Metropolitan bike

Cyclist fined for 'avoiding phone box' on shared path pleads not guilty

The cyclist who was issued a fixed penalty notice for straying off the cycling section of a shared-use pavement wil have his day in court on February 5, 2015 after pleading not guilty to the offence at Bromley Crown Court yesterday, December 17.

In July Kristian Gregory was riding along the New Kent Road when he was stopped by a PCSO who asked him why he was not riding on the cycle path.

London woman reunited with stolen bike - after police stop pavement cyclist 13 miles away

A London woman has been reunited with her stolen bike after police stopped a man for riding it on the pavement on the other side of the capital, with a check on the frame number revealing that it had been recorded as stolen on the BikeRegister database.

The 19-year-old man was cycling with his brother on a pavement on East London’s Bethnal Green Road when officers stopped them for what the police described as “anti-social behaviour.” *

Rizoma's new 77|011 urban bike

Wow! The new 77|011 metropolitan bike from Italian brand Rizoma is a bit of a head turner.

With the lack of a seat tube and a down tube that morphs right into the chainstays, it’s one of the most distinctive bikes we’ve seen on road.cc in ages, and Rizoma are up-front about the fact that this bike is as much about style as it is about technology.

They say, “Elegance and harmony make the metropolitan bike more than just a means of travel, but rather a work of design and a declaration of an esthetic and existential philosophy.”

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