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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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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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Charles’s cycle-commuting story in the Lancaster Guardian

This week’s cyclist is Charles, who – like Rob and Andrew – commutes by train and bike.  Not having a bike box on the platform, he keeps a bike chained to the station racks. He’s happy to be able to have a routine … Continue reading

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Fiona’s cycle-commuting story in the Lancaster Guardian

Fiona is this week’s commuter; her cycle ride is one of the more car-free ones in this series – along the River Lune from Halton to Lancaster railway station.  She has developed an ingenious solution to the problem of how to … Continue reading

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