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Blog post: Westfield Stratford shopping centre still in line for worst bike lanes in London prize

Westfield Stratford came in for a lot of stick for the sheer awfulness of its bike lanes earlier this year, and it doesn't look like its latest solution will enhance its reputation. Rather than embracing the principles of Go Dutch (equality, co...

Blog post: Blue Door Bicycles in Crystal Palace trials ladies night for afterwork cycling shoppers

Blue Door Bicycles in Crystal Palace, SE19, is keen that cycling is fun for men and women, so it's holding an in-store ladies night on 17 November 2011, from 6-9pm. Proprietor David Hibbs said, "We know many bike shops have a reputation for bei...

Blog post: Westfield Stratford fast earning reputation for having the worst cycle lanes in London

Not content with erecting road signs in the middle of bike lanes outside its new shopping centre in (see photo below), Westfield Stratford now has a track with cobbles dotted along its entire length (above). The concrete cobbles in Westfield Av...

Blog post: London Cycle Hire Scheme expanding west to Wandsworth, Lambeth, and Hammersmith

The Barclays Cycle Hire scheme is due to expand westwards to Wandsworth, Hammersmith & Fulham, Lambeth and Kensington & Chelsea by 2013. Additional funding of £25 million is being provided by Barclays, and the Westfield shopping c...

Blog post: Shops without bike stands lose business

Shops and businesses are missing out on customers by not having anywhere for cycle users to leave their bikes, according to the London Cycling Campaign. The organisation is launching a new campaign to increase the number of parking stands outside...