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Serious crash on Hammersmith Bridge prompts cyclists to organise 'calm the bridge' protest ridePublished: 05:59pm 30 May 2012

A shocking crash that left a young female cyclist pinned against the side of Hammersmith Bridge by a car has prompted local campaigners to organise a 'calm the bridge' protest bike ride there on Saturday 2 June 2012.
Members of Hammersmith &...

Tour de Latitude offers great adventure for festival-bound London cyclists this summerPublished: 01:44pm 25 May 2012

Latitude music festival in Suffolk, one of the biggest in the UK's packed summer festival calendar, is organising a guided bike ride to its event from London for those who want to reduce their carbon footprint, have lots of fun, and raise money ...

Time to nominate yourself for the new London Cycling Campaign elected Policy ForumPublished: 01:36pm 25 May 2012

London Cycling Campaign members have until midday on Friday 16 June 2012 to nominate themselves for our new elected Policy Forum, which will help shape our future transport policy and campaigns.
Cycling is a constantly changing and evolving top...

Mayor names Greenwich and Vauxhall as first two 'Go Dutch' walking and cycling locationsPublished: 02:02am 25 May 2012

Boris Johnson has named Greenwich and Vauxhall as two locations likely to benefit from a transformation into flagship walking and cycling projects, in accordance with his pre-election commitment to our Love London, Go Dutch campaign.
Bye-bye Va...

Bicycles banned from thousands of extra trains during Olympics and ParalympicsPublished: 12:32am 25 May 2012

People are being warned to check restrictions before they travel as many train operators plan to ban bicycles (except folders) during the Olympics and Paralympics.
Paralympics Update
These restrictions are still inforce despite almost all the ga...

Mayor can't back up claim that two-thirds of cycling injuries caused by cyclists breaking lawPublished: 03:22pm 24 May 2012

Despite repeated requests, neither City Hall nor Transport for London has substantiated Mayor Boris Johnson's claim that two-thirds of serious cyclist crashes took place because the cyclist had broken the law.
The Mayor's claim is strongly at o...

London Cycling Campaign says judge Mayor Boris Johnson on cycling after his first 100 daysPublished: 12:24pm 11 May 2012

The London Cycling Campaign has pledged to monitor the Mayor Boris Johnson's first 100 days in office, delivering a verdict on his cycling commitments after that time.
In the days before the election, Johnson promised to deliver the three Love ...

London Cycling Campaign and British Cycling remind Mayor of commitments to Go DutchPublished: 12:02pm 11 May 2012

The London Cycling Campaign and British Cycling have written a joint letter to re-elected Mayor Boris Johnson reminding him of his pre-election commitments to cycling, and to offer support in meeting those pledges. 
Read the text of the le...