Archive for January, 2010

Bike Chimp rides the first official London-Paris 2010 training ride. In spite of freezing weather, the big monkey goes home smiling.


British Cycling is to merge with the UK Potholing Association. The two organisations have decided to become one after the recent cold snap created hundreds of thousand of extra potholes on Britain’s roads. One Liverpudlian source has estimated there are an extra 10,000 holes in Blackburn, Lancashire alone. A spokesman for British Cycling said: “There […]

Why do cyclists have their legs? Bike Chimp thinks he knows the true answer.

Bike Chimp is going to ride from London to Paris this summer in aid of The Geoff Thomas Foundation. He would be very grateful for your support.

The Bike Chimp tries and fails to persuade Mrs Chimp to take up tandem cycling.

Bike Chimp tests six folding bikes, and discovers the unique appeal of the Brompton.

The launch of Team Sky is an exciting development for British Cycling. But let’s keep the champagne on ice for now.