Category: Cycling

Crap Cycle Lanes and Other Madness

This is an unashamed plug for the Warrington Cycle Campaign. Their dedicated work over the years has now brought in the first real 20mph zone in their town (see here).  Elsewhere on the website, is an article called The Effect of Cycle Lanes on Cyclists’ Road Space. (pdf file) … Have a look.  The photos…
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April 25, 2009 0

Strangely No Fear, Perfect Balance

I didn’t think it was possible to cycle along the top of iron railings.  Now I know it’s possible.  I love the perseverance he shows. If he doesn’t do any major damage to himself I see a long career in advertising and films, don’t you? The music is singularily inappropriate. The link comes from someone…
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April 25, 2009 0

Cavendish Wins Milan-San Remo; but how’d you know?

Mark Cavendish wins by 11cm over 185km! Gazzetta della sport run the race and have a Mario Cippollini interview here.  Websites and news agencies across the globe are full of Cavendish’s win but in Britain it’s a 15 second radio item and well-buried articles on the BBC etc.  Most UK news even forgets to mention…
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March 22, 2009 0

London and Victoria Insurance and Bad Statistics

CTC & Guardian [amazon-product align=”left” alink=”0000FF” bordercolor=”FFFFFF” height=”240″ region=”uk”]000728487X[/amazon-product]I’m indebted to this week’s CTC newsletter for pointing out an article by Ben Goldacre in the Guardian last Saturday (a week ago).   I’ve used one of Mr Goldacre’s articles before in some presentations I’ve done at work when pointing out the poor and devious ways…
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February 14, 2009 0

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