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Wednesday: Moderate UV (4) this lunchtime - take care if you're fair. It's going to feel warm (19°C) this afternoon. 😷 High air pollution (7) today. You may get sore eyes, cough or sore throat, especially if you cycle fast. Reduce pollution by not driving. @SthwarkWeather
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Posts By Bruce Lynn

Covid-19 Pandemic – Suspension of Healthy Rides and many other events

March 17, 2020 |

New government advice on 16th March 2020 has led Southwark Cyclists to suspend activities that involve groups meeting together. These activities will restart when the pandemic is over.

In the meantime, do keep cycling and do keep contributing to our … Read More

New crossing at Southwark Park

March 3, 2020 |

Long promised Toucan crossing finally delivered as part of Cycleway 4

At least 10 years ago we were promised a controlled crossing of Jamaica Road at the second exit from Southwark Park on Jamaica Road. I remember the late … Read More

Burgess Park to Wandsworth Park

March 1, 2020 |

Healthy Ride 29 Feb 2020. Report by Bruce Lynn

So a leap day on a Saturday. But not weather to celebrate!! Despite an improving forecaset, as we approached start time there was heavy, icy, rain accompanied by blustery winds. … Read More

Andy Cawdell steps down as Southwark Cyclists Co-ordinator

November 14, 2019 |

At the AGM on Wednesday 13th November 2019 Andy Cawdell stepped down as Co-ordinator, a role that also involved Chairing all our meetings. Andy was presented with a copy of Magnum Cycling (see photo). In the book we wrote “In … Read More

Top Awards for Southwark Cyclists at the LCC AGM

October 17, 2019 |

The Annual General Meeting of the London Cycling Campaign ends with the Campaigner Awards for the preceding year. At the 2019 meeting on October 16th Southwark Cyclists were awarded:

Andy Cawdell, (far left in pic) is our retiring Co-ordinator. He … Read More

Healthy Rides Picnic 2019

August 19, 2019 |

After dodgy forecasts earlier in the week, here we were on picnic Saturday 16th August with blue skies and a pretty decent forecast.  Started to worry that the park would be too crowded for our planned cycling games…  Time for … Read More

Quietway 1 cyclist numbers still increasing

May 3, 2019 |

The linear increase in cyclists on Q1 continues. Peak flows at the Dunton Rd crossing have increased steadily since 2014 with peak morning flows up by an average of 165 riders per year.  This means we are now over the … Read More

Bazalgette 2. Burgess Park to Hammersmith Bridge. Report.

April 23, 2019 |

Southwark Cyclists Ride,  April 22nd 2019 Organised by the Healthy Rides group and led by Werner.  This is his report

Bazalgette’s legacy in London didn’t fit into Saturday’s ride (report here) so we had to add a second volume (and … Read More

38 riders – a Healthy Ride record

February 16, 2019 |

The Healthy Ride on 16th February attracted 38 riders, the most we have ever had. And we rode 36km, equalling the longest previous Healthy Ride.

Riders at Thames Flood Barrier on outward leg

After two sunny days, it was … Read More

Sculptures in the City – Boxing Day Healthy Ride

December 27, 2018 |

We started running a Boxing Day ride in 2015. Five brave cyclists turned out, led by Werner, whose idea it was. Four years later Werner was out again, but now numbers have risen to 22 riders. Here is his ride … Read More