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Cyclists given cameras to report dangerous driving

Cyclists in Devon have been equipped with cameras to capture footage of dangerous driving. The cycle camera trial, which aims to reduce road danger, forms part of Cornwall Police Operation Snap and allows cyclists to upload footage via an an online portal. Devon County Council is collaborating with Ride On, a bike recycling charity in Exeter, Exeter Cycle Campaign, the Met…

E-scooter menace? Wait ’till you hear about cars…

New and disruptive technology has always unsettled the national psyche; Much of the reaction to e-scooters technology echoes the moral panic that convinced folk the first railway passengers would die spontaneously when trains reached 50 mph. However, those horrified by the risks posed by electric scooters, while at the same time overlooking the road danger caused by cars, are guilty…

Kitnetik – dry and store your cycling gear all in one

The two most common questions in Tim Hoyle’s house used to be “have you seen my [enter cycling-related item of your choice here]?” and “Can you please put away your [enter cycling-related item of your choice here]?” It’s the reason he invented the Kitnetik, a clever magnetic rack that allows you to dry your running or cycling kit, including rain-soaked…

Car Free Days ahead for Lake District

The Lake District could this summer become the Country’s largest LTN (low-traffic neighbourhood). As many urban areas introduce LTN infrastructure to create refuges from motorised traffic, one of Britain’s best-loved areas of natural beauty looks set to do the same. Over 17 million of the Lake District’s 19 million annual visitors arrive by car – an unsustainable source of congestion…

Win a merino jersey to warm up your cold commute

What a difference a week makes. After an unseasonably mild autumn, the chilly morning commute is back with a vengeance. We’ve given away these dhb merino long-sleeved jerseys before, but they’re so effective when teamed up with a base layer or outer jacket that this cold snap has inspired us to buy another. They say that cyclists of old would…