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£100 to rent a bike hangar…but £30 to park your car?; Watch Van Baarle’s Roubaix win from the team car; Temporary changes to junction where cyclist was killed; Cargobikes for Ukraine; No space for infra? + more on the live blog

£100 to rent a bike hangar...but £30 to park your car?; Watch Van Baarle's Roubaix win from the team car; Temporary changes to junction where cyclist was killed; Cargobikes for Ukraine; No space for infra? + more on the live blog

Lambeth Bikehangar oxon travel cycle lane picture 2 – via twitter.PNG Drivers in Spain who stop in cycle lanes can now be fined €200 under…

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Lambeth Bikehangar oxon travel cycle lane picture 2 – via twitter.PNG Drivers in Spain who stop in cycle lanes can now be fined €200 under new traffic laws, which came into effect on March 21. According to Spanish news reports the DGT (General Directorate of Traffic) has been cracking down on the behaviour, along with other distractions behind the wheel, including mobile phone usage. €200 close pass punishments have also been brought in since January. Here’s an email from a reader hoping to raise funds to support Ukrainian people with cargo bikes… So I’ve had a cargo bike for over five years now and during the first lockdown bought another a Larry vs Harry Bullitt which was a real step up from the original. I’ve always being a keen cyclist and along with cycling got more and more interested in environmental aspects and I guess more radicalised by the people in tin boxes appearing to want to hurt us. Anyway, the war in Ukraine inspired me to think about cargo bikes as a method of transporting food and medical supplies across the towns and cities in Ukraine when obviously they may have the advantage over cars not having to rely on petrol. I also thought if we could embed the cargo bike culture within Ukraine so when the war is over they’d be a great take up so I came up with the name Bullitts For Ukraine (ahem). I stuck my idea out over social media and immediately got […]

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