Bike Polo

BikeMinded Bike Polo Week

BikeMinded Bike Polo Week
11/09/2012

Not that long ago, bike polo was something that had evolved from grass polo and the US West Coast  messenger scene being taken forward by a few enthusiasts in an underground scene and admittedly, this is still true in part as the scene in London and across the country is still quite select, however what...

Under the Westway

Under the Westway
17/08/2012

Beautiful. Energetic. Vibrant. Challenging. Politely aggressive. Friendly. Looks like good fun! What do you think these words could be describing? The new Bond film? The new album by the latest new band to look out for? A supermodel shopping at Waitrose? Or a weekly sports meeting at an urban sports centre? In fact, it’s the...

Wild West Beginner's Bike Polo Tournament

Wild West Beginner’s Bike Polo Tournament
31/07/2012

With London 2012 in full swing at the moment and all attention focusing on cycling road races and time trials, spare a thought for the ‘up-and-coming’ sport of bike polo. Why you may ask?   Well, did you know that bike polo was in fact an Olympic sport in the 1908 Games in London? And...

The low down on Bike Polo

The low down on Bike Polo
23/03/2012

Two weeks ago we launched our Wednesday night open sessions with the London Hardcourt Bike Polo Association.  Each week we take over a court at the Westway Sports Centre and teach people the art of bike polo.   It is utterly addictive, and thankfully for us novices, does not require too much skill to get...

Film: The Hunger Games

Film: The Hunger Games
16/03/2012

The Hunger Games is released next week and we can’t wait to watch it!   The local cinemas which will be showing this sci-fi film include Cineworld Chelsea and Fulham Road as well as Odeon Kensington.   If you haven’t seen the trailer, click here to watch it.       And talking about games, have you...

Introducing... Velobici

Introducing… Velobici
15/03/2012

We’re always on the look out for stylish, warm and comfortable clothing, so we were over the moon when we spotted Velobici.  Their website has loads of pictures of stylish people on bicycles, sporting some rather fancy looking clothes.  So of course we had to meet the man behind the brand, and treat you to...

West London Open Sessions

West London Open Sessions
13/03/2012

What are you planning to do tomorrow night?  Nothing on the tellie?  We have a plan to put some excitement into your week. We’ve teamed up with the London Hardcourt Bicycle Polo Association to bring you some taster sessions down at the Westway Sports Centre .  Even if you just fancy watching, why not pop...