• EuroVelo,
  • 02.09.2014

EuroVelo, Greenways and Cycling Tourism Conference 2014 – Basel, Switzerland

This year’s EuroVelo, Greenways and Cycling Tourism Conference will be taking place in Basel, Switzerland on 19th September.  It will be incorporated within the closing of the successful Demarrage – EuroVelo 15 – Rhine Route Project. The day will include sessions explaining how cycling tourism fits into the current political and economic agenda, ideas for More

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  • Guest Post,
  • 01.09.2014

Bike theft in Dublin – an underreported and growing problem

Despite all the progress on cycling issues over the past few years, one area where there have been few success stories is in the reduction of bike theft. With the sharp growth in bike theft figures in Dublin over the past few years, David Timoney said he would look into the issue on behalf of More

  • Cycling Industry club,

More industry players to back advocacy through ECF’s Cycling Industry Club

New strategic goals were set out during ECF’s Advocacy Summit at EUROBIKE last week, the annual meeting of the Cycling Industry Club (CIC). New and old members of the CIC decided to strengthen their collaborative work towards stronger and more impactful advocacy. One of CIC’s newest and most influential members, PON Bicycle Group, contributed its More

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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

  • 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 – Obviously 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

  • 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

  • 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