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Tell your borough and the Royal Parks to get behind the Central London Grid to change the culture of cycling in LondonPublished: 5:06pm 13 February 2014

Last week we asked you to urge Transport for London to make sure the Central London Grid is genuinely safe and inviting for everyone. Thank you to the thousands who have already done so.
This week tell them what is ...

London Cycling Campaign sets three key tests for success of central London Cycling GridPublished: 3:34pm 13 February 2014

In responding to Transport for London's consultation on the Central London Grid for cycling,  LCC's Chief Executive, Ashok Sinha, set outs three key tests for the Mayor and the Central London boroughs:
The Central London Grid (CLG) is a hu...

Win tickets to the London Bike Show 2014 Published: 11:59am 11 February 2014

One of the most exciting events on the cycling calendar; the annual London Bike Show is the UK's largest cycling exhibition, taking place at London's Excel from Thursday 13th - Sunday 16th February, 2014.
We have 4 pairs of tickets to giveaway to...

RideLondon 100 - register now for places on Team LCC and support our fabulous campaigning effortsPublished: 12:53pm 7 February 2014

London Cycling Campaign still have places on our team for the Ride100 on Sunday 10th August 2014. 
Entries cost £150 and we will support you with your fundraising.
As a member of Team LCC you'll receive:

A free LCC cycl...

Cycle Superhighways short of £50m to reach "adequate standards"Published: 1:02pm 6 February 2014

Cycle Superhighway 2 on Mile End Road is just one section of the Mayor's flagship cycling project that needs urgent upgrade to make it safe and comfortable for cycling (photo: Ranty Highwayman)
In a worrying development, Transport for Lond...

Book Review: The History of Cycling in 50 BikesPublished: 12:02pm 6 February 2014

The History of Cycling in Fifty Bikes £12.99by Tom Ambrose

This is an enjoyable journey through a 220-year history of cycling, going from the hobby-horses of the late 18th century to the latest futuristic designs.
Two hundred years later...

Tell TfL it's vital the BikeGrid is a genuinely safe and inviting network of cycle routes in central LondonPublished: 11:00pm 5 February 2014

Cornwall Road, parallel to Waterloo Road, uses bollards to remove through motor traffic, as does Shoe Lane below. They show how inexpensive bollards can create Space for Cycling (and walking) 
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Meet LCC's London Cycling Mechanics Published: 2:10pm 5 February 2014

LCC’s London Cycling Mechanics are a skilled and experienced team who help thousands of Londoners keep their bikes safe and roadworthy, but there’s more to this lot then first meets the eye; they’re cycling professionals at hea...

First Look: Verenti Substance CX1.1Published: 4:18pm 4 February 2014

VERENTI Substance CX1.1£

To those unfamiliar with the name, Verenti is the in-house bike brand of online retail giant Wiggle. It's best known for its well specced road and sportive models, but recently the Substance has bee...

Voice of the Month: Amy SummersPublished: 4:01pm 4 February 2014

It’s an exciting period for LCC right now; and for me in particular. The launch of our flagship campaign, Space for Cycling is fast approaching and we’re busy planning and getting things ready. Most importantly, our fantastic Local G...

Best Rides: Hawksmoor churchesPublished: 3:11pm 4 February 2014

Between Greenwich and Bloomsbury there are six stunning examples of church architect Nicholas Hawksmoor's craft. Our ride visits each church and looks at some of the cultural myths attached to these famous buildings.

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LCC welcomes Mayor's call for improved lorry safety but also calls for Direct Vision lorries and driver trainingPublished: 2:28pm 30 January 2014

The London Cycling Campaign has welcome the Mayor’s announcement to put his weight behind London Council’s proposals to make all lorries in London safer for cyclists and pedestrians.
The new regulations would remove from London stre...

Advertising Standards Authority withdraws ban on tv ads promoting cyclingPublished: 12:38pm 30 January 2014

Can you spot the "harmful and irresponsible" element in this picture?
In a rapid response to overwhelming public and political pressure the Adverstising Standards Authority have withdrawn their ban on television ads promoting cycilng and ...

Training workshops to boost CCFL's community cycling projects Published: 3:38pm 29 January 2014

This week, project leaders, staff and volunteers of this year’s Community Cycling Fund for London (CCFL) projects attended the first session of a programme of training workshops funded by Transport for London and organised by the Lond...

Victory for London Cycling Campaign as Mayor agrees to 20mph speed limit on Blackfriars and London BridgesPublished: 3:14pm 29 January 2014

After years of campaigning by the London Cycling Campaign and many others, the Mayor Boris Johnson has finally agreed to a 20mph speed limit on Blackfriars Bridge, as well as across London Bridge.
An 18-month trial expected to start soon will s...