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Richard Atkins

Richard Atkins
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Keen touring and occasional sportive or audax cyclist. Editor of cycling news site https://spycycle.uk

Swear and Cycle Faster!

Here are some interesting new research results: swear and cycle faster! A new study published in the Journal of Psychology of Sports and Exercise has...

Copenhagen Wheel Comes to Europe

You might be forgiven for thinking that a product called the Copenhagen Wheel is from Denmark, but it is the brainchild of a transportation...

Award Winning Top Cycling News Website

SpyCycle has been recognised by Feedspot as a top cycling news website internationally. Based in the USA, Feedspot is a News and Blog reader used...

Cycling Reduces Cardiovascular Disease

The BMJ (British Medical Journal) has reported on a Quarter of a Million people study which shows Cycling reduces Cardiovascular Disease. The researchers from the...

Bike visibility without Weight

Want to add some weight to your bike? Of course not. So, would you like to remove some weight from your bike? Then, if...

Sustrans lays groundwork for ambitious Cycle Superhighway 9

Transport for London (TfL) hope to start construction of London’s most ambitious Cycle Super Highway 9  ("CS9") in late 2018, following a period of...

Petrolhead Rebuttal

Any petrolhead who is annoyed with cyclists for daring to delay them for a few seconds would be amazed to learn from Carlton Reid’s...

Draisine Turns 200 Years Old

Thank heavens for the 1815 eruption of Mount Tambora in Indonesia, which caused snow all summer long in much of Europe and consequently poor...

EuroVelo Routes & Cycling Tourism

“Cycling is good for the rural economy. A visiting cyclist spends an average of £25/day on locally provided food and services, compared to car-borne...