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Prudential RideLondon 2014 - Get involved!Published: 02:07pm 24 Jun 2014

Prudential RideLondon returns this summer on Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th August; come and celebrate cycling with London Cycling Campaign at the flagship festival and true legacy of the 2012 Games.
We have been involved with the ...

Battle of the Bags - Carradice Camper Vs Carradry Published: 11:56am 24 Jun 2014

Carradice of Nelson have been making bicycle luggage for some 80 years. The venerable Camper saddlebag is one of their earliest designs dating back to the fifties; the Carradry saddlebag is one of the latest. With the recent revival of saddlebag...

Review: 100 Greatest Cycling Climbs of the Tour De FrancePublished: 10:12am 23 Jun 2014

Book Review
100 Greatest Cycling Climbs of the Tour De France
Simon Warren

The latest instalment in the 100 Greatest Cycling Climbs series, Simon Warren rides, photographs, describes, maps and profiles the 100 greatest climbs of the Tour de F...

London Cycling Campaign examines Cycle Safety Action PlanPublished: 07:29am 19 Jun 2014

The grim faced commuter cyclists in the image chosen for the cover of Transport for London's Cycle Safety Action Plan highlights how far we have to go to achieve safe and inviting cycling in London. Riders on the type of false blue lanes condemn...

London Cycling Campaign welcomes new cycling design standards, but enforcement is keyPublished: 01:44pm 13 Jun 2014

 
Finally after years of waiting the London Cycling Design Standards have been published. This is Transport for London's guide for making our streets better for people on bikes.
London Cycling Campaign Chief Executive Ashok Sinha responde...

Will Camden West End £26million street project deliver protected space for cycling?Published: 10:08am 12 Jun 2014

Camden Council has launched a consultation on controversial plans to take out the one-way traffic system on Tottenham Court Road and Gower Street.
Cyclists and pedestrians have welcomed the idea of improving the horror that Crossrail works have...

Shoreditch Cyclists sharing space with everyonePublished: 09:15am 12 Jun 2014

Cyclists, pedestrians, cars, taxis, vans and lorries are all beginning to mix in the new shared space junction at Leonard Circus Shoreditch.

The arguments have already begun about describing this as the first real example of shared space in L...

Olympic and World champ leads Team LCC to victory at Street Velodrome’s first roundPublished: 02:35pm 11 Jun 2014

London Cycling Campaign celebrated last weekend as Team LCC rode to victory in the first heat of the SportPursuit StreetVelodrome Series 2014.
For those who haven’t seen it in action yet, StreetVelodrome is the World's only pop-up track, ra...

LCC calls on Mayor to fast-track removal of Vauxhall roundabout after another London cyclist is killedPublished: 10:51am 02 Jun 2014

After another cycling fatality in the capital, the London Cycling Campaign is calling on the Mayor to fast-track the removal of the Vauxhall one-way system, redesigning the area to make it safe for cycling and walking.
A 52-year-old man died th...

No charges after defective lorry kills London cyclistPublished: 11:03am 30 May 2014

As reported in the Evening Standard the Crown Prosecution Service decided not to make any charges against the driver of a Crossrail lorry involved in the death of Maria Karsa in September 2013.
The Standard has been following up this story afte...

Are London streets now less dangerous for cycling?Published: 09:36am 30 May 2014

The startling fall by 28% in the number of cyclists injured last year enlivened the Mayor's press release announcing an ongoing Operation Safeway to reduce road crime.
Journalists and politicians love to over-dramatise any rapid change in stati...

Borough by borough breakdown of local election results and Space for Cycling supporting councillorsPublished: 04:40pm 29 May 2014

Nearly 800 London councillors now committed to Space for Cycling, with 14 councils having a majority of councillors to our local cycling improvements. Read the full story.
Below is a borough-by-borough summary of the newly elected councils acro...

800 councillors backed Space for Cycling, and 14 councils have majority of councillors supporting our campaignPublished: 04:34pm 29 May 2014

Last week, on local election day, the London Cycling Campaign celebrated gaining support for Space for Cycling from half of London’s local election candidates.
This week, after analysing the election results, we’re celebrating the f...

100 Greatest Cycling Climbs of the Tour de France - Member Discount Published: 03:08pm 28 May 2014

The latest instalment in the 100 Greatest Cycling Climbs series, Simon Warren rides, photographs, describes, maps and profiles the 100 greatest climbs of the Tour de France. The jersey-pocket sized book is available to London Cycling Campaign memb...

Traffic police must recognise ‘carelessness is a crime’ in order to successfully tackle cycling injuries and deathPublished: 01:56pm 27 May 2014

The London Cycling Campaign welcomes the figures announced today showing a drop in the yearly rate of cyclists killed or seriously injured in collisions, but says traffic police need to recognise that carelessness is a crime, and this must be ta...