A circuit ride: Hammersmith, Fulham, Putney & Barnes


While other poor folks were office-bound and chained to their desks this afternoon, I was out enjoying myself on two wheels.

I’ve not done much commuting by bicycle lately, so today I thought I’d begin a week’s annual leave by making the most of the balmy autumnal weather. Plus I wanted to blow a few cobwebs away and check I’m in OK shape to tackle the 26-mile ride criss-crossing the five boroughs of New York that I’ll be doing later this week. Yes, I’m heading to Manhattan and am looking forward to experiencing another big city by bicycle.

But today it was all about cycling along London’s tow paths and the back streets of Fulham and Barnes.

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