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Posted on June 26, 2012 | 1 Comment(Author: Neil) 4 intrepid riders made their way to Greenwich where the route follows the ravensbourne river and is largely on paths through SE London up to the river,in a very pleasant way. So the group went via the Railway Park,South Norwood Country Park and then followed the river at Cator Park and through lower Sydenham and Lewisham and Deptford to Greenwich and the Cutty Sark which looked resplendent and proud following its face lift…a quick coffee near the river and a quick sprint up Maze Hill and across Blackheath to the Princess of Wales […]
Posted on June 23, 2012 | No CommentsThere was a lot to see and do in Croydon’s North End on Saturday 23 June 2012 as part of the Bike Week celebrations. Attractions included Dr Bike, bike marking by the police, the opportunity to sit in a HGV and see how difficult it can be for a truck driver to see you when you’re riding your bike, the Bicycle Library, cargo bikes from Carry Me and a car-shaped bike rack that shows that 1 car parking space can accommodate ten bikes. Local cyclist Rose Nelson summed it all up as “awesome”.
Posted on June 19, 2012 | No CommentsSunday 17 June 2012 saw a few of us meet at East Croydon station for a ride out to the borough’s edge and beyond. After some deliberation, we set off via the back of the County Court to Park Hill, and from there to Lloyd Park. This took in part of the planned Connect2 route from Wandle Park Arriving early at our first pit stop, the Harrow Inn, we had to wait with the other hardened boozers before the doors were opened on the stroke of 12, where upon we got a […]
Posted on June 9, 2012 | 7 CommentsThe first Hackney Cycling Conference took place on June 8th at the Stoke Newington Town Hall and marked another major milestone in the progress of cycling to the political and social forefront. Cycling campaigners, journalists, academics, engineers, professionals and councillors spoke at the event, carefully (and often humorously) laying out the latest understanding of issues affecting cycling. Hackney is at the forefront of London’s cycling revolution and understanding where it came from and how it got to where it is now can help inform how Croydon Cyclists approach the same objectives. A strong message that came across […]