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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

Southwark Cyclists – TFL traffic issue ride 13 December 2016

January 9, 2017 |

We had a final 2016 round robin ride on 13 December 2016 – here is our report….

click here – Cycle Ride the big loop – 13 december 2016 v0.1s

And all due to the courtesy of  Michael ‘the fixer’ … Read More

Upcoming Treasury Protest – Feb 11th

January 3, 2017 |

On February 11th at 2pm, there will be a protest outside the Treasury, demanding that “the Chancellor substantially increases funding for cycling and walking, rising to 10% of the UK transport budget by the end of this parliament.”

The UN … Read More

Close Pass for Southwark

January 3, 2017 |

We want this here ……………….

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News Release Sian Berry Green Party London Assembly Member

Cycle sting police initiative on ‘close passes’ must be rolled out

Green Assembly Member Sian Berry has called for a London-wide roll out of an … 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

Cycling Without Age

November 28, 2016 |

Cycling Without Age started in Denmark (like many good things) and the picture probably shows the sea because it’s visible from nearly everywhere in Denmark (exaggeration, please don’t write in).

Not beside the sea but possibly beside the Thames, a … Read More