveys Figures from Europe’s leading cycling businesses paint a portrait of an industry that has risen to the challenge presented by the pandemic, gradually returning to and eventually overhauling 2019 sales in 2020. 73% of cycling businesses ended last year with higher revenues …

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