Category Archives: Boris Bike

Tooling up #BorisBikes… with lasers


A few weeks ago Transport for London started trialing Blaze laser lights on some of their Boris Bike fleet. The device is a simple green coloured laser which projects a bike shaped beam a few metres onto the road ahead. The … Continue reading

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Welcome diversion to a new commuting climb


For a few weeks now there have been road works on Grey’s Inn Road, opposite the Condor bike shop, my LBS at work. Thanks to these works I have been exploring diversions along some of the back roads leading to Clerkenwell … Continue reading

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Perfect Commute?


A couple of weeks ago I had an email from Sustrans thanking me for completing their cycle to work survey. The email was also publicising a new Sustrans campaign for a national cycle to work standard and had a link … Continue reading

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Priced off Boris Bikes?


I love Boris Bikes. Having suffered bike thefts and vandalism, nearly 18 months ago I decided to switch to Boris Bikes for the London end of my commute. I get into London early, so I don’t have a problem finding … Continue reading

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Boris Biking across the City of London


Every now and then I have to travel across the City of London to Mile End and Whitechapel for work. I used to take the tube, but it was a hideous journey. These days I grab a Boris bike and … Continue reading

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A London commute in the sun (by Boris Bike)


Even in the rain riding on quiet country roads and muddy farm tracks is still a joy, but not so city streets. When the sky is dark and the rain streams over your jacket onto your commuter’s over trousers, the … Continue reading

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Olympics Sponsorship Anxienty


I’m looking forward to the Olympics. Right now I’m more excited about the Tour de France, even more so given Bradley Wiggins’ current performance in the Dauphine. Still, as the remaining weeks go by my anticipation will build. I might … Continue reading

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