On Thursday 16 February 2012 The Fort William Mountain Festival in the heart of the west Highlands is the place to be for an evening of full-on mountain bike action. The festival’s bike night, supported by Alpine Bikes, stars none other than British mountain-bike legend Steve Peat.
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OPPOSITION politicians have hit out at cuts of one-third to “active” travel budgets which they claim will make it harder to increase the number of trips made by bike or foot.
Road cc: New figures released by Transport for London (TfL) suggest that three in four members of the Barclays Cycle Hire Scheme have started to cycle in London because of it, and that the scheme is encouraging people to cycle more on their own bikes, and to spend money on cycling equipment. The news coincides, however, with a BBC report quoting a leaked TfL internal report that says that the novelty of the scheme has worn off.