Hackney councillor sent death threats over support for low traffic neighbourhoods

Many low traffic neighbourhoods (LTNs) have met with resistance from a vocal minority and some have even been vandalised. Now things are getting really ugly. Hackney councillor Jon Burke today revealed that he had received death threats because of his support for such schemes. LTNs block rat-running drivers, reducing pollution and making roads safer for […]

Chloé Dygert reveals horrific leg gash after crashing out of worlds time trial; Another phallic pothole protest + more on the live blog

After cobbling together a few hundred quid during his student days off the back of a hard winter selling hats (long story), Jack bought his first road bike at the age of 20 and has been hooked ever since. He was Staff Writer at 220 Triathlon magazine for two years before joining road.cc in 2017, and […]

Are these the best-looking city bikes yet? Lemond Bikes return with sleek Daily and Dutch carbon fibre e-bike models

After a period of hiatus, the bike brand that bears the name of legendary three-time Tour de France winner Greg Lemond is back with two new flat bar e-bikes. Both e-bikes, the Dutch and the Daily, weigh around the 12kg mark, and have carbon framesets with completely internal cabling.  7 of the best folding e-bikes 2020Review: Triumph […]

Crappy tech solution to dooring; Why hill climbers shouldn't print their own numbers + more

Cyclists getting clattered off their bikes by people opening car doors into them? Maybe they could wear a helmet with a heads-up display notifying them of potential door openings up ahead. That seems like the simplest way to tackle the problem… How can we make a complicated high tech solution to stop cyclists getting doored? […]

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