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Close Pass – and why do buses not keep to the speed limit?

August 2, 2017 |

 

This is a video of one of our members being close passed by a bus

It hung behind him when it had to and then accelerated past, cutting him up

This has led to an examination of the “red … Read More

Bishopsgate check on TM with TFL 7th July 2017

July 10, 2017 |

We did a check on TM (temporary building works measures) with TFL   on 7th July 2017 in Bishopsgate in the City

Here is the report

Bishopsgate focus JULY 2017

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Secret Try and Ride Scheme (rush quietly)

June 20, 2017 |

Southwark has quietly introduced a Try and Ride or Hire and Ride scheme. Choice of four bikes and lots of goodies. For your £12 you get what Southwark reckons is £300 of equipment which is

Southwark Cyclists (and friends) Quietway 83 Excursion and Report

June 16, 2017 |

 

On the 19th of May a group of hardy travellers set out to investigate what Southwark council plans to do with a soon-to-be-developed route: (the Southwark section of) Quietway 83. At the moment there is no … Read More

Rotherhithe aka Brunel bike and foot bridge

June 12, 2017 |

This is the open version of London’s first proposed pedestrian and cycle bridge. Most of the time we hope it will be close to allow thousands of cyclists and walkers to flow between Canary Wharf and Rotherhithe.

Mayor Sadiq Khan … Read More

New cycle hangars coming

June 9, 2017 |

Aren’t these beautiful? Would you like one near you? Southwark is proposing 64 new hangars just like these – if you have one near you then please support them at the consultation https://consultations.southwark.gov.uk/environment-leisure/cycle-hangars-local-consultation/

We’ve even made a map:  

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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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Highbury Corner traffic ride

May 2, 2017 |

Out of our area but important none the less.

Firstly, a quick intro for Emile, Laura and Carolyn who were heavily involved. Where possible Emile will assist on other central London projects moving forward

Since the patrol there has been … Read More

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