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Southwark Cyclists | July 24, 2014

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Southwark Cyclists

Healthy Ride + Report, 19 July 2014

July 19, 2014 |

Despite a heavy downpour one hour before the start, there were 12 riders at Canada Water at 9.30 for the second Healthy Ride +.  Werner leading took us over Southwark Bridge to the British Museum via the Guildhall, Smithfields and … Read More

Healthy Ride Report – 12 July 2014

July 12, 2014 |

Report from Werner (Ride Leader).   After the dynamic forecasts of the last few days it was difficult to predict how many would show up for today’s healthy ride.  However, there was a good turnout and 15 set off from Canada … Read More

Quietway 2

July 7, 2014 |

TfLs new Cycling Quietways programme gets underway this year and one of the first 2 routes, Quietway 2 (Q2), runs across the north of Southwark (Route is shown at Delivery of each segment is being carried out by … Read More

Healthy Ride Report – 28 June 2014

June 29, 2014 |

11 riders at Peckham Square, despite the iffy weather forecast.  Bruce leading on a Dulwich loop.  Unfortunately the forecast proved accurate and by the time we were into Peckham Rye Park the rain was falling steadily.  At this point one … Read More

An alternative to Surrey Canal Path?

June 26, 2014 |

Surrey Canal Path and its link to Burgess Park are the jewels in the crown of central Southwark and a well-deserved success story for the council’s encouragement of walking and cycling. The only problem is the popularity of the Canal … Read More

Parking on CS7 – a common problem

June 23, 2014 |

Nice example of inconsiderate, illegal parking.  While we were having our Bike Week Breakfast at the Isalnd Cafe on Southwark Park Road (see post below), a large articulated truck stopped opposite on a double yellow on the Cycle Superhighway.  This … Read More

20 mph on London and Blackfriars Bridges from July 20th

June 23, 2014 |

The much-heralded 20mph for all City of London roads will come into effect on July 20th (details, more information).  Unfortunately some roads in the city are TfL controlled.  But some of these will also become 20mph – including London and … Read More

Healthy Ride Report – 21 June 2014

June 21, 2014 |

14 riders left Canada Water with Werner leading for the first Healthy Ride +.  The 9.30 start had obviously not put people off – and the glorious sunny weather must have helped.

Along the river to Greenwich where another rider … Read More

Bike Week Breakfast

June 18, 2014 |


About 40 riders dropped in to the Island Cafe for a free coffee and croissant during our Bike Breakfast on Wednesday June 18th.  In addition at least 10 bikes were fixed by Charlie and Paul doing a Dr Bike … Read More

Healthy Ride Report – June 14th 2014

June 17, 2014 |

17 riders left Canada Water with Philippa leading.  Open Garden Squares weekend, so aimed to peep into as many gardens as we could.  First stop at the Tunnel where a gentleman in a splendid hat talked to us about the … Read More

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