The alarming levels of air pollution pose serious health risk, with people being exposed to high concentration every time they walk or ride a bicycle for exercise or as means of transportation. Now, a new study from the University of British Columbia has calculated how fast a person should travel to significantly reduce exposure to air pollution.


Chancellor George Osborne should use the comprehensive spending review to deliver money for cycling for the sake of our health and our economy

The chancellor is a busy man. The day before the results of his Comprehensive Spending Review, I doubt he is giving too much thought to cycling but if he did he would see the real opportunity it offers to boost the economy and lighten the load on the public purse.

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A couple of years ago I had one of those irregular but nonetheless alarming experiences on a bike: I was approaching a mini-roundabout in south London, going at a fair speed, when I heard the telltale noise of a car engine revving aggressively behind me. And sure enough, a blue hatchback recklessly squeezed past across the roundabout, almost clipping me with its rear bumper as it swung away.

A tuition video for driving instructors about cyclists.

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There are certain things guaranteed to set off an internet firestorm. Talk about climate change, mention Monsanto, or bring up the treatment of women in video games. And you can, especially in recent years, piss off a whole bunch of people simply by writing about bikes and cars. Nothing seems to bring out the angry caps lock and personal attacks faster than transportation issues.

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Following a terrifying trend of lorry-related deaths, London’s cyclists finally got the news they’d been waiting for today when Boris Johnson and TfL unveiled a city-spanning network of segregated cycle paths, which they’re calling ‘Crossrail for bikes’ (don’t worry, they’re not underground).

Here’s everything you need to know about London’s latest round of cycling infrastructure upgrades, which are due to be ready by March 2016.