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Posts By Bruce Lynn

60 Healthy Riders out on Saturday (29th Sept)

October 2, 2018 |

We had 30 riders on our Southwark Healthy Ride last Saturday.  Our sister group in Bexley also had 30 riders.  So in the beautiful autumn sunshine last Saturday there were 60 cyclists out enjoying an easy-paced ride thanks to the … Read More

National Publicity for Healthy Rides

September 7, 2018 |

Short piece about Healthy Rides in British Cycling’s Ride Social Creator Newsletter.  “For this month’s Featured Ride we are off to the big smoke for one of Southwark Cyclists’ Healthy Rides.” Read more in copy of Newsletter here: Ride Social … Read More

66 Healthy Riders on Picnic Ride

August 21, 2018 |

August 18th 2018     Healthy Rides Picnic Ride to Thames Barrier Joint ride for Southwark Cyclists and Bexley Cyclists What a ride!  We never managed to count everyone, let alone get them to stand still in one place for a group … Read More

Record numbers on Quietway 1

July 17, 2018 |

The success story of the Southwark section of Quietway 1 continues. Recent counts at morning and evening peaks show a further increase in cyclists over those already reported from previous years (https://southwarkcyclists.org.uk/5479-2/).

The graph shows a steady increase now … Read More

Healthy Ride from Canada Water to London Fields and Victoria Park

July 1, 2018 |

One of our regular Healthy Rides on Saturday morning.  More information in the Events Calendar or at www.healthyrider.weebly.com.  Many thanks to Werner for designing the route and leading the ride.  Here is his report:

A heatwave didn’t deter our determined … Read More

Cutty to Cody – Healthy Ride report, 19 May 2108

May 23, 2018 |

A group 30 in total joined together for this social Healthy Ride + on a gloriously warm and sunny spring day. We started by the Greenwich Foot Tunnel.  Ricky kindly went in search of any others who might be waiting … Read More

St Thomas St consultation – we say “strongly disagree” because eastbound cycling not allowed.

April 11, 2018 |

Southwark Cyclists have responded negatively to the plans for St Thomas St.  The proposal does reduce motor traffic levels and speeds (if enforced).  But crucially it does not allow cycling in both directions and does not allow cyclists to get … Read More

Old Kent Road Area Action Plan further consultation

February 20, 2018 |

THIS IS IMPORTANT – PLEASE HAVE YOUR SAY Consultation deadline is March 21st Introduction

Southwark Council are consulting on their updated area action plan for the Old Kent Rd Area. This area runs from the Lewisham border to Harper Rd … Read More

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