Monthly Archives: January 2014

Overground, underground, sea & air

A 23-mile ride encompassing overground, underground (Greenwich foot tunnel), sea (Woolwich ferry (hey, the Thames is tidal, it counts)) and air (Emirates cable car) …  Advertisements

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The Circle Line

No video for this one – was a bit too busy trying to keep a dozen cyclists together in central London! Transport for London said no to my idea of removing the tyres from our rims and cycling on the … Continue reading

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A dozen bridges – when recumbents meet Bromptons

I thought it would be fun to have a cycle ride with both superior forms of the bicycle art: recumbents and Bromptons. Fourteen members of the London Brompton Club and London Recumbent Club zig-zagged down the Thames, crossing all the bridges … Continue reading

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Creating a human-powered bikecam

Hub dynamos make you lazy. You never have to think about charging batteries, and don’t even have to think about switching the lights on or off if you have B&M ones with a light-sensor. Fit. Forget. At which point, having … Continue reading

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Gadgetising new year’s resolutions

We’ve all done it. The new year’s resolutions that make it into the second week of January if we’re lucky. Last year, I claimed I was going to cycle 3000 miles. I didn’t. I don’t actually know how many miles … Continue reading

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