Seasonal Cycling

Be a Light Angel

Be a Light Angel
03/12/2019

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

Green Christmas Bike Ride 2019

Green Christmas Bike Ride 2019
26/11/2019

Excited for Christmas but dreading the carbon footprint?! Bin the bling! Toss the tinsel!   Bring your bike and shopping bag on our festive carbon-neutral cycle ride, as we visit a selection of places and markets in North Kensington. We will explore unique, vintage, plastic-free and homemade earth-conscious gift ideas.   Saturday 14 December at...

On your bike – for £20 a month

On your bike – for £20 a month
17/01/2018

Anyone living, working or studying in the borough can now take advantage of an innovative new cycle scheme which recently started in Kensington and Chelsea.   ‘Hire to Buyer’ helps people take up cycling by offering them a brand new bike and accessories, plus at least one session with a qualified cycling instructor, for just...

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...