New series of Lambeth Cyclists cycle maintenance classes starts 14 June 2011 in Brixton

Lambeth Cyclists are organising more cycle maintenance classes this summer: the next set of five classes will start on 14 June 2011Feedback from earlier classes shows they have been very well received. As one participant put it:"Simon is a fantastic, patient teacher who makes sure everyone "gets it". I found the course to be great … Continue reading New series of Lambeth Cyclists cycle maintenance classes starts 14 June 2011 in Brixton

Vauxhall Cross: change on the horizon?

Vauxhall Cross (photo from Cyclists in the City blog)The possibility of making Vauxhall Cross more people friendly has been raised by Transport for London. As you are no doubt aware the current set up of four or five lanes of fast moving one-way traffic does not encourage cycling and the cycle lanes and other measures … Continue reading Vauxhall Cross: change on the horizon?

Lambeth Cyclists architecture ride report: 7 May 2011: Edwardian exuberance

The 1890s and 1900s were a boom time, with the wealth of Empire and industry flowing into Britain. In London this brought about a frenzy of building and re-building.In these heady times architects threw off the earnestness of the Victorian "battle of the styles" and cheerfully pillaged every architectural style, old and new, to satisfy … Continue reading Lambeth Cyclists architecture ride report: 7 May 2011: Edwardian exuberance

City of London consults on plans to allow 24 hour loading

The City has launched an online consultation of its plans for kerbside loading on Cannon St and Holborn ViaductMore details on the Cyclists in the City blog In summary, the plan is for 'a significant increase in kerbside loadingspace throughout the City'. Fabulous. There go lots of possible cycling onmain routes through London. The plan … Continue reading City of London consults on plans to allow 24 hour loading

Free Dr Bike checks and repairs every Wednesday in May 2011 in Lambeth

Lambeth will be running free Dr Bike bike checks every Wednesday 5:30-7:30pm throughout May 2011. See below for a list of dates and locations for this free service. As well as basic checks, repairs and adjustments to your bike you can also have your bike security marked and gain an idea of what lorry drivers … Continue reading Free Dr Bike checks and repairs every Wednesday in May 2011 in Lambeth