The Oyster Wheel provides a series of Day rides designed for hybrid touring bikes and easily accessible from the Oyster/contactless rail and tube networks.
It consists of two sets of rides:
- A loop of eight rides together creating a complete circuit of London, with each day starting and finishing at an Oyster station – the Oyster Loop
- Eight rides back from those same stations to Tower Bridge – the Oyster Spokes.
The menu at the top of the page provides access to those rides, whilst the blog provides updates on progress.
I created the Oyster Wheel whilst supporting my wife who is suffering from Pancreatic Cancer. If having tried out the Routes you would like to donate to Pancreatic Cancer then my donations page can be found at Oyster Wheel Donations. Thank you.
When the spirits are low, when the day appears dark, when work becomes monotonous, when hope hardly seems worth having, just mount a bicycle and go for a spin down the road, without thought on anything but the ride you are taking. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle I thought I was reasonably lucky to have survived… Read more
Tuesday was a sunny day so I decided to enjoy the good weather and go off for another half-Spoke circuit – circular rides that head up one spoke cut over and then down another. This allows me to maintain social distancing policy by not using public transport and still get exercise. I set off on… Read more
One of the challenges of the Corona virus outbreak is that it affects more severely those with underlying health conditions. Given that my wife is still having chemo for her pancreatic cancer, then we’ve been advised to minimise public contact, such as the use of public transport. Riding the Oysterwheel and Spokes is predicated on… Read more
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