Using my Brompton for collecting images for Mapillary

Mapillary is a new project to allow people to collect street view like images easily with their smartphone or other camera. It means that if you want to have street view images of some cycle path or footpath you can easily add it, unlike with Google’s street view. To make it easier to collect the… Continue reading Using my Brompton for collecting images for Mapillary

Desire to aimlessly cycle test

Having been to many places now, I’ve started noticing a pattern of a particular itch or tingly feeling I get in my legs to hop on the bike and cycle somewhere, potentially aimlessly. Cycling aimlessly involves hopping on the bike and just randomly cycling wherever looks good. This desire usually comes from the quality of… Continue reading Desire to aimlessly cycle test

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Ever wondered how much your local authority would get per year if the Get Britain Cycling report was implemented?

Have you wondered how much your local authority would have to spend on cycling if the Get Britain Cycling report was implemented? Particularly the point about £10 to £20 per head of population per year. Well wonder no longer as I’ve created a spreadsheet with the population for each local authority in Britain based on… Continue reading Ever wondered how much your local authority would get per year if the Get Britain Cycling report was implemented?

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Suffolk County Council’s Nacton Road/Ransomes Way plans are dangerous to cyclists and walkers

Suffolk County Council currently have a consultation running about Nacton Road and Ransomes Way corridor. It is “to meet the projected increase in traffic associated with development in this corridor”. You can find out more on the Cyclescape thread. Please find below my response to the consultation. I’m hoping that many more people respond with a similar… Continue reading Suffolk County Council’s Nacton Road/Ransomes Way plans are dangerous to cyclists and walkers

BBC Reporting Scotland not covering the space to overtake issue on ASA ruling

This evening I happened to catch the short BBC Local News at 20:00 on BBC 1 Scotland between programmes this evening. One of the items featured was the ASA adjudication regarding the Cycling Scotland advert to improve cycling safety. I then later recorded and watched the late evening news, which covered it in more depth (video… Continue reading BBC Reporting Scotland not covering the space to overtake issue on ASA ruling

BBC London News highlighting confusion of Bow traffic lights

The BBC London news this evening (27 January 2014), had a segment on the new eye level cycle lights being introduced at Bow Roundabout today. I think it’s great that they are starting to be used, however the design of the traffic lights at the junction needs an overhaul as it’s extremely dangerous. The first… Continue reading BBC London News highlighting confusion of Bow traffic lights

TfL proposed improvements at Nag’s Head on A1 are extremely dangerous

This is my response to TfL’s public consultation at Nag’s Head on A1 Holloway Road. For when the consultation disappears on the TfL site, I have uploaded it to my blog  Nags Head Junction Map and also to a Cyclescape thread.   As someone who has been involved with the London Cycling Campaign‘s Junction Review Group… Continue reading TfL proposed improvements at Nag’s Head on A1 are extremely dangerous

How to get away with being a driver who is aggressive towards cyclists

[I mostly wrote this back in July, just finishing it now.] Back on Sunday 16th June 2013 I was on my return cycle from the Bromley Cyclists camping weekend in Essex I was cycling along and getting ready to turn right at Langford to head north. After signalling to turn right and having 3 cars… Continue reading How to get away with being a driver who is aggressive towards cyclists

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