Interviews

Meet the Cyclist: Thomas

Meet the Cyclist: Thomas
03/04/2014

Morning All, we hope you’re coping with cycling in this crazy smog.  It is certainly hard on the lungs.   Today we have the great pleasure of introducing you to Thomas Aquilina, a young architect living in Chelsea.     Where do you live and why? My new home in Chelsea is five minutes either side...

Commuter cyclists- who are they?

Commuter cyclists- who are they?
19/03/2014

We’re continuing on with our series on people who commute through Kensington and Chelsea.  We see the hoardes of people riding past every morning and wanted to find out more.  Today we’re introducing you to Ben and Cath…     Name: Ben and Cath Industry: Ben- Retail     Cath- Animator Cycle Journey:  Ben- W14 to...

Commuter cyclists - who are they?

Commuter cyclists – who are they?
18/02/2014

Welcome to Bikeminded series about commuters who cycle through Kensington and Chelsea. We interviewed our fellow cyclists at a couple of events we organised to find out more about their views on the meaning of cycling, the essential things they carry with them and some of their favourite routes and places. This time we will...

Commuter cyclists - who are they?

Commuter cyclists – who are they?
11/02/2014

Here at Bikeminded we are interested in finding out more about the commuters who cycle through Kensington and Chelsea and started a new series of cyclists’ profiles. We interviewed our fellow cyclists at a couple of events we organised. Look at the snappy answers they gave us about the meaning of cycling, the essential things they...

Why we play - Evelyn Steven

Why we play – Evelyn Steven
05/02/2014

We recently saw this incredible short documentary, ‘Why we play’, about a female cyclist Evelyn Stevens, Olympian and World Champion. The filmmaker Mike Lei has really captured both Evelyn’s inspirational story of what it means to take a risk for something you love and the freedom of cycling by shooting some beautiful landscapes. We’d love...

Better Bike Security in Kensington and Chelsea

Better Bike Security in Kensington and Chelsea
24/07/2013

Good bike security is essential for any cyclist and so, with this in mind, we spoke to Inspector Paul Davey of Kensington and Chelsea’s Metropolitan Safer Transport Team to see what they were doing to make bike security better for cyclists in the Royal Borough.   Inspector Paul Davey   What is the Kensington and...

Cycling into spring

Cycling into spring
26/03/2013

Admittedly, it may not feel like Spring with the recent Arctic weather we’ve been having recently, but we had a moment of sunshine this afternoon near the Bikeminded office which reminded me of how nice it is to cycle in the springtime.   We’ve always enjoyed the gorgeous Beg Bicycles blog so jumped at the...

Cake and Cycling

Cake and Cycling
28/08/2012

Here at Bikeminded HQ, we are major believers that cake and cycling are excellent bed fellows. Remember our cake tours from last year, they were scrumptious. And it seems we are not the only ones. Louise Mullagh appears to have a similar love of cake, and cycling. She is such a fan in fact that...