I took this shot a couple of months ago, while I was freelancing in the West End – the natural habitat of the bike courier.
It was a very special sighting of rare tricycle-couriers flocking through Fitzrovia.
Unlike their nimbler, two-wheeled counterparts, these specimens have inherent stability. This is well demonstrated by the one at the back, who is smoking a roll-up as she rides.
The London Courier Emergency Fund – which helps injured couriers with cash while they’re off work – is celebrating its first anniversary with a fundraising alleycat race and after-party.
The Alleycat With No Name starts at the Foundry, London, at 7.30pm on the 24th April.
The after-party kicks off at 9pm at the Korsan Bar, 161 Kingsland Road, and will feature The Scuzzies, Defcon Zero and Fromemory.