Tag: cycling

Love it? Lock it!

Update 18.05.18 – Change of date: the bicycle security marking team are now coming between 1-3 pm on Friday 18 May and Thursday 31 May. Don’t lose your bike to cycle thieves.  Chat to the police and council cycle security

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I like to ride my bicycle… I like to ride my bike…

Looking for something entirely different, we’ve just come across this pedal powered site: http://road.cc/ which cyclists might find interesting. Lots of fascinating stuff including some Dutch students who are close to creating a 3D printed bicycle that anyone should be

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Try traffic-free cycling

Cyclist of all ages and abilities are invited to Southsea seafront on Sunday, 27 September for Portsmouth City Council’s first Pedal Portsmouth cycling event.  Turn up and try cycling around four miles of roads completely free from any traffic (other

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Free organised group cycle rides

British Cycling, working with Portsmouth City Council and Sky Ride Local, are running a series of 20 free guided bike rides starting on Sunday, 14 June. With three difficulty levels, themed scenic routes from waterways to city streets and everything in

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Calling all cyclists

Upgrade your bicycle lock for free Older style cable locks give very poor security for your bike, so UPSU (the Students Union) now offer to swap your old cable lock for a brand new D-lock for free at the last Monday Market of

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Green Travel in Portsmouth

The University has a “Green Travel Page”, where you can find out all you ever wanted to know about travelling sustainably to the University. This includes information on cheaper Bus Passes with “First Bus”, timetable information for buses and trains

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Best bike lock ever

Here’s a lateral (although we’re not sure that’s the right word) thinking solution to the problem of bike theft: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pTPFrww6zdA&feature=youtu.be

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Slowcoast

On 21 June 2009, Nick Hand set off on a 4541 mile cycle ride around the coast of Great Britain. The short documentary soundslides are a feature of this site. There’s an entry for Southsea, featuring members of the Southsea Breakfast

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Commuting time maps

Following on from yesterday’s post, here’s another great site from mySociety.org. The interactive function of the house prices map is very neat. TOTD was particularly interested in the public transport vs cycling map – it would be great to have

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Rode to the Top

A couple of weeks ago TOTD mentioned a guy cycling from Land’s End to John O’Groats.  Apparently he made it last Friday after 13 days.  Well done that lunatic.  We’re still green with envy.  And his quest for an anecdote

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