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2013-04-11 04:20:06

MANCHESTER, April 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A recent analysis of Census data by the popular cycling website, Bikes.org.uk [http://www.bikes.org.uk ] has highlighted some dramatic changes in how we travel to work. The number of people who travel to work in England and Wales has surpassed 25 million for the first time. This is a staggering 12,000 million commutes per year(1). The total population of England and Wales increased by +7% in the past decade but the rate of...

2013-04-01 23:01:18

New locker provides "peace of mind" bicycle storage while complimenting a modern architectural approach. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) April 01, 2013 Reliance Foundry Co. Ltd., North America´s premier supplier of bike racks, bollards, and custom castings, announced the next step in the development of its secure bike-parking line today with the launch of the model R-8281Bike Locker. An innovative storage system, the model R-8281 bike locker melds a secure box-like construction with a stylish...

2013-03-29 08:22:13

Cycleast, an Austin, Texas bike shop, has partnered with Festka Bicycles of the Czech Republic, to import and distribute new product models including high end carbon road frame ZERO, track frame Motol Chrom and the limited edition Festka Pablo to the US market AUSTIN, Texas and PRAGUE, March 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Cycleast, of Austin, Texas, is importing and distributing a new product line from young, progressive Czech custom bike manufacturer Festka. They are particularly excited...

2013-03-29 08:22:12

New Festka product models, including Festka Zero, Motol Chrom and Pablo, thrill visitors and journalists at major international hand made bicycle shows and will now be distributed with in the US through Cycleast of Austin, Texas. PRAGUE and AUSTIN, Texas, March 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Fetska Bicycles, a young, progressive Czech brand that designs and hand manufactures custom bicycles and accessories, has announced a partnership with Cycleast of Austin, Texas. Cycleast is poised to...

2013-03-07 08:25:11

SOUTHAMPTON, England, March 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Irish Cycling Show 2013 is taking place from the 9th-10th March 2013 at Citywest Hotel in Dublin. Cycle Stuff Direct, an online bicycle accessories and cycle clothing [https://www.cyclestuffdirect.com/clothing.html ] store, will be exhibiting and are looking forward to meeting all the cycling enthusiasts at what will be a great event, to kick off the cycling season. The Irish Cycling Show is set to be a fantastic...

2013-03-06 08:21:57

The Bike looks like an ordinary bicycle, but helps during rides like an electric bicycle with power assistance and strong pushes like an e-bike. ZAGREB, Croatia, March 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Bioplanet today introduced Bike, combining several products into one - a uniquely designed bicycle, an e-bike with a bottom bracket integrated electric motor and pedelec as electric bicycle with power assistance - into one lightweight and distinct electric bicycle. The Bioplanet Bike introduces...

2013-02-13 16:20:16

HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett announced today that seven Pennsylvania schools will improve walking and biking safety through PennDOT's distribution of more than $58,000 in federal Safe Routes to School Program funds. "A multi-modal transportation system brings many health and environmental benefits to our communities," Corbett said. "We must teach children how to take advantage of these transportation options safely. These investments will lay...

2013-02-07 20:21:15

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Feb. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Performance Bicycle®, the nation's largest independent cycling retailer, is proud to announce the kick off of its 2013 expansion plans with the opening of five stores in Florida and one in Arizona. The five new Performance Bicycle stores opening in Florida marks the first time the brand has entered the Sunshine State with its full service retail offering. The new Arizona store will be its sixth in the state and fourth in the...

2013-01-23 12:23:35

SOUTHAMPTON, England, January 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Cycling has become much more popular recently, especially with the increased coverage in the press, however, as people splash out on new bicycles, are there actually enough resources for cyclists and how can the risk of theft be reduced? Bicycle clothing and accessories website, Cycle Stuff Direct [https://www.cyclestuffdirect.com ], look at these issues. Cycling has had huge exposure in the media over the recent...

Study Reveals Young People Are Safer Cycling Than They Are Driving
2012-12-06 14:22:47

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While people are generally encouraged to use their bikes to get to work, school, or play for a variety of beneficial reasons, safety concerns are frequently cited as the explanation for not using pedal power to get around. A new study from University College London that appeared in the open access journal PLoS ONE shows that those concerns over safety may be unfounded, especially for young male drivers between 17 to 20 years old,...