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Link to Electrify your commute: How to cycle to work on an e-bike
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Electrify your commute: How to cycle to work on an e-bike

Many cyclists now commute to work by electric bike, but should you join their ranks? Here’s everything you need to know about commuting by e-bike

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Link to Everything you need to know about the Cycle to Work scheme
Cycle to Work schemes are designed to help employees who commute to work by bike

Everything you need to know about the Cycle to Work scheme

If you live and work in the UK, the chances are you can access a Cycle to Work scheme. But is it a good idea and what are the risks and rewards?

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Link to I can’t cycle to work, or can I?
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I can’t cycle to work, or can I?

Here is our case as to why you should shake up your daily commute to work and do it by bike

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Link to Brompton introduces 12-speed gearing to their folding bikes
The new gearing makes it possible to tackle steep climbs on a Brompton

Brompton introduces 12-speed gearing to their folding bikes

The new drivetrain combines derailleur gears and hub gears to achieve 12 separate speeds, twice the typical Brompton gearing

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Link to Seven out of ten people in England never ride a bike, government statistics show
Most respondents said safer roads would encourage them to ride more

Seven out of ten people in England never ride a bike, government statistics show

New nationwide survey reveals shockingly low cycling participation and crucially, shows how to fix it

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Link to Cycling to work makes commuters less likely to be prescribed anti-depressants, new study finds
Commuting by bike is linked to reduced prescription of anti-depressants

Cycling to work makes commuters less likely to be prescribed anti-depressants, new study finds

A study of almost 380,000 people shows that cycle commuters are 15% less likely to suffer from anxiety or depression

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Link to What causes road rage between cyclists and drivers? We asked a transport historian
Road sharing between cyclists and drivers is often a source of tension

What causes road rage between cyclists and drivers? We asked a transport historian

We’ve all heard it. Cyclists are ‘a nuisance’ and should clear the road ‘for those of us who pay road tax...' But where does this attitude come from?

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Link to How to replace your car with an e-bike
An e-cargo bike can replace your car for most journeys

How to replace your car with an e-bike

If you’re looking to go car-free, an electric bike may be exactly what you need

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Link to Cycle to work: What's the best bike for your commute?
The best bikes for commuting

Cycle to work: What's the best bike for your commute?

Cycling to work can be a chance to train, explore, and save money. Here's how to pick a bike that will get the most out of your commute

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Link to Top tips for commuting by bike in the winter
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Top tips for commuting by bike in the winter

Commuting by bike has many benefits but even for the hardiest of riders, winter can be a struggle, so here are some ways to make it more manageable

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Link to Jeremy Vine interview: I just couldn’t accept that I had to risk my life to get to work
Jeremy Vine

Jeremy Vine interview: I just couldn’t accept that I had to risk my life to get to work

Exclusive GCN interview: Vine on his viral cycling videos, the war on the roads and 'petrosexuals'

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How to lock your bike securely

Learn how to keep your bike safe with our urban security tips.

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Link to Gogeta flips the script with 'flexible' Cycle to Work scheme
Gogeta is mixing up how Cycle to work schemes can be used

Gogeta flips the script with 'flexible' Cycle to Work scheme

The new UK scheme offers a fresh take with a multi-use voucher that can be redeemed over 12 months

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Link to Businesses in France offering employees company e-bikes rather than company cars
Cycle commuters

Businesses in France offering employees company e-bikes rather than company cars

More and more French employees are being granted access to e-bikes instead of company cars

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Link to ‘Plan for the motorist’ sparks controversy with British Cycling and other outdoor organisations
The Conservative Government in the United Kingdom have found theirselves at odds with the country's top walking and cycling organisations

‘Plan for the motorist’ sparks controversy with British Cycling and other outdoor organisations

British Cycling hit back at Rishi Sunak's plans which will serve to negatively impact cyclists in Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Link to In the US, bike trips increase 37% from 2019 to 2022
A new urban cycle path through the heart of Denver, Colorado

In the US, bike trips increase 37% from 2019 to 2022

A new study shows just how big the pandemic-driven increase in cycling was, and shows that participation has remained high in 2022

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Link to Free bikes for students moved off university campus due to unsafe accommodation
The buildings set to close include parts of the famous Ziggurats

Free bikes for students moved off university campus due to unsafe accommodation

Following the discovery of unsafe concrete, the University of East Anglia has moved 170 students off campus, with each receiving a free bike voucher

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Link to Cyclists 'stalked' by self-driving taxis in Austin, Texas
A Cruise car operates under cover of darkness

Cyclists 'stalked' by self-driving taxis in Austin, Texas

Driverless taxis are acting peculiarly and making life awkward for cyclists

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Link to Brompton's collaboration with Bear Grylls is available now
Bear Grylls with his special edition C Line Explore

Brompton's collaboration with Bear Grylls is available now

Their collaboration with the TV survivalist is all about exploration and adventure, and is awash with earth tones

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Link to Dangerous e-bikes: Trade-in scheme falls flat in New York
We bought the cheapest e-bike on Amazon to see if it's any good

Dangerous e-bikes: Trade-in scheme falls flat in New York

Despite fire risks, only two bikes have been traded in for more reputable models, leaving potentially dangerous batteries on the streets

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Link to Cycling in the USA: The case of Richmond, Virginia
The underbelly of I-95 through Richmond, Virginia

Cycling in the USA: The case of Richmond, Virginia

How Richmond, Virginia’s cycling development explains the challenge facing American cycling infrastructure

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Link to Paris dockless e-scooters ban comes into effect
GCN presenter Hank rides an e-scooter through Bath

Paris dockless e-scooters ban comes into effect

On Friday, September 1, Paris became the first European capital to ban rented electric scooters

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Link to Cycling mileage on the up in England, according to latest figures
New statistics for cycling in England have been released

Cycling mileage on the up in England, according to latest figures

A general return to pre-pandemic habits, but increased mileage suggests a shifting purpose for bike journeys

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Link to Cycling fans take to the railways in record numbers for Glasgow World Championships
ScotRail have been targeting cyclists for some time

Cycling fans take to the railways in record numbers for Glasgow World Championships

ScotRail report that 2023 UCI World Cycling Championships helped to deliver busiest period since before pandemic

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