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Posts By Bruce Lynn

Another record for Healthy Rides – 35 riders!

June 17, 2017 |

A record 35 riders took part in the Healthy Ride on June 17th.  This was a “+” ride of 3.5 hours duration.  An excellent route was planned from Cutty Sark to the Thamesmead Tor.  Check out the full ride report, … Read More

Record 29 riders on 2 hour Healthy Ride

June 11, 2017 |

The Healthy Ride on Saturday 10th June attracted 29 riders, the most we have ever had for a 2 hour ride.  We did get 33 last year for the Fire of London “+” ride of 3.5 hours duration.

Route was … Read More

Cycling to work associated with major health benefits – new study

April 23, 2017 |

More data on health benefits of cycling to work Risk of early death down by 41%.  Risk of developing cardiovascular disease or cancer down by 45%.  Amazing stats from an analysis of the Biobank data from 250,000 45-60 year-olds.  Comparison … Read More

Elephant and Castle Audit

April 13, 2017 |

Verdict – Better Overall

Cyclists overall think the new peninsula layout is an improvement.  The A3 route, the one with the highest cycle flows, is clearly safer now and more cyclists are using it.  The route to St George’s Circus … Read More

Four Parks and a Prison – Healthy Ride March 25th

April 1, 2017 |

A beautiful early spring morning for this ride.  Not surprisingly an excellent turnout of 27 healthy riders.  Headed off across Burgess Park, down the Elephant west bypass and past the Imperial Was Museum.  Then our first Lambeth park, Archbishop’s Park … Read More

Healthy Ride Report – Burgess Park to Design Museum

March 21, 2017 |

The regular Saturday morning Healthy Rides are continuing to be strongly supported in 2017.  Last week (March 18th 2017) was one of the longer “+” rides.  Here is a short report from Jane Champion who led this ride. 24 riders (with … Read More

Healthy Rides 2016 – What a great year!

January 11, 2017 |

In 2016 we conducted 43 Healthy Rides with an average of 17 riders.  This is a 55% increase on 2015.  It was great to see so many people enjoying the rides.  Many thanks to Amanda, David, Jane, Philippa and Werner … Read More

Boxing Day Healthy Ride Report

December 27, 2016 |

On a sunny and warm (where the wind didn’t get you) Boxing Day thirteen riders turned up at Canada Water for the post-turkey Healthy Ride. Tower Bridge had been opened earlier than planned and irresistible offers in the sales were … Read More

Latest ideas for the Brunel Bridge (or Mayflower Bridge?)

December 12, 2016 |

On a brief from Sustrans, architects ReForm and engineers elliottwood have developed an exciting new design for the Rotherhithe to Canary Wharf pedestrian/cycle bridge (the Brunel Bridge, or as recently suggested, the Mayflower Bridge).  Details at: http://www.reform-architects.london/projects/rotherhithe-bridge-2/

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All you ever wanted to know about the Bike Train route!

December 9, 2016 |

Bike train rider Elaine organised her University of the 3rd Age (U3A) group for a leisurely ride along the bike train route. Here is their informative log of the ride plus lots of fascinating historical notes.

U3A Bikers ride … Read More