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Bike thefts rising
A few months ago we were warned that lockdown’s boost for bike sales would likely spur an increase in thefts, as opportunistic criminals would look hungrily at the many new bikes and electric bikes on Britain’s streets. It appears that this has rung true with a new breed of daylight robberies taking place. Find out more here.
Taking your bike on the train this Autumn
While summer may be over, the easing of Covid restrictions has reignited the prospect of an autumn full of activities. Trains have a big part to play in getting cyclists around the UK this season. Here we go through some important things to keep in mind if you are thinking of taking your bike on the train.
The Fuel Crisis and Electric Bikes
The fuel crisis that has engulfed the UK over the past two weeks looks to be nearing its end, but the episode has posed many questions for motorists. Indeed, in what seems like another domino falling, the fuel crisis sits as the latest in a series of events pushing commuters toward alternative transport.
Micromobility in the UK
Centre for London, the think tank dedicated to tackling issues facing the capital, published a new report in which it called on Government to legalise private and shared e-scooters, as well as outlining measures that can be taken to ensure their safe use, affordability, and accessibility.
The Return of the Bikelash
We have recently outlined the so-called 'bike lash': complaints from local residents who are against the opening of cycle lanes in their area. This has not gone away and has intensified over the summer, continuing to be a significant obstacle to achieving the government's stated goals for alternative mobility.
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