Cold, wet but not so miserable – a night on a bike

Barry Sandland/TIMB - Finger protruding through a blown tire

©Barry Sandland/TIMB – When your tire goes boom.

“Here is my night as a messenger. Riding through the city to a client and ‘bam’, I blew a massive hole in my tire. Big enough for a finger to slip through. I hate flat tires but we all carry Continue reading

Use the transit strike to become a cyclist

©Barry Sandland/TIMB - Poster to promote cycling during the London Transit Strike

©Barry Sandland/TIMB – A strong incentive to ride…

London transit is on strike again today and yet, for hundreds of cyclists, it will make no matter. Of course, there will be a smattering of more cars. And the buses will be full. But there will also be a new wave of cyclists – even if temporary – on the city roads. Hopefully a chance for a few more who will take on the journey more often. Meanwhile, the city is warning of rush hour chaos, saturated buses and excesses on the underground lines that are unaffected by the strike. The trains will be SRO.

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