Evans Cycles blog post by me; ‘Ethics and the Cycling Industry’

So one thing that gets me about cycling is that, well, the industry isn’t very ethically sound and, well, it is difficult for it to be when bike parts are sourced from other companies and the chain of supply is very very long… but it seems that no one really wants to do anything about it? Cycling in itself is good for the environment, it is just the manufacture of goods which is the problem. Perhaps the answer is recycling more garments? Using inner tubes and tyres to make fabric for clothing perhaps? The easiest to monitor of the bicycle categories is clothing as a lot of suppliers monitor this closely from production of fabric to the factories that make the garments. Read more and get in on the conversationĀ here.


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