London taxi firm Addison Lee offers cabs for cyclists and their bikes

Private hire firm Addison Lee introduces 'CycleCab' scheme just three years after the company's former boss ranted against London's cyclists

Addison Lee CycleCab scheme

London private hire company Addison Lee will introduce a new 'CycleCab' scheme in the capital from October 19 whereby its distinctive Ford Galaxy vehicles will carry bikes for the first time. The move comes just three years after Addison Lee's former chairman published a controversial anti-cycling rant.

The scheme allows cyclists to book a vehicle for themselves and their bike: "perfect for when the British weather turns torrential or simply when it’s been a particularly tough day at the office" says the company.

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Nigel Wynn
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Nigel Wynn worked as associate editor on, he worked almost single-handedly on the Cycling Weekly website in its early days. His passion for cycling, his writing and his creativity, as well as his hard work and dedication, were the original driving force behind the website’s success. Without him, would certainly not exist on the size and scale that it enjoys today. Nigel sadly passed away, following a brave battle with a cancer-related illness, in 2018. He was a highly valued colleague, and more importantly, an exceptional person to work with - his presence is sorely missed.