Pedaller

Category: Space For Cycling

The Pied Pedaller and a giant ball of plasma. Plus a mention of fashion designers.

The BBC report HERE that Boris Johnson, the Mayor of London said today, “I am a passionate cyclist, but I am not some kind of Pied Pedaller. People go by bike because they love to go by bike.” Of course that peaked my interest! He said Pedaller! 🙂 He didn’t expand on why people ‘love to go by bike’…

Infrastructure is a joke and it’s no laughing matter. It’s time to stop the killing by removing the conflict.

There have so far been 14 people killed whilst riding their bicycle around London – 6 of which came within a 2 week period in November. Two people, Donnachadh McCarty and Steve Icame Isawi, became fed up with the lack of urgent progress by Transport for London on making London’s roads safer – not just for…

Think! Bridge!

Watching all the people who drive their lorries into this bridge – right below the HiViz flashing-light sign warning of the 11 foot 8 inch low clearance – made me wonder… Perhaps some government official or politician this very moment is thinking: if just more education was provided – like a “Think! Bridge!” campaign –…

Coroner agrees: create space for cycling; but Mayor of London demurs

Coroner Mary Hassell investigated the circumstances around the deaths of two people, Philippine de Gerin-Ricard (died 5 July 2013) and Brian Dorling (died 2 years ago today, 24 October 2011), who were killed by HGV trucks whilst riding their bicycles. On 17 October 2013, the coroner concluded that: What we would like, of course, is to have cyclists…