We will hold our second online Zoom meeting next Thursday at 8pm. The main topic will be a discussion about the new cycle line which is being installed in Barnet. Have you tried it? what do you think about it? What has been the local reaction – from both cyclists and those that have yet to see the light? Take the chance this weekend to ride it and see what you think. Take some pics (good and bad bits, any problem areas) and send them to firstname.lastname@example.org and we can share them at the meeting.
This meeting is open to members of the group and our local supporters only. If you attended the last meeting there is no need to do anything and you will be sent the Zoom invite in a few days time. If you wish to be added to the list, please send an email to email@example.com.
This is a last reminder to register your interest to join our first online meeting on Thursday 29 October at 8pm. If you haven’t yet replied, and want to join the meeting, email firstname.lastname@example.org by the end of Saturday 24th October.
This meeting is open to members of the group and our local supporters only.
if you have already sent an email to register then you are on the list and there is no need to reply to this reminder. Everyone on the list will be sent the Zoom invite early next week.
As the chances of meeting in person have once again slipped away from us, there will be an online meeting to catch up on what has been happening in the way of campaigns and rides on our usual last Thursday of the month. The first one will be Thursday 29 October at 8pm.
This meeting is open to members of the group and our local supporters only. In order to control attendance, and to make sure things run smoothly, if you wish to attend please send an email to email@example.com. You will then be sent a link to the Zoom meeting a few days before the 29th.
If you would be interested in riding in small groups of 6 people or fewer – taking into account all the various Covid-19 guidelines – we are gathering a mailing list of names. Places on rides would need to be booked in advance. To be kept in touch about how rides will be organised, and how to take part, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Also see the longer post in the August newsletter for a fuller explanation.
We are pleased to report that pop-up cycle lanes are coming to the A1000 between The Bishops Avenue and Tally Ho corner.
We support this positive move by Barnet Council and suggest members of Barnet Cyclists contact your local councillors to congratulate them on providing their first semi-protected cycle lanes on one of our top priority routes in Barnet. You may like to let them (and us at email@example.com) know where you want cycle lanes, low traffic neighbourhoods and school streets in your area – ideas from our campaign team are shown on the Safer Cycling Mapped Out page.
You can see what people want around Barnet, endorse their suggestions and add your own at Widen My Path.
Detailed design drawings were provided by traffic engineers at Barnet Council for the first A1000 cycle lanes and we have given our feedback on the temporary scheme and also the improvements needed to provide a permanent design.
Pressure is mounting for the cycle lanes to extend up the A1000 to High Barnet – yes, right up Barnet Hill to Monken Hadley. Barnet Cycling Campaign and LCC were interviewed by The Barnet Society, who have written this informative article.
We welcome all support to help our campaigning for safer cycling in Barnet.
A message from Nadia from Barnet Mencap: “Love Cycling? Ready to take on an exciting challenge and raise money for a local charity at the same time? Barnet Mencap is a leading charity supporting both children and adults across the borough of Barnet. The London to Brighton Bike ride is set to be an incredible adventure and takes place on Sunday 13th September 2020. Lunch is included. Starts at Clapham Common. Coach travel back to London is available. Common questions and answers can be found here:
If our local politicians don’t do more now the opportunity will be lost.
So if you haven’t done so already, please use both of these email templates to show your Council representatives what people who don’t want to use public transport or have the roads clogged with cars need them to do.