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London, UK
Interests: music, travel, exploring london and discovering new pubs., cooking, reading, photography, blogging, cycling, drinking guinness and g&ts (not together, mind)
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Please update your bookmarks and blogrolls: London Cycling Diary has a new home. You will now find me at Do drop by and say hi! (Note that this Typepad site will stay in place until my contract expires in... Continue reading
Posted Aug 25, 2014 at London Cycling Diary
Thanks, Rodney. I take it you are still cycling?
Toggle Commented Aug 5, 2014 on My first road bike at London Cycling Diary
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After eight years trundling the capital's streets on a hybrid bike, I've finally taken the plunge and bought myself a road bike. It's something I've been contemplating ever since I completed London Revolution last year (it still astounds me that... Continue reading
Posted Aug 4, 2014 at London Cycling Diary
It was really good fun, once I eventually got there via a tube and two trains! The weight of your bike and the thickness of your tyres makes a big difference. Mine is heavy steel, too, but the tyres are relatively thin. I would love to do it on a proper racing bike... my next investment, I think. And yes, would love to do it again next year, but starting at Crystal Palace, just to mix it up a bit!!
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This is me cycling across Tower Bridge at 5:15am © Sportivephoto Ltd Well, I did it: I completed London Nightrider on the weekend and I absolutely loved it. The thought of cycling 100km, much of it in the dark, while... Continue reading
Posted Jun 12, 2014 at London Cycling Diary
Thanks, Jude. It was really fun. I found the pace a bit slow, but I really enjoyed the ride. I dont even have a sore backside or legs, but I do feel slightly jetlagged today. Will write about my experience soonish.
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The excitement is mounting — and so are the nerves. Tomorrow I am taking part in London Nightrider, which involves cycling 100km (62miles) around the main landmarks of London, starting at midnight and finishing in the early hours of Sunday... Continue reading
Posted Jun 6, 2014 at London Cycling Diary