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Surly by name, city friendly by nature

According to a recent survey of 4,300 cities around the world, 80 per cent of urban areas do not comply with World Health Organisation air quality guideline levels. Worse still, particulate air pollution levels in many developing cities can be up to 15 times higher than WHO guideline levels, putting many at risk of long-term health problems and contributing to…

Faema Guerra cycling top up for grabs

Spring is in the air so in its honour we have this Faema Guerra retro cycling top in medium to give away. The top is worth £70 and boasts lightweight polyester for incredible comfort and breathability in warmer weather. To be in with a chance of winning the top, please leave a comment below.   Ethical cycle insurance On the…

Only one of these vehicles is illegal on British streets

There’s something of the Mad Max about today’s cities: We wave a chequered flag to cars capable of over 200mph; we don’t bat an eyelid to SUVs that boast 700hp and we turn a blind eye to fully laden 44-ton articulated lorries that squeeze six miles from every gallon of diesel as they rumble along our narrowest streets. We do,…

How do we kill each other in Britain?

Talk about road fatalities centres almost exclusively about numbers killed. It’s a narrative that masks not only the misery caused by each death, but details about who is doing the killing. 1,793 people were killed on Britain’s roads in 2017. But what about if we put that statistic to one side and focussed on which vehicles are involved most frequently…

Let’s drink to staying warm

When it feels this damp, time has come to swap your water bottle for a thermos. Whatever the weather, this small thermos from Stanley will help keep you warm however you travel. Win a thermos We have a 0.47 litre Stanley bicycle thermos worth £30 to give away. Simply leave a comment at the bottom of this page and let…