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Wheels for Wellbeing to pilot inclusive cycle hire scheme with Bikeworks

Wheels for Wellbeing has received support from Sport England’s ‘Open Call for Innovative Solutions’ to develop and pilot an inclusive cycle hire scheme for London, with east London partner Bikeworks. During the pandemic, non-disabled people have been encouraged to get their cycles out, but this has not been an option …

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Wheels for Wellbeing sets out key recommendations for inclusive cycling in updated guide

Wheels for Wellbeing has published its updated Guide to Inclusive Cycling. Now in its fourth edition, the charity’s flagship policy document sets out key recommendations for inclusive cycling, many of which have been included in the Department for Transport’s new Cycle Design Guidance (LTN 1/20), published in July 2020. The …

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BikeBiz August edition is now available

The digital edition of BikeBiz August is now available – and we’re celebrating our 175th issue. This month we focus on positive evolution, innovation and ambition throughout the cycling industry, including Raleigh UK’s new chapter, the rise of e-cargo, Velorim’s National Bicycle Tyre Recycling scheme and why 3D printing could …

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Wheels for Wellbeing calls for Government to prioritise freedom of movement of disabled people

Wheels for Wellbeing has issued a statement asking the Government and local authorities to prioritise the freedom of movement of disabled and older people in post-lockdown Britain. The charity points out that lockdown is having a greater detrimental impact on disabled people, who are more likely to have been self-isolating, …

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Cycling industry unites to launch new campaign

Leading voices from the cycle industry have joined forces to show that #BikeIsBest in a new multi-format campaign. In the UK, two thirds (68%) of all journeys are under five miles, a distance that can be easily cycled by most people. Believing that #BikeIsBest, many of the cycling industry’s biggest …

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