Sorry, am I in the way?

The problem with many cycle lanes like this in Sutton South is that pedestrians forget about them. It’s not their fault, this is bad design. Why would you take a great deal of notice of a white line on a pavement? When I was 15 or 16 years old, the last thing I could care … Continue reading

Different Worlds

Originally posted on Thinking About Cycling:
Most people don’t cycle, and it’s easy to assume they’re indifferent, even hostile to cycling. But that’s not true; even as they describe, explain and justify their car-locked lives, many people view cycling as something they’d love to do, just not in this world. When people talk about driving…

This is how cyclists get hit by HGVs

All week we have been hearing about how cyclists should wear a helmet, hi-viz, lights, not go through red lights. Then, today I see this video on Twitter. Quite amazing that the lorry driver passes too close to one cyclist at a pinch point and then turns left across another, only to come to a … Continue reading

Can we have safer roads for people?

Can we have safer roads for people?

Cyclists are organising a die-in at TfL HQ later this month in protest over a month of tragedies.  It must be hard for you to have missed that in the last two weeks, 6 cyclists have been killed in London. Even friends and family that don’t often talk about cycling as much as I do have … Continue reading