The Cycling Tube Map

The London Cycle Network and Route Plan Roll have today launched something pretty clever: a cycling tube map of London. A familiar site to us Londoner's eyes, the map is in the style of the iconic London tube map. The design shows how the various superhighways, quiet routes and orbital routes connect up across the city in … Continue reading The Cycling Tube Map

Prudential Ride London – a sigh of relief

I’m almost ashamed to admit that when my Ride London ‘commiserations’ mag dropped through the letter box yesterday, I gave a huge whoop of relief. And that’s only for one reason – I’ve been mad enough to sign up to the London Marathon this year. I’m only in my first week of proper training, and … Continue reading Prudential Ride London – a sigh of relief

2017: The year of BrittLoveRun?

Towards the end of last year, I decided to take a brief hiatus from both cycling and blogging. I didn’t make a great fuss about it and simply drifted off and left BRITTLOVEBIKE unattended and neglected. After a few nasty misses on the roads of London, I really feel out love love with cycling once … Continue reading 2017: The year of BrittLoveRun?

Why I fell out of love with cycling to work

I have a confession. I’ve fallen out of love with riding my bike to work. I know, this will come as a shock to a lot of BrittLoveBike readers, friends, family and in particular The Boyfriend. For two years now I’ve been a staunch advocate of cycle commuting. I’ve cycled in wind, hail, thunder, monsoon, … Continue reading Why I fell out of love with cycling to work

The London Mayor conundrum – Sadiq Khan’s manefesto

Thursday 5 May is an important day for Londoners. It marks the end of the Boris era, and the chance to elect a new Mayor. As a cyclist who commutes almost every day, improving cycling is firmly at the top of my agenda and a main motivation for voting. I can't help notice that Sadiq Khan … Continue reading The London Mayor conundrum – Sadiq Khan’s manefesto

The London Bike Show: a roundup

Last weekend I was in bike geek heaven. I spent the afternoon at the London Bike Show. I'm not going to bore you with all the gory, geeky, details. But here's a round up of a few of my favourite things that a saw there: Honey Stinger My Dad is a beekeeper. I bloody love … Continue reading The London Bike Show: a roundup

Review: Aldi Ladies’ Cycling Rain Jacket

Firstly, lets get something clear from the start. I loved this jacket. Love, love, loved. I've long been a fan of Aldi cycling gear. I mean, who doesn't love going to do their food shop and being able to pick up thermals, sports socks and a pair of bib shorts at the same time? The ladies' … Continue reading Review: Aldi Ladies’ Cycling Rain Jacket