Tag Archives: London 2012

30/01/2012 // INFO Leave a comment

Telling the Olympic story by bike


With just under six months to go until the London Olympics kick off, the excitement of the event is steadily building. As well as being a celebration of sporting excellence, LOCOG has been keen to make these games a cultural Olympiad as well. READ ON

18/11/2011 // EVENTS, INFO Leave a comment

Join the Sustrans-led Olympic cycling routes ride

Mark Foster, London 2012 Mascot Mandeville, Transport for London's Director of Better Routes and Places, Ben Plowden, Carl Pittam, Sustrans' London Director, and London 2012 Mascot Wenlock.

If you are about in London tomorrow, why not take in the Sustrans led rides to the Olympic Park. A team of volunteers from the sustainable transport charity will be leading cyclists along paths and canals, through parks, and along quiet streets before cycling on to the elevated greenway which leads to the ViewTube CafĂ© – a prime spot for viewing the Olympic Park. READ ON

01/11/2011 // INFO Leave a comment

My day with Cav and 150 other cyclists

Cavendish Hog Hill

Yesterday I had the pleasure of being on a group ride with Britain’s newly crowned World Champion Mark Cavendish at Redbridge Cycling Centre in Essex (known locally as Hog Hll). READ ON

15/08/2011 // INFO Leave a comment

Amateur duo ride Olympic test event with the pros

London Surrey Cycle Classic

Despite tight security for the Olympic cycling test event on Sunday it appears a couple of amateur cyclists got on the 140km course before the professional riders yesterday. READ ON