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  • CYCLElogistics,
  • 29.08.2014

Eurobike 2014: ECF chairs panel on the cargo bikes industry

  Leading bike company Bosch had this mock-up cargo bike on display at EUROBIKE ECF’s Director of Development, Kevin Mayne, chaired a dynamic panel discussion on the last day of Eurobike 2014 on the future of the cargo bikes industry. The panel, which debated the topic, “A growing market for the bike industry? Cargo Bikes More

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  • NowWeMove,
  • 28.08.2014

Cypriot cycling club plans annual cycling day for MOVE Week

ECF member, the Cycling Club of Idalion (Δημοτικός Όμιλος Ποδηλάτου Ιδαλίου), is organising its 11th annual cycling day as part of this year’s MOVE Week. The Cypriot cycling group is an active promoter of cycling and sustainable mobility who organises bike rides on a weekly basis. Taking place on the 1st October, the day coincides More

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  • Health and environment,

Cycling and health – Obivously a winning team

A study published recently in the British Medical Journal has proven once more what committed cycle commuters have known for a long time: Taking your bike to get to work makes you fitter! Using a large, nationally-representative dataset, the authors of the paper found that using an active mode of transport for commuting is correlated More

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  • NowWeMove,
  • 26.08.2014

The European MOVE Week is getting closer

Next month the 2014 edition of Europe’s biggest community sport and physical activity event will take place. It all kicks off on the global World Heart Day on 29 September and will continue throughout the week until 5 October. MOVE Week is the flagship event of the NowWeMOVE campaign aiming to get more Europeans active More

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  • 18.08.2014

ECF General Newsletter is out!

The twice-monthly General Newsletter has just been published! You can click on the link below to browse through it. And don’t forget to sign up, you can do so on the ECF homepage. Click here to read the 18 August 2014 newsletter More

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  • Intermodality,

Who owns the city? A public “road space justice report” from Berlin

In many European urban centres, the full potential for cycling has not yet been realized. The simple reason is that towns and cities still primarily accommodate car users and neglect cyclists. “Re-allocating road space” is therefore a demand often heard from cycling advocacy groups, including ECF, without specifying to what extent this should be done. More

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  • Cycling Industry club,
  • News,
  • 14.08.2014

PON Speaks Out at Upcoming ECF Advocacy Summit

The cycling industry continues to solidify its role as an influential player on the global business landscape. However, to reach maximum impact on policy and sales, the industry needs to take on board expertise from other sectors. PON joining the ECF’s Cycling Industry Club (CIC) is both a clear indication that this is happening and More

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  • Bicycle economics, Cycling Industry club,
  • 13.08.2014

Want to boost bike sales? Advocacy is the answer!

Advocacy is the best way to get funding and legislation that favours cycling, both of which are necessary conditions for growing bike industry. At the upcoming Advocacy Summit, ECF’s Cycling Industry Club (CIC) will be introducing an exciting new study on the job creation potential from cycling investment. CIC will also be showcasing a range More

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  • CYCLElogistics, Pro E bike,

ECF’s committed support for cycling innovations

ECF understands that growing the cycling modal share means investing in the brightest and best new innovations. New and developing technologies such as e-bikes and cargo bikes hold in store exciting potential for the promotion of a modal shift to sustainable urban logistics. With the completion of the CycleLogistics project this year, ECF has once More

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  • Cycling Industry club,
  • 12.08.2014

Cycling Industry Club: More people cycling, more sales —good for business

ECF’s Cycling Industry Club (CIC), representing some of the most influential global cycling companies, will be at ECF’s annual Advocacy Summit at Eurobike 2014. This successful event returns for the third year running as the pinnacle of collaboration between industry and advocacy. CIC’s presence at the Advocacy Summit is proof that this partnership holds real More