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Sunday: It's going to feel warm (22°C) today. High UV (7) this lunchtime - cover up 🕶️. 😷 Moderate air pollution (4) today. Reduce pollution by not driving. @SthwarkWeather
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Posts By Bruce Lynn

Another Three Healthy 6-rider Rides for Week 3 of the “Tiny” rides

June 28, 2020 |

Having run 3 simultaneous “tiny” rides for 5 riders last Saturday, we are going to do it again this Saturday, July 11th. Rides to Blackheath, to Crystal Palace Park, and to the Royal Parks. Check the Calendar listings for details … Read More

Lockdown Cycling: Weekday Levels Well Down, Weekend Cycling up a Lot

June 12, 2020 |

Have counted traffic on Jamaica Road from my flat during the lockdown. Able to compare with data collected over the last 8 years.

Key findings are

  • Weekend cycling up 200% with 60-70% mode share.
  • Working week cycling down 33%, … Read More

Another short “pandemic” route. We now have 9

April 16, 2020 |

Route 9. Camberwell Open Spaces. Another route starting centrally in Peckham Square next to Peckham Library.  6 miles and not quite flat.  A circular route more or less staying in Camberwell. It runs through a series of open spaces, some … Read More

Crossing Canal Path to Burgess Park – Major Upgrade

April 13, 2020 |

Really nice job! This useful crossing that links the Peckham Canal Path to Burgess Park proper across busy Trafalgar Avenue has now received massive improvements. As you can see … Read More

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