What do we lose when we lose a local bike shop? - As UK rents rise and online retailers eat into their margins, shops struggle to survive In the early 1930s a young William Laker would cycle the 50-odd ...
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|Of course I got to the factory by bike, a glorious five-mile hop over the water via the Humber Bridge on a fabulous day. The sky was flawless cobalt, the wooded slopes a rainforest green, the river its usual colour of diarrhoea. I was inspired enough to make a quick video (right) of the return crossing, the journey back across the great divide into The North. |
It wasn't just much more pleasant than going by car. Much more important, I also saved over a fiver on tolls, as bikes go free. You can tell which side of the Humber I come from.