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A look around the Barclays Cycle Hire Repair Depot

Sitting outside come ran or shine, have you ever wondered where the Cycle Hire bikes go for a bit of TLC? What happens when you press that red button saying "fix me"? How they try to get bikes shifted around London to keep the docking stations balanced?


Watch 400 Cyclists parade though London wearing Tweed Jackets

The 3rd Tweed Run takes place tomorrow (Sat 9th April), where some 400 cyclists in rather more sensible attire than the excessively revealing Lycra sported by the more athletic of persons parade en-mass around Central London on a range of


The Tweed Run Returns for 2011

After a couple of weeks of hints and rumours, the date for the 3rd Tweed Run has been confirmed. The what? The Tweed Run, where some 400(ish) cyclists in rather more sensible attire than the excessively revealing Lycra sported by


The 2010 London Tweed Run

This afternoon, some 400 chaps and ladies dressed in Tweed and suitable attire took a merry jaunt around London, and I wandered over to take some photos. I was actually planning to be a cyclist and dutifully marked the website


The Bicycle Pump

The tires on my bicycle are looking and feeling a bit squishy, so I decided that it was time to increase their atmospheric pressure by application of generous thrusts upon a pumping device designed for the task. I hadn’t actually