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Archives for August 2010

Enjoy one of 50 LCC guided cycle rides to London SkyridePublished: 11:00pm 15 August 2010

photo TB The recent Skyride in Ealing attracted many families

 
 
 
 
London Cycling Campaign will once again this year be repeating our popular guided rides into central London for the Mayors' Skyride on Sunday 5 Sept...

London Cycling Campaign appoints new chief executivePublished: 11:00pm 15 August 2010

London Cycling Campaign is delighted to announce the appointment of seasoned campaigner Ashok Sinha as its new chief executive.
The position became vacant when former chief executive Koy Thomson left LCC to work in his specialist field of in...

Five golden rules for Cycle HirePublished: 1:16pm 12 August 2010

The London Cycle Hire Scheme is generating nearly 15,000 cycle journeys per day, less than a fortnight after its inception. Here are some tips to make your experience as good as possible...
LCC's five golden rules to avoid hiccups
Check your acc...

LCC responds to two Transport for London consultationsPublished: 2:40pm 5 August 2010

photo LCC has made sure the problem of internet sales of stolen bikes is in the Cycle Security Action Plan

 
Two consultation responses have been submitted to Transport for London, one on the Cycle Security Action Plan, and another on t...

East London cycling specialist sends trainees to Special Olympics time trialPublished: 11:00pm 4 August 2010

Photo Athlete Jubel Ahmed receives his time trial certificate after the Special Olympics event

Athletes training for the Special Olympics with Bikeworks and Pedal Power in Tower Hamlets have been competing in their inaugural time trial.
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Mobile mechanics now patrolling the streets of South LondonPublished: 11:00pm 4 August 2010

Photo Druid Cycles' founder Thor Bard shows off the newly built mobile maintenance bikes

 
Druid Cycles in SE1 have launched a mobile bicycle repair patrol. The service dubbed ‘Cycle SOS’ sent its first two mechanics out on ...

New shared-use path in Kensington Gardens extends east-west cycle routePublished: 11:00pm 4 August 2010

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photo The green line shows the new shared-use path completing the existing yellow cycle route: show your support for more by emailing Royal Parks

 
A stretch of path in front of Kensing...

Two more one-way City streets become two-way for cyclistsPublished: 11:00pm 4 August 2010

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photo The City of London has made another two one-way streets two-way for cyclists

 
In a bid to remove barriers for cyclists and to link Cycle Superhighway 3 and Tower Bridge to Bank, the City is a...

Sustainability charity offers eco-leadership in Welsh retreatPublished: 11:00pm 4 August 2010

photo Why not take part in the Otesha Project UK's 10-day eco-leadership holiday in Wales?

 
From 24 September to 3 October 2010, the Otesha Project UK is running a Sustainability Leadership course, a jam-packed 10-day adventure ta...

Roadpeace conference: Improving the post-crash response in LondonPublished: 11:00pm 4 August 2010

With the support of LCC, CTC and Living Streets, Roadpeace is organising a conference on 22 September 2010 to highlight developments in the investigation and prosecution of casualty collisions.
LCC is encouraging members and other London cyclis...

Mayor hints at 'one in five' target for cycling as Cycle Hire arrivesPublished: 11:00pm 4 August 2010

photo The mayor is calling for a massive increase in cycling, with a potential new target of 20% of journeys

 
Launching London's Cycle Hire scheme, the Mayor of London Boris Johnson has called for a massive increase...

No More Lethal Lorries campaign launched in The GuardianPublished: 11:00pm 4 August 2010

photo Charlie Lloyd This poster from the City Corporation is in very poor taste, discouraging not promoting cycling

 
 
The "No More Lethal Lorries" campaign has been officially launched with an article on The Guardian B...

Cyclists reminded to show consideration on London towpathsPublished: 11:00pm 4 August 2010

photo Adrian Lewis Giving walkers warning and moderating speed are the essence of the Two Tings campaign
 

 
Cyclists are being reminded to show consideration for walkers on London's canals, and remember to give Two Tings of ...

Video production workshop can help improve your campaign skills Published: 11:00pm 3 August 2010

 photo Producing campaign-oriented videos is just one thing you can learn at an LCC workshop

 
Make LCC stronger by taking part in our training sessions and improve your campaigning skills. Work with LCC in your area on local issue...