British Cycling and Sky have created a new online way for people to build their own cycling communities. Cyclists can login and create a profile that allows them to join and create bike rides in their local area.
The Kingston Cycling Campaign (KCC) has created a tailor made guide to traffic-free and quiet cycle routes around Kingston called ‘Get Cycling’.
Andrew Manning, who recently started Cyclelink, a local cycle repair and maintenance business is planning a series of bike maintenance courses for the novice cycle mechanic.
Kingston Council’s cyclist training team attended Surbiton Festival to promote training and spread the word about this Cycle Kingston website
The pen may be mightier than the sword but a good cycle mechanic is priceless
For new or less confident riders or those who would simply like to cycle up to the Freecycle event on August 9th there is a guided group ride from Kingston Market Place. Many people wouldn’t usually think of cycling to central London, but the FreeCycle, and the route planned by experienced ride leaders are a great way of showing people that it is possible to cycle around London whilst avoiding busy main roads!
Kingston Council in partnership with Transport for London, is embarking on a training programme for lorry drivers that gives them an awareness of safety issues for cyclists.