Category Archives: London

Bike channels: a solution to the problem of getting bicycles up stairs

Out for a Sunday constitutional walk to Richmond, I spotted strange looking metal channels running up the sides of the various flights of stairs around Barnes Railway Bridge Initially I was a little baffled as to what they were for, … Continue reading

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The surface and the sensation of Richmond Park ruined

You have to take advantage of the hot days when they come. So after work I rushed home to get changed and head out for three laps of Richmond Park which should be the best place in London to ride … Continue reading

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Crystal Palace Tuesday night races, my first experience

SPRINT! DAMN YOU! CORNER, DON’T TAKE ANYONE OUT! SPRINT! CORNER! BRAKE… NO DON’T BRAKE! PEDAL HARDER! HILL!!!!! PEDAL HARDER! *SPORZA COMMENTARY VOICE* “OY-OY-OY-OY-OY!” BREATH DAMN YOU LUNGS. (REPEAT X25) And that’s pretty much how it goes for roughly an hour. … Continue reading

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A great weekend for cycling in London

Autumn is one of the most beautiful times of year for cycling in London and this weekend promises to be a particularly fine one. First, there’s the finale of the Tour of Britain on Saturday. It’s running along the same … Continue reading

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