y o u b i k e l o n d o n; Nick from Crouch End

Name and age?
Nick, 23.
Where do you live / ride?
I live in Crouch End in north east London, and I cycle to work in Regent's Park.  It usually takes about 30 minutes.
What do you ride?
An old Raleigh Vitesse racing bike.

How often do you ride?
About four times a week.  I tend to slack off on Fridays.
Helmet or no helmet?
No helmet.
What's your primary reason for cycling?
It saves money - it makes sense.
Least favourite aspect of cycling?
Taxi drivers - always the Black Cabs. They're the worse.
Most favourite aspect of cycling?
Saving money! And a faster route would make it more enjoyable.
What advice would you give to an aspiring cyclist thinking of riding in London for the first time?
Be confident on the road, be brave!
What could be done to improve the lot of the London cyclist?
Fill in those potholes to start with, and then more should be done to raise awareness of cyclists and to give them more respect.

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