Category Archives: Commuting

Undermining #cyclesafe by running red lights

“Recently I approached a notoriously dangerous junction with the lights on red and a police car at the front of the queue. I knew that in half a second the lights would switch, that the other lanes were already at … Continue reading

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The only critical mass that matters

It’s Team Green Britain Bike Week, another of those pointless ghettoising weeks that litter the calendar, like┬áNational Doughnut Week. One week of the year when a PR company tries to place cycling stories so that everyone can forget about them … Continue reading

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The myth of the green cyclist

There are many stereotypes which come up time and again when cycling is discussed: red-light jumpers, lycra louts, mid-life crisis on carbon and – the one I hate the most – the environmentally-aware commuter. It comes up, alongside the others, … Continue reading

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