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Don’t pay the Ferryman

The longer version of one of my favourite rides, out east along the Thames. A short road section from the City takes us to the segregated cycle path on Cable Street, and from there onto the riverside Thames Path … … Continue reading

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Thames Bridges (16 bridges edition)

Loving the river as I do, the next best thing to cycling alongside it is to continually cross it … For this ride, we started by cycling over Tower Bridge from north to south, then zig-zagged our way down the … Continue reading

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Canals, parks, cable-cars & detours

This ride had a few small challenges … While I charged both my GPS and my camcorder the night before, I did this rather late at night, when I was tired. The result was that I charged the GPS, but … Continue reading

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Greenway/river loop

I’d cycled most of the Greenway before, but never the whole thing, so decided to give it a try. This ride was mostly paved off-road, taking us along a canal towpath, through Victoria Park, along the Greenway, over the Woolwich … Continue reading

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Parks East & West

A short ride to get back in the swing of things after a rather lazy winter. Liverpool Street out to Victoria Park, canal towpath to Islington, then back on the road to Hyde Park, and quiet backroads to Liverpool Street … Continue reading

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A lap of Stanley Park, Vancouver

Visiting friends in Victoria, BC, I also spent a couple of days exploring Vancouver. Everyone but everyone told me I had to go to Stanley Park, and they were not wrong … 

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Mooching around in Miami

A brief trip to Miami with my Brompton along for the ride. For the benefit of Americans, in English ‘mooching’ means ‘wandering around aimlessly,’ not freeloading … Saturday was spent exploring the amazing art deco district – I’ll add the link to … Continue reading

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