Saturday 13 December 2008

Des Kay and last Saturday’s climate change critical mass

Apparently the poet with a purple wig and winged bicycle on last Saturday's Campaign Against Climate Change critical mass was Des Kay. He is the individual we have to thank for fighting the Metropolitan Police’s attempts to suppress the monthly London Critical Mass by taking the matter to the High Court. In the end, after three years, he won. Well done, Des! There’s a short Time Out comment on the pleasures of cycling by Des here.

I’ve also belatedly discovered that Indymedia posted a full report and lots of pics of the ride here and that fellow cycling blogger Mike Armstrong (of Crap Cycle Lanes of Croydon) was on the ride too, and took a short piece of film of the end of the ride, featuring Des and his fabulous winged bicycle: