Category Archives: Cycle-commuting

Mike’s cycle-commuting story in the Lancaster Guardian

This week’s commuter is Mike, known to his friend’s son – for obvious reasons – as “Mike on a Bike”. He welcomes the positive effect on his sense of wellbeing that cycling to and from work along the canal brings him.  … Continue reading

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Emily’s cycle-commuting story in the Lancaster Guardian

This week’s commuter is Emily – a self-confessed fair-weather cyclist (fair enough, we think), who prefers the bus to the bicycle in the winter months. Emily is complimentary about Lancaster University’s efforts to encourage cycle and bus use: currently 13% of … Continue reading

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Tim’s cycle-commuting story in the Lancaster Guardian

This week’s commuter is Tim – our speaker at last year’s Dynamo AGM – whose commute may strike some of us as more like a day trip requiring a café stop and a snooze afterwards! The beautiful Lancashire countryside around the Lune … Continue reading

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Gisela’s cycle-commuting story in the Lancaster Guardian

This week’s commuter is Gisela, who takes her two children to school by bicycle before going to work.  Some of their route is a pleasure (e.g. the canal towpath) and some is far less so (West Road).  Her daughter loves cycling so … Continue reading

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Simon’s cycle-commuting story in the Lancaster Guardian

This week’s commuter is Simon, who gets around everywhere thanks to his folding bike.  Having lived in Burkina Faso and Australia, he has plenty to compare with Lancaster. You can read Simon’s account in this week’s Lancaster Guardian or view … Continue reading

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Paul’s cycle-commuting story in the Lancaster Guardian

This week’s cycle-commuter is Paul, who cycles from Bare to Lancaster, where he works as a chef in the Whale Tail café.  He admits he used to feel smug as he swept past backed-up lines of stationary traffic, but the … Continue reading

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Hanneke’s cycle-commuting story in the Lancaster Guardian

Hanneke comes from The Netherlands so was brought up in a very different cycling culture, where the bicycle is the most frequently used means of transport for distances of up to four and a half miles.  [Sigh.]  She rides a … Continue reading

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