Bike Heroes

Guest post: Jonathan Newby counts his calories

Guest post: Jonathan Newby counts his calories
02/09/2011

Well I’m properly back in the swing of things, back in the saddle so to speak (both literally and metaphorically), with holidays long forgotten and back fully engaged with finishing off the summer season at the Science Museum and planning for the autumn / winter programme. That said, this weekend’s forecast of nice weather may...

Guest post: review of the Moulton TSR2

Guest post: review of the Moulton TSR2
01/09/2011

When I heard that I had been selected to be a Bike Hero, along with my colleague at the V&A Eric, I knew I wanted the Moulton.     I already have 4 bikes, and have a Brompton that has served me well around the globe for the last 6 years or so, but a...

Tips from David Lewis, Head Gardener at the Kensington Roof Gardens

Tips from David Lewis, Head Gardener at the Kensington Roof Gardens
01/09/2011

David Lewis is the head gardener at the Kensington Roof Gardens, which just so happens to be one of the most spectacular gardens in London. Any garden with flamingos prancing about gets our vote. He is also one of our bike heroes and is testing out an Electra bike.     Riding the Electra means...

Is cycling good for you?  Find out from our expert, Cheyne Voss

Is cycling good for you? Find out from our expert, Cheyne Voss
27/08/2011

Cheyne Voss is a superb physiotherapist. We here at Bikeminded HQ can vouch for that as he is currently sorting out our body niggles. He runs Ten Physio up in Notting Hill and is the expert behind our ‘looking after you’ pages here at Bikeminded. He jumped at the chance of being a bike hero...

Guest post: musings from off the peacock throne...

Guest post: musings from off the peacock throne…
26/08/2011

Tot Brill is our Executive Director here at Bikeminded HQ so it was quite the scoop getting her to be a bike hero for us. She chose one of the most stunning Electras, and named it the Peacock Throne.     “Yesterday I cycled home from the station in pouring rain. I got wet. I...

Catch up with our cycling Newby

Catch up with our cycling Newby
25/08/2011

How has Jonathan Newby coped with the crazy weather of the past week? We head over to the Science Museum to find out in this week’s catch up with our bike hero…   “Returning from holiday is never much fun, but that dreaded first day back at work was made so much easier by cycling...

Guest post: style tips from our expert at Aime

Guest post: style tips from our expert at Aime
25/08/2011

Aimee is one stylish bike hero. We’ve enlisted her, as someone new to cycling, to update us on her wardrobe decisions as she takes to two wheels and what she thinks makes the perfect outfit to cycle in.   “With our summer weather insisting on being so temperamental, it is difficult to predict how to...

Meet the hero: Jonathan Lloyd

Meet the hero: Jonathan Lloyd
24/08/2011

We’d like to introduce you to Jonathan Lloyd.  Jonathan is behind the superb Notting Hill Gate , Kings Road and Fulham Road websites…. and he’s also a bike hero.  He cleverly matched his Brompton bike to his logo, which also happens to match our street signs.     When you’re cycling around the borough, what...