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Hackney 'Move by Bike' counter hits 14,598 by 9am. on day four Published: 12:10pm 09 Aug 2013

By 9am on Friday morning 14,598 riders had passed Hackney's new bike counter in less than three and half days.
The counter is on the flagship cycle route at Goldsmiths Row next to Hackney City Farm.
It was turned on at midnight on Monday 5th A...

North-south cycling route could be Thameslink for bikes linking Kings Cross to Elephant and CastlePublished: 12:01pm 08 Aug 2013

A major north-south cycle route is being planned that will pass through Blackfriars Road and Blackfriars Bridge, according to the Mayor's Cycling Commissioner Andrew Gilligan.
Boris Johnson has already announced an East West cycling 'Crossrail fo...

Velonotte - an overnight ride grand tour of early Victorian LondonPublished: 09:48am 08 Aug 2013

London Cycling Campaign Office Volunteer Elaine Yeung writes about her experience of this year’s Velonotte ride that took place in June as part of the London Festival of Architecture Fringe. Named as the Velonotte Albertina, the ride covered...

Strava map shows hundreds of Dunwich Dynamo cycling trips from London to the Norfolk coastPublished: 03:20pm 07 Aug 2013

Check out our Strava map above showing cycling activity during the night of the Dunwich Dynamo, 20-21 July 2013, when a thousand or so people cycled from London to the Norfolk coast.
A snake of light shows the riders gliding through t...

London Cycling Campaign staff, volunteers and thousands of cyclists unite in Green Park for RideLondon Published: 11:11am 06 Aug 2013

Prudential RideLondon transformed Green Park into a cyclist’s dream on the weekend of 3rd- 4th August, featuring all manner of activities focussing on two-wheel travel. London Cycling Campaign’s stand at the event proved a hit, welcomi...

London Cycling Campaign delivers riders safely into central London for FreeCycle and RideLondonPublished: 11:02am 06 Aug 2013

As part of our activity at RideLondon, we were entrusted by the organisers to lead 30 guided rides in and out of the city centre for FreeCycle, coming from boroughs across the capital.
In all, over 2000 people benefitted from our guided...

Team LCC smash fundraising target at RideLondon Surrey 100Published: 10:56am 06 Aug 2013

On Sunday 4th August, over 15,000 riders took part in the Prudential RideLondon 100, 34 of which were riding as ‘Team LCC’. The largest ever cycling sportive held in the UK, the 100 mile route made famous by Olympians in 2012, was not ...

Cycling fatality in Archway - we call on Londoners to join our ‘space for cycling’ protest on Monday 2 SeptemberPublished: 12:23pm 05 Aug 2013

After a man in his sixties was killed cycling in Archway this morning, we've renewed our call for Londoners to join our protest ride on 2 September telling the Mayor that city streets must be made much safer for cycling.
Details of ‘space...

Tens of thousands turn out for RideLondonPublished: 06:47pm 03 Aug 2013

On a glorious sunny day a record number of riders, many of them children, turned out to enjoy car-free streets in central London on a memorable Saturday 3rd August. 2013. Thirty rides from all over London, led by LCC volunteers, converged on St ...

Eight more streets in the City of London are being returned to two-way for cyclingPublished: 02:47pm 01 Aug 2013

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The City of London is planning to make eight more streets that are currently one-way into two-way for cycling.
In October 2012, the City consulted on proposals to return 33 more one-way streets in the City two-way for cycling.
A...

Bike review: Cuda Kinetic M24 youth's bikePublished: 11:13pm 31 Jul 2013

Cuda Kinetic M24 
£225
www.todayscyclist.co.ukIn the past we've reviewed several bikes for toddlers or pre-school kids, but very few for the pre-teens. They're a tricky bunch to cater for, what with those unpredictable growth spurts and thei...

Campaigner in Wandsworth uses petitions to persuade council to remove rat-runs and make family-friendly streetsPublished: 02:05pm 31 Jul 2013

A London Cycling Campaign member in Wandsworth, Jon Irwin, has been working with the borough council to tackle non-local through traffic that's reducing the quality of life on residential streets. 

A London Cycling Campaign activist in Wan...

Now's the time to put yourself forward to become part of the London Cycling Campaign leadership teamPublished: 12:13pm 31 Jul 2013

The London Cycling Campaign has five trustee positions up for grabs for suitably passionate and skilled volunteers.
All candidates must have a strong drive to turn London into a city that's safe and inviting for everyone to cycle - this is the ...

Join our 'space for cycling' ride on 2 September telling the Mayor we need dedicated space for cyclingPublished: 12:31pm 25 Jul 2013

Despite the four recent cycling deaths and thousands of people taking to London’s streets in protest, Mayor Boris Johnson has ignored the public’s clamour for safe space for cycling.
That’s why we’re organising another &ls...

London Cycling Campaign writes to Mayor calling on him to provide safe space4cycling in Central LondonPublished: 01:30pm 22 Jul 2013

In the wake of the two #space4cycling protest rides, we've written to the Mayor Boris Johnson calling on his to reaffirm his 2012 commitment to bring all Cycle Superhighways up to Go Dutch standards.
We're also calling on the Mayor to make major ...