Near Miss of the Day 474: "It's more fun to drive straight at a cyclist"

Simon has been news editor at since 2009, reporting on 10 editions and counting of pro cycling’s biggest races such as the Tour de France, stories on issues including infrastructure and campaigning, and interviewing some of the biggest names in cycling. A law and languages graduate, published translator and former retail analyst, his background […]

Hike & Ohio Visit

9/26/2020 0 Comments Below Pusch Peak is the nice, 2.5 mile, Linda Vista Loop hike.  It was closed for quite awhile even though it was unaffected by the Bighorn Fire.  However, the area was involved in the fire fighting effort.  Fire fighters cleared a small portion that borders the trail. While one can see the […]

Two Hackney town centres could close to through-traffic in face of violent hostility from small minority

Two of Hackney’s main shopping areas could be closed to through-traffic as the council seeks to deliver a greener borough. The announcement comes in the week that the councillor pushing the plans revealed he had received death threats over his support for low traffic neighbourhoods. Hackney is committed to reaching net-zero emissions by 2040. With […]

Near Miss of the Day 473: Nottinghamshire Police now treating close passes as ‘victimless crime’

Today’s near misses have revealed a change in policy at Nottinghamshire Police where close passes and other near misses are apparently now being treated as a ‘victimless crime’. The force now treats cyclists submitting helmet cam footage as merely witnesses following a recent recommendation from a national working group. The Victims Code of Conduct sets […]

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