Whether you're dependent on Boris Bikes or own a top-of-the-line Pinarello Dogma 2 that would earn an appreciative whistle from Bradley Wiggins himself, cycling around town is one of summer's greatest pleasures. (Provided, of course, it's not pouring down with rain and you don't have a ruthless double-decker on your tail.)
And, because cycling is often about more than just getting from Point A to Point B, we asked some of London's top pros for their tips on the best bike routes in the city. From scenic rides along the canals to secret paths with incredible views, they've mapped out the perfect routes for you and your two-wheeler. Enjoy! Want more local flavour? Like Refinery29 London on Facebook for insider tips on the coolest spots to shop, eat, party, and play.
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