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‘Give Space Be Safe’ A Culture Change Starting in the West Midlands

The Road Danger Reduction Forum organised an evening to present an award to the West Midlands Police for well-deserved recognition of their work. I was fortunate enough to be invited to listen to their presentation at the House of Lords … Continue reading

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Stop Killing Cyclists – Bank Die in

Last night I (Caspar) and my partner (Cassie) attended the Die In protest at Bank Junction. I have cycled in London for twenty years, ten years as a cycle courier. My partner has been commuting daily by bike for the … Continue reading

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Germain Burton photo shoot for Urban Hill Climb Program

For this years UHC we have partnered with Speak Media to create a beautiful and informative program. One of the articles in the program will be an interview with last years second place rider (winner of the youth category) Germain Burton. … Continue reading

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Sustrans Rollapaluza London Schools League

UK charity Sustrans has teamed up with the Rollapaluza to bring the excitement of cycle sprint racing into the school sports hall, where riders can reach speeds of over 50Km per hour on a static bike. The competitors have competed … Continue reading

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Rollapaluza Outreach CIC Fundraiser Opportunity

We require a bright motivated individual to join a small team that is focused on promoting cycling throughout the UK as a means of transport, a healthy leisure activity and sport to as many people as possible including non-cyclists and … Continue reading

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Brief BICCC 2011 review from London Courier

I went to Edinburgh with the Rollapaluza rabble for BICCC 2011, and had a damn fine time.

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Pollution Study in Commuters, Test subjects required

A team from the Queen Mary University of London are looking for healthy cyclists and non-cyclists to participate in a small but important study looking at the pulmonary and systemic effects of pollution in healthy adults. DO YOU COMMUTE IN … Continue reading

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Work on Muddy Hell’s obstacles has nearly finished!

The dumper is back for more punishment, repaired and ready to go! The table top and the bridge are complete. The work was helped along by an ex courier, hard working as long as you can put up with the … Continue reading

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New Hurdles for Muddy Hell

The head of the course design unit  (Phil Glowinski) and one of his minions trying out the new planks. I dug the Rotavator out put a drop of oil in it and Jason and I gave the sand pit a good going … Continue reading

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Muddy Hell Course Building Update

We are busy building the course for the upcoming Knog Muddy Hell Cyclo Cross race at Herne Hill Stadium this year. Here are a few photo’s of some of the obstacles being built in the infield. The BridgeThe above pile … Continue reading

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Celebrity Challenge – Mark Beaumont v Steve Backshall

The rehearsals paid off, today’s race on Live n Deadly went without a hitch. Steve and Mark went hell for leather. Mark is training for his next expedition, which will involve attempting to row a triple scull boat with six … Continue reading

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Rollapaluza on the BBC again!

Rollapaluza are going for two appearances in one week on the Beeb. I am currently in Belfast at the moment having spent the day at the rehearsal for tomorrow’s live show from Belfast Zoo. We are providing the cycling challenge between … Continue reading

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Rollapaluza on BBC Spotlight

The Mayflower School managed to get a BBC crew in at short notice, they filmed some of the event and interview Caspar from Rollapaluza and  the Deputy Head David (who instigated the booking). Someone has kindly uploaded it onto youtube … Continue reading

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The journey to Plymouth

It is a little known fact that two members of the Rollapaluza crew are twitchers, they shall remain nameless to protect their kudos! On the way to the Plymouth round of the Rollapaluza National Series the Rollapaluza Chuckle Bus was involved in … Continue reading

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