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Sean Yates added to London Bike Show line-up

The London Bike Show has today announced that Sean Yates will be speaking at the event, courtesy of Ribble Cycles. Taking place at London’s ExCel from 29th to 31st March, the show will have more than 300 bike, kit and accessory brands on display. There will also be opportunities to …

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Funding announced to remove ‘dangerous’ gyratory at Holborn

TfL has announced £9.5 million of funding for Camden, to remove the gyratory at Holborn and build new segregated cycle lanes along High Holborn and Theobalds Road. The main construction work is likely to start in January 2021. Other parts of the project that will help create a Liveable Neighbourhood include …

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11 new projects to receive £50 million investment to create ‘Healthy Streets’ in London

The Mayor of London and Transport for London (TfL) have announced 11 new successful bids in their multi-million pound Liveable Neighbourhoods programme. The funding, which has increased from £33 million in November 2017 to £53.4 million this year, will be used to transform local neighbourhoods in inner and outer London, …

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Cycle Republic strengthens partnership with Shimano

Cycle Republic has opened two new Shimano service centres in London, at the retailer’s flagship shop in Fenchurch Street and its store in Canary Wharf. The workshops will offer customers a unique servicing and repair experience managed by certified and trained colleagues. All centres provide same-day servicing and repairs, and …

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Construction of new cycle route between Acton and Wood Lane set to start next month

Construction work on a new 3.5km cycle route between Acton and Wood Lane is set to begin next month, with the aim to make cycling and walking safer and easier in Ealing and Hammersmith and Fulham. Work on the route, which includes a new two-way cycle track separated from traffic and …

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London Bike Show appoints PaceUp Media as communications agency

The London Bike Show has appointed PaceUp Media as its communications agency. The agency will provide a full communications strategy and delivery service, covering PR, social media and creative content to the show which returns to London’s ExCel from 29th to 31st March. The deal with PaceUp Media, which also includes …

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London bike hire scheme sees ‘record-breaking’ year

London’s cycle hire scheme has achieved a ‘record-breaking’ year with more than 10.5 million journeys made using Santander Cycles in 2018. There was an average of 29,500 hires each day, the highest daily average since the scheme started in 2010. Will Norman, London’s walking and cycling commissioner, said: “Santander Cycles …

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Mayor launches plan to get more Londoners cycling

The Mayor of London and TfL have unveiled a plan to create a unified, London-wide cycle network across London, with new quality standards for the building of new cycling infrastructure. The Cycling Action Plan sets out how TfL and the London boroughs will use cycling to help address poor air …

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Construction of new cycle route in London set to begin in 2019

TfL has announced that it intends to start work, subject to final approvals, on a new segregated cycle route in south east London next summer. It has said the new cycle route will significantly reduce danger to vulnerable road users and also improve pedestrian facilities and public spaces between Tower …

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Bike hire scheme to unfold in Sutton

Brompton bikes will soon be available to hire in Sutton, the council has announced. The bike scheme will be funded by the Mayor of London’s Air Quality Fund, a £20 million fund over ten years to support projects by London boroughs that improve air quality. The fold-up bikes will cost £3.50 …

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