Over the summer we went out to Ruskin Park to try and ease the conflict (or perceived conflict) between cyclists and pedestrians. This was part of our Chill in the Park campaign to encourage everyone to be a bit more aware of other people. Ruskin Park, SE5Lambeth Cyclists’ Clare Neely writes: "My local park provides … Continue reading Lambeth Cyclists out on the PR trail in Ruskin Park
Over the past few months we have been out and about at various school, church and estate summer fairs and we even attended a wine and cheese evening all to spread the message about cycling in Lambeth and give away cycle maps and other goodies to promote cycling. We hope all these events spread positive … Continue reading Lambeth Cyclists out and about
We will be running our series of bike maintenance classes again in the autumn. 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 bike shop. The classes are spread over five weeks on Wednesday evenings starting at … Continue reading More maintenance classes scheduled for autumn 2008
The second London mass participation cycle ride, the London Freewheel, will take on Sunday 21 September 2008. Look out for further details on our website and email group nearer the time. You can register for the event at http://www.londonfreewheel.com but remember you do not need to be registered to take part – just turn up … Continue reading London Freewheel departs from Lambeth 21 September 2008
A new (we hope) regular feature in which we will be asking prominent Lambeth personalities about why they cycle in the borough.For the inaugural feature we have asked Councillor John Whelan to outline his cycling life in Lambeth. John Whelan (left) is a Conservative Party Councillor for Thurlow Park Ward in Tulse Hill, he is … Continue reading My Lambeth cycle: Councillor John Whelan
Thank you to everyone who took part in Bike Week 2008 in Lambeth which as ever proved to be very popular. We kicked off with a fascinating 'Black History' ride around the sites of South London. This was led by local historian Steve Martin, who managed to lead a very interesting bike ride after years … Continue reading Bike Week 2008 in Lambeth
That is the message that we want to send out to all cyclists as we strive to avoid conflict on the paths of Lambeth’s parks.The initiative came out of our May meeting where we were joined by PC Graham Alldus of the Lambeth Police Herne Hill Safer Neighbourhood Team. He came to talk to us … Continue reading Chill in the Park!