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LCC member sets world recordPublished: 1:19pm 7 September 2014

Sidney Schuman, a member of LCC’s Lewisham group, has set the 80 to 84 year old one hour cycling record by clocking 28.388 kilometres (17.4 miles) at the Lea Valley Velodrome in the QE Olympic Park Cheered on by family, friends and LCC mem...

Film Review - Bicycle Published: 9:53am 4 September 2014

Bicycle – A Great British Movement

Directed by BAFTA winning director and keen cyclist Michael B. Clifford, this documentary looks back at the history of the bicycle in Britain and explores the story of cycling, particularly its increase ...

LCC hails initial proposals for new superhighways as a successPublished: 7:44am 3 September 2014

Designs for the North-South and East-West cycle superhighways, released for consultation by Transport for London today, represent a major step forward in creating streets that are safe and inviting for cycling, say the London Cycling Campaign. T...

Brixton Cycling FairPublished: 11:14am 29 August 2014

Come along to the Brixton Cycling Fair happening in Windrush Square on Friday 12th from 2 in the afternoon through till 9 in the evening.

You'll have the opportunity to have your bike looked over by one of Brixton Cycles' trained mechanics and...

Watch out for blind and partially sighted peoplePublished: 6:08am 27 August 2014

People with with poor sight rely on their hearing to get around safely. They cannot hear cycles so we have to use our eyes to help them.
The Guide Dogs for the Blind is calling for all cyclists to use their Cycleyes.  We should help blind pe...

Space4Cycling at Battersea roundabout but is it Dutch?Published: 1:04pm 20 August 2014

Wandsworth council have today released a radical new design for Queens Circus roundabout at the corner of Battersea Park.
They are providing separate space and signals for cycle traffic at most of the junctions, but is this really the best...

Jay Lockwood Wins our Poster Design competition at Spoke festivalPublished: 4:18pm 19 August 2014

Back in June, the Bussey Building in Peckham hosted the debut of Spoke; a free design and illustration fair celebrating cycling. You might remember that LCC hosted a competition as part of this exciting new event for an up and coming artist (...

What's wrong with new cycle helmet lawPublished: 1:37pm 14 August 2014

News of a helmet law being passed in Jersey has re-opened the debate about the need for such laws. We attempt to understand some of the complex arguments.
Talking about cycle helmet wearing and the effectiveness of laws to make it compulsory is a...

A Celebration of Cycling – Prudential RideLondon 2014Published: 12:29pm 14 August 2014

Riders from London and all over the UK came together at the weekend for Prudential RideLondon 2014, the annual festival which celebrates cycling. Across two days, cyclists were treated to activities galore that were all pedal-friendly and gave eve...

What have London Cycling Design Standards ever done for you?Published: 12:40pm 7 August 2014

What, you may ask, did the London Cycle Design Standards (LCDS) ever do for you?
Not much - and that's exactly the problem. The last version of LCDS, published in 2005, was limited in scope, constrained by out-dated national regulations and oft...

Key NE London cycling bridge opens but where are the direction signs?Published: 5:40pm 1 August 2014

 
 
A vital safe cycle route in north-east London is now open but cyclists in Waltham Forest, Newham and Redbridge may never find it because it is entirely unmarked. 
The new cycling and walking bridge into the Olympic Park poten...

Levi's® Commuter Workspace arrives in London Published: 2:37pm 30 July 2014

The Levi's® Commuter Workspace has been bringing together cyclists across the pond this summer, with pop-ups in both New York and L.A, and now it's London's turn, when it opens in Shoreditch from August 7–17. Open dai...

Campaign success as Mayor brings safer lorries for London one step closerPublished: 11:48am 30 July 2014

The Mayor of London has launched a consultation on his plans to bring in Safer Lorry traffic control orders. These rules will ensure that no lorry in London is exempt from the rules that require most lorries to have adequate mirrors to see cycli...

London Cycling Campaign calls for stronger safety benefits from Camden's West End projectPublished: 1:35pm 24 July 2014

London Cycling Campaign welcomes Camden Council's vision for transforming the Tottenham Court Road and Gower Street area of the West End.
However in our consultation response, below, we demand international standard protected space for cycle jo...

Not long left to stand for the LCC Board or submit an AGM motionPublished: 12:29pm 24 July 2014

Members have until 9 a.m. on Monday 11th August (deadline extended from Monday 4th August as previously advertised) to nominate themselves for our trustee elections or to put forward motions to our AGM.
Are you interested in standing for our Bo...