Which part of your bicycle should you lubricate?

A look at which parts of a bike to lubricate, how often to lubricate them and which lubricant to use. Also a quick look at some of the most common errors people make that can cause damage to their bikes.

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Unconventional ways of preventing your bike from being stolen

My first time was outside my college when I was 16. I remember it well. Everyone remembers their first time. She was beautiful. The most gorgeous mountain bike you have ever seen. Sure it was just a £200 bike from JJB Sports but I was young and I was in love. I looked around at […]

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Sexual orientation important factor in deciding new bike lane

Question 1: Do you like bikes? Question 2: Do you think a new bike lane would be a good idea? Question 3: Are you gay?

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Cycling book recommendations by my marvellous Twitterers

I asked on Twitter for some good cycling book recommendations and I got some fantastic ideas off people. Here’s a list of the ones I will be reading

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Bicio GoRide iPhone bike mount

A thorough review of the Bicio GoRide including a short video and plenty of pictures

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Art Crank Poster Show

Some posters from the Art Crank poster show and a hope that it will one day come to London

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101+ fixed gear and ss bike links

A big collection of fixed gear and single speed resources including fixie blogs, how to build a fixed gear bike, fixed gear forums, books and video

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Rise in number of cyclist accidents but why?

So the big news that has been making the rounds is the rise in the number of cyclist deaths: (more…)

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Escape from London and go cycling in the Peak District

Huge open spaces, vivid green valleys and tiny villages. Small meandering rivers and traffic free routes. There is plenty for the eye to feast on in the Peak District. Of course with all the inviting country pubs, the eye is definitely not the only thing that will be feasting.

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Can we share the road in London?

A recent storm arose on Twitter after @LDN, definitely a member of the London Twitterati, provided a link to the Sorry Mate I didn’t See You (SMIDSY) database for cyclists to report bad drivers. (more…)

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Best of the web – October

  Best of the web is a London Cyclist monthly series that highlights the best cycling content from around the web. We go out there and find all of the best bits so you don’t have to! (more…)

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Only 25 MPs currently back stopping Boris from closing the HGV inspection unit – how you can easily help..

Well, I never really planned to go down the activist route with this blog but I guess sometimes its too important to ignore. If you don’t live in the UK you can pretty much ignore the rest of this update! (more…)

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