BBC Shock

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BBC Shock

Postby TonyR » 29 Dec 2015, 8:30am

The notoriously pro-helmet BBC has a piece by Wiggo on 7 tips for winter cycling. Apart from one picture of him racing, none of the cyclists pictured riding, including in snow, is wearing a helmet. Woolly hats feature instead. Is this a "mistake" by the BBC or a new enlightenment?

Sir Bradley Wiggins' seven-point guide to winter cycling

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Re: BBC Shock

Postby Steady rider » 29 Dec 2015, 8:51am

having mudguards helps to keep clean and dry.

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Re: BBC Shock

Postby Vorpal » 29 Dec 2015, 11:24pm

“In some ways, it is easier to be a dissident, for then one is without responsibility.”
― Nelson Mandela, Long Walk to Freedom

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Re: BBC Shock

Postby pjclinch » 30 Dec 2015, 11:52am

Also promising is this pic...


...from a recent Graun article (

Since BW has been a noted quipper in favour of compulsory helmets before now, one lives in hope that his recent chats with Chris Boardman went further than breaking the Hour Record and imparted a bit of Clue on matters lid.

Often seen riding a bike around Dundee...