Interviews

Cycling in SW6

Cycling in SW6
11/07/2012

We’ve admired the SW6 blog for some time.  They have so much useful information about yummy places to eat, the latest bar openings and Fulham gossip.  Then we heard that one of their authors, Jess just bought a bike.  That sealed it for us really, we think they’re fab!  So, over to Jess to tell...

Cycle Style in New York... according to Julie Hardee

Cycle Style in New York… according to Julie Hardee
09/02/2012

We really wanted to hear what it takes to look good in the cycling capitals of the world so we’ve asked some of New York’s, London’s, Milan’s and Paris’ most stylish cyclists to fill us in. New York Fashion Week launches today and we’re celebrating by bringing you an exclusive interview with the gorgeous, and...

Tip of the Day: The Michaux Club

Tip of the Day: The Michaux Club
07/02/2012

In celebration of Fashion February, we’re meeting some of the designers that are turning London into a more stylish place to  cycle.  Today we catch up with Rachel Bonney, the creative mind behind the Michaux Club, makers of some of London’s most beautiful cycling bags.    1.    Tell us a bit about the Michaux Club? Our...

Protect your bicycle

Protect your bicycle
31/01/2012

This January we’ve been featuring lots of reasons to cycle.  From the joy of cycling, to losing weight, to beating the bus or tube, there are many reasons for getting out on two wheels.  But let’s not forget, those two wheels are pretty key to the whole process of cycling.  So, once you’ve found your perfect set...

Our Reasons for Cycling: Mr Terry Oliver

Our Reasons for Cycling: Mr Terry Oliver
18/01/2012

We’re chatting with people around Bikeminded HQ this month to find out why they cycle. This week we check in with Terry Oliver, who is responsible for all sorts of fantastic environmental projects around Kensington and Chelsea. He lives in Chelsea and cycles just about everywhere. Over to you Terry…     “I love to...

Cycling to Save Lives

Cycling to Save Lives
10/01/2012

 It’s our ‘Reasons to Cycle’ month and we’ve been quite interested in find out why other people cycle, and particularly those who cycle for work.  We caught up with Ashley Sweetland who heads up the St John Ambulance’s Cycle Response Unit, to find out how the humble bicycle improves his job and if it really...

Meet the men behind Halfpipe

Meet the men behind Halfpipe
20/12/2011

We’d like to introduce you to some of the fantastic independent bike shops in the area. First up is Half Pipe, which incidentally is where I bought my Electra over six years ago now. Nick and Johnny are incredibly friendly and helpful, and have a massive range of great bikes on offer. Their Golborne Road...

Meet Carlton Reid

Meet Carlton Reid
13/12/2011

Carlton Reid is one of the UK’s most well known cycling journalists, and today we’re lucky enough to bring you an exclusive interview with him.  Carlton is founder of BikeBiz and Quickrelease.tv, as well as the author of numerous cycling books.  We find out what motivates him and of course, what he wants for Christmas....