New bicycles bought from a shop by law have to come with a bell, bells are ok on towpaths and at slow speeds. The problem with them is when you get to higher speeds. Pedestrians and car drivers won’t hear a bell in time to react or know where it’s coming from. This is where… More Airzound
It was announced yesterday by Boris Johnson that route 3 & 7 would be finished on the 19th of July 2010. With only a few weeks left to go before they open, there is a noticeable increase in the work that is going on with route 7. Before there where only 2 test junctions, then… More Cycle SuperHighway
Primary position is key in some positions and this is one of them. The left lane keeps going straight and the right lane goes to the right. But drivers try to squeeze in where they can from the right lane into the left. I will let drivers in if it’s safe but when someone starts… More Primary Position and Squeezing
Today I witnessed a school kid trying to show off on his BMX, being the usual arrogant teenager and thinking he is invincible. Weaving through cyclists and traffic and doing endo’s and wheelies, skidding on pavements and jumping red lights. It was quite funny when one chap shouted out do it again!
Standing for ‘Sorry mate i didn’t see you’ a term often heard by cyclists and motorbike riders from drivers of vehicles who didn’t look when doing something. I get my fair share of these on my weekly commute but today I thought i was going to be taken out by one. The driver of WU06HSJ… More SMIDSY