We may be a little biased when we say cycling is probably the best mode of transport to get you to work, but it’s true. Once you’ve got your bike, lock and helmet, you can forget all about parking, bus tickets, oyster cards, noisy commuters and delayed departures.
And if you’ve ever experienced a smelly, stuffy London tube, you’ve probably decided to look at one of the only positives of the London tube strikes – ditching the manic buses and jumping straight onto the saddle is pretty liberating.
We’re welcoming novice cyclists into the commuting world with open arms. But we do understand it can be pretty daunting if you haven’t been out there for a while. And whether you’re affected by the tube strikes or not, live in London, or nowhere near, here are 8 simple tips to help you on your way.
Check your bike