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Lewisham is the latest London council to take giant strides to reduce lorry danger to cyclingPublished: 03:47pm 06 Nov 2013

LCC's Mike Cavenett explains the significance of yet another council adopting our Safer Lorries, Safer Cycling pledge
Being a cycling campaigner can be frustrating work. The areas in which we operate – political, civil service and transpo...

Bike review: Mango FresherPublished: 02:46pm 05 Nov 2013

MANGO FRESHER£309www.mangobikes.co.uk

Unlike the vast majority of bikes tested by the London Cyclist team which are sourced direct from a manufacturer or distributor, the Mango came via a different route – as a present from friends ...

Book review: Srampagmano TalesPublished: 02:24pm 05 Nov 2013

Srampagmano Tales £6.99Scarlett Parker 

Scarlett Parker’s Srampagmano Tales is written in the style of Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales, with the same rhyme and structure. However, while the medieval pilgrims set off ...

Voice of the Month: Dan BarnesPublished: 11:42am 05 Nov 2013

Newest member of the LCC Board of Trustees, Dan Barnes, explains how he got involved in campaigning and his hope to broaden LCC's supporter base  

My involvement with the London Cycling Campaign began in February 2011, when a close friend,...

Best Rides: Parks and green spaces of south-west LondonPublished: 05:47pm 04 Nov 2013

The borough of Richmond has some of the country’s finest parks and manor houses. Paul Luton from Richmond Cycling Campaign leads this scenic tour.

For a downloadable map, click here.
WHAT WILL I SEE?This south-western corner of London of...

Product reviews: Cycling CapesPublished: 04:57pm 04 Nov 2013

Traditional cycling capes have had a noticeable revival in recent years, as new designers address the challenge of how everyday cyclists can keep warm and dry. Capes are handy for throwing on for short journeys or those of us who wear skirts or sm...

Manchester makes strides with mass ridePublished: 12:25pm 04 Nov 2013

 
With our Space for Cycling 2014 campaign gaining momentum, we look at how the message and #space4cycling have spread nationally since London Cycling Campaign’s three summer rides. This first-hand report from Kristina Ella Gjerding - ...

Mayor's Cycle SuperHighway 2 extension the first step towards Going Dutch for London cyclistsPublished: 03:59pm 31 Oct 2013

The extension of Cycle Superhighway 2 from Bow roundabout to Stratford is now in place (mostly), and it looks like it could be the start of something really good for London cycling.
We shot a video going east and then west (see above): the qual...

Cycling Projects: 2013 CCFL awarded projects start turning their wheelsPublished: 02:12pm 31 Oct 2013

The Hackney Volunteer Police Cadets is one of the 21 CCFL awarded projects that are going to develop in the coming months. Tom Morris, the Volunteer Cadet Co-ordinator, explains how this project will improve the lives of the 50 cadets th...

How LCC policy on maximum speeds and volumes of motor traffic can be used by local cycling campaignersPublished: 10:21am 31 Oct 2013

LCC trustee and sustainable transport academic Dr Rachel Aldred explains how LCC's recent AGM motion on speeds and volumes of motor traffic can help local campaigning. This post originally appeared on her blog. 
Since our AGM on 19 October 2...

We define (1) motor traffic speeds and volumes that are acceptable for cycling and (2) solutions for problem streetsPublished: 01:27pm 30 Oct 2013

(1) Motor traffic speeds and volumes that are acceptable for cycling
At our 2013 AGM, our members passed a motion defining what speeds and volumes of motor vehicles in which it's acceptable to ask people to cycle.
We know from countless survey...

Gift Aid your membership today and give £9 to LCC for FREEPublished: 12:00pm 24 Oct 2013

Many of you might be aware of the term ‘Gift Aid’, but don’t actually know what it means and, more importantly, how much this simple act is worth to a charity like London Cycling Campaign. For less than a minute of your time you ...

Superhighway blue paint is not adequate says coroner’s report into cycling deaths at Aldgate and Bow roundaboutPublished: 03:00pm 22 Oct 2013

Coroner Mary Hassell has told the Mayor Boris Johnson that “unbordered blue strips” of paint on the Cycle Superhighway 2 are “confusing” and lull cyclists “into a false sense of security”.
Her ‘Preventi...

AGM motions confirm our commitment to campaigning for streets that make cycling safe and inviting for every LondonerPublished: 03:43pm 21 Oct 2013

The London Cycling Campaign AGM on Saturday 19 October 2013 passed a series of motions confirming our commitment to campaign for:

protected space for cycling or motor traffic reduction when speeds of motor vehicles are over 20mph or volumes...

Eleven candidates whittled down to five new trustees for London Cycling Campaign boardPublished: 01:35pm 21 Oct 2013

The first London Cycling Campaign trustee election using STV (Single Transferable Vote) saw 5 trustees elected from a field of 11 candidates, with a total of 873 member votes cast.
The majority of votes were cast electronically, with final voti...