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Healthy Rides – More rides and more riders!

December 29, 2017 |

Report by Bruce Lynn, Healthy Rides Co-ordinator.

Healthy Rides are our most successful project. Come and join us. They are great.

They are called “healthy” because cycling is healthy. Lots of gain with no pain. Healthy Rides are fun, … Read More

Hostile Streets – new report from GLA Transport Committee

December 22, 2017 |

This month (December 2017) a new report lambasts TfL for not implementing the Mayor’s Healthy Streets agenda.  It also proposed a serious look at Chris Boardman’s proposal to change the priority at junctions so that turning traffic gives way to … Read More

Mythbusting

December 6, 2017 |

Experts shmexberts don’t you just hate’em. Southwark council can’t stand the idea of segregated cycle lanes through Bermondsey — causing congestion, making the air dirty, killing local shops and making little children’s hair turn green.

Well……………cyclists don’t know anything about … Read More

Southwark Spine – East Dulwich to Peckham – full consultation response

December 5, 2017 |

Sad to say, this isn’t a picture of Bellenden Village. It could be but it won’t be. Everyone says they want children to get outdoors, take exercise and have fun. Cycling ticks all those boxes. Southwark is committed to 8-80 … Read More

Charlie Chaplin “Rides again” – Healthy Ride 25th Nov 2017

November 28, 2017 |

A super gathering of 25 cyclists for the Charlie Chaplin themed ride led by Harry.  Bright and sunny at Peckham Square at 10 am, but very cold.  Harry was in theme with bowler hat and CC-type moustache, dishing out copies of … Read More

Patrol – Highbury Corner Sept 2017 – late report

November 20, 2017 |

We had a look around the proposed works – in need of work!

Patrol – Highbury Corner Sept 2017 MB2 FB1

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New Southwark Spine proposals – are they up to much? (spoiler: they are not)

November 19, 2017 |

A simple test for good cycling infrastructure: if you can’t take your less confident non-cycling loved one on it then it isn’t up to par. If conditions mean it is uncomfortable to hold a leisurely chat, then that’s also a … Read More

Lord Mayors Show Healthy Ride

November 13, 2017 |

Report on Healthy Ride, Nov 11th 2017 by Ride Leader Werner.

For over 800 years the newly elected Lord Mayor of London has polished the coach, fed the horses and set off on a trip from the City to Westminster … Read More

Cycle Superhighway 4

November 3, 2017 |

IOur campaigning team working on Cycle Superhighway 4. It’s finally here: Transport for London have opened consultation on Cycle Superhighway 4 from Tower Bridge to Greenwich. And it’s looking good. Give us a friendly wave.

www.tfl.gov.uk/cs4

This is a very well-designed scheme. Looking at the sections in Southwark, you will be able to cycle on a continuous 2km bidirectional cycle lane, 3-4m wide. And it will be both convenient and safe.

More information on how CS4 will look from the point of view of pedestrians and bus and car users is on our CS4 pages, or click Campaigns > Current consultations.  This will provide information useful if discussing the scheme with non-cyclists.

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How I found myself as a cycle campaigner – and how you might, too

October 24, 2017 |

We asked one of our newer members to explain how they got involved with cycle campaigning, and what they enjoy about being in Southwark Cyclists.

By Luci:

How does it work that I have ended up getting into the nitty-gritty … Read More