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Blog post: Cycling to school

Studies have shown that the heavy traffic around schools when parents are dropping off and collecting children makes them especially dangerous for all students including those being delivered by car. By leaving the car at home you will ...

Blog post: Workplace cycling audits

We offer a comprehensive workplace cycling audit service, so you can be sure you’re providing the right kind of facilities to get your employees cycling. Our auditors will collate your site plans, staff and visitor flows, cycle user data ...

Blog post: Cycle parking and storage

We're actively lobbying to encourage local authorities and employers to provide more secure cycle parking in convenient and prominent locations. Visit www.cycleparking4london.org.uk to say where you want more and better cycle parking. Good cycle...

Blog post: The essentials

Bike There are many types of bike, which are designed for different terrains or styles of riding. If you're starting without a bike, be sure to read our articles on Where to buy a bike, and Buying a second hand bike. Many people start cycling...

Blog post: Maintaining wheels and tyres

  As a general rule, pump your tyres up as hard as you can with a hand pump or, if using a track pump or car-foot pump, pump up to the recommended tyre pressure listed on the tyre wall (units: psi = pounds per square inch, Bar/ATM = at...

Blog post: Free training from your local council

All London boroughs offer free or subsidised cycle training. The TfL website gives contact details. Contact the council in the area where you live and where you work or study to find where you can get the best deal. Some trainers wil...