London Cycling Campaign has launched this new series of awards to recognise achievements in cycling in the capital. There are ten awards divided into two categories: the public vote awards, which will be distinguishing the best of brands, products and retailers, whilst the panel votes will continue LCC's tradition of giving recognition to grass-roots projects that directly promote cycling within the community.
PUBLIC VOTE AWARDS
BEST BIKE BRAND - The cycling brand that has done the most to popularise cycling in London.
Rapha - Quality clothing with a retro feel, now providing kit to highly competitive Team Sky pros.
Vulpine: New clothing brand whose classy gear and cycling events have captured the imagination.
Specialized: Fabulous bikes and equipment suitable for the smallest and the deepest pockets.
BEST CYCLING CHAMPION -The award to an individual or organisation for outstanding efforts to champion cycling.
Bradley Wiggins - Sporting hero to millions for winning Tour de France yellow and Olympic gold.
Andrew Gilligan: The new Cycling Commissioner, helping ensure the Mayor's future plans Go Dutch.
Jenni Gwiazdowski: Runs the fabulous London Bike Kitchen, empowering people to fix their own kit.
BEST CYCLING COMMUNICATION - The best publication, campaign, article, graphic or online tool that helped promote cycling in London.
Road.cc: In-depth and up-to-date online coverage of cycling campaigns, news, people and products.
Cycling Weekly: Britain's only cycling weekly, which is renowned for sports coverage and campaigns.
The Guardian Bike Blog: Quality articles on cycling issues, edited by respected broadsheet journos.
BEST PRODUCT- The best quality or most innovative cycling product, clothing or accessory. Award logo and sponsor logo.
Brompton folding bicycle: One of the best compact folders in the world, and still built in London.Runners up
Knog Blinder lights: Cool designs, highly visible, easy to use, and great value for money.
Schwalbe London series tyres: Tried-and-tested German engineering with a London twist.
BEST RETAILER - The independent, chain or online retailer offering the best shopping experience either through service, atmosphere, location, value, or range of products.
Cycle Surgery: London wide chain that somehow manages to feel like your local bike shop.
Brixton Cycles: A workers co-op that's an integral part of the London cycling landscape.
Velorution: Has a loyal following with two stores selling high-end products at great prices.
Find out more about our the finalists and winners of our panel vote categories here.