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2014 CCFL grants open for applicationsPublished: 12:22pm 23 Sep 2014

The 2014 Community Cycling Fund for London (CCFL) funding round is now open and accepting applications until Monday 6th October.
The CCFL is a scheme funded by Transport for London and administered by the London Cycling Campaign to support comm...

London Cycling Campaign welcomes ‘long overdue’ upgrade to Cycle Superhighway 2Published: 07:44am 23 Sep 2014

London Cycling Campaign welcomes the arrival of long-awaited plans to improve Cycle Superhighway Route 2 (CS2) between Aldgate and Bow roundabout. Six cyclists have died on this route since it became a cycling superhighway in 2011.
The original r...

2014 CCFL Grants funding round opens on Monday 22nd SeptemberPublished: 10:54am 19 Sep 2014

The 2014 Community Cycling Fund for London (CCFL) funding round is opening on Monday 22nd September and will close 2 weeks later on Monday 6th October.
The Community Cycling Fund for London (CCFL) is a scheme funded by Transport for London (TfL...

Lambeth celebrates cycling with the Brixton Cycling Fair Published: 11:54am 17 Sep 2014

Friday 12th September saw Lambeth welcome the Brixton Cycling Fair. Taking place alongside the London Cycling Show in Windrush Square, the event organised by London Cycling Campaign brought together the biggest names in cycling from the capital ...

Stand up for space for cycling: tell TfL why you support the new Cycle Superhighways plansPublished: 12:10pm 12 Sep 2014

Take action now: show your support for the new cycle superhighways
Earlier this month, Transport for London unveiled its impressive designs for two new cycle superhighways in central London. And we think they're good. Not perfect, but a ma...

LCC member sets world recordPublished: 01:19pm 07 Sep 2014

Sidney Schuman, a member of LCC’s Lewisham group, has set the 80 to 84 year old one hour cycling record by clocking 28.388 kilometres (17.4 miles) at the Lea Valley Velodrome in the QE Olympic Park Cheered on by family, friends and LCC mem...

Film Review - Bicycle Published: 09:53am 04 Sep 2014

Bicycle – A Great British Movement

Directed by BAFTA winning director and keen cyclist Michael B. Clifford, this documentary looks back at the history of the bicycle in Britain and explores the story of cycling, particularly its increase ...

LCC hails initial proposals for new superhighways as a successPublished: 07:44am 03 Sep 2014

Designs for the North-South and East-West cycle superhighways, released for consultation by Transport for London today, represent a major step forward in creating streets that are safe and inviting for cycling, say the London Cycling Campaign. T...

Brixton Cycling FairPublished: 11:14am 29 Aug 2014

Come along to the Brixton Cycling Fair happening in Windrush Square on Friday 12th from 2 in the afternoon through till 9 in the evening.

You'll have the opportunity to have your bike looked over by one of Brixton Cycles' trained mechanics and...

Watch out for blind and partially sighted peoplePublished: 06:08am 27 Aug 2014

People with with poor sight rely on their hearing to get around safely. They cannot hear cycles so we have to use our eyes to help them.
The Guide Dogs for the Blind is calling for all cyclists to use their Cycleyes.  We should help blind pe...

Space4Cycling at Battersea roundabout but is it Dutch?Published: 01:04pm 20 Aug 2014

Wandsworth council have today released a radical new design for Queens Circus roundabout at the corner of Battersea Park.
They are providing separate space and signals for cycle traffic at most of the junctions, but is this really the best...

Jay Lockwood Wins our Poster Design competition at Spoke festivalPublished: 04:18pm 19 Aug 2014

Back in June, the Bussey Building in Peckham hosted the debut of Spoke; a free design and illustration fair celebrating cycling. You might remember that LCC hosted a competition as part of this exciting new event for an up and coming artist (...

What's wrong with new cycle helmet lawPublished: 01:37pm 14 Aug 2014

News of a helmet law being passed in Jersey has re-opened the debate about the need for such laws. We attempt to understand some of the complex arguments.
Talking about cycle helmet wearing and the effectiveness of laws to make it compulsory is a...

A Celebration of Cycling – Prudential RideLondon 2014Published: 12:29pm 14 Aug 2014

Riders from London and all over the UK came together at the weekend for Prudential RideLondon 2014, the annual festival which celebrates cycling. Across two days, cyclists were treated to activities galore that were all pedal-friendly and gave eve...

What have London Cycling Design Standards ever done for you?Published: 12:40pm 07 Aug 2014

What, you may ask, did the London Cycle Design Standards (LCDS) ever do for you?
Not much - and that's exactly the problem. The last version of LCDS, published in 2005, was limited in scope, constrained by out-dated national regulations and oft...