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Cycle parking update

November 27, 2016 |

As part of their “Mini Holland” project, Waltham Forest have put in 30 cycle hangers. But with no fanfare at all, Southwark have so far put in 99!

Southwark Council have received requests for another 100 hangers, and are diligently … Read More

How to: Report Dangerous Driving to the Police

November 25, 2016 |

If you’re in London & have footage of mobile phone drivers or close passes you can now report it online.

https://beta.met.police.uk/report/report-a-road-traffic-incident/

If you see anything else that you want to report, then still use this form. It’s just that … Read More

By Air and Under Ground – a Non-typical Healthy Ride

November 21, 2016 |

Ride report. Healthy Ride + – 19th Nov 2016 Fourteen riders set out from the Cutty Sark on a sunny, but very cold, day. Rode across the North Greenwich peninsula to the O2 and boarded the Emirates “Airline”, the cable … Read More

Bike Train Survey: results

November 16, 2016 |

The results are in: what do riders and maybe-riders think of the Bike Train. Everyone who had done the Bike Train and responded to the survey had done it independently and would recommend it to a friend. All good. No … 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

Who to Officially Complain to

October 20, 2016 |

Pothole? If Southwark or a local authority managed road/track, then I’ve vg response from using https://www.fixmystreet.com/

TfL maintenance issue? Report street faults (including traffic light faults) using their https://tfl.gov.uk/info-for/urban-planning-and-construction/roadworks-and-street-fault. Select “Make a complaint” and Streets”

Systems like “fixmystreet” are … Read More

Take Action: Support Space for Cycling on the Old Kent Road

October 19, 2016 | 3

Want protected cycle lanes down the Old Kent Road? Want to reduce air pollution and help kids cycle to school in one of London’s least healthy areas? We need to show that people support space for cycling, including people who … Read More

Waltham Forest Mini-Holland: Report of our Trip

October 14, 2016 |

Written by Liz Eden, 24th September 2016

We were shown round by Paul Gasson, of Waltham Forest Cycling. We first cycled around some of the outlying bits, then locked up our bikes next to Walthamstow Station and walked around there.

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Lycra for people who don’t usually fit into lycra

October 14, 2016 |

A company called “Fat Lad At the Back” now sell cycling clothes for those of us who aren’t built like whippets. (I’m not entirely sure what I think of the name, but never mind.) All described in the following video: … Read More

Tower Bridge Closure – CS7 fail!

October 8, 2016 |

Heavy traffic on Southwark bridge as a consequence of the Tower Bridge closure. The cycle path works perfectly but the nose to tail vehicles and parked coaches on the south side are making life challenging for cyclists. People are taking … Read More