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Southwark Cyclists | February 1, 2015

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Better Cycle Infrastructure in Southwark

January 25, 2015 |

Rik Andrew was invited to lead a discussion of cycling infrastructure at the meeting on Jan 14th 2015.       Favourite quotes: “One major hazard on a route will deter 98% of potential users”;  Regarding the proposed Central Grid, … Read More

Healthy Ride Report – 24th Jan 2015

January 25, 2015 |

Beautiful sunny morning saw 15 riders gathered in Peckham Square. First stop was Telegraph Hill where the views were really clear after the overnight rain. Then north-west to Brookmill Park at the north end, but not before replacing an inner … Read More

Deptford Creek Bridge Opens

January 24, 2015 |

The new swing bridge on Deptford Creek opened on Monday Jan 19th 2015.  This takes the Thames path and National Cycle route 4 across between the Deptford side of the creek (by the Tsar statue) and the Greenwich side, now … Read More

Healthy Ride Report – Jan 17th 2015 – Crystal Palace to Canada Water

January 19, 2015 |

This was a + ride, so 9.30 start. 5 riders at Canada Water on a chilly morning. Boarded the 9.42 Overground train and were joined by one more rider at Surrey Quays. 8 more riders were waiting at Crystal Palace, … Read More

Healthy Ride Report, 10 Jan 2015

January 11, 2015 |

14 riders at Canada Water on a cold, grey morning with a pretty iffy forecast. All well prepared for some rain, which in the end was never serious. Plan was to ride to the new Lewisham Leisure Centre and back. … Read More

Safe Cycle Route and Junction Design

January 8, 2015 |

Open session of Southwark Cyclists to start the next regular Wednesday meeting.  Starts 6.30pm at Better Bankside on Wednesday January 14th 2015.

Rik Andrew, Co-Chair of the LCC Infrastructure Review Group will present his views and lead a discussion on … Read More

Healthy Ride Report, 27 Dec 2014

December 28, 2014 |

Report from Werner who led the ride. Rain overnight and enough wind to bring down one small tree/bush in Russia Dock Woodland between yesterday’s route check and today’s ride. Dry at the start and even a glimpse of sunshine. A … Read More

Healthy Ride + Ride Report, 20 Dec 2014

December 21, 2014 |

9 riders plus Bruce leading gathered for 9.30 at Canada Water on another sunny December morning. Boarded Overground to Haggerston where another rider joined us. Then along the Regents Canal Towpath, into Victoria Park, then to the Hertford Union Canal. … Read More

Healthy Ride Report, 13th Dec 2014

December 13, 2014 |

12 riders at Canada Water on a beautiful, sunny morning.  David started us at 10.05 and we headed down to the river and along to Deptford Creek.  The new bridge was not open – a disappointment.  But the word is … Read More

Crystal Palace Parade – a personal view

December 12, 2014 |

Southwark Council is holding a consultation regarding proposals to significantly improve the Crystal Palace Parade / Westwood Hill / Sydenham Hill and Fountain Drive road junctions.

Note this post is not agreed SC view.  It is my radical take, put … Read More

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