Everything tagged with skyride

Discussion: Compulsory helmet wearing

According to Wikipedia this summer's Ride London follows more or less the usual route - but the rules say you must wear a helmet (and incidentally, a ban on 'unusual' handlebars). A departure from TfL's policy of only recommending, and the thin ed...

Discussion: Compulsory helmet wearing on Ride London?

The 2013 Skyride, now rebranded in some complicated way as Ride London, includes a public open event similar to previous years. According to Wikipedia, though, this time the event rules include compulsory helmet wearing. I've checked the terms...

Blog post: RideLondon promises a weekend of cycling fun across the capital in 2013

Hot on the heels of incredible success for Team GB’s cycling stars, the Mayor of London has confirmed plans for London to host a two-day festival of cycling in 2013. RideLondon will feature events for amateur, club and elite cyclists.&nbs...

Discussion: Where in London do you feel safe riding a bike with children?

At Mayor's Question Time recently Boris Johnson was told of a family who'd complained of difficulties getting from their home to one of his carfree Skyride events because the roads weren't at all inviting. The Mayor responded by saying that famil...

Blog post: Cycling enthusiasts wanted to help out at London Skyride (with free T-shirt and lunch)

On Sunday 4 September 2011, the London Skyride sees several miles of city centre streets closed to motor vehicles, and tens of thousands of people on bikes, skates and on foot enjoying the carnival atmosphere. We're looking for enthusiastic vol...

Discussion: Skyride marshals wanted

LCC local groups will be running 54 guided rides to the Mayor of London Skyride on 4 Sep. Are you a confident cyclist and good with people? Then you might be able to help our ride leaders marshal sometimes large groups of inexperienced cyclists ...

Event: LCC guided rides to Skyride

Our local groups are organising 54 guided rides to the Mayor of London Skyride on 4 Sep. The rides start at locations all over London and one is bound to be near you. Below is a list of the rides and a link to register on the Skyride website. Pl...

Event: Greenwich to Barking & Dagenham Skyride

From Cutty Sark Gardens we use the Greenwich Foot Tunnel before riding at an easy pace around the Isle of Dogs and along Cycle Superhighway 3 to Barking, where we join the Barking & Dagenham Sky Ride. Meet 10:00am at cutty Sark Gardens, S...

Event: Stratford to Barking & Dagenham Skyride

This ride will take you to the Barking & Dagenham Skyride event. This is a nice short ride from Stratford rail station via West Ham Park, Upton Park and a traffic-free crossing of the North Circular Road to the Barking & Dagenham Sky ...

Event: Wanstead to Barking & Dagenham Skyride

This ride will take you to the Barking & Dagenham Skyride event. A short and easy ride from Wanstead Underground station going via Wanstead Park and through Ilford to the Barking & Dagenham Sky Ride Meet 10:00am at Wanstead tube, The Gre...

Event: Gidea Park to Barking & Dagenham Skyride

Join us for an easy ride to the Barking & Dagenham Sky Ride. Mostly along quiet streets we pass through Romford and Beacontree Heath before arriving at the Sky Ride route at Mayesbrook Park. Meet 10:00am in the Gidea Park rail station car p...

Blog post: Ealing Skyride brings traffic-free cycling to London on 18 July 2010

On Sunday 18 July 2010 many streets in Ealing will be closed to motor vehicles, making the borough the best in London for cycling that weekend. The central hub of the eight-mile route will be in Lammas Park, where there'll be many stalls and...

Blog post: 15 August sees Redbridge become London's cycling centre

photo TB The recent Skyride in Ealing attracted many families - look out for the Redbridge car-free event On Sunday 15 August 2010, streets in the Hainault area (including the Redbridge Cycling Centre) will be closed to motor traffic to make ...

Blog post: Enjoy one of 50 LCC guided cycle rides to London Skyride

photo TB The recent Skyride in Ealing attracted many families         London Cycling Campaign will once again this year be repeating our popular guided rides into central London for the Mayors' Skyride on Sunday 5 Sept...

Blog post: TfL funded cycling projects boost numbers on LCC guided rides to Skyride

Cycling projects funded this year and in previous years by Transport for London's Community Cycling Fund for London turned out in force at London’s biggest cycling event. From all corners of the city, the groups joined LCC&rsquo...