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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 ...

My 15-year-old nephew was lucky to survive, which is why haulage industry must take action to reduce lorry dangerPublished: 10:09am 22 Jul 2013

Those of you who were on the protest ride in Holborn last week might have heard my speech in Lincoln's Inn Fields where I spoke about the shock of finding out that my brilliant 15-year-old nephew Guy Gibson (pictured above) had been knocked off ...

Blogger profile: Annisa Chand from Radiant RidersPublished: 01:55pm 18 Jul 2013

In a new series of guest bloggers for the London Cycling Campaign, we find out a bit more about Annisa Chand, co-founder of Radiant Riders, a sub group of the Shoreditch Sisters Women's Institute. Radiant Riders is held once a month and is a great...

Learning to fall in love with the Tour De FrancePublished: 01:02pm 18 Jul 2013

When Tom Moulton was offered the trip to see the tour first hand, he knew nothing and had little interest for the sport. Here he shares his tips on how to fall in love with this beautiful and ultimate race.

I love watching sport and I love cyc...

What must be done to make Aldgate and Holborn safer and why it's shocking it hasn't happened alreadyPublished: 08:55am 18 Jul 2013

Two cycling fatalities in the space of 10 days prompted thousands of Londoners to join the #space4cycling protests in Aldgate and Holborn (photo portraits here).
So why exactly are we so angry about these fatalities, and why are we adamant that t...

Holborn protest ride attracts 2500 Londoners calling on the Mayor to provide safe space for cyclingPublished: 08:45am 17 Jul 2013

A crowd estimated at 2500 people, significantly larger than the one that assembled last Friday in Aldgate, came together on Tuesday evening to take part in the latest LCC protest ride in central London.
Hundreds of the protestors wore placards,...

LCC organises second protest ride after third cyclist killed in three weeks on street without dedicated space for cyclingPublished: 12:28pm 15 Jul 2013

On the morning of Monday 15 July 2013 another Londoner was killed under the wheels of a lorry in a street that provides no dedicated space for cycling. (photo: James Robertson)
We send our deepest sympathy to family and friends of the latest vi...

1500 protestors tell Mayor Boris Johnson that cycling needs dedicated space to make Londoners safePublished: 09:23am 13 Jul 2013

A vocal but good-natured crowd of around 1500 Londoners rode the route from Tower Hill to Aldgate to tell Mayor Boris Johnson that cycling on Cycle Superhighway 2, and other dangerous roads in London, needs dedicated space to be safe.
(mor...

Aldgate victim's mother calls on Mayor Boris Johnson to set a deadline for major improvements to Cycle Superhighway 2Published: 09:09am 12 Jul 2013

The mother of Philippine de Gerin-Ricard, killed last Friday on Cycle Superhighway 2, said yesterday that "by using this bike lane she didn't stand a chance from the outset" and called on the Mayor Boris Johnson to set a deadline for improvement...

London Cycling Campaign supports Action on Lorry Danger vigil outside City HallPublished: 01:10pm 11 Jul 2013

The London Cycling Campaign has joined with RoadPeace, Living Streets, CTC and British Cycling in supporting a vigil to remember cyclists and pedestrians killed by lorries on our streets.
Bereaved families, campaigners and the concerned gathere...

Free guided rides from your neighbourhood to the family-friendly FreeCycle event in central LondonPublished: 02:22pm 10 Jul 2013

The inaugural RideLondon cycling festival takes place on 3-4 August 2013, comprising the:

Family-friendly FreeCycle event on Saturday daytime
Grand Prix Criterium circuit race on Saturday evening
RideLondon 100 public sportive on Sunda...

Winner of our Tyre Change Time Trial competition collects his new Genesis Flyer single speedPublished: 03:19pm 09 Jul 2013

 
Pete Kielbasa was the highly skilled winner of the London Cycling Campaign Tyre-change Time Trial competition, which took place over two, SPIN London and the London Nocturne.
Pete set the record for changing an inner tube against the cl...