Tag Archives: COVID-19

Muc-Off, EF Education-NIPPO pay tribute to key workers with custom helmet design

Muc-Off is ‘breaking new ground’ in the pro peloton by providing EF Education-NIPPO with a custom helmet design. The helmet pays tribute to the work done by essential workers throughout the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, with the designs featuring names of key workers nominated by the EF Education-NIPPO team. EF Education-NIPPO …

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Cycling up 47% in Scotland in year since first lockdown

Scotland has seen a surge in the number of people cycling in the past 12 months, according to data from the nation’s cycling organisation. Statistics released today, 6th April, by Cycling Scotland show 47% more cycling journeys were recorded between 23rd March 2020 and 22nd March 2021 compared to the …

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Cycle Show cancels 2021 event, plots new outdoor offering

The Cycle Show has cancelled its 2021 event, stating it is “no longer viable” to go ahead with this year’s iteration. The event, which was due to take place in tandem with the London eBike Festival from 25th-27th June at Alexandra Palace, would have been the first Cycle Show to …

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47% of respondents to Greater Manchester survey open to walking and cycling more post-pandemic

A Greater Manchester COVID-19 recovery survey has found almost half (47%) of respondents want to keep on walking and cycling more often once the pandemic is over after positive experiences on bike and foot during lockdown. Transport for Greater Manchester’s (TfGM) network intelligence data has also shown that cycle trips …

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Mountain Mayhem cancels 2021 event

Organisers of Mountain Mayhem have cancelled the 2021 event. A statement on the website said that despite the Government’s latest roadmap announcement, the event will still not be able to go ahead this year. “Unfortunately there are still too many variables for Mayhem to go ahead this year,” said Jill …

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Invest in transport system that better supports nation’s health, charity urges policymakers

Research by the Health Foundation has highlighted the link between the quality of transport and the country’s health. Examining the impact of the pandemic, the research has noted that national lockdown measures have had a disruptive impact on the use of transport. Levels of car use fell to a third …

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Halfords to repay £10.7 million of furlough income as sales grow

Halfords has updated the market on its recent trading performance, with full year profit before tax expected to be within the range of £90 million-£100 million. The board has therefore taken the decision to repay in full £10.7 million of furlough income received, and the profit range is after this …

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TfL sets out plans to support increased levels of cycling in Lambeth and Southwark

TfL has set out plans to support safer essential journeys by bike in Lambeth and Southwark, with construction work planned to start next month. The trial changes, along the A23 between Oval and Streatham and on the CS7 cycle route between Oval and Elephant & Castle, will open up these two key …

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Communicating COVID-secure measures in store

In the Home Secretary’s statement on 12th January, it was explained that a minority of people are putting the health of the nation at risk by not following the rules. In response, the Government is talking to local councils about the role that they should be playing in enforcing the …

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