About this blog
Hello, I'm Roger Symonds and I have created this blog to highlight local and wider cycling issues. Given the incredible interest and increase in cycling we must not miss this opportunity to provide the the infrastructure that gets even more people out on bikes in a safer environment.
Category Archives: Roger’s opinions
A favourite sign in the Bath area is “cyclists dismount”. I will share a selection of those I have noticed in this post, but you will all have your own examples. “Cyclists dismount” signs are a common sight for people … Continue reading
Bath and North East Somerset Council has successfully applied for funds to improve the canal towpath and to improve access to the canal from Grosvenor Bridge. You would imagine that this would be met with universal approval especially as the … Continue reading
I have watched a fair amount of cycling on Television over the past month or so. The coverage given to the Tour de France and the Commonwealth Games cycling events has been fantastic. To cover the whole of the men’s … Continue reading
A £750K project on London Road has not improved the lot of cyclists living in or cycling through the area. This is the main entry to the city from the east and has long had problems with air quality and … Continue reading
Three months ago I wrote an article for the Local Government Association’s weekly magazine “First” in a section called “Last Word”, about 20 mph speed limits. Implementing 20 mph speed limits is one of the 10 commitments in the Times … Continue reading
Hello. I’m Roger Symonds and this is my new cycling blog.