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Don Quixote- A Knight on a Bike

Don Quixote- A Knight on a Bike
05/07/2019

Love makes us do crazy things like battle Giants, rescue the helpless from robbers, invent medicines or protect the public from travelling barbers. For Don Quixote this is all in a day’s work for a Knight of the realm, in a quest to prove his worthiness to his Lady love, Dulcinea. The trouble is that...

Great Exhibition Road Festival is here!

Great Exhibition Road Festival is here!
28/06/2019

Explore the extraordinary on Exhibition Road this weekend!   Leading cultural venues are joining forces to recreate the spirit of the Great Exhibition of 1851 for the 21st century.   Over this weekend, South Kensington’s Exhibition Road will host a celebration of curiosity and discovery, with a new, free festival of art, science and culture....

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...

Advanced Discovery Rides

Advanced Discovery Rides
18/12/2017

The Discovery Rides Join us and Cycle Confident in the New Year for our free Advanced Discovery Rides guided by Cycle Confident marshals!   We will be cycling from Chelsea Theatre to a variety of London’s loveliest green spaces, including Regent’s Park, Hyde Park and Wandsworth Common. There will be chances along the way to explore...

E.T. The Extra-terrestrial is coming soon

E.T. The Extra-terrestrial is coming soon
27/01/2017

The Bikeminded Film Club is back for a fourth year! It is held in the unique art-decó lecture theatre at the Kensington Central Library, a cosy venue to watch cycling-themed films during the autumn and winter. Did we mention that entrance is free?   The second screening will be E.T the Extra-terrestrial, which tells the...

Are you car door aware?

Are you car door aware?
19/02/2016

We will soon be rolling out a brand new poster campaign raising awareness of the dangers of car doors opening into the path of approaching cyclists.  “Car dooring” of cyclists in Great Britain rose to almost 600 reported incidents in 2011.  Between 2012 and 2015 in Kensington and Chelsea there have been 64 cyclists who have experienced unwanted...

A ride with Michaux

A ride with Michaux
20/05/2014

The ladies amongst us here at Bikeminded HQ love a handbag as much as the next lady, but what do you do with it when you hop on your bicycle?  Yes there are great bags out there that can be slung across the body but sometimes you have a bit more to lug about.  If...