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Posts By Bruce Lynn

Record numbers on Quietway 1

July 17, 2018 |

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

July 1, 2018 |

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

Cutty to Cody – Healthy Ride report, 19 May 2108

May 23, 2018 |

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

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

April 11, 2018 |

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

Old Kent Road Area Action Plan further consultation

February 20, 2018 |

THIS IS IMPORTANT – PLEASE HAVE YOUR SAY Consultation deadline is March 21st Introduction

Southwark Council are consulting on their updated area action plan for the Old Kent Rd Area. This area runs from the Lewisham border to Harper Rd … Read More

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

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

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

Three Prisons and a Ferryman’s Seat. Healthy Ride Sept 23rd, 2017

September 24, 2017 |

21 riders gathered in Peckham Square for an intriguingly titled ride organized and led by Harry.  Headed north via Burgess Park and the Walworth Green Way to Newington Gardens, off Harper Rd.  An informative board showed a picture of the … Read More