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Inquest into death at notorious Camden junction last November finds Space for Cycling could have prevented cycling tragedyPublished: 2:10pm 8 April 2014

The London Cycling Campaign is calling on supporters in Camden to lobby for a safe cycling boulevard in Clerkenwell, the existence of which would almost certainly have saved the life of Londoner Francis Golding killed in a coach crash last Novem...

LCC's Space for Cycling campaign uses local expertise to lobby thousands of council election candidates for 629 ward-specific cycling improvementPublished: 6:42am 7 April 2014

For the first time in London’s political history, a campaign group is aiming to lobby 6000 local election candidates to support one of 629 ward-specific improvements that would make streets safer and more inviting for everyone to cycle.
In ...

£500 in Evans vouchers for the best Space for Cycling photosPublished: 12:27pm 3 April 2014

Send us your photos about Space for Cycling and the pick of the week will get £500 in Evans vouchers.  We will pick our winner EVERY Monday morning for the next 4 weeks. Tweet them to us (don't forget to use the #Space4Cycling), post th...

Condolences to family and friends after cycling fatality at Ludgate Circus during morning rush hourPublished: 10:28am 3 April 2014

The London Cycling Campaign has repeated calls for major junctions across Greater London to be made safe after a man riding a bicycle was killed this morning at Ludgate Circus (photo: Twitter).
The crash took place around 10am as a refuse lorry...

The Girls' Bicycle HandbookPublished: 9:22am 2 April 2014

'The Girls' Bicycle Handbook' (out 3rd April 2014) is for women cyclists everywhere who need practical, no-nonsense advice and information on cycling and cycling in style. 

 
Written by Caz Nicklin, owner and founder of Cyclechic, 'T...

We urge supporters to tell Transport for London that plans for Elephant and Castle fail to provide safe passage for cyclingPublished: 1:33pm 28 March 2014

We're urging our supporters to express strong dissatisfaction with Transport for London's proposals for Elephant and Castle.
The latest flawed proposals come soon after we rejected TfL's proposals for Kings Cross, which present people on bicycl...

Everyone Bikes - A new bike shop with a focus on females Published: 5:16pm 25 March 2014

Everyone Bikes is a new cycling shop that caters for all but has a female focus.
Here's their story ...
 
This new cycle shop has just opened on Northcote Rd, SW11, and is a new kind of cycle shop that puts women at the forefront and aim...

Kings Cross junction: tell Transport for London its plans for cycling are not good enoughPublished: 6:05pm 20 March 2014

Consultation closes soon on Transport for London's 'interim' plans for making the notorious junction outside Kings Cross Station a little less scary.
We have until Monday 24 March 2014 to make our views known, and we urge you to do so by using th...

European MEPs vote for safer Direct Vision Lorries, now legislation needs government supportPublished: 1:19pm 20 March 2014

In a crucial vote on Tuesday 18 March 2014 the European Parliament Transport Committee brought genuinely Safer Urban Lorries (see above) a step closer to becoming a reality on London's streets.
This is a major victory for all those who have bee...

LCC reaches Cape Town, thanks to Cllr Paul Braithwaite Published: 11:59am 18 March 2014

Camden’s Cycling Champion, Cllr Paul Braithwaite, sent us this incredible photo from the Cape Town Argus, the largest timed race in the world, as he was pictured crossing the top of Chapman's Peak.

With over 35,000 entrants, it was fantas...

London Cycling Campaign organises free ride-leader training - book now!Published: 5:05pm 13 March 2014

The London Cycling Campaign is offering three free ride-leader training sessions in London.
The courses will be led by expert ride-leader trainers and will take place in Barking & Dagenham, Croydon and Hounslow (details about the courses an...

Mayor pressing TfL on cycling delivery “not too politely.” TfL Transport Commissioner says he is embarrassed and frustrated. Published: 2:18pm 13 March 2014

Sir Peter Hendy, London’s Commissioner for Transport, says he is under pressure from Mayor Boris Johnson, using strong language, to deliver cycling infrastructure more quickly. Responding to questions from Darren Johnson (Green party), at ...

Product review: Carradice CarraDry SQR bagPublished: 12:34pm 13 March 2014

Carradice Carradry SQR bagwww.carradice.co.uk £75 
Saddlebags, the erstwhile tourist favourite, are experiencing a renaissance along with classic steel frames and Campag bits. Carradice’s CarraDry SQR is a new take on the ...

JOB: Could you be the new Digital and Social Media Campaigner at the London Cycling Campaign?Published: 12:04pm 13 March 2014

Digital/Social Media Campaignerneg hours per week for 8 weeks£6k project rate
We're looking for an experienced digital and social media campaigner to work at the heart of our Space for Cycling campaign, engaging with our 20,000 Twitt...

The Tweed Run choose London Cycling Campaign as designated charity for 2014 Published: 12:22pm 12 March 2014

London Cycling Campaign is delighted to announce that the Tweed Run has selected the organisation to be its designated charity for the event on Saturday 17th May, 2014.

Following the incredible success of its fifth birthday ride in 2013, where ...