Category Archives: Commuting

The tyre gods hate me

Here is the list of the last few times I have tried to cycle: Tuesday 21st Feb – cycled 8 miles, discovered when I got out of work that I must have had a very slow flat front tyre because … Continue reading

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New Year, new attempts – Cecily meets the CS3

Cecily’s been gathering dust and getting in everyone’s way for the past few months as I went from one client to another with no showers and thus no cycling possibility (I’m not prepared to cycle 8 miles in London traffic … Continue reading

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Swans

Dudes and dudettes (there seems to be a dudette-predominance in my readership) – I saw swans this morning on my ride. Yes, that’s right, white (or rather one white, three grey), long-necked, belonging to the Queen, large birds. I was … Continue reading

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Segregated cycle lanes

I’ve started happening across these on minor roads in London – so far I have found Tavistock Road in Bloomsbury with a bizarre bi-directional cycle lane, segregated from bi-directional traffic, with a weird little wiggle at the end to feed … Continue reading

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Cycling in the rain

On Thursday morning I set off in my recently re-discovered Oxford University Women’s Cricket Club 2007 match shirt on my morning cycle. While rain was forecast, the sky was overcast but bright and I was confident there would only be … Continue reading

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