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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

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

Snagging Crystal Palace Dutch-style roundabouts

The Crystal Palace new cycle-friendly roundabouts are fully open now. There’s a consultation on what users think of it but it doesn’t make much sense. If/when it gets amended we’ll let you know.

Various worrying features include a cycle route … 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

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

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