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Saturday: It's going to feel warm (20°C) today. Moderate UV (4) this lunchtime - take care if you're fair. @SthwarkWeather
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Bike Taxis open for business (free)

Bike Taxis are the latest great idea from the team which brought you the Bike Train. The Bike Train has fans (lots of them) but we recognise it can’t be perfect for everyone. That’s why we are introducing Bike Taxis. … Read More

Dynamo over. Next one: July 13th 2019

Dunwich beach. Queues for the coaches home. Cyclists who have been riding all night, waiting to board the coaches back to London. Lorries in the background are for their bikes. Shortly after this picture was taken torrential rain set in … Read More

Closing roads around schools

Campaign as hard as you like for active travel to school and cleaner air in playgrounds, parents won’t let their children cycle if it’s dangerous for them to do so. Who would have thought it.

All the touchy-feely stuff has … Read More

Record numbers on Quietway 1

The success story of the Southwark section of Quietway 1 continues. Recent counts at morning and evening peaks show a further increase in cyclists over those already reported from previous years (https://southwarkcyclists.org.uk/5479-2/).

The graph shows a steady increase now … Read More

Healthy Ride from Canada Water to London Fields and Victoria Park

One of our regular Healthy Rides on Saturday morning.  More information in the Events Calendar or at www.healthyrider.weebly.com.  Many thanks to Werner for designing the route and leading the ride.  Here is his report:

A heatwave didn’t deter our determined … Read More

Point a speed gun at a speeding driver

Surprisingly satisfying. Though this is not the sort of number you can expect to see on the screen. You’ve got to wear hi-vis (we don’t want to catch those motorists speeding when they think no one is watching). You have … Read More

Floored by a hit-and-run?

Here’s something you can do after you’ve picked yourself up, examined the damage and scoured the neighbourhood for CCTV. Rat runs can be dangerous places, infested with rats who run you down and don’t stop. Here’s a couple of ways to … Read More

Cutty to Cody – Healthy Ride report, 19 May 2108

A group 30 in total joined together for this social Healthy Ride + on a gloriously warm and sunny spring day. We started by the Greenwich Foot Tunnel.  Ricky kindly went in search of any others who might be waiting … Read More

Crystal Palace Dutch-style roundabouts survey closes August 15th

The Crystal Palace new cycle-friendly roundabouts are fully open now.  The council has re-configured the double roundabouts at the eastern end to be safer for cyclists and would like to know what you think of them. They are modelled on … Read More

Harper Road high jinks

Southwark is installing width restrictions on Harper Road but someone doesn’t like them. Soon after the concrete blocks were installed on March 29th, the blocks were moved out of position and rotated to maximise the distance between them. … Read More

St Thomas St consultation – we say “strongly disagree” because eastbound cycling not allowed.

Southwark Cyclists have responded negatively to the plans for St Thomas St.  The proposal does reduce motor traffic levels and speeds (if enforced).  But crucially it does not allow cycling in both directions and does not allow cyclists to get … Read More