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Posts By Bruce Lynn

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

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