A new app for iPhone will point you in the direction of your nearest cycle shop. The app lists London's independent vendors as well as some of the big boys like CycleSurgery and Evans.
If London in 2010 had to be summed up in one word, it would probably be 'cycling'. The bike hire scheme, cycle superhighways, and wealth of new navigation tools have prompted more Londoners than ever to take to the saddle. But there's a whole culture that goes alongside the two-wheeled life. What if your bike breaks down while you're in an unfamiliar part of town? Where can you find cycle-friendly cafes? And where does the discerning rider go to obtain the increasing array of must-have cycling accoutrements? This London Bike Shop app has over 200 suggestions to make pedalling around town more fun.If the screenshots look familiar, it's because the software comes from the same stable as our wifi app
. Our colleagues at LDN Creative Ltd have created the tool for the popular London Cyclist Blog
. You can get it now for just 59p. The price doubles at 9am tomorrow. Click here
to find in the iTunes store. Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch and iPad. Requires iOS 3.1.2 or later.
Last Updated 02 November 2010