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Wanted: cycling contra-flow on St Thomas St

Well this is embarrassing. TfL “engaged” with its public about making St Thomas St one-way. The public hated the idea. Key concerns by this public included “the lack of two-way cycling provision along the length of this street”. Help, someone, what … Read More

One Minute Action: protect the award-winning Dante Road closure off CS 7

This road closure has won an award as the Healthy Streets Community Project of 2018. Tell Southwark Council we agree that it’s great and we want to keep it. 

The nomination (by LB Southwark) says: Dante Road and Brook Drive are narrow … Read More

Quietways: critical fails analysis rides

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

60 Healthy Riders out on Saturday (29th Sept)

We had 30 riders on our Southwark Healthy Ride last Saturday.  Our sister group in Bexley also had 30 riders.  So in the beautiful autumn sunshine last Saturday there were 60 cyclists out enjoying an easy-paced ride thanks to the … Read More

Routeing Southwark Spine down Barry Road

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

Tideway Patrol 31 8 2018

Please see attached report of the most recent Tideway patrol

Tideway road works patrol 30 aug v3-1

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London Partnership Cycle Challenge

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

National Publicity for Healthy Rides

Short piece about Healthy Rides in British Cycling’s Ride Social Creator Newsletter.  “For this month’s Featured Ride we are off to the big smoke for one of Southwark Cyclists’ Healthy Rides.” Read more in copy of Newsletter here: Ride Social … Read More

66 Healthy Riders on Picnic Ride

August 18th 2018     Healthy Rides Picnic Ride to Thames Barrier Joint ride for Southwark Cyclists and Bexley Cyclists What a ride!  We never managed to count everyone, let alone get them to stand still in one place for a group … Read More

Dynamo over. Next one: July 13th 2019

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