Everything tagged with city

Event: Clerkenwell & The City

Another leisurely pootle of about 25-30 miles around a part of London which is full of interest and so quiet on a Sunday... NB Greenwich Foot Tunnel is a subsidiary meetpoint for this ride, but please drop me a call or text if you plan to be ther...

Blog post: Bike Review: Decathlon Matex B'Fold 5

DECATHLON Matex B'Fold 5 £169.99 www.decathalon.co.uk Decathalon has a reputation for providing great bikes at impressively low prices, and this Matex B'Fold continues that theme. For a penny short of £170 you get a smart fold...

Blog post: Roux Carbon Drive G8 belt-drive bike

ROUX Carbon Drive G8 £900 www.2x2worldwide.com Another recent entrant to the growing market for bikes with a Gates Carbon belt-drive instead of a conventional chain is the G8. With a sporty saddle and lightweight alloy construction the ...

Blog post: Avanti Inc 2 belt-drive bike

AVANTI Inc 2 £900 www.paligap.cc Kiwi brand Avanti isn’t the best-known in the UK, but they’ve been producing more-than-respectable road bikes for a few years. The Inc 2 owes more than a nod to the Cannondale Bad Boy 8, a cl...

Blog post: Schwalbe Marathon Deluxe tyres

SCHWALBE Marathon Deluxe £49.99 www.schwalbe.co.uk The Marathon series is widely regarded as the most puncture-proof in the world — a version of the Marathon Plus is used on Boris bikes — as they feature a thick band of rubb...

Blog post: Helmet review: Bern Watts

BERN Watts £50 www.bernunlimited.com Taking its cue from skate-style helmets, the combination of hard plastic outer shell with EPS foam inner (approved to EN1078 standard) means the Watts offers excellent all-round head protection. Luck...

Blog post: Kansi 9twenty folding bike

Kansi 9twenty £749 Drivetrain: SRAM/Truvativ Brakes: Avid Wheels/tyres: 20in /CST Zeppelin www.fisheroutdoor.co.uk The Kansi is a sophisticated folder, strong enough for daily commuting use, and our test machine came with added mudgu...

Blog post: Dahon Mu P27 folding bike

Dahon Mu P27 Drivetrain: SRAM Dual Drive Brakes: in-house alloy Wheels/tyres: 20in/Dahon ‘Vuelta’ www.raleigh.co.uk The P27 is the latest addition to Dahon’s Mu range of 20in-wheeled folding bikes. It has the highest speci...

Blog post: Eastway R1.0

Eastway R1 Drivetrain: SRAM Rival Brakes: SRAM Apex Wheels/tyres: Mavic Cosmic Elite/Kenda K925 Price: £1,849 www.eastwaybikes.com "This bike's much more than a bike to get you a few miles into work and back, smooth as that is..." T...

Blog post: Stronger punishments for road users who injure, including cyclist who hit pedestrian in Holborn

Cyclist Andrej Schipka was fined £850 plus £930 costs after being found guilty of crashing into a solicitor who was on a pedestrian crossing at Holborn Viaduct at the time of the collision. Solicitor Clive Hyer suffered permanent br...

Event: VELONOTTE – the nocturnal architectural Grand Tour on bikes

On the night of 23rd of June 2012 London will host Velonotte, to open the London Festival of Architecture. Velonotte will transform the East End into an open-air museum guided by star architects and cultural historians, including Peter Ackroyd, Ri...

Blog post: More City of London streets are being returned to two-way for cyclists

After a successful consultation, and responding to requests from LCC and Cyclists in the City, the City of London has introduced two-way cycling on 11 streets within the square mile where there were restrictions before. The changes enable cycli...

Blog post: Cyclists urged to email City of London to support more one-way streets reverting to two-way

Cyclists are being urged to email their support for proposals to revert 10 one-way locations in the City of London to two-way for cycling. As reported on the Cyclist in the City blog, the City of London has opened a consultation until Thursday ...