William Benetton explores the best places to avoid cars and pedestrians when riding your bike in London.
What You Need to Know Before Taking Your Bike out in London
Whether you are using your bike just for going to work or you cannot imagine one day without cycling, as part of your daily sports routine, it is best that you know all the cool places which are popular among London’s bikers. It goes without saying that in such a hectic city it is a proof of courage to face the traffic and ride your bike, even if it is only for a few hundred meters. However, the advantages of cycling, besides the ones concerning your health and fit condition, are that you will be able to arrive in time wherever you go. Sometimes though it is better that you know beforehand the route you are going to take, so you can avoid queues, roads which are not optimized for cycling or very crowded streets where it is almost impossible to even walk, not mention cycle.
Good news for you! We have put together a list of the most popular routes for cyclists, for both going to work and taking your bike for a leisure walk in the park on a Saturday afternoon. Mind you, the list will also contain some shortcuts and tips regarding which routes can be switched, in order for you to avoid traffic jams and feel safe while riding your bike.
Top Trails in London for a Safe and Quick Ride
Prepare your equipment and take your bike for one adventurous ride that will lift your spirit and take you wherever you might want to head to, all in a timely manner:
Also called the ‘’Zig-Zag road’’, this trail was part of the Olympic tour-cycling back in 2012, however, this does not mean that you cannot do it. Give it a try and enjoy the spectacular vistas surrounding you.
Which Trail Is the Most Suitable for You?
All in all, we might know London as being a jammed city, however, it does offer you the alternative of a healthy and quick ride, at any time during the week or weekend. You just have to go out and explore the endless trails waiting to be discovered. However, make sure to start with the one we have suggested above, which will surely satisfy your appetite for adventure.
About the author: William Benetton is a journalist, blogger, and writer. He writes about all kinds of sport and playing football with his friends every week. He is passionate about people, places and travel.