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Posts By Bruce Lynn

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

New Pavilion at Herne Hill Velodrome

December 4, 2016 |

The new pavilion at the Velodrome is in place and looking good.  Stopped on the Healthy Ride (3 Dec, full ride report here: http://healthyrider.weebly.com/healthy-ride-reports-oct-dec-2016.html).  Lots of young people on the track and the mountain bike trail.  First view of the … Read More

Active travel to work really is good for your health and well-being

December 2, 2016 |

This post is directed at those thinking of starting commuting by bike.  We have known for a long time that people who exercise are fitter and healthier than those who do not.  But does exercise in the form of active … Read More

By Air and Under Ground – a Non-typical Healthy Ride

November 21, 2016 |

Ride report. Healthy Ride + – 19th Nov 2016 Fourteen riders set out from the Cutty Sark on a sunny, but very cold, day. Rode across the North Greenwich peninsula to the O2 and boarded the Emirates “Airline”, the cable … Read More

Alternative routes during Tower Bridge Closure

October 2, 2016 |

Update. Counts on Tuesday 4th Oct indicate some extra cyclists along Tooley St heading for London Bridge. But around 250 choosing to walk with bikes across the bridge. Just enough room even at am peak to do this in … Read More

Fire of London Healthy Ride – another record turnout

September 4, 2016 |

33 riders showed up for the Sept 3rd Healthy Ride themed to celebrate the 350th anniversary of the Great Fire of London.  This tops the 31 who took part in the 16th July ride to Trinity Buoy Wharf (see report).  … Read More