Hi! Kiwi from London Bicycle and Cycle Cities here. In my role helping to run a bike tour company and managing an international network of bicycle tour operators, I have cycled in many cities around the world and have gotten a pretty good idea of which cities are good for cycling, and which are nightmares!
London Bicycle Tour Company is a fast-paced, dynamic business with a small team. We love to work hard but also know how to enjoy ourselves, whether it's catching up for a drink after work, chatting with customers from all around the world, or even heading out on business meetings - which aren't always what you'd usually expect!
Over the last two decades the number of cyclists on London’s streets has more than doubled, but the number of fatal accidents has not. While the most common cause of cyclists being hurt and sadly killed on our streets is a vehicle turning left as a cyclist goes straight, technological developments in line with rising awareness have helped to make roads safer for bicycle users.
With the dark nights now in full swing and colder weather creeping in, road safety is a serious issue across the UK. This week is Road Safety Week, and in an effort to raise awareness with cyclists, drivers and pedestrians at this time of year, the car experts from Citygate are sharing their advice for staying safe on Britain’s roads this winter.
With Halloween over, a newfound chill in the air and a new and slightly unsettling president in the land of the free, we need some cheering up. So it’s time to focus on what’s really important – coming together, spending time with loved ones, giving generously and of course, eating food. Lots and lots of food. Yes, we’re talking about CHRISTMAS!
In September 2016, London Bicycle Tour Company filmed with Nippon TV and M&M Media Services, a feature for the program ‘Let’s Challenge the World!’ It was a unique and fantastic week.
It's that time of year again when birthday-suited bicyclists take over the capital to curb car culture, celebrate body beautiful and protest pollution and oil dependency. This Saturday hoards of naked bikers will gather for the World Naked Bike Ride and take a breezy bike ride in the buff!
Started back in 2004, with only 58 hardy participants, the WNBR now boasts around 1000-12000 bare-naked bicyclists at events in 35 countries across the globe. And they all carry the same simple message: