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Reviews: Bike Lights (USB charged)Published: 5:31pm 15 December 2014

It goes without saying that a decent set of lights is a must-have for regular cyclists, but manufacturers' claims can sometimes differ quite radically from real-life performance. So London Cyclist's testers have put a selection of the latest USB-c...

Fred the Magic Bicycle children's book - signed copiesPublished: 6:15pm 12 December 2014

 
Tom Bogdanowicz, the author,  will be signing copies of Fred the Magic Bicycle outside the bike stall and  Buggies and Bikes in Broadway market, Hackney on the morning of Saturday 13th December  
With rave reviews fr...

No prosecution after London cyclist is run down from behindPublished: 10:52am 12 December 2014

In February this year Michael Mason a 70 year old designer and teacher was hit from behind while cycling home on Regent Street. He suffered multiple severe injuries and died in hospital without regaining consciousness on 14th March 2014.
At Wes...

Editor's Choice: Cycling BooksPublished: 6:26pm 11 December 2014

Whether you're looking for a last-minute gift for a cycling partner or friend, or simply wanting to find a good read for the holiday period, here's some suggestions of books that have caught our eye over the last few months... 
 
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London Overground imposes blanket ban on peak time cycle carriagePublished: 5:56pm 11 December 2014

London Overground imposes blanket ban on peak time cycle carriage (photo Matt Buck) 

Transport for London, the operator of London Overground, is imposing a blanket ban on cycle carriage at peak times (7.30 – 9.30 am and 4 - 7 pm) on ...

London's first Quietways to open in May 2015Published: 11:03am 11 December 2014

The Mayor and Transport for London have confirmed that London's first Quietways will open in May 2015. Sustrans has been awarded the contract to help deliver the first Quietways, which it is hoped will give cyclists a direct, pleasant, back...

Are Cycle Superhighways good for London? A Centre for London debatePublished: 10:11am 11 December 2014

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GLA Transport Committee discusses progress on the Mayor's Vision for CyclingPublished: 5:43pm 10 December 2014

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No delays on safer lorries - an open letter to the Italian transport ministerPublished: 9:58am 10 December 2014

Representatives from the European Council, Commission and Parliament will meet today to discuss whether safer lorry cab designs should be postponed for a decade. We're sending the letter below to the Italian Transport Minister who chairs the Trans...

Tell TfL Archway plans must be improved - and help us claim a Space for Cycling winPublished: 1:42pm 8 December 2014

This clip shows cyclists navigating Archway gyratory as it is at the moment.

 
Transport for London are currently consulting on proposed changes to Archway gyratory - a much needed consultation, as the video clip above shows. IC...

Cyclist killed on Leman St in AldgatePublished: 12:20pm 8 December 2014

A 57-year-old man has died in hospital after being hit while cycling on Leman St on Saturday morning at 7.05am. The driver was arrested at the scene. We understand that the cyclist was travelling north on Leman St when the motorist, who was travel...

Fred the Magic Bicycle children's book launched on LCC websitePublished: 2:15pm 5 December 2014

 
With rave reviews from small children and featured on the Bikehub blog (www.bikehub.co.uk/kidbikebooks/) Fred the Magic Bicycle is launched exclusively on the LCC website www.lcc.org.uk/shop . Signed preview copies will be available at t...

Urgent action! We need safer lorry design nowPublished: 12:19pm 4 December 2014

Tell Transport Minister we need safer lorry design now, not in 12 years time

Safer, more aerodynamic HGV cab designs, which can save hundreds of lives, are supported in principle by EU politicians; however, some member states, led by France and ...

Deptford Broadway plans fail to deliverPublished: 5:30pm 3 December 2014

 

Transport for London's consultation on proposed changes to Deptford Broadway closes next week (12 December). This is a stretch of road so dangerous it’s provoked media campaigns. Between 2008 and 2012, five cyclists were killed or ...

Local Group News: December 2014Published: 3:18pm 1 December 2014

London Cycling Campaign has a network of over 30 Local Groups across London, one per borough. Find out what they've been up to in their December Newsletters! If you're an LCC member, you'll recieve your borough Newsletter in your latest edition ...