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LCC Responds to Mayor's Pollution ConsultationPublished: 2:45pm 28 July 2016

The London Cycling Campaign has responded to the consultation launched by the London Mayor, Sadiq Khan, on cleaning up London's air.
LCC is a member of the Healthy Air Campaign (a coalition of health, environment and transport organisations co-...

EU must mandate direct vision lorry standards – response to new studyPublished: 5:20pm 27 July 2016

EU must mandate direct vision lorry standards – response to new study
A new, and detailed, Loughborough University  comparative study of safer lorries shows some trucks have several extensive blind spots while others enjoy clear visio...

How to lock your bike properlyPublished: 2:38pm 26 July 2016

With bike theft still a major issue in London, Tom Bogdanowicz and John Kitchiner explain the best way to secure your bike using two decent locks. You'll also find out why marking your bike is so important!
Use two good locks, preferably Sold S...

Get set for your first sportivePublished: 1:27pm 26 July 2016

Preparation is the key to meeting your cycling goals says Ross Muir from the Cycling Academy. Here’s our eight-week plan and some useful tips
Ride out into the countryside or a nice Sunday roast at the pub? The temptation to delay the sta...

Your first Ride London-Surrey100Published: 10:49am 26 July 2016

Sunday 31 July 2016 saw around 26,000 riders cycling through London and out to Surrey and back as part of the Prudential Ride London 100 event.
Jim McCarthy has been organising training rides for Team LCC for the last three years. What advice d...

TAKE ACTION on London’s deadly air quality Published: 9:54am 25 July 2016

LONDON'S AIR QUALITY IS BOTH ILLEGAL AND DEADLY
We're calling on the Mayor to take action to clean it up.
Can you help us show Sadiq Khan that Londoners care about cleaner air by filling in our quick survey below before Thursday 28th July at n...

BIKE REVIEW (longtermer): Genesis Croix de Fer Published: 9:38am 20 July 2016

The summer has arrived, the bikes are out and as an LCC staffer I am currently riding a long term test bike, a fantastic Genesis Croix de Fer 30. Retailing at around £1699, I would have expected this bike to be good, but not this good!
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BIKE TEST (longtermer): Cube Reaction Hybrid HPA 400Published: 1:53am 16 July 2016

E-bikes eh? Everyone's got an opinion. But have you actually tried one, a modern one, one that you can use equally well around town and off the beaten track?
We've been putting a Cube Reaction Hybrid HPA 400 through its paces over the last few mo...

Volunteer as a LCC ride marshal at Freecycle 2016Published: 3:47pm 7 July 2016

On Saturday 30 July the London Cycling Campaign will once again be co-ordinating 35 led rides to and from the Prudential RideLondon FreeCycle 2016, and we’re on the hunt for confident cyclists who can help our Ride Leaders to marshal these...

Why the boom in cycle-rail journeys?Published: 3:07pm 7 July 2016

 

Despite what some critics may say journeys made by rail with a cycle is rapidly becoming the UK’s biggest cycle success stories. In 2015 there were more than 50 million rail journeys with a cycle – an increase of around 40% ...

BIKE REVIEW (longtermer): Specialized Ruby ElitePublished: 10:45am 6 July 2016

I’ve not long returned from a brilliant 6 days in Normandy, France; where I’ve been on a group cycling trip with 50 others in a local cycling ‘gang’. As a staffer at LCC, I’m lucky enough to be a riding a long term ...

Bikepacking basicsPublished: 2:53pm 5 July 2016

As lightweight cycle-touring or ‘bikepacking’ grows in popularity, author Laurence McJannet highlights the kit you’ll need for your own off-road adventures
One of the beautiful things about bikepacking is its pared-back simpli...

Join the LCC Board! Our current Chair tells us about the highs and lowsPublished: 12:23pm 5 July 2016

 
Find out more about LCC Board nominations
Nomination Form
WANT TO SUBMIT BOARD NOMINATIONS? NOT A MEMBER? JOIN LCC TODAY AND GET A FREE LEZYNE MINI PUMP PLUS OTHER GREAT BENEFITS!
London is home to one of the most diverse populations...

London's breathtaking legacyPublished: 10:22am 5 July 2016

Andrea Lee and Tom Bogdanowicz explore the wider impacts of air pollution on the capital and consider solutions for the future
A quick glance at the King’s College London’s annual air quality map shows that on virtually every major ...

Safer lorry plan expected in the Autumn says MayorPublished: 3:32pm 1 July 2016

Safer lorry plan expected in the Autumn says Mayor
Mayor Sadiq Khan has set a  time frame for his programme to make safer , cleaner lorries the London standard. Responding to a question from Labour Assembly Member Florence Eshalomi the Mayor...