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18 Oct 2021

#BikeIsBest,the cycle industry campaign supported by leading brands, retailers, organisations and cycling advocacy groups, has launched its latest campaign: When more people cycle,...

22 Sep 2021

The report focuses on what the Government should consider including in their upcoming second Cycling and Walking Investment Strategy (CWIS) to harness the wider positive work already being...

15 Sep 2021

Read which lucky bike shops and customers were chosen to receive Local Bike Shop Day prizes

1 Sep 2021

In celebration of Local Bike Shop Day, TfL have shared blog posts with the aim of showing new cyclists all that London has to offer.

19 Aug 2021

To celebrate Local Bike Shop Day, taking place on Saturday 28th August, Freewheel are offering customers 15% off from now until 30th August.

19 Aug 2021

The web and mobile platform, Hubtiger, has created a brand new demo video to demonstrate how cycle shops can manage all workshop operations in just one app

12 Aug 2021

Part 3 of the ACT Summer Series highlights the many benefits of offeringretail finance to your customers and our two brand new services being offered to enhance retail finance - Appointed...

9 Aug 2021

The DfT have asked for the ACT's assistance in gathering data from Cornish retailers to measure how effective Government investment in e-bikes in Cornwall would be.

6 Jul 2021

We'd love to see your support for the #BikeIsBest campaign! Send in your shop photos featuring the #BikeIsBest window sticker and/or poster to be posted on the ACT social media channels.

1 Jul 2021

The web and mobile platform, Hubtiger, is offering an exclusive webinar to ACT members to demonstrate how cycle shops can manage all workshop operations in just one app.

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TfL encourages London cycling for Local Bike Shop Day

Posted on in Business News , Cycles News

The bicycles-4328493_1920Transport for London blog, Experience London, is about showcasing the best our Capital has to offer. They've scoured the streets above and below ground to bring you the best - from the big attractions and hidden gems to local favourites.

In celebration of Local Bike Shop Day, TfL have shared the following blog posts with the aim of showing new cyclists all that London has to offer.

How to repair a cycle - Meet Jenni. She grew up in San Diego, California but later moved to London. She turned her love for cycling into a career by starting the London Bike Kitchen - an organisation that helps people repair their own cycles, with the help of mechanics, to get them back on the road.

Expert tips for new cyclists - Meet Jacqui. She started cycling on her paper round at 10 year's old. Today, she's a London cycle instructor, cycle buddy, and runs free social rides for British Cycling's Breeze program. Check out her tips for getting started, staying safe and feeling confident cycling in London.

How I mastered my cycling anxiety - Meet Aisling. When they moved to London in 2014, they didn't think cycling was an option. It was intimidating - something that other people did. Hear how a new role and encouragement from friends and London's cycling community helped Aisling find confidence as a disabled cyclist.

 

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