Tag: london

Cycling

Hire Bikes and Hire E-Bikes in London

There are now at least four major public bike hire schemes across London. There is the original TfL run Santander Cycles (aka Boris Bikes)...

Olympics, TV

The Olympics: Celebrating Success or Jingoism? – Stuck in Draft #2

I wrote this over a year ago, and never quite got around to publishing it. Hence it now forms part of my Stuck in Draft series. And so...

Cycling

U-Turns in Pancras Road

Note: This is aimed particularly at anyone who cycles in central London and travels near either King’s Cross or St Pancras stations....

Misc

On Uber in London

(Note: This mostly comes from something I wrote on Facebook. So I thought I may as well broaden it out and publish it here.) TFL has...

Misc

Tube Strike Day

An all-out London tube strike seems to be quite a rare thing these days. While individual lines can be affected, or a percentage of...

Video

A Timelapse of 25 Great Pulteney Street, London

25 Great Pulteney Street – Timelapse from Adam Bowie on Vimeo. Do you ever embark on a project that somehow you never quite get...

Cycling

London Six Day Racing

Note: I began writing this last year, and then like so many posts, I left it languishing in drafts until I’d got around to processing...

Photography

Lumiere London

The world and their mum seemed to be in London over the weekend for Lumiere London. I had planned to try to get around the whole thing in...

Cycling, Photography

Tour of Britain 2015 – Stage 8

The Tour of Britain ended this year as it usually does, with a circuit race around central London. But there was a new circuit this year,...

Cycling

RideLondon

A couple of weekends ago was the now annual RideLondon cycling festival in London. There are several strands to it, including: –...