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Minister for Cycling clarifies pavement cycling advice after 1057 fines in LondonPublished: 04:45pm 16 Jan 2014

Robert Goodwill, Minister for Cycling
After the Met Police's seven-week Operation Safeway to reduce lawless behaviour on the roads led to 1057 cyclists being issued with fixed penalty notices for pavement cycling the Minister for Cycling Robert ...

London Cycling Campaign encourages all Londoners to comment on Westminster Council's inadequate cycling strategyPublished: 02:04pm 16 Jan 2014

We're urging our supporters to respond to Westminster Council's consultation on its Cycling Strategy before the deadline on Monday 20 January.
At present, the strategy fails to provide a blueprint for improving the borough's inadequate cycling ...

Get your workplace up to speed with a London Cycling Workshop Published: 12:47pm 15 Jan 2014

If you're looking to inspire your organisation through cycling and engage with those already commuting by bike; or perhaps you’re an employee who would like to see cycling supported within your workplace? London Cycling Campaign’s Cycl...

Membership offers round up Published: 05:22pm 14 Jan 2014

Here's a reminder of some great discounts available to LCC members that are still running as part of our '12 Days of Christmas' offer, plus a few other recent ones that you still have time to enjoy. For full information on how ...

Cycling facilities at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park are a massively wasted opportunity, typified by the fact that the entrance is a staircasePublished: 03:05pm 10 Jan 2014

This staircase is the main western cycling entrance to the the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in NE London 
Cycle across Victoria Park, over the cycling and pedestrian bridge to Hackney Wick, down Wallis Road and you arrive at the main weste...

Product review: Sealskinz Ultra Grip glovesPublished: 05:27pm 08 Jan 2014

SEALSKINZ Ultra Grip Glove£32.50www.sealskinz.com

Like many mountain bikers, we've been fans of Sealskinz socks for a very long time. Few proper bike shoes are truly waterproof, so it's become second nature to slip on a pair of Sealskinz ...

There can only be one Winner - The Space for Cycling Local SurveyPublished: 02:18pm 08 Jan 2014

 
At the end of last year we asked you to tell us about local barriers to cycling to help us with our Space for cycling campaign, offering one lucky respondent the chance to win a Pinnacle bike worth up to £450, provided by our Campaig...

Book Review: Cycling Northern FrancePublished: 08:42pm 07 Jan 2014

 
Cycling Northern France£16.95 Richard Peace & Andrew Stevenson
www.excellentbooks.co.uk 

If you're spending your winter evenings thinking about sunny holidays in the future, then this guidebook could be the perfect ...

Voice of the Month: Ashok SinhaPublished: 08:28pm 07 Jan 2014

LCC's chief executive Ashok Sinha looks ahead to another great year for cycling and asks for your support to grow the Space for Cycling campaign

It’s fantastic weather for cycling at the moment! No, it really is. So what if the capricious...

Best Rides: Olympic Park architecturePublished: 07:48pm 07 Jan 2014

View QE Olympic Park ride in a larger map
Tom Bogdanowicz, author of the London Cycling Guide – the best-selling guide to bike rides in the capital – tours the architectural masterpieces in the QEII Olympic Park, along a route th...

Lewisham Cycle Loan SchemePublished: 05:31pm 07 Jan 2014

 
Lewisham leads the way with successful cycle loan scheme
As the benefits of cycling to society and individuals become more apparent, local councils are looking at ways to encourage more people to cycle. In many European cities cycling is ...

Bike Review: Decathlon Matex B'Fold 5 Published: 02:57pm 06 Jan 2014

DECATHLON Matex B'Fold 5 £169.99
www.decathalon.co.uk

Decathalon has a reputation for providing great bikes at impressively low prices, and this Matex B'Fold continues that theme. For a penny short of £170 you get a smart fold...

The Mayor's answers to cycling questionsPublished: 05:24pm 03 Jan 2014

Below you’ll find Mayor Boris Johnson’s written responses to the questions relating to cycling tabled at the December 2013 session of Mayor’s Question Time. The Mayor provides written answers to those questions that are not posed...

London Cycling Campaign calls for government and private sector to make 'direct vision' lorries standard on city streetsPublished: 04:06pm 03 Jan 2014

The London Cycling Campaign is calling on government and the private sector to do everything in their power to make direct vision lorries the only type of lorry in urban streets.
These lorries - such as the Mercedes Econic model (pictured above...

Festive fun with our CycleSurgery competition Published: 11:25am 23 Dec 2013

As part of London Cycling Campaign's 12 Days of Christmas, our friends over at CycleSurgery ran a competition for three people to win a full bike service. In order to win we asked you to send in your best Christmas jokes. Our tummys were already h...