I'm still not sure what the event was, to be honest.
PeteStaples wrote:For all the ample notification, I still had no idea what was going on to cause the bonkers traffic. The marathon is an order of magnitude larger in publicity, so I think more people know not to bother driving anywhere near zone 1. I'm still not sure what the event was, to be honest.
TfL wrote:This weekend, Saturday 29 and Sunday 30 July, there will be significant impact to travel as a result of the weekend of Prudential RideLondon cycling events. Certain roads and river crossings in east, central and southwest London and Surrey will be closed to traffic.
antonyb wrote:Irony is difficult perhaps to convey
theedy wrote:I had doubts yesterday too. My mother-in-law in Battersea could not cross the river to get to her church by public transport. I went to lunch with her. 90 minutes from Waterloo via train and bus. The road form Battersea Park to Vauxhall was static, so whilst wanting to encourage healthy pursuits like cycling, is it necessary to create so much pollution elsewhere? A difficult judgement but worth a thought.
antonyb wrote:Shall we keep on point without the Ad Hominem?
Irony is difficult perhaps to convey, and I apologise if it has been misunderstood, and it would be a shame if utterly mistaken cold-reads about another members' imputed politics were to hi-jack the OPs' thread .
NickTheGreek wrote:That bike ride is a pain in the arse.
During last year's event it took me an hour and half from Swindon to Hammersmith, and then two and a half hours from Hammersmith to SE1. Where do I send the invoice for my wasted Sunday?