it accounted for 37 per cent of all journeys in 1949, but accounts for only around one per cent today (Department for Transport 2002). The number of cycles bought has never been higher, yet the number of cycling trips made on UK roads has never been lower.
Our mission is simple. We want to make quality mounts that display and protect the stuff you love. Getting out the door and coming home are parts of the ride that are easy to ignore, but play a big role in how you enjoy your time on the bike.
Inspired by the Ciclovía in Bogotá, Colombia, Sunday Streets is a series of free, fun open street events empowering local communities to transform 1-4 miles of car-congested streets into car-free community spaces for kids to play, seniors to stroll, organizations to connect and neighbors to meet.
The Warm Showers Community is a free worldwide hospitality exchange for touring cyclists. People who are willing to host touring cyclists sign up and provide their contact information, and may occasionally have someone stay with them and share great stories and a drink.
In this episode, I meet with Benedict Campbell. He talks about the many changes of career in his life, how finding new challenges keeps him happy. He explained how his film about cyclocross, ‘For the Love of Mud’ came about and how he challenges himself every day in his craft. It is a really interesting and inspiring episode about a man with many, many talents.
So in 2015, Specialized launched the Specialized Foundation, a nonprofit that donates bikes, helmets, and service gear to middle schools for use in P.E. classes through a program called Riding For Focus.