Thousands of Londoners take to their bikes to beat the Tube strike

Only a few bike traffic jams and a bit of rain to deal with

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Cyclists took to their bikes to beat the Tube strike (Twitter/Chris Kenyon)

(Image credit: Twitter/Chris Kenyon)

With a strike by London Underground workers closing the majority of the Tube network, thousands of the capital's commuters have been able to experience the joy of cycling to work.

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Henry Robertshaw began his time at Cycling Weekly working with the tech team, writing reviews, buying guides and appearing in videos advising on how to dress for the seasons. He later moved over to the news team, where his work focused on the professional peloton as well as legislation and provision for cycling. He's since moved his career in a new direction, with a role at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.