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2014 Campaign - Space for CyclingPublished: 10:58am 19 December 2013

Our Space for Cycling local election campaign is all about local issues. So how do you go about identifying problems in your neighbourhood?

We’re planning for 2014 to be a milestone year for the London Cycling Campaign. We’re organi...

Product reviews: Rechargeable bike lightsPublished: 5:20pm 17 December 2013

For regular cyclists, rechargeable lights are the simplest and most economical choice. Modern lights now range from £20 for 'get you home' blinkers to £500 for full off-road race sets. Here we test models from £32 to £110 &...

Interview: Chris Boardman MBEPublished: 12:10pm 17 December 2013

He's won Olympic gold, held world records, worn the yellow jersey at the Tour de France and launched a successful bike brand, but these days Chris Boardman is making headlines for his cycling activism work. He speaks to London Cyclist editor, John...

'BikeGrid' in Zone 1 could transform public spacesPublished: 2:59pm 16 December 2013

Back in 2009, LCC published plans for a Zone 1 BikeGrid, a badly needed cycle network  for central London which could be implemented quickly and at relatively low cost. Here's the article as originally published in March 2009. In March 2013, ...

Great Christmas gift ideas for cyclists from London Cycling Campaign's shop Published: 5:46pm 12 December 2013

It's half way to Christmas day, as notified by the advent calendar this morning. If this thought fills you with dread because you've not done any Christmas shopping, ordered the turkey, put up the Christmas tree yet (delete as applicable!) then we...

LCC reminds Mayor that badly designed streets and junctions are responsible for deterring millions of Londoners from cycling, not campaigners trying to improve conditionsPublished: 1:15pm 9 December 2013

The London Cycling Campaign has reminded Mayor Boris Johnson that it is poorly designed streets and unsafe junctions, many of them under his control, that put people off cycling.
Chief Executive Ashok Sinha said, "Countless surveys show that mo...

London Cycling Campaign welcomes focus on improving worst junctions but warns that traffic models still block cycle and pedestrian safetyPublished: 1:03pm 9 December 2013

The London Cycling Campaign has welcomed today’s announcement by Mayor Boris Johnson of a timetable for making London’s most dangerous junctions safer for cycling.
This is a much need injection of urgency into the Mayor’s Bett...

Compete, drink and be merry at Vulpine's Cyclogames this Sunday Published: 1:39pm 3 December 2013

Stylish London cycling brand, Vulpine, will be bringing their Cyclogames to Hackney this weekend. Their previous track record where events are concerned have been as wonderful as the garments they make, and the Cyclogames on Sunday 8th Decemb...

Santa Claus spotted riding in London in aid of London Cycling Campaign!Published: 1:09pm 3 December 2013

 
If you live in the London area you may have already had a shock at the sight of a white bearded, red suited man who’s pretty famous at this time of year, riding a bicycle around the city. Don’t worry; your coffee wasn’t s...

Cycling protestors organise 'die-in' outside Transport for London office in Southwark on Friday 29 NovemberPublished: 10:31am 29 November 2013

A group of cyclists calling for changes to the conditions for cycling in Greater London have organised a "die-in" outside Transport for London's Palestra office in Southwark at 5pm on Friday 29 November 2013.
5pm-6.30pmTransport for London197 B...

Tell us about local barriers to cycling to help our Space for Cycling campaign and win a Pinnacle bikePublished: 3:40pm 28 November 2013

Tell us about the barriers to cycling in your local area and you could win a fabulous Pinnacle road bike or hybrid (worth up to £450), kindly donated by Space for Cycling supporter Evans Cycles.
FILL IN OUR SURVEY

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London Cycling Campaign announces Evans Cycles as supporter of our Space for Cycling 2014 local election campaignPublished: 2:56pm 28 November 2013

The London Cycling Campaign is delighted to announce that Evans Cycles has become an official supporter of our Space for Cycling 2014 local election campaign.
Our Space for Cycling campaign aims to convince every candidate in the May 2014 local...

LCC condemns heavy-handed policing and poor safety advice being given out to cyclistsPublished: 2:12pm 28 November 2013

The London Cycling Campaign is calling on the Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe to provide better guidance for police officers who've been encouraged to hand out poor safety advice to cyclists in central London.
We'...

Two-wheeled travel in Europe has never been so glamorous than with these Rapha City Cycling GuidesPublished: 5:11pm 26 November 2013

Thames & Hudson have teamed up with Europe's most sophisticated cycling brand, Rapha Racing, to create the City Cycling Europe series. London Cycling Campaign members looking for a Christmas gift for a bicycle loving buddy, or...

A Space for Cycling campaign organiser explains why she volunteered to be part our our 2014 local election campaignPublished: 3:18pm 26 November 2013

Hello Kristen, please tell us a bit about yourself?
I'm Kristen Fuller, 34 years old, living in SE London and working full-time in central London. I work in the food industry, and love dining out and cooking myself. Travelling is a real passion...