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Bike to basics

Thinking about getting back on your bike? I had been for some time, so tried out one of the free ‘Cycle Skills’ training sessions to see if I could re-build my confidence on two wheels. 830 more words

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Freewheeling

Sometimes not having a plan can lead you into trouble, and other times it can lead to a pleasant surprise. Yesterday my unplanned and rare shopping trip yielded a pleasant surprise. 473 more words

Making a monster bike

Summer holidays can feel like they go on forever and, towards the end of it, the days just seem to repeat themselves. So, after being strapped in a pram for weeks, endless play dough sessions, never-ending rolling around in blankets, curtains and laundry and working nightshifts building things with bricks, my son had just had enough. 407 more words

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Tandem Adventures

The house is strangely quiet, the skies are leaden; perfect conditions for a quick blog post (it’s that or clean my chain!).  I’ve just said good-bye to my brother Stephen, and Sister-in-law Kate, after a weekend visit with their 30 year old tandem called Lucy (neither of them have the faintest memory of why that name was chosen!). 539 more words

Try out track cycling at Lee Valley VeloPark

Inspired to try out track cycling but aren’t sure where to start? Rosina is a regular visitor to Lee Valley VeloPark, so we asked her to tell us about her experience. 740 more words

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Why we love our cargo bike

I love cycling. I’d commuted to work for over 7 years in London before I had children and I loved the freedom and flexibility it gave me. 562 more words

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Grand Park Tour: An Adventure Bike tour of South London

A friend of mine recently returned from an epic adventure, cycling alone from Amritsar, via the Hill Stations of North India, to Kathmandu, and having returned home to no job, I invited her on a mid-week adventure road-bike ride.   1,157 more words