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Southwark Cyclists | October 21, 2016

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Southwark Cyclists

Who to Officially Complain to

October 20, 2016 |

Pothole? If Southwark or a local authority managed road/track, then I’ve vg response from using

TfL maintenance issue? Use their “Report IT” website. Includes a red-route’s street lighting, potholes, loose iron works etc.

Local safety issue? Contact … Read More

Take Action: Support Space for Cycling on the Old Kent Road

October 19, 2016 |

Want protected cycle lanes down the Old Kent Road? Want to reduce air pollution and help kids cycle to school in one of London’s least healthy areas? We need to show that people support space for cycling, including people who … Read More

Waltham Forest Mini-Holland: Report of our Trip

October 14, 2016 |

Written by Liz Eden, 24th September 2016

We were shown round by Paul Gasson, of Waltham Forest Cycling. We first cycled around some of the outlying bits, then locked up our bikes next to Walthamstow Station and walked around there.

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Lycra for people who don’t usually fit into lycra

October 14, 2016 |

A company called “Fat Lad At the Back” now sell cycling clothes for those of us who aren’t built like whippets. (I’m not entirely sure what I think of the name, but never mind.) All described in the following video: … Read More

Tower Bridge Closure – CS7 fail!

October 8, 2016 |

Heavy traffic on Southwark bridge as a consequence of the Tower Bridge closure. The cycle path works perfectly but the nose to tail vehicles and parked coaches on the south side are making life challenging for cyclists. People are taking … Read More

Tower Bridge diversion ride report

October 5, 2016 |

The team went for a ride to examine the proposed diversions etc – hence our observations on facebook

Our report is here …..cycle-run-3-oct-2016-v0-1s-tower-bridge-closure-1

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Alternative routes during Tower Bridge Closure

October 2, 2016 |

Update. Counts on Tuesday 4th Oct indicate some extra cyclists along Tooley St heading for London Bridge. But around 250 choosing to walk with bikes across the bridge. Just enough room even at am peak to do this in … Read More

Mayor Khan confirms his support for the Rotherhithe to Canary Wharf Pedestrian and Cycle Bridge

September 30, 2016 |

In A letter to Lib Dem Assembly Member Caroline Pidgeon the mayor reiterated his commitment to the scheme and stated that TfL is currently reviewing the initial funding, technical and demand data collected by Sustrans many years ago.

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TFL road works patrol report from ride 30th August

September 13, 2016 |

One of our usual road works patrols with TFL with our report attached

Issues to resolve include lorries parking on Belvedere (and we need to do a TM walk on Wandsworth Rd_ * Vinci hoarding issues * Ponton Rd vehicle … Read More

Fire of London Healthy Ride – another record turnout

September 4, 2016 |

33 riders showed up for the Sept 3rd Healthy Ride themed to celebrate the 350th anniversary of the Great Fire of London.  This tops the 31 who took part in the 16th July ride to Trinity Buoy Wharf (see report).  … Read More

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