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8th April 2013

Cobbles, Cycling and the Hell of the North

Sunday was a day for cyclists to dig deep, to bounce through the endless, jarring cobbles. Stay light in the saddle, I was warned. Take some pressure out of the tyres. Go for a higher gear. Get ready to feel every tooth rattling in your skull. Sunday was of course the greatest of the one-day…

6th April 2013

A Tale of Two Tunnels

This weekend saw the opening of another traffic-free cycling first – seven years after the idea was first proposed, the ribbon was cut on the longest cycling tunnel in the UK. Bath’s Two Tunnels project brought two former railway tunnels back to life nearly 50 years after they were closed. There’s now a flat route…