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New roads should prioritise cyclists, says NICE

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) this month advised local authorities and planners to prioritise cyclists, pedestrians and public transport use when building or upgrading roads to encourage higher levels of physical activity. Guidelines encourage safe, convenient and inclusive access for all, with measures also addressing those with limited mobility. Xavier Brice …
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‘See and be seen’: Riese & Müller announce additional safety features

Riese and Muller have announced additional safety features for 2019 models, including some models fitted with daytime running, full headlight and rear brakelights to “see and be seen.” 2019 Homage and Delite models will be fitted with ‘main beam’ front lights and rear brakelights, while all e-bike models will be fitted with daytime running front …
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E-bike health studies show physical fitness benefits

A review of studies that looked at the health benefits of e-cycling, led by Jessica Bourne of Bristol University, has confirmed the health improvements associated with assisted cycling. The systematic review aims to supplement current knowledge and provide guidance on public health initiatives to promote e-cycling to improve population health. Ms Bourne explained to Pedelecs …