Richard Bloomfield

Richard is the founder of Dublin Bike Blog. He commutes to work every day by bike, come rain or shine, on his Dutch city bike. You can read more from Richard on his blog richardbloomfield.ie.

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WorkCycles Opafiets

By | 16 May, 2015

I took delivery of my WorkCycles Azor Opafiets (grandpa bike) this weekend, a traditional-style Dutch city bike.

WorkCycles are an Amsterdam-based company that distribute and make modern versions of traditional Dutch city bikes, together with transportation and cargo bikes. The bikes have hand-built frames and use the best components to make study bikes that will last.

How to keep your bike secure at work

By | 15 May, 2015

My office has a bike cage in the underground car park, and this week it was broken into and a number of bikes were stolen.

Apparently there’s been quite a few bike thefts from office car parks in recent times. They offer rich pickings, what with all those employees that have expensive bikes bought through the Cycle to Work scheme – and the thieves can operate relatively undisturbed during the working day.