Lorry and bus drivers working for a Lambeth Council are receiving training sessions in cycling road safety in a bid to prevent collisions involving cyclists and HGVs.Drivers of refuse vehicles, school buses and other HGVs run by Lambeth are receiving classroom and practical on-road cycle training to highlight the dangers posed to cyclists caught in … Continue reading Lambeth Council lorry drivers to see the world through cyclists’ eyes
As we approach the new year we are looking forward to an action packed 2008.From a cycle campaigning point of view the big event in the year will be the 2008 London Mayoral and Greater London Authority elections.The Mayor of London, Ken Livingstone, has a major impact on cycling in the capital in his role … Continue reading Cycling into 2008
Lambeth Borough Council’s subsidised cycle training is still available to all residents of the borough. The training is provided by independent cycle training specialists CTUK and costs only £8 for up to four hours training. This training is individually tailored for everyone from complete beginners to experienced cyclists who want to increase their confidence and … Continue reading £8 Cycle training available for all Lambeth residents
Lambeth Transport’s Dr Bike sessions are continuing into the autumn across Lambeth’s open spaces. Come along to get your minor bike problems fixed, advice and adjustments made as well as picking up information on cycling in the borough and across London.Dr Bike sessions in October 2008James Clerk Maxwell building, King's College, Waterloo, SE1: 7 October … Continue reading October 2008 Dr Bike in the Parks
From October 2008 our meeting venue is changing: after more than 10 happy years at the Bread & Roses in Clapham Lambeth Cyclists will now be meeting at The Priory Arms, 83 Lansdowne Way, London SW8 (www.theprioryarms.co.uk). Meetings will also start an hour earlier at 7.30pm but it will still be the third Tuesday of the … Continue reading New Lambeth Cyclists meeting venue from October 2008
You may have seen reports earlier this summer about the Borough of Kensington and Chelsea which has decided to allow cyclists to go the ‘wrong’ way up one-way streets in the borough (although only on a limited number and only for an experimental six month period). Elliott Road, SW9 - possible candidate for two way … Continue reading Two-way for cyclists in Lambeth?
A new set of cycle maintenance classes were due in mid-September 2008. Owing to the demand we will be running another set of five week classes before Christmas. Led by an experienced Brixton Cycles mechanic these offer a comprehensive introduction to basic bike maintenance and are an excellent means of minimizing your trips to the … Continue reading Cycle maintenance classes