Cycling Scotland won Best Practice in Travel to School snd Work Schemes at the Scottish Transport Awards last night (Thursday 16th June).
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The Herald reports:
For a ‘wheely’ good way to get fit and have fun with the family, take part in one of the many National Bike Week events, writes Susan Welsh
Team Green Britain Bike Week, the UK’s biggest mass participation cycling event, launches on 15 June at the EDF Energy London Eye, with the first of hundreds of ‘Bike Fixes’ which will roll out around the country between 18-26 June 2011.
Yesterday the Welsh Government made worldwide history by becoming the first Government to introduce a Cycling Bill to make it a legal duty for local authorities to provide cycle routes.
Shop located in Forestry Commission’s new visitor facility
Scotland’s Alpine Bikes has opened a new bike shop and hire facility at Glentress Peel.
The store opened its doors on Saturday June 4th at the MTB location, and together with Alpine’s Innerleithen shop, will serve bike customers in the Tweed Valley. The store opening coincided with TweedLove, the week-long festival of bike riding in the cycle-friendly area, which includes hundreds of miles of MTB trails, tracks and roads.
The UK’s cycle hire businesses are today encouraged to get in touch with newly launched cycle hire directory CycleHireInfo to get their business listed.
The database went live today and will be steadily populated ahead of a significant drive during Bike Week, with mainstream press targetted to raise awareness.
Map app shot straight into top of the iTunes charts after launch. PLUS: handlebar smartphone holders = new category for IBDs
Sustrans launched its new iPhone app yesterday and it went straight to the top of the iTunes navigation chart for free apps.