Category Archives: London

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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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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