Can Sadiq Khan stand up to bike bashers and make London a cycling city?
Thursday 26 May 2016 06.00 BS
Protesters highlight the danger that polluted air poses to cyclists and residents health. Photograph: Anadolu Agency/Getty Images
My regular bike commute to work comes in two very distinct parts, a split which epitomises the rapid changes to cycling in London. The beginning and the end – Walworth Road and Farringdon Road for those who know the city – are an experience familiar to cyclists in the capital for many years: a slightly gung ho rush of mingling with the buses, cabs and construction trucks.