anyone ever seen more police in london than there were in the city today?
what a crazy day for riding around central!
spent a few hours roaming around to catch a glimpse of action but wasn’t much going on.
on a side street off london wall i counted on this small street about 35 police carriervans parked bumper to bumper down the whole street on both sides, it was madnesss. saw vans from hampshire wiltshire , some rusty old transits haha.
i saw 4 or 5 big new mercedes police vans do a synchronised 3 point turn on farrigndon road was really odd! they were in a lane one behind the other and just all turned around at the same time.
saw a mc copper givin sht to a scooterist for passing one of those yellow plastic island cones with the blue arrow, on the wrong side of the road to get to the front of the traffic light queue. was quite funny as I had felt that those extra 5 seconds wouldn’t hurt, going around the right way, and the dude behind me thought f0ok it, went wrong side and got bll*cked haha
also saw a very lively very small rider female on a very biiiiig black ducati that was pleasant .
started going to st paul’s to eat on the steps to see what’s up. at one point there was a convoy of what must have been 10 police vans it was nuts felt like in that born free video from m.i.a. which is pretty epic btw.
yesterday saw a romanian mercedes doing an epic fail coming down the end of commercial road and thought it was one way so took a sharp right at speed onto whitechapel high street but on the wrong side of the road! went straight into the path of a double decker he must’ve sh*t himself haha.
later he caught up with me he mustve been 18 on c*ke with some blonde bimbo haha.
rode out onto embankment was really nice didn’t realise how close it was it feels so good when you can admire a sunny riverscape after hours of traffic jams.
also, i have still never spotted LB stickers on any bike to date (3 weeks in london) i’m guessing most people don’t have them? I ordered mine 10 days ago and still haven’t arrived and customer contact hasn’t replied. so im kind of p*ssd off about that.
anybody else wanna have a general rant or statement or comment on the day’s riding?