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Good Stuff #72

Here’s the low down on some fine things to see, sip, savour and more – all of which I’ve recently come across and thought were worth sharing with you. Enjoy. Continue reading

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Experiencing “City Zen” in London on an E-Bike

For the past month or so, I’ve been enjoying the hell out of riding around London on a gorgeous Cityzen C8 HMB e-bike on loan from Royal Dutch Gazelle. As my time in possession of it comes to an end I’m trying to eek out as many chances as I can to ride it before having to return it. Continue reading

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4 Awesome Travel Ideas for National Bike Month (OneTravel)

Did you know May is National Bike Month? Sponsored by the League of American Bicyclists and “celebrated in communities from coast to coast” since 1956, National Bike Month is a chance to showcase the benefits of bicycling and encourage more people to get on their rides more often. So, why not make the most of it with a scenic ride on your favorite two-wheeler? Continue reading

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Tour de France: Cambridge to London with Bonne Maman

I would like to say a massive merci beaucoup to the friendly folks from Bonne Maman for offering me the amazing opportunity to ride along with the Tour de France in the Bonne Maman procession vehicle yesterday from Cambridge to London. It was super cool checking out the Tour’s Village at Parker’s Piece in Cambridge and taking a behind the scenes snoop of all the goings-on and preparations before the race began. And riding in the procession to encounter the tens of thousands of Tour supporters along the way was an absolute thrill. Continue reading

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International Car Free Day at Seven Dials: Pop-Up Forest, Free Pizza and More

For one day only – tomorrow, Saturday 21 September – Camden Council will transforming the streets of Seven Dials to see the area become traffic-free with dozens of five-metre trees plotted around the monument as part of International Car Free Day. Inside the urban pop-up forest, there will a range events and activities taking place including an Orchard Juice Bar, complimentary cycle maintenance courtesy of Dr Bike, live music and complimentary food and drink such as homemade lemonade at Patagonia and pizza slices a la a mobile wood fired oven outside the Rossopomodoro pizzeria on Monmouth Street. Continue reading

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View from My Saddle by @Petalon_Flowers

Petalon is a new flower delivery company here in London making it easier, more accessible and greener to send flowers in the capital. Two different bouquets are offered every week and chosen depending on what’s in season and looks particularly fantastic at the market. Petalon flowers are always delivered by bicycle and always cost £20 with £2 of every bunch donated to Capital Bee, a London not-for-profit campaigning for bee-friendly practices. Continue reading

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London Daily Photo: Kennedy City Bicycles

I dropped by Kennedy City Bicycles’ pop-up shop on Lower Clapton Road yesterday afternoon. The shop will be there until the end of this month. Then, proprietor James will go back to building his street bikes by hand in his … Continue reading

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Spin London, the World’s First Urban Bicycle Festival (CheapOair)

Spin London – the world’s first urban focused bicycle consumer show and festival – will debut the first weekend of May at the Old Truman Brewery in East London. Read my complete post at the CheapOair blog.

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Win a Free Pair of Tickets to @SpinLDN – World’s First Urban Bicycle Festival

Sound like your kind of ride? Whether your looking for a new bike, want to update parts and accessories or just get an idea of the latest cycling trends, SPIN London promises to be a lot of fun and just the sort of happening I love sharing with my readers. So, I’m very pleased to announce that I’ve got a pair of weekend access tickets to give away. Continue reading

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