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Close Pass – and why do buses not keep to the speed limit?

August 2, 2017 |

 

This is a video of one of our members being close passed by a bus

It hung behind him when it had to and then accelerated past, cutting him up

This has led to an examination of the “red … Read More

No Close Pass

July 25, 2017 |

It started in the West Midlands and spread. The Met weren’t impressed but then borough police did it in Camden. Upstaged by Midlands and borough police the Met Cycle Cops came good. They did it in Southwark.

Southwark Cyclists gave … Read More

Gardens in the City – Healthy Ride Report

July 17, 2017 |

Detailed report below from Ride Leader Werner on a successful “+” ride on July 15th 2017.  Werner has included quite a bit of detail as riders were interested to learn about the gardens and related sites visited.

A long and … Read More

Bishopsgate check on TM with TFL 7th July 2017

July 10, 2017 |

We did a check on TM (temporary building works measures) with TFL   on 7th July 2017 in Bishopsgate in the City

Here is the report

Bishopsgate focus JULY 2017

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Abbey Street Quietway Ride Report (6.7.17)

July 8, 2017 |

A group of hardy cyclists set out on a warm afternoon to assess what shall become a new Quietway (code named: Abbey St. Quietway). There are many challenges with this route; however there’s also a great deal of potential … Read More

TFL Traffic rides – Tideway Focus

July 3, 2017 |

Report of our ride on 19 June 2017

Tideway focus JUNE 2017

 

 

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Secret Try and Ride Scheme (rush quietly)

June 20, 2017 |

Southwark has quietly introduced a Try and Ride or Hire and Ride scheme. Choice of four bikes and lots of goodies. For your £12 you get what Southwark reckons is £300 of equipment which is

Another record for Healthy Rides – 35 riders!

June 17, 2017 |

A record 35 riders took part in the Healthy Ride on June 17th.  This was a “+” ride of 3.5 hours duration.  An excellent route was planned from Cutty Sark to the Thamesmead Tor.  Check out the full ride report, … Read More

Southwark Cyclists (and friends) Quietway 83 Excursion and Report

June 16, 2017 |

 

On the 19th of May a group of hardy travellers set out to investigate what Southwark council plans to do with a soon-to-be-developed route: (the Southwark section of) Quietway 83. At the moment there is no … Read More

Rotherhithe aka Brunel bike and foot bridge

June 12, 2017 |

This is the open version of London’s first proposed pedestrian and cycle bridge. Most of the time we hope it will be close to allow thousands of cyclists and walkers to flow between Canary Wharf and Rotherhithe.

Mayor Sadiq Khan … Read More