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COLUMN: On Yer Bike – Car parking? It’s a waste of space

By Jonny

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COLUMN: On Yer Bike – The sun’s out, so get your bike out!

I KNOW that all through this long winter our weekly 500 words did nothing for you – we extolled the virtues of cycling for transport, fun, health and environment, but you were

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COLUMN: On Yer Bike – Are electric bikes cheating?

By Alison

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COLUMN: On Yer Bike – cyclists are treated like ex-smokers used to be

By Alison

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COLUMN: On Yer Bike – The cycling fashion question

WHAT do you wear when you are on your bike? Are you in the ‘wear whatever you would anyway’ camp – as modelled by the Dutch and Danes, or the full high-viz, helmeted and gloved rider with Lycra leggings and cleated

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COLUMN: On Yer Bike – UK’s ‘mini Holland’ has to be seen to be believed

I HAVE cycled since I was a child, and used my bike for transport consistently since then. In the last few years I have developed a keen interest in the benefits to individuals, society and environment of cycling for transport. With good reason, much

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COLUMN: On Yer Bike – ‘Cyclists need more protection from potholes’

JACK Frost preys on the old and the enfeebled, areas already crumbling and cracked, weakened by heavy traffic, harsh braking, and years of

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COLUMN: On Yer Bike – The ‘cycle superhighway’ buried underneath our roads

WHAT would it take to double the capacity of one of Oxford’s oldest and most celebrated bits of cycling infrastructure? A private finance initiative scheme, perhaps? Some Section 106 funding? How about an EU

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COLUMN: On Yer Bike – Is it time to close roads and stop cars doing the school run?

WITH the school run accounting for 20 per cent of congestion, and issues around air quality and safety around the school gate – tackling the use of the private car for the school run must be a

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COLUMN: On Yer Bike – ‘Parts of Oxford are no-go areas – it’s time to think the unthinkable on traffic chaos’

Alison Hill & Simon

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COLUMN: On Yer Bike – Investing in cycling is a ‘no brainer’ to cut pollution

LAST Friday I went to the Oxford Friends of the Earth meeting on Climate Change and Transport. The Wesley Memorial church was full, a great display of the energy and commitment to tackling climate

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On Yer Bike – Why people get confused about where you can and can’t cycle in Oxford

I’VE an apology to make. Riding east on The High, a few afternoons ago, outside the Covered Market, I was behind a couple of other riders and we were all blocked behind a

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