A Danish Summer
With this lovely sunny weather continuing, and half the office seemingly on holiday at the moment, we’re gazing out the window and day dreaming of trips to sunny beaches. Our friends Kell and Jacqueline Skott from Kell Skott Haircare in Notting Hill are just back from their holidays in Denmark, and have sent us some...
The Bicycle Theives
So, what happens when you leave a shiny new Moulton in the back seat of your car? David Higgins from TenPilates finds out… “Disaster strikes. My new Moulton TRS 9 has been stolen from my car! As I try to remain calm, I am so frustrated not just at the copious damage to my...
Bike Heroes Finissage
We can’t believe how quickly the past two months has gone. It seems like only yesterday we were handing over shiny new Bromptons, Moultons and Electras to our Bike Heroes. But all good things unfortunately come to an end, and yesterday we held our Bike Heroes Finissage. We had the pleasure of working...
Golf clubs and umbrellas… what do you carry on your bike?
Our Bike Heroes project is now coming to and end so we are checking in with our heroes to see how they got on this past couple of months. So first up, how has Cheyne Voss, top physio at TenPhysio got on with his Electra. “I have treated my Electra to some...
Dez O’Neill’s cultural journey
My daily cycles are mainly local around Portobello where I live. So I decided on a cultural trip to Tate Britain for a long cycle to catch the Miro exhibition as it was coming to an end. A cycle from Notting Hill to Tate Britain is mostly through trees and grass and by...
A cycling history
Sometimes I think I have the best job in the world; working at the Science Museum feels more like a privilege that an occupation. Not only is it a great building crammed with the most amazing objects but it is an amazing encyclopaedia of British invention and ingenuity spanning hundreds of years recorded not just...
Our hero Nielsen Cerbolles has been very busy indeed. He keeps the terrific tumblr site Being Bikeminded, as well as his own blog. He’s also made a film for us of our recent Cake and Coffee Cruise. Have you booked your place yet? http://vimeo.com/29809716
Best place for a cocktail in Chelsea?
The gorgeous Mina Zaher is behind the terrific blog www.kingsroadrocks.com. She also writes for The Notebook magazine and, most happily for us, is one of our bike heroes. She chose a gorgeous pink and turquoise Brompton, which we at Bikeminded HQ have been rather jealous of. Mina grew up in Chelsea and has an incredible...