Lorry Blind Spots – Exchanging Places

Exchanging places is a scheme run by The Cycle Task Force of the Met. A fantastic scheme that gets cyclists into HGV’s and shows them the blind spots! It’s a real eye opener, I was shocked when I first when in and I throughly recommend everyone to do it when they get the opportunity. Some… More Lorry Blind Spots – Exchanging Places

Boris’ standard statistic

I was watching BBC News yesterday morning, and Boris Johnson was on speaking about the 5 cycling deaths we have had on London’s roads in only 9 days! He pulled out his standard statistic which goes something like this Year on year cycle deaths are down. Cycling numbers are also up, which means it is… More Boris’ standard statistic

Ghost Bike for Neil Turner

Yesterday evening saw the family of Neil Turner, the cyclist who lost his life in Mitcham Road earlier this month, witness the placing of a Ghost Bike in his memory. A dozen or so cyclists also turned up to witness the event, those who regularly travel on the road or actively campaign for safer roads… More Ghost Bike for Neil Turner

We can fit Olympic Lanes into London’s Roads

Olympic Lanes have been popping up all over London, the aim is for them to get Olympic officials and athletes across London in a timely fashion. To do this they have taken away road space from other road users and created lanes which only Olympic vehicles can use. TFL are advising people to avoid using… More We can fit Olympic Lanes into London’s Roads

Cycling Fatality on Mitcham Road

Yesterday morning at around 5am. A cyclist was involved in a RTC with a car on the A236 Mitcham Road. The man was pronounced dead at the scene by the air ambulance doctor. Rest In Peace! For those of you that don’t know Croydon and Mitcham Road, it has been the talking point of many… More Cycling Fatality on Mitcham Road