Category Archives: London

Overground, Underground, Air & Sea – take two

A repeat of a really lovely ride along the Thames Path, east from Tower Bridge. From Tower Bridge, a short stretch of road to avoid the cobbled backroads, then off onto the riverside path. Under the Greenwich Foot Tunnel, then … Continue reading

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Rolling along the River Lea

Last time we did this ride, it was wet and very muddy; this time if was bone-dry and very dusty … 

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Exploring London’s segregated cycle paths

After a recent cycling holiday in the Netherlands, I thought it would be interesting to compare and contrast with London’s fledgling segregated paths … 

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The Monopoly Board ride

I’m one of those people who really enjoys cycling, but isn’t much good at simply getting on my bike and cycling aimlessly. I like to have a destination, if not a route. Outside London, it’s easy enough: pick a pub … Continue reading

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Rendevous with a river

A 15-mile ride alongside the River Lea to a pub in Cheshunt. Almost entirely off-road, it was a little muddy in places, but stayed dry and mostly lovely scenery … 

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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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