Everything tagged with olympic

Blog post: TfL Safety Audits ignored danger warnings at location where cyclist killed during Olympics

Transport for London documents obtained using a Freedom of Information request have revealed that the road on which cyclist Dan Harris was killed during the Olympics was known to be hazardous for cycling, but the remedial measures taken were ina...

Blog post: Gold for Londoner Bradley Wiggins

In an extraordinary triumph for British cycling Londoner Bradley Wiggins has added an Olympic time trial gold to his yellow jersey in the Tour de France. The medal makes Wiggo Britain’s most be-medalled Olympian. Wiggins’ lieutenant in...

Blog post: Information on free cycle parking and bike repairs during the Paralympics

Getting around London during the Olympic and Paralympic Games is best done on a bike. However traffic during the games might affect cycle journeys as well. Here is some information to help avoid problems. Temporary Cycle Parking You can find d...

Discussion: London - Surrey Classic bike parking at Kingston

Kingston Council is anticipating lots of cyclists in Kingston town centre on Sunday 14th August for the dry-run of the Olympic Road Race, so they are opening their secure cycle park beside the Guildhall (High Street) which has ...

Event: London Olympics velodrome - architect Mike Taylor explains

Fundraising talk for Sustrans, the UK's leading sustainable transport charity. Come and hear all about the London 2012 Olympic Velodrome from its architect, Mike Taylor of Hopkins Architects.Boasting 6,000 seats, a 360-degree glass viewing co...