Seasonal Cycling

Be a Light Angel

Be a Light Angel
13/11/2017

We are launching the ‘Be a Light Angel’ campaign today!   It’s the fifth year we are running this popular campaign. For those of you who haven’t heard, we’re giving out a bunch of light sets to generous cyclists who are willing to stop their lightless peers and give them a set. We’re calling them...

Be a Light Angel

Be a Light Angel
16/12/2016

We launched the ‘Be a Light Angel’ campaign two weeks ago and had already over 40 volunteers willing to pass on bike lights to other cyclists riding without lights. One volunteer called them ‘darkies’.   Thank you to everyone who is already taking part.   Due to popular demand we are extending the campaign for...

Join Father Christmas for a special ride

Join Father Christmas for a special ride
25/11/2016

Join Father Christmas on Saturday 10 December as we ride through the pretty streets of Kensington to explore the origins of our traditional British Christmas celebrations!  Don’t miss the opportunity and get your tickets here!     Victorian Kensington Palace, we will discover, is where much of the way we now celebrate Christmas comes from. ...

Nightmare Before Christmas Ride

Nightmare Before Christmas Ride
14/12/2015

Our friends from ibikelondon have organised a thrilling Nightmare before Christmas ride in central London. Feel free to dress up in your most bizarre, scary or outrageous Christmas costume!     Date: Saturday 19 December Meeting: 1pm BFI Southbank, next to Waterloo Bridge SE1 8XT. Ride leaves at 1:30pm Level: Easy-Family   The route is...

Some alternative options for reflective wear

Some alternative options for reflective wear
28/10/2014

Now that we’ve got your bicycle lights sorted through our Light Angel campaign, we’re moving on to reflective wear. The darker nights see us fumbling round under the bed for our reflective buttons and considering what other options are out there for a spot of reflectiveness in our clothing.   Our search for something other...

Keeping dry

Keeping dry
28/08/2014

With this abrupt end to the great British summer, we’ve been caught out slightly on the wet weather gear front. Our trusty old parka hasn’t really stood up to the weather this past few days so we’ve hunted down some better options…   Stutterheim We rather like a label that advertises itself as Swedish melancholy...

Daylight savings

Daylight savings
26/03/2014

Although it doesn’t feel like it today, it’s definitely Spring here in London and the clocks go forward this Sunday.  That means nice light rides home in the evenings and the promise of warmer days to come.  It won’t be long before we’ll be able to bundle our dogs up into our baskets and ride...

Be A Light Angel

Be A Light Angel
27/11/2013

As the days are getting darker much more quickly, we’d like to continue raising awareness amongst cyclists of the importance of using lights at night. It is certainly a safety issue, but also a legal issue as you have to, by law, have a front white light and rear red light on your bike.  ...