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Archives for March 2008

LCC says well done TfL for Fresnel lenses campaign, but Government must move faster on implementing EU safety mirrors legislationPublished: 11:00pm 30 March 2008

London Cycling Campaign says well done to Transport for London, who have distributed 10,000 safety lenses for lorry drivers as part of a campaign to help cut collisions between cyclists and heavy goods vehicles.The lenses stick on to the passenger...

LCC groups in Southwark and Lambeth organise GLA transport hustingsPublished: 12:00am 28 March 2008

LCC local groups Lambeth Cyclists and Southwark Cyclists will be holding a transport hustings meeting on Tuesday 8th April, in advance of the Greater London Assembly elections on 1st May.The groups are inviting all the main candidates for the GLA ...

Londoners in the lead at the World Track ChampionshipsPublished: 12:00am 28 March 2008

Congratulations to Team GB on their spectacular performance at the UNI Track Cycling World Championships in Manchester. The men’s team, led by London’s Bradley Wiggins, set a gold-medal winning record time of 3 minutes 56.322 seconds in the 4000m ...

Vote for Cycling on May 1stPublished: 12:00am 27 March 2008

Use the link on the right to download an article from the current issue of London Cyclist on the mayoral elections, featuring the four main candidates' responses to LCC's cycling manifesto.On May the 1st we are voting for the kind of London we wan...

Community Cycling Fund for London update: grants awarded and second round informationPublished: 12:00am 26 March 2008

A total of £90,484 has been allocated to community groups and projects throughout London in the first 2008 funding round from the Community Cycle Fund for London (CCfL), provided by Transport for London and the Active Travel Consortium (funded by ...

Sheldon Brown Memorial Ride, Sunday 6th AprilPublished: 12:00am 25 March 2008

A ride through central London to commemorate legendary bike mechanic Sheldon Brown, who sadly passed away on February 3rd, 2008, will take place on Sunday 6th April.The ride has been organised by members of the London Fixed Gear and Single-Speed f...

Boris Johnson's cycle policy must try harderPublished: 12:00am 4 March 2008

In their first assessment of Boris Johnson’s Transport Manifesto, London Cycling Campaign said Boris Johnson must try harder if he is to win over London cyclists.Koy Thomson, LCC’s Chief Executive, said “Boris Johnson has said that he would go for...