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Cycling UK member Lynette Mantle on her bright orange tricycle
What would your reaction be if you saw a 68-year-old cycling along a busy ‘A’ road on a bright orange tricycle? If you travel around the Tewkesbury area in Gloucester, this could be a familiar sight!

 
 
Bageshri has learned to cycle because of the Big Bike Revival
Bageshri Hasabnis hadn’t been on a bike since she was a child and has spent almost all her adult life off a bike. That all changed last autumn when the Edinburgh and Lothians Regional Equality Council (ELREC) took part in Cycling UK’s first Big Bike Revival in Scotland.

 
 
Cycling on the Downslink
Did cycling take a great leap forward in 2016? Or was it a great leap backward? Here Cycling UK Policy and Information Officer Cherry Allan scrutinises the latest National Travel Survey (England only).

 
 
Elephant Bike urban city bicycle
Bike test: Elephant Bike - 27 Jul 2017 - Cycle Magazine
Cycle Editor Dan Joyce summons his inner postie to ride a reconditioned Royal Mail Elephant Bike

 
 
Bromton S2L vs Birdy World Sport
When it collapses to the size of a suitcase, you need never be without your bike. Dan Joyce tests a budget Birdy and a 2-speed Brompton

 
 
Road cyclists riding side by side
Riding two abreast, in the middle of the lane, with or without lights, reflectors and hi-viz - what does the law say, what does the Highway Code advise, and what are just urban myths? Cycling UK's Senior Road Safety and Legal Campaigner Duncan Dollimore explains what's legal on your bike.

 
 
BMC Alpenchallenge AC02 Nexus
Bike test: BMC Alpenchallenge AC02 Nexus - 6 May 2017 - Cycle Magazine
Technical Editor Richard Hallett reviews the hub-geared version of this Swiss city hybrid

 
 
Cycling UK stand at the London Bike Show 2017
If you’re heading to the London Bike Show this weekend, then you’re in for a bit of a treat. Held at the ExCeL centre in East London, there’s something for cyclists in all shapes and forms. Cycling UK’s Sam Jones writes up his highlights…

 
 
A cyclist on a roundbout
How can you be more visible to other road users? Adjusting your position on the carriageway can help you see and be seen more easily. Cycling UK's cycle instructor Julie Rand explains how it can make riding your bike in traffic a much more enjoyable experience.

 
 
Cyclists going over a bridge in winter
Don't get cold when you are riding this winter. Cycling journalist and Cycling UK member Matt Lamy explains how to layer up and how to choose the right winter cycle clothing.

 
 
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