Cycling News

New report shows huge economic potential of cycling for England
New report shows huge economic potential of cycling for England
28.01.15
A new report published by ECF member organisation CTC (Cyclists’ Touring Club) demonstrates the huge economic benefits of cycling. For England alone, the cumulative benefit of increasing cycling modal share to 25% in 2050 would amount to almost 250 billion pounds (ca. 335 billion euros). ..
Zero carbon, 1883 guesthouse business lines up for UK wide eco award
Zero carbon, 1883 guesthouse business lines up for UK wide eco award
02.06.14
Bryn Elltyd eco guesthouse, 700ft up in Snowdonia has made it to the last 3 in the prestigious Considerate Hotelier awards. This national UK competition examines the sustainability and green ethos of, usually much larger hotels. Ceilia and John’s tiny 3 star, 6 bedroom, guesthouse are on a shortlist..
New Guidebooks launched to experience the real France! Tom Edwards
New Guidebooks launched to experience the real France! Tom Edwards
22.10.13
Holidays By cycle is no stranger to Maggie LaCoste, who has kindly shared some of her articles with us. Those that have taken the time to read them will be familiar with her knowledge, depth and humor and the way she makes you want to grab a bike and head to France! Well, the idea of doing just this..
Victory for cycling in portugal - government approves new road code: ECF
Victory for cycling in portugal - government approves new road code: ECF
26.07.2013
On 24 July the Portuguese government passed a new highway code with overwhelming support. This new road code will increase cyclist and pedestrian safety and propel Portugal’s legal road framework into the 21st century.  The success of the passing also illustrates for others the substantial..
Back on track?: Bike carriage on long-distance train services: ECF
Back on track?: Bike carriage on long-distance train services: ECF
24.04.13
Last week we presented our latest position paper on Bike & Trains to the major European railway companies.  The paper brings together best practices from around Europe and aims to highlight the 7 basic services that all cycle tourists appreciate when trying to travel to and from their holiday..