Christmas reading: Our most popular blog posts from 2013

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If you are looking for some Christmas reading on your train ride home, or for when you put your feet up on the sofa, here is a roundup of our best hits this year, as chosen by the 860,163 people who have visited London Cyclist in 2013 (so far!):

Tern Link D8 folding bike review

We’ve all at some stage or another considered a folding bike, here Sam reviews an affordable option by Tern.

What can cyclists learn from the 5 recent incidents on London’s roads

Day after day, cyclists awoke to appaling headlines of yet another person killed on London’s roads, as we tried to make sense of it, we rounded up our safety tips and asked the community of London cyclists to share it with others.

Cycling slang you need to know

From MAMILs to derailleurs and sportives to saddlebags, here is our roundup of cycling slang.

The secrets to an un-stealable bike

In 2013, as every year, bike security is on cyclists minds. Here we share our quest for the theft proof bike.

10 things I wish I’d known when I first started cycling

Lessons from the road.

10 bike stands I’d love to leave my bike in

The squid is my favourite!

Waterproof cycling capes

A more traditional choice of waterproof wear for cyclists.

The 10 most icon bicycle rides in the world

From Australia to India, here is a hand picked selection of some of the most iconic bike rides you can try.

Cycling in the snow

Are we going to have another white Christmas this year?

What happens when you buy a cheap bike

Why buying a £137.90 bike can be a really bad idea.

I was really happy to see that out of our top 3 blog posts this year, two were written by contributors to London Cyclist. I’ve spent much of this year busy with projects outside of London Cyclist, so it’s great to have people step in and create interesting blog posts.

It’s been an interesting year for cycling, so I hope you’ll enjoy our roundup here and keep reading us in 2014!

Merry Christmas from the London Cyclist team!

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