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Fergus O'Loughlin - why I love cycling with my son

Why I love cycling with my child

It’s Valentines Day and love is in the air!

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Unsplash - Sebastian Huxley - cyclist riding on pavement by themselves

More money for Bikeability – but where are the kids going to cycle?

The other day I received an email from the Department of Transport containing some good news from the government.  Funding for the Bikeability Scheme, which teaches children how to ride their bikes safely, is being doubled to allow all school children in England to receive this training. The commitment will see an additional 400,000 training…

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Wonderful Wild Women 4th Birthday Bash

I am a Wonderful Wild Woman!

Last year I got an email from Sarah at Wonderful Wild Women, asking me if I’d like to speak at their 4th birthday bash, which was taking place the following February. Now, for those of you who haven’t heard of Wonderful Wild Women, they’re a collective of women, doing (as you may have already guessed)…

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Start of Go Ride race

Family Cycling Review of the Decade

As the decade draws to a close and the 2020s stretch out ahead of us, I thought it would be a good time to reflect back on what’s happened in the wonderful world of family cycling over the past ten years. When 1st January 2010 dawned the world was certainly a very different place –…

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Man on bike holding child in Bristol

Why is a dad carrying his child by bike causing so much outrage?

There’s been outrage at a video of a man carrying a small child on a bike in Bristol, but what is really going on?

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Islabikes Creig 27 in action - kids mountain bike review

Why we love winter mountain biking – with some help from the Islabikes Creig

Where has the year gone??? It’s almost Christmas and the winter weather is well and truly here (we had snow the other day!!) For me, autumn flew by in a total blur. One minute it was the summer hols and we were out every day riding our mountain bikes and then reality kicked in again. …

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Small Business Saturday – supporting family cycling businesses

This weekend is Small Business Saturday, and it’s a chance to celebrate all those small businesses who specialise in kids bikes and family cycling

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Question Mark on Tree

To Black Friday or not to Black Friday – that is the question…..

Should we do Black Friday or not?

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Car and money - funding for cycling

£13m invested in teaching kids to ride a bike – but where are they going to cycle????

Today the Department for Transport has announced a further £13m of government money is being invested in the Bikeability Scheme, helping to ensure that more children are taught to ride a bike. Doesn’t this sound a positive move???  Should we, as parents, not be celebrating and thanking the government for their generosity?? When I read…

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Lindsay Bliek Netherlands family cycling blog

Family cycling holiday to the Netherlands

Mum of 2 Lindsay gives the low down on planning and enjoying a family cycling holiday to The Netherlands

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