Beautiful day in London – 14C and sunny.
One of the selling points of our new flat is the bike garage and cycle-friendly commute. It’s about 2 miles / 3km due south on some smaller relatively traffic-free roads, and then some larger city roads with bike paths.
I left a few minutes earlier this morning to document the trip. Door to door it takes about 15 minutes. And it’s all downhill!
In the covered cycle garage. What a beaut!
Gateway to Islington.
Looking south down my street. 5% there.
Now just south of Essex Rd, looking south. 15% there.
Looking south over the Regent Canal bridge (bike and pedestrian only). 30% there.
To the left, the canal.
To the right, same canal.
Just south of the bridge looking south. 40% there.
Looking south (and looking at my thumb a little too). 45% there.
What’s this? Bike lane? I’m in. 50% there.
Crosswalk, 55% there. Note the special cross button:
At cyclist height too – someone was thinking properly when they designed this.
Promised land! Separated cycle path! 65% there.
Now this is more like it! 85% there.
At work, 100% of the way there.
What do you think?