Video: A Cyclist's Journey Into London

By M@ Last edited 71 months ago
Video: A Cyclist's Journey Into London

This beautifully shot video shows nothing more remarkable than one man's cycle commute into London. But Rueben AD manages to imbue his film with a hypnotic quality that compels you to watch. The six-minute short was put together over one year, with cuts from all four seasons, on his journey from Ealing through central London to Aldgate. Enjoy.

Last Updated 24 July 2012


He seems to go down the Uxbridge Road through Shepherd's Bush about four times.  Either that or those shots are in the wrong order.

Rueben Derrick

Hi Nick

It was shot over 4 seasons and so there is repetition
of the same area, and yes I took some liberty on its chronological accuracy in
the area you mentioned for the sake of good watching. Only the keenest eyes
will notice ;) After Shepherd’s bush I think I was a good boy.


Really enjoyed that Rueben. Fantastically well put together and loved the tune to accompany it.


Nice job. More than just the story of one man's commute, it's a portrait of the city.


I love this video. Great work.


An adventurous start in the day, though! ;) Stunning.


I tried to do something like this, but ended up getting motion sickness everytime I tried to edit it!


Amazing work

Henry Lau

Who brushes their teeth with a helmet on? LOL


I especially like the bits where you're cycling on the pavement

Richard Mellor

I wasn't expecting it when the man slipped and fell over - let out a big 'whoa'!  Terrific film, thanks for making it Rueben.

Freddie Newton

Great vid Rueben, loved it apart from that poor chap coming off! Im looking at doing a similar kind of commute: acton - st pauls, how long does it take you? Cheers Fred

Johnny Mack

Ruby, that was epic mate. I'm sure you could even make my commute on the tube look cool. Really well edited.