The Love to Ride Blog

Creating a more bike friendly world

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How to Spread the (G)Love on Your Ride to Work

Carvel Lonsdale is 54 and he's cycled in the past but 'been on holiday' from his bikes for some years. He works for Lancashire's Children and Families Well Being Service and his cycling goal for 2019 ...

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Dan's £1,000 Ride to Work Goal

Dan works at the University of Huddersfield and joined Love to Ride for Cycle September 2017. We’re encouraging all our members to set themselves a cycling goal for this year and Dan replied on Facebo...

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How the University of Sheffield gets more people on bikes

 

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Does Why You Ride Depend on Where You Live? The Results Might Surprise You...

The month of September 2018 was a career highlight for me as we brought the inaugural Love to Ride challenge to Brisbane, my birth town. I had no doubt that a city as progressive as Brisbane (no bias ...

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Anyone Can Cycle the World

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Road Safety Week > Bike Smart!

It’s Road Safety Week and the theme for this year is ‘Bike Smart, so here’s a post about how National Standards or Bikeability training can help you to bike smarter.

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2018 On Two Wheels

2018 has been an action-packed year for Love to Ride: our members have clocked up millions of miles and encouraged thousands of new riders to experience the joys and benefits of cycling, and we have w...

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How cycling has made me happier, healthier & wealthier

Back in September we linked up with Babboe to promote a cleaner, greener, healthier and more economical way to do the school run - with electrically assisted pedal power! We invited members of the Lov...

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Go Dutch! > Win a Babboe cargo bike!

Cycle September is all about going Dutch: the aim is to help people to break down the barriers they face to cycling and, in the process, to make the bicycle the normal mode of transport for all short ...

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K977: how Leanne Owen uses cycling to raise awareness & find a cure for Parkinson's

Parkinson’s Disease (PD) is a degenerative condition affecting the nervous system. Symptoms start when the brain can’t make enough dopamine to control movement properly and there are three main kinds:...

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8 Times the Bike Has Revolutionised the World

From infrastructure to equality, media to innovation, bikes have had a massive influence on every aspect of our society. Proviz has rounded up eight of the most profound and memorable ways in which bi...

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Lord Mayor Receives Mayoral Bicycle Ahead of Sheffield Charity Ride

Lord Mayor of Sheffield Magid Magid has taken his first ride on his new mayoral bike and vowed to encourage his fellow citizens to get on their bikes too. “There are hundreds of benefits of cycling. I...

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