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10,000 Brave The Rain For Go Dutch Big Ride

3 years agoEngland / London : Londonist

Bemused tourists peered out of their bus-tour-suppled plastic ponchos to see London’s biggest ever cycle protest on Saturday, as an estimated 10,000 men, women and children braved the near constant rain to call for Mayoral commitment to ‘Go Dutch‘ and make London safe for cycling. The peloton stretched from the top of Park Lane to Piccadilly Circus (though, had the same number decided to go by car, it’d have been from Park Lane to Upminster [average car length, bumper to bumper] - and might have got more press, as some have pointed out).
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