Monthly Archives: October 2013

Employers and Facilities

I am very lucky with my current employer.  There are fantastic facilities here for those who commute by bike: bike racks; showers; dry room (got to love the dry room!); pumps; an outdoor area dedicated to bike washing; an indoor … Continue reading

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Gale Force Headwind Button

After serious thought and consideration to the dilemma of driving vs. cycling through winds gusting up to gale force this morning, I pulled on my wind-stopper jacket and cycling leggings.  I didn’t fancy sitting in amongst the thick traffic, augmented … Continue reading

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Progress Report

As already mentioned, my boyfriend measures his progress against the riders around him as he cycles from a commuter area into London. I don’t cycle amid a stream of like-minded individuals all making the same pilgrimage (although one day I … Continue reading

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Riding to work with my boyfriend

My boyfriend works in London and, as with so many other people who work in London, he takes the train.  He’s been watching me riding into work though and, considering he is traditionally more active and fit than I am … Continue reading

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Back to Bike

Yesterday morning I got up; woke the boys and promised them thumbs up if they got dressed nice and quickly; pulled on my cycling leggings, long-sleeved top, technical socks and boil-in-the-bag rain jacket; sorted out my office clothes; awarded thumbs … Continue reading

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Barclays Cycle Hire – Boris Bikes

I’m moving away from the whole chronological order idea – it’s evidently not working for me, so I’m going to take a step back in time, back to when I was working in London.  To set the scene, I have … Continue reading

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