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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

Albany Road road works ride

May 11, 2017 |

 

One in deepest Southwark this time  – time Southwark upped its game on road work safety for cyclists.

Read the report on the Albany Road road works ride here:

Roadworks Patrol – 5 May 2017 Albany Road

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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

Cycle to Work Day Special — with prizes!!!

April 23, 2017 |

 I should confess straight away that I don’t know what the prizes will be. (The discerning will have noticed that the pictures doesn’t give anything away). But while we haven’t (yet) organised the prizes we have organised the rides. We can … Read More

Surrey Canal Path: alternative routes

February 12, 2017 |

Surrey Canal Path is shut for a while for strengthening works to the bridge on Peckham Hill Street/ Willowbrook Way. Quite a lot of cyclists already leave the path here and join road over the bridge. This is not bad … Read More

Cycling in Ice and Snow

January 12, 2017 |

As we discussed this in our meeting last night, I was asked to post ……….

In the UK – and in London winter weather is rarely bad enough to make cycling impossible. But when we do get snow and ice, … Read More

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

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

Champions!

October 24, 2016 |

All right then. The award didn’t quite look like that. In fact it looked like this (see below). All Bike Trainers will recognise Andy (the one on the left) with Deputy Mayor for Transport, Val Shawcross.

We won the Best … 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