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Could the Haibike Xduro e-bike spark a cycling revolution?

Gervase Poulden

18th August, 2011

Electric bicycles are yet to go mainstream in the UK but could the launch of Haibike’s new electric mountain bike change all that? Gervase Poulden reports more...

Reusing bike parts to power water pumps, corn crushers and more

Mira Olson

15th July, 2010

A tiny workshop in rural Guatemala is pioneering cheap, eco-friendly, pedal-powered machines made from discarded bicycle parts more...
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The art of bike maintenance: trouble shooting squeaks and creaks

Guy Andrews

15th June, 2010

This extract from The Ultimate Guide to Bicycle Maintenance will help you identify the source of, and fix, nasty noises more...
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Climate change needs persuasive art, not propaganda

Jay Griffiths

16th March, 2010

What is art's role in raising awareness of climate change? In this extract from her passionate, poetic essay 'The Far-seers of Art', Jay Griffiths explains why culture without nature is as good as worthless more...
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How to choose the right bike

Hugh Bowring

21st January, 2010

There is a greater variety of bikes available now than ever before, ranging from as little as £100 up to over £1000. Here is some basic information on the six main varieties more...
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CASE STUDY: recycling bicycles

Claire Baylis

1st March, 2009

It’s the greener way to go, but it seems bicycling can tackle everything from health issues to homelessness. Claire Baylis learns the meaning of true pedal power. more...
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Your chariot awaits

Tom Hodgkinson

19th June, 2009

Giving up your car doesn't mean giving up luxury or freedom- you'll save time, money and discover a more regal existence without one. more...
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Behind the Label: chain lube

Pat Thomas

13th May, 2009

I know, I know. Every time you think you've gone your greenest, some killjoy comes along and raises the bar a little higher. Apologies in advance. more...
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On your bike

Rachel Clode

14th December, 2007

Rachel Clode tests out an electric bike, and finds a new best friend more...
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Brits holiday closer to home

News

29th August, 2007

Britons are increasingly choosing healthy holidays in the UK, according to recent surveys more...
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On your bike: Cycling soars in London

News

2nd July, 2007

As the UK looks forward to the Tour de France's launch in London and Kent next weekend new figures from Transport for London show that Londoners now make an average of 480,000 journeys a day by bike, an increase of 83% since 2000. more...
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Red Road Rising

Yves Engler

1st March, 2005

Can the world survive China’s burgeoning love affair with the automobile? more...

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