Ruckholt Road, Leyton, (the A106) is the second most popular of three major cycling commuter routes for anyone heading into central London from the London Borough of Waltham Forest. The other two are Lea Bridge Road (A104) and Forest Road (A503).
The borough has a population of 223,200.
Over the past five years the annual cycle count figures for Ruckholt Road on a weekday 7am – 7pm are
It’s a mystery why these figures are so erratic on what is a signed London Cycle Network route with a magnificent cycle lane. Here’s what it was like cycling on Ruckholt Road yesterday.