Yesterday saw over 55,000 cyclists ride along 7.2 miles of motorised vehicle free London roads. It’s a fantastic event that allows cyclists to see some of London’s greatest sites free from potentially dangerous traffic. Since the Skyride started in 2009 (then known as the London Freewheel) the numbers have never dipped below 50,000 cyclists taking… More London Skyride 2011
On Friday the 15th of April the AA (Automobile Association) gave out 5,000 branded helmets and 5,000 branded high visibility vests to cyclists in London. The cycling community was outraged by this and watching the twitter comments was quite funny. Especially afterI had already tweeted this the following day to the AA President, Edmund King. why… More The AA Blunder!
Transport for London stated today that the Barclays Cycle Hire customers have cycled to the moon and back 13 times in the first 6 months of operation. That’s over 2.5 million journeys at over 10,000,000km cycled. The busiest day for the scheme saw more than 27,500 journeys, covering more than 124,000km. There are nearly 110,000 registered… More The continued Success of the Barclays Cycle Hire
2010 was a long and interesting year for me, I started a youtube channel and a blog about cycling, unfortunately the blog took the back seat as I got some very good results from my videos. Combined they lead me to have some wonderful experiences with meeting people and getting to know some people who… More 2010 – A short look back
Anyone that has been into central London after the 30th of July will have seen the Barclays liveried cycle hire bikes that are scattered across 7 boroughs of central London. Thousands of people use them each day, with peak days reaching over 20,000 journeys being made. Who would have thought that this scheme would work,… More The Success of the Barclays Cycle Hire