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Cycling to work associated with major health benefits – new study

April 23, 2017 |

More data on health benefits of cycling to work Risk of early death down by 41%.  Risk of developing cardiovascular disease or cancer down by 45%.  Amazing stats from an analysis of the Biobank data from 250,000 45-60 year-olds.  Comparison … Read More

Cycle to Work Day Special — with prizes!!!

April 23, 2017 |

 I should confess straight away that I don’t know what the prizes will be. (The discerning will have noticed that the pictures doesn’t give anything away). But while we haven’t (yet) organised the prizes we have organised the rides. We can … Read More

Albany Road / Portland Place junction works

April 22, 2017 |

On this coming Monday, 24th April 2017, construction work will start on the junction of Albany Road and Portland Place.

This is where Quietway 7 / LCN 23 leaves Burgess Park, heading north to Elephant and Castle.

We are very … Read More

Where could you cycle to?

April 17, 2017 |

With the arrival of spring, and better weather, it’s the time of year when many people start to think about getting their bike out. Perhaps you’d like more time outside on sunny days, or to incorporate light exercise into your … Read More

URGENT: Action on Lorry Danger

April 16, 2017 |

Direct Vision lorries consultation closes on Tuesday, April 18. https://consultations.tfl.gov.uk/roads/direct-vision-standard-phase-1/

These proposals are that HGVs should be rated on a five star scale for the driver’s direct vision around the cab (as distinct from indirect vision, via mirrors and sensors); … Read More

Complaining about Buses

April 16, 2017 |

All buses have a number plate and a personal bus number on the side and back.

complaints to London Buses via TfL including bus numbers, date and time plus complaint get a quick positive response IMO.

don’t just shake your … Read More

Elephant and Castle Audit

April 13, 2017 |

Southwark Cyclists have completed an audit of the changes to the Elephant and Castle.  The main change was going from a roundabout to a peninsula and making the roads 2-way.  The 2-way working started in December 2015. So we have … Read More

New Southwark Plan’s Area Visions consultation – One Minute Action

April 11, 2017 |

We’re currently discussing what to submit to the next stage of the New Southwark Plan consultation. The New Southwark Plan is a very important document, but this Area Visions and Site Allocations section is quite general.

Current recommendation: … Read More

Cycle Hire in South London – One Minute Action

April 11, 2017 |

London’s Cycle Hire is one of the best ways to get people cycling – but it isn’t an option in most of South London. Getting the Cycle Hire system extended means showing Sadiq Kahn, TfL and the local boroughs that … Read More

Four Parks and a Prison – Healthy Ride March 25th

April 1, 2017 |

A beautiful early spring morning for this ride.  Not surprisingly an excellent turnout of 27 healthy riders.  Headed off across Burgess Park, down the Elephant west bypass and past the Imperial Was Museum.  Then our first Lambeth park, Archbishop’s Park … Read More