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Voice of the Month: Danny WilliamsPublished: 03:11pm 04 Jul 2013

This month Danny Williams, cycle campaigner and author of the Cyclists in the City blog, looks at the latest set of government casualty statistics
In Copenhagen the number of journeys by bike grew by 50% between 1995 and 2010, yet the risk of c...

First Look: Hoy Shizuoka 4Published: 01:22pm 04 Jul 2013

Hoy Shizuoka 04£900www.evanscycles.comYou'd think the first Hoy bike to grace the LCC office would cause more than a ripple of excitement. After all, we're all huge admirers of the Herculean Olympian here, and we know and like our bikes too....

Review: Sugoi RSX jerseyPublished: 01:10pm 04 Jul 2013

SUGOI RSX jersey£69.99wwww.sugoi.com/gbrThe RSX is slap-bang in the middle of Sugoi's nine jersey line-up, which ranges from £35 to £100. It has a close fit on the body, but stretch and engineered panels ensure it doesn't feel re...

Blogger profile: these places in betweenPublished: 10:44am 04 Jul 2013

In a new series of guest bloggers for the London Cycling Campaign, we join Cherry Fitzsimmons as she cycles from California to Argentina. Here, she tells us a bit more about herself and her life before this new adventure.
In May 2013 I packed up ...

Best Rides: Jack Thurston of the 'The Bike Show' writes about his favourite cycle tour in rural HertfordshirePublished: 11:22am 03 Jul 2013

Jack Thurston, author of Lost Lanes — the best-selling guide to bike rides within easy reach of London — shares one of his favourites, a gently rolling exploration of a hidden corner of HertfordshireWhat will I see? A quiet c...

Win £100 worth of Cycle Surgery vouchers or a fabulous London Cycling Campaign jerseyPublished: 05:58pm 02 Jul 2013

To enter, simply email your name and postcode to competition@lcc.org.uk. This competition closes at midnight on 31 July 2013, and we'll inform the winner by email one 1 August.

London Cycling Campaign calls on Boris Johnson to protect investment in cycling from Treasury cutsPublished: 05:13pm 02 Jul 2013

London’s ambitious Vision for Cycling in London must be protected from Treasury cuts, the London Cycling Campaign has told Boris Johnson.
Earlier this year, the Mayor promised £386m for cycling over the remainder of his current term...

Calls for Transport for London and Lewisham Council to improve cycling safety after father-of-two killed on Loampit ValePublished: 05:04pm 02 Jul 2013

Father-of-two Paul Hutcheson, 41, from Lee in South-East London (pictured above with his family), died during the morning rush hour on Monday 24 June 2013 after being struck by a red Audi while cycling on Loampit Vale near the junction with Thur...

Police and Transport for London prepare to increase enforcement against motorists who ignore Advanced Stop LinesPublished: 04:46pm 02 Jul 2013

The Metropolitan Police and Transport for London are preparing to increase enforcement against motorists who ignore Advanced Stop Lines (photo: Toby Jacobs).
This week, 60,000 leaflets are being handed out to motorists at key junctions telling ...

Tom's London Classics: Claud Butler bicyclesPublished: 03:57pm 27 Jun 2013

Part of the ongoing 'Tom's London Classics' series, London Cycling Campaign's Tom Bogdanowicz on Claud Butler, which may have been 'Famous Around the World' but they hailed from Clapham.

Brands come and brands go but, it seems, Claud Butler goe...

The silence of the cars in Houten in the Netherlands Published: 12:20pm 27 Jun 2013

Towns designed to encourage cycling and walking. A report from the recent study tour to the Netherlands by UK policy makers.

An eerie silence greets you when you arrive at Houten station in the Netherlands. What's missing is the sound of cars,...

Dunwich Dynamo is a night ride to be rememberedPublished: 11:30am 27 Jun 2013

In a new series of guest bloggers for the London Cycling Campaign, Cherry Fitzsimmons tells us about her experience of the infamous Dunwich Dynamo, a turn-up-and-go challenging free-entry overnight 120 mile bicycle road ride from London Fields in ...

Institute of Child Health at University College London tells staff bicycles no longer welcomePublished: 02:47pm 21 Jun 2013

The move, which took the two dozen staff members and students who cycle to work by surprise, was done without any consultation.
Staff member Dr Chris Willott said, "Yesterday, we were informed that all cycle locking facilities would be removed....

Book review: Tour de France: Official 100th Race Anniversary EditionPublished: 10:46am 21 Jun 2013

Tour de France: Official 100th Race Anniversary Edition £30Francoise & Serge Laget, Phillipe Cazaban, Gilles Montgermont
 

Over the last couple of months the office has been beseiged by biographies, guidebooks and glossy hardbac...

Wine Rides - behind the scenes of the pilot ridePublished: 11:32am 20 Jun 2013

Alex Baines-Buffery, director of Wine Rides, a new company providing relaxing and enjoyable holidays that combines local food and wine with cycling in the South of England. The first Wine Ride took place at the end of May and here, Alex tells us w...