On 8 August my family including two 9 year olds boarded the Hull train with our bikes at Manchester Piccadilly to catch the overnight ferry to Rotterdam. We woke up the following morning in cycling heaven – aka the Netherlands. T he moment our tyres touched Dutch soil a (usually) segregated cycle lane carried us […]
Alex Bailey interviews Manchester based cyclist Ernie Buck about his world tour by bicycle. AB Thanks for pointing me towards your website www.thebuckstop.net for some background information about your world cycle tour. I think it’s important that people hear about achievements such as yours so I’m glad that you agreed to do an interview. Tours […]
Ex-pat Polly Low reports from Washington DC. America’s love affair with the car is the stuff of legend. So it’s both a surprise and something of an embarrassment for a Mancunian to arrive in the capital city of this gas-guzzling, SUV-worshipping country, and find that the lot of the cyclist here is, in many ways, […]
Although the car rules in the sprawling metropolis of Perth, Western Australia regional government is making a pretty good go at promoting cycling.
Several German cities now feature Call a Bike schemes,cycle hire run by Deutsche Bahn – German Railways. We tried it – it works, in Berlin at least.