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Southwark Spine update – May 2017

May 8, 2017 |

Members of Southwark Cyclists had a meeting last week (May 3rd) about the Southwark Spine route with project manager Albert Ang and design manager Hugh McCarthy.

The short-term proposal is for the Spine to link up with the proposed Quietway … Read More

Proposed Peckham to Dulwich Quietway – route ride

May 5, 2017 |

The other week, some of us rode from Peckham Rye to Dulwich along the proposed new Quietway route with Clement Agyei-Frempong and Joanna Lesak from Southwark Council. This gave us a chance to review it in person, and to hear what the … Read More

Portland Street close passes

May 4, 2017 |

To get from Burgess Park at the south to New Kent Road at the north, the Quietway 7 goes up Portland Street (the lesser, not the Great), over East Street, and up Brandon Street.

This route has recently had the … Read More

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

Albany Road / Portland Place junction works

April 22, 2017 |

On this coming Monday, 24th April 2017, construction work will start on the junction of Albany Road and Portland Place.

This is where Quietway 7 / LCN 23 leaves Burgess Park, heading north to Elephant and Castle.

We are very … Read More

Where could you cycle to?

April 17, 2017 |

With the arrival of spring, and better weather, it’s the time of year when many people start to think about getting their bike out. Perhaps you’d like more time outside on sunny days, or to incorporate light exercise into your … Read More

URGENT: Action on Lorry Danger

April 16, 2017 |

Direct Vision lorries consultation closes on Tuesday, April 18. https://consultations.tfl.gov.uk/roads/direct-vision-standard-phase-1/

These proposals are that HGVs should be rated on a five star scale for the driver’s direct vision around the cab (as distinct from indirect vision, via mirrors and sensors); … Read More

Complaining about Buses

April 16, 2017 |

All buses have a number plate and a personal bus number on the side and back.

complaints to London Buses via TfL including bus numbers, date and time plus complaint get a quick positive response IMO.

don’t just shake your … Read More