Friday bike convoys converging on City of London
A SERIES of bike convoys’ led by experienced riders begins on Friday to guide novice commuter cyclists into central London. The Cycle Fridays’ depart at 8am from six locations in all directions for riders who need a little extra support to start cycling to work
A SERIES of bike convoys’ led by experienced riders begins on Friday (August 14) to guide novice commuter cyclists into central London.
The Cycle Fridays’ are departing at 8am from six locations in all directions for riders who need a little extra support to start cycling to work.
The East London convoy to St Paul’s in the City begins at the Mile End Green Bridge in Mile End Road.
EAST LONDON ROUTE
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Cyclists are being accompanied through Mile End Park alongside the Regent’s Canal, over the canal bridge at Solebay Street, along Harford Street past Shandy Park, turning right into Ben Jonson Road, left into Stepney High Street past St Dunstan’s, right along Stepney Way, left into Jubilee Street, crossing over Commercial Road into Sutton Street down to Shadwell, then right into Cable Street, all the way to Tower Hill, then Monument and onto St Paul’s.
Other starting points across town are from Cutty Sark Gardens in Greenwich, Finsbury Park in north London, Brixton’s Coldharbour Lane in south London, Swiss Cottage in north-west London and Ravenscourt Park in west London.
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The Friday convoys were inspired by the London Underground strike in June.