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Team LCC smash fundraising target at RideLondon Surrey 100Published: 10:56am 6 August 2013

On Sunday 4th August, over 15,000 riders took part in the Prudential RideLondon 100, 34 of which were riding as ‘Team LCC’. The largest ever cycling sportive held in the UK, the 100 mile route made famous by Olympians in 2012, was not ...

Cycling fatality in Archway - we call on Londoners to join our ‘space for cycling’ protest on Monday 2 SeptemberPublished: 12:23pm 5 August 2013

After a man in his sixties was killed cycling in Archway this morning, we've renewed our call for Londoners to join our protest ride on 2 September telling the Mayor that city streets must be made much safer for cycling.
Details of ‘space...

Tens of thousands turn out for RideLondonPublished: 6:47pm 3 August 2013

On a glorious sunny day a record number of riders, many of them children, turned out to enjoy car-free streets in central London on a memorable Saturday 3rd August. 2013. Thirty rides from all over London, led by LCC volunteers, converged on St ...

Eight more streets in the City of London are being returned to two-way for cyclingPublished: 2:47pm 1 August 2013

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The City of London is planning to make eight more streets that are currently one-way into two-way for cycling.
In October 2012, the City consulted on proposals to return 33 more one-way streets in the City two-way for cycling.
A...

Bike review: Cuda Kinetic M24 youth's bikePublished: 11:13pm 31 July 2013

Cuda Kinetic M24 
£225
www.todayscyclist.co.ukIn the past we've reviewed several bikes for toddlers or pre-school kids, but very few for the pre-teens. They're a tricky bunch to cater for, what with those unpredictable growth spurts and thei...

Campaigner in Wandsworth uses petitions to persuade council to remove rat-runs and make family-friendly streetsPublished: 2:05pm 31 July 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 July 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 July 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: 1:30pm 22 July 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 July 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: 1:55pm 18 July 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: 1:02pm 18 July 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: 8:55am 18 July 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: 8:45am 17 July 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 July 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...