Cycle lockers are a must for commuting.

Yipee.

The cycle lockers are finally here, installed and contain my bike.

No more having to dismatle my bike every day while I lock it in the excuse for a bike rack that is installed at work. The cycle lockers we had at installed at the old office, have turned up. We had them there because the Office managers there asked the cyclists what they needed, as opposed to providing what they thought we needed. Hence we had a lot of people cycling to the old office. Hopefully things will now turn around here.

They came from www.cycle-works.com and are great.

Now we just need somewhere, on the ground floor, to hang a change of clothes and we will be done.

Comments:

Actually Chris it is even better than you thought. If you worked in Bagshot like I do, you would know the cycle lockers that were installed there are still there. The ones you are using are new.

So when we decide where to put the ex Bagshot ones ( a suitable home needs to be found on the MP campus) there will be even more hopefully for others to enjoy as you do.

Posted by Paul Humphreys on November 17, 2004 at 08:55 AM GMT #

I'd say a must for cyclists is definitely radiators where you can hang wet cycling gear - especially in Ireland ! Oh, and showers too ;-) We've got showers here, but I have to stuff wet cycling shoes with used-printer paper and leave them near the closest heat source (the back of the computers under my desk) to dry for the day - what a pain... [ I'd put them in the lab behind a 6800 or similarly hot server, but I figure people would shout at me ]

Posted by Tim Foster on November 17, 2004 at 09:29 AM GMT #

Indeed I am going to miss the air flow out of the top of the air conditioner which would dry anything, fortnunatly no one could see up there so on one shouted at me!

There is a reason why my towel is currently on top of my monitor.

If I get given an LCD screen I'll have to find a new drier!

Posted by Chris Gerhard on November 17, 2004 at 09:41 AM GMT #

Cycle lockers are definitely good.

Walking outside Wyong Station earlier in the week I walked past a bike that had been chained to the bus shelter.

Some bastard had stomped on the wheels severely bending the rims. It's been there for a few days now. I suspect the owner has simply given up on it.

There are some sad people out there.

Alan

Posted by Alan Hargreaves on November 17, 2004 at 08:47 PM GMT #

I always liked the look of these local (to me anyway :-) Gear-Change lockers and facilities. I have no idea how they work out in practice though, but just thought I'd offer them up as an interesting alternative to car park spaces.

cheers / Andrew

Posted by Andrew Harker on November 27, 2004 at 01:27 PM GMT #

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