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Posts By Bruce Lynn

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

Cycle to Work Day Sept 13th – Lots of Prizes!

September 8, 2017 |

Take the Bike Train and you can enter a national prize draw.  Details at https://www.cycletoworkday.org/   In fact you do not even have to use the Bike Train – anyone pledging to cycle to work on the 13th can enter.  So … Read More

Active Travel in Southwark 2017 – The health economic impact of walking and cycling

September 6, 2017 |

This is a Joint Strategic Needs Assessment (JSNA) and was presented at a meeting at Tooley St on August 17th 2017 by Melinda Chau, Public Health Policy Officer, Southwark Council.

The report gives a summary of the health benefits of … Read More

Gardens in the City – Healthy Ride Report

July 17, 2017 |

Detailed report below from Ride Leader Werner on a successful “+” ride on July 15th 2017.  Werner has included quite a bit of detail as riders were interested to learn about the gardens and related sites visited.

A long and … Read More

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