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Viv Joynes: Run your way across Europe

In Interviews, London by Claire

In April, Viv mentioned that she was going to run the footsteps of her Grandmother’s refuge route across Europe. She said it so humbly. No one really realised what a ridiculous journey she was going on. Then she ran 3,850K. This is the story of an adventure of a run …

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Dereks Bags: meet Katy Parkes

In Interviews, London by Claire

Katy Parkes decided to design some rucksacks. Then Kennedy City Bicycles picked up on her skills and asked her to design some cycling bags for her. Then Ally Capellino took notice. We grabbed coffee and talked about what starting a small business and designing from scratch has been like. Then …

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Quit your job and become a travel photographer: meet Conor MacNeil

In Interviews, London by Claire

When I first met Conor MacNeill he was a web developer. Now, he’s just packed in the day job and turned nomadic photographer. I went to talk to ask him some questions about how his adventures had reached this point. Just before he hopped on a flight to Burma we …

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Art Crank in London

In Interviews, London by Claire

Catch up on Art Crank. ‘The poster party for bike people’ UK organiser Chris Verbick grabbed a table in his studio to chat about the show in the US, bringing it to the UK and how he keeps it homely, community-driven and independent. And also pulling couches around the streets …

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Pilgrim Cycling: meet Tom Probert

In Interviews, London by Claire

Pilgrim Cycling Co. is a Kickstarter project that embodies an adventurous, explorative spirit and has just smashed through its goal by 250%. I sat down with creator Tom Probert to talk about the motivation behind it all. He chose his favourite coffee shop and shared his tips on cycling a …

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