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Posts By SallyEva

Quietways: critical fails analysis rides

October 3, 2018 |

These are the first seven Quietways. Tfl reckons there are (or will be) lots more now. But are they any good? Just one bad junction is enough to send would-be new riders back to the bus. These bad bits are … Read More

Routeing Southwark Spine down Barry Road

October 1, 2018 |

This is Barry Road. It is the long straight ugly, polluted, dangerous speed-track from the Plough to the Rye. Only a council could be astonished to learn that drivers go fast on it. Average speeds exceed 24mph. Some people are going … Read More

London Partnership Cycle Challenge

September 12, 2018 |

The winners of the 2018 London Partnership Cycle Challenge (LPCC) are the London Ambulance Service. Keeping cyclists alive comes naturally to them.

Just behind them on points was Team Bromley with Team Tideway in third. TfL Velo-ceraptors … Read More

Dynamo over. Next one: July 13th 2019

July 30, 2018 |

Dunwich beach. Queues for the coaches home. Cyclists who have been riding all night, waiting to board the coaches back to London. Lorries in the background are for their bikes. Shortly after this picture was taken torrential rain set in … Read More

Floored by a hit-and-run?

June 4, 2018 |

Here’s something you can do after you’ve picked yourself up, examined the damage and scoured the neighbourhood for CCTV. Rat runs can be dangerous places, infested with rats who run you down and don’t stop. Here’s a couple of ways to … Read More

Harper Road high jinks

April 13, 2018 |

Southwark is installing width restrictions on Harper Road but someone doesn’t like them. Soon after the concrete blocks were installed on March 29th, the blocks were moved out of position and rotated to maximise the distance between them. … Read More

New Southwark Plan (our response)

March 5, 2018 |

When even the author of an opinion thinks it might not be rivetingly exciting you know that it could well be very dull indeed.

However, stuff can appear dull and be very important. Among our members is a guy who … Read More

Mythbusting

December 6, 2017 |

Experts shmexberts don’t you just hate’em. Southwark council can’t stand the idea of segregated cycle lanes through Bermondsey — causing congestion, making the air dirty, killing local shops and making little children’s hair turn green.

Well……………cyclists don’t know anything about … Read More

Closing the Arch — any day now

October 16, 2017 |

Peckham Arch, gateway to the rest of the world, is going to shut. Soon. No one knows exactly when. But soon. In situations like this it’s best to Be Prepared. Here is a bit of explanation and preparation.

Southwark has … Read More

No Close Pass

July 25, 2017 |

It started in the West Midlands and spread. The Met weren’t impressed but then borough police did it in Camden. Upstaged by Midlands and borough police the Met Cycle Cops came good. They did it in Southwark.

Southwark Cyclists gave … Read More