School forces children cycling to school to put number plates on their bikes

School forces children cycling to school to put number plates on their bikes

Children will be banned from cycling to a south London secondary school unless they display number plates on their bikes. Stanley Park High in Carshalton, south London, is introducing a registration scheme which would enable the public to report irresponsible cycling by pupils. Youngsters will soon be issued with number plates which ‘must be displayed […]

Chain reaction: Mandurah jumps on planning trend to push for more cycling and walkability options

Chain reaction: Mandurah jumps on planning trend to push for more cycling and walkability options

Mandurah is jumping on the trend of cities and towns across the state to encourage greater walking and cycling in the community, in an effort to improve health, reduce traffic and slash emissions.  An additional 500 new paths, totaling more than 95 kilometres, are required throughout Mandurah to complement the city’s existing transport network, according to local government reports. With […]

Bikes coast into Swiss constitution with clear voter support

Bikes coast into Swiss constitution with clear voter support

Bikes increasingly share the roads with cars in Switzerland; Sunday’s vote wants to ensure their safety and continued growth. (Keystone/Christian Beutler) Initial projections suggest that an emphatic 72% of Swiss voters have given a thumbs-up to a proposal to enshrine cycling in the country’s constitution. Four decades after walkers in Switzerland earned the privilege of a […]

Australian cyclist Richie Porte pulls out of the world road championships in Austria due to illness

Australian cyclist Richie Porte pulls out of the world road championships in Austria due to illness

By Timothy Fernandez Posted September 22, 2018 20:54:00 Photo: Richie Porte was targeting the men’s road race at the world road cycling titles, but illness has ruled him out. (REUTERS: Bryn Lennon/Pool photo) Related Story: Richie Porte crashes out of Tour de France for the second straight year Australian cycling star Richie Porte’s hopes of […]

British Cycling and Team Sky- When Will Their Reign End?

British Cycling and Team Sky- When Will Their Reign End?

Go home, Britain, you’re drunk. Drunk on success, that is. With Simon Yates’ victory at the Vuelta a España this month, British riders achieved something never before seen in more than 75 years of professional cycling: Three different competitors from the same nation* winning the Grand Tours of Italy, France, and Spain in a single […]

How This Woman Changed Her Life With a Bike

Orla Walsh was not exactly an emblem of good health. Back in 2014, then 25 years old and juggling work and grad school in Dublin, she mostly ate on the go—“quick, easy food like deli sandwiches,” she told Bicycling. Her weekends were spent at bars and clubs, she smoked heavily, and the gym was a […]

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