‘Boris bike’ success?

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British Museum, Bloomsbury London. A lady picks her way amongst the ice patches, passing the empty ‘Boris bike’ stations.  Success? Tricky.  Boris Johnson’s cycling credentials are often under fire.  Costs of ‘Boris bikes’… Continue reading

WW2 public service bike art

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Love the artwork in this image. A beautiful piece of bike art from a bleak period in history (used between 1939 and 1946). Artist: Tom Gentleman. With thanks to Brain pickings.

Alpine antics on a Single speed, rigid, 29er

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29er-alpine from amotion.at on Vimeo. Low speed but high adrenaline jinks with a rigid, singlespeed 29er in what I think is a Pyrannean setting. Oliver Dunjic reminds me of what I’d rather be… Continue reading

The misfortune of Charlotte’s brompton

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This particular bike theft thoroughly annoys me (they all do) and tugs on the heart strings. Charlotte Watters Brompton was stolen from the Stokes Croft area of  Bristol on the 9th of Jan.… Continue reading

Keep it under your helmet; The best cycling cap in Blighty

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I like cycle caps. A lot. I rarely ride or race without one. And when it comes to the printed word, Boneshaker is my favourite mag.  I’m more willing than admit it. But when… Continue reading

Today, we’ll be mostly at the London bike show.

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…so if you’re free for a chat pop in and see us on stand LB67 (Odoni cycle storage). I’m there Thursday and Friday. If I’m not actually on the stand I’m almost certainly… Continue reading

The joy of cycling

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It’s cold outside. Umpteen layers fend off the chill. Heavy rucksacks carries supplies. I traipse to the garage, fumble with keys. They skitter across an icy floor and rest under the planter. ‘Damn’.… Continue reading

Free ticket for the London bike show?

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We’ve got a few spare tickets for the London bike show. So if you’re interested drop me a message via twitter and we’ll pop one in the post. I’ll be on the Odoni… Continue reading

Isla right

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Happy Isla bike Evelyn. Recently it  was my daughter’s 6th birthday. As she’d pretty much outgrown her little Saracen it was time for a change. Queue the Isla bike Beinn. Seven speed, light… Continue reading

‘Best hat in a piece of cycle art’ goes to….

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…….David Humphries for ‘Velorution’. It’s a clear winner. The optical illusion isn’t bad either. Boy do those wheels look like they’re rolling. To see or purchase examples of David’s art, visit ‘A little… Continue reading