‘Be Bright, Use a Light’ campaign

©Barry Sandland/TIMB - Cycling advocacy groups set up a part of containers as as tunnel for their Be Bright Use a Light campaign

©Barry Sandland/TIMB – A better use for a pair of containers as a cycling tunnel was on offer.


Change of season and morning cyclists are seeing darker times ahead. So GRACQ and Fietsersbond in Belgium were offering free lights to the early riders this morning. It is an annual event and a  great advocacy presence for the cycling advocacy groups.

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Steampunk to the highlands on a bike

©Barry Sandland/TIMB - Cyclists enjoys the Sunday Without Cars ride in a fancy dress outfit of steampunk and makeshift Scottish kilt

©Barry Sandland/TIMB – Fancy dress optional for Sunday Without Cars

“I am from Thailand, dressed as a Scot and living in Belgium. But it is the Sunday Without Cars ride and I thought it would be nice to dress up.”

Notes: Check the face mask. Pure cyberpunkJust one short week ago and it seems like a distant memory. Work does that. But the day was a huge success., Now the government has to figure out how to get more. One Sunday a month the entire year. Or every Sunday from May to November. But the success of the event, each and every year, is showing the direction. More bikes. Period.