‘Cycles kills online?’ – Transport for London launches online cycle training, but with a very unfortunate web address

A great idea to get more people cycling, but someone should have checked the URL

Cyclists in London (Photo by Richard Baker / In Pictures via Getty Images)

(Image credit: In Pictures via Getty Images)

Transport for London has taken another welcome step to get more people on bikes, but has unfortunately launched the project on a with an off-putting web address.

On Thursday (July 23), Mayor of London Sadiq Khan announced that TfL has released a new online training resource for those getting on the bike for the first time or after a long break.

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Alex Ballinger

Alex Ballinger is editor of BikeBiz magazine, the leading publication for the UK cycle industry, and is the former digital news editor for CyclingWeekly.com. After gaining experience in local newsrooms, national newspapers and in digital journalism, Alex found his calling in cycling, first as a reporter, then as news editor responsible for Cycling Weekly's online news output, and now as the editor of BikeBiz. Since pro cycling first captured his heart during the 2010 Tour de France (specifically the Contador-Schleck battle) Alex covered three Tours de France, multiple editions of the Tour of Britain, and the World Championships, while both writing and video presenting for Cycling Weekly. He also specialises in fitness writing, often throwing himself into the deep end to help readers improve their own power numbers.  Away from the desk, Alex can be found racing time trials, riding BMX and mountain bikes, or exploring off-road on his gravel bike. He’s also an avid gamer, and can usually be found buried in an eclectic selection of books.