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PostPosted: Sat Jun 10, 2006 10:10 
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Yeah - hot off the CW press., :lol:

Sustrans has Vision Goal 2012 and plans cycling routes to each Olympic venue for the 2012 Games. (Goal is an acronym for "Greenways for the Olympics And London" )

Sustrans John Grimshaw hopes this will lead to more walking and cycling in London . He wants more of the cash earmarked for improving public transportt in London to go to providing cycle lanes and walkways from home and hotels to the Olympic Stadia.

He reckons this would be an investemtn for the future as

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67% of Londoners want cycle lanes


Blimey ... :shock: Not the impression I get from reading the comments on here for starts and this is the mild forum which is very in tune with road safety.

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78% of all specators will be based in London itself


Well :scratchchin: It is based in London :wink:

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4 million people live within a 40 minute bike ride of any Olympic Gamnes Venue


I bet if 4 million did ride .. it would take a lot longer than 40 minutes.

He's never been on duty at a football match then! :wink:

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Just a thought - what the hell do you do with a bicycle once you get to the games sweaty and stinking? That'll be some size of cycle park. :lol:

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:lol:

Gonna be one heck of a queue whilst the bikers apply bike locks and so on.

They never seem to think of where you park bikes! :roll: Four million bicycles in one little area of London rather makes Katie's 9 million bicycles in the whole Beijing look like a noodle in a Chow Mein!

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jamie_duff wrote:
Just a thought - what the hell do you do with a bicycle once you get to the games sweaty and stinking? That'll be some size of cycle park. :lol:

A bicycle thief paradise too; take the train in, cycle home...


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