About this blog
Hello, I'm Roger Symonds and I have created this blog to highlight local and wider cycling issues. Given the incredible interest and increase in cycling we must not miss this opportunity to provide the the infrastructure that gets even more people out on bikes in a safer environment.
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The Government has just published a “Cycling and Walking Investment Strategy” and within this strategy is a notification of a report into speed limits is to be published at the end of this year. The strategy states: “In order to … Continue reading
Although not directly linked to cycling my recent hip replacement has an indirect connection to when I fell off my bike and broke my left femur, nearly 4 years ago. I then had a “dynamic hip screw” inserted, pinning the … Continue reading
About 10 years ago I bought a Brompton from a friend who had won it in a raffle and didn’t want it. I love the Brompton, but up until this year I had used the two gear folder for visits … Continue reading
When I mention contraflows to non cyclists in the UK, I often get comments such as “that’s very dangerous” or “why do anything so silly”. In a country where highways engineers’ first thoughts on traffic control are barriers and traffic … Continue reading
A draft Code has been put together by Frank Tompson from the Two Tunnels Community Group and Jon Usher of Sustrans. Please make your comments and suggestions for improvements to the draft through the comments facility on this web site. … Continue reading