Heartwarming

Discussion in 'Health, Fitness and Training' started by Tom Crispin, Jan 10, 2011.

  1. Tom Crispin

    Tom Crispin Guest

    I just received this post from someone who wants to join the cycling
    Yahoo! group I moderate.

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    I live in Greenwich, and have got back into cycling using the TfL hire
    bikes in central London. Now I want to do more!
    ====================
     
    Tom Crispin, Jan 10, 2011
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  2. I do wonder how many Boris bikers didn't otherwise cycle...
     
    David Damerell, Jan 10, 2011
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  3. Tom Crispin

    Paul - xxx Guest

    Nice one Tom .. ;)
     
    Paul - xxx, Jan 10, 2011
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  4. Tom Crispin

    PhilD Guest

    A good number, I would have thought. Those who would have cycled
    anyway would have their own bikes and not need to hire one.

    Of course, I may be wrong, but I hope not!

    PhilD
     
    PhilD, Jan 10, 2011
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    Tony Raven Guest

    Tony Raven, Jan 10, 2011
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  6. Tom Crispin

    Tom Crispin Guest

    Surely you mean, "Nice one Boris!"
     
    Tom Crispin, Jan 10, 2011
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  7. I think for keen commuters they are unlikely to appeal. I don't often go
    for pleasure to central london and bar the novelty value, I'm likely to
    be on foot or to have come in by my bike.

    wish it all the best though!

    roger
     
    Roger Merriman, Jan 11, 2011
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  8. Not necessarily. They may live hundreds of miles away from London, but
    work in London and not have a folding bike for the train. Nor wish to
    leave one locked up at one of the London termini. Having seen the daily
    scrum for the London train at Peterborough there is no way people are going
    to be able to get full-sized non-folding bikes on the train even if
    there were enough bike places.
     
    Andy Leighton, Jan 11, 2011
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    Sara Guest

    If they'd been around when I was working in central London I'd have used
    the Boris Bikes to get from Waterloo to the office. I'm claustrophobic
    so the tube has never been an option for me and the bus during the rush
    hour can be a nightmare.
     
    Sara, Jan 11, 2011
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    Phil Cook Guest

    Or it could be that like me they live and work in London and have a folding
    bike, but sometimes go where they can't leave the bike in a safe place.
     
    Phil Cook, Jan 11, 2011
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