There are two words that are often used interchangeably when it comes to cycling, 'Encouraging' and 'enabling'. Both are positive-sounding words beginning with the same two letters and ending with the same three, but that is where the similarities end.
You would think that as vulnerable road users, those less vulnerable would go out of their way to make sure we are safe. However, it doesn't always work that way. Sometimes mistakes are made; sometimes people fail to understand the practicalities of a bicycle...and some people are just idiots. It probably isn't personal Whilst it... Continue Reading →
Nobody likes a close pass. Whether or not it is intended by the driver they can be at best intimidating to riders of all levels, but downright dangerous at worst. Currently the Highway Code (rule 163) suggests giving 'as much room as you would a motor vehicle' but what that means in practice is left... Continue Reading →