Jora Basket Weavers Exhibition Launch

We had a great time at Clare Lewington’s Jora Basket Weavers exhibition launch on Friday night. The baskets will be on exhibit upstairs at our studios,146 Columbia Road on Saturdays and Sundays until the 29th of July.

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Jora Basket Weavers Exhibition 20th-29th of July

Our studio space on Columbia Road will be open for the next two weekends with an exhibition of Clare Lewington’s photographs from Kenya and a colorful display of hand-woven baskets made by the women pictured and imported and sold through From Afar.

Tour De Latitude

Starting from Hackney in East London 113 miles and an 8 to 12 hour journey from Latitude the ride will gather momentum picking up additional cyclists on route in Sudbury, 55 miles and a 3 to 5 hour journey away and finally Ipswish about 35 miles from the final destination at Henham Park and a total of 2 to 4 hours.

The fully supported route will be enlivened with themed rest stops every 20 miles providing welcome refreshment to hungry cyclists with food generously donated by Marks & Spencer. Free wifi will allow smart phone users to check in and send updates on their progress. On arrival participants will be greeted by their welcoming team and can indulge in a well earned massage, ice bath and hot showers. Bicyclists baggage will be transported separately and stored safely for the duration of the festival. And in case any one enjoys the weekend’s activities a little too much participants of Tour de Latitude will benefit from a complimentary coach ticket back to their original starting point where their bike will be waiting for them.

Join us on this great ride by signing up today at give2go.co.uk where you can find online support with advice on training, fund raising and make friends with fellow Tour de Latitude participants in your area.

 

The Bike Show Podcast

Have a listen to The London Bike Show’s recent podcast in which listeners write in with their favourite ride of 2011 and most exciting plans for riding in 2012. Cyclodelic is featured in an exclusive interview about our new boutique on Columbia Road! We would have to say our best bike ride of the year was the cycling trip we took to Paris in September. We also reveal our upcoming fashion plans for the New Year and predictions of cycling fashion in the future including everything from nanotechnology to new reflective accessories. Ring in the New Year with these insightful fashion tips!

The London Bike Show, Win Tickets!

Outdoor enthusiasts- the time has finally come, The London Bike Show is on its way! The show will run from January 12-15 2012 at ExCeL. Returning after its huge success in 2011 the 2012 London Bike Show will include twice the number of exhibitors.

This year’s show has it all , new bikes for sale, cycling gear, cycling stars and experts, as well as the Animal Relentless Bike Tour which is Europe’s number one mountain bike freestyle team. Allow yourself to be shocked and awed by their stellar aerial tricks that never fail to impress. This year the London Bike Show has partnered up with the London Hardcourt Bike Polo Association to host London’s first ever indoor international bike polo tournament. A variety of teams will be facing off to win the valued title of London Bike Show Champions. Whether you are an experienced cyclist or just getting started the London Bike Show has something for everyone!

In order to celebrate the launch of the show, The London Bike Show has given us tickets to give away to our most dedicated fans. To win a pair of tickets all you need to do is take a Christmas themed photograph of you and your bicycle and e-mail it to info@cyclodelic.co.uk. Don’t give up this chance to check out everything The London Bike Show has to offer for free! Competition closes at midnight on Friday December 16th.

 

Christmas Wednesdays On Columbia Road

Saving local Christmas shoppers from the hectic world of commercial shopping Columbia Road shopkeepers have once again decided to open their doors on Wednesday evenings for Christmas Wednesdays. Beginning today Wednesday November 30, Christmas Wednesdays offer you an enchanting world where shops are all independently owned and full of treats, art, and treasures of all kinds.

Excited about our first year participating in Christmas Wednesdays, our new shop will be offering a smashing range of pet, cycling, and lifestyle accessories such as reflective dog collars and leads, decorative cushions, and glamorous gifts for him and her. The cool and frosty evenings will be relieved by the glasses of mulled wine and mince pies available in the shop. Free entertainment fills the streets with jolly music as shoppers may come in and observe our multitude of fairy lights, candles, and christmas decorations. Take a walk around and stroll into our new studio as you indulge in the Yuletide spirit and find irreplaceable Christmas gifts for your loved ones.

The London Tweed Run 2011

The perfect occasion to wear my Cyclodelic cape

Hiro's first Tweed Run, riding up front in the cargo bike

'Lady Velo', Jools Walker looking just perfect on her Pashley

Photoben in Cyclodelic Dashing Tweed Cravat

Hiro takes a break outside the private members club

Cyclodelic Dashing Tweeds doggy bow tie

Chris Delia smuggles Hiro into the private members club at the end of the ride

London’s Tweed Run

London’s Rugby Tweed Run is just around the corner and we have a range of products perfectly suited for the occasion! Gather up some of your chums and join in on this “metropolitan bicycle ride with a bit of style.”

The Tweed Run will set off on Saturday November 26th, participants will meet at the newly launched Ralph Lauren Rugby store in Covent Garden and will take part in exciting activities along the route including the lovely Tea Break on Royal Avenue, Chelsea to a smashing soiree at the end of the course.

Dress in your very best style because various awards will be offered ranging from best vintage bicycle, most dapper chap, and most dashing dame. Not sure what you plan on wearing? For those of you looking for a last minute style fix Cyclodelic has some dandy new tweed attire.

Products include our Tweed Reflective Cuff Links for £25 and a newly crafted Tweed Cravate for £35. These can be bought separately or if you fancy both you can pick up a set for £55.  Sporting these posh items you are guaranteed to stand out from the rest of the crowd!

Ladies Night at Blue Door Bicycles

Tonight, Thursday 17th of November Blue Door Bicycles, a cycle shop in Crystal Palace, South East London is hosting a special ladies night from 7-9pm. The shop is located at 5 and 7 Central Hill. Blue Door Bicycles will be offering a special sale on women’s cycling clothing, including some of Cyclodelic‘s most valued items, such as our long sleeve tunic dresses, and kimono jackets. They will also be offering advice to both experienced and inexperienced cyclists. Free refreshments will be provided, so cycle on over to get great prices on their merchandise!