What the West Midlands is getting right, and wrong, for cycling - The region has made progress in getting people on to bikes, but where’s the ambition? When the mayor of the West Midlands, Andy Street, stood on an unlit...
2 weeks ago
|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.