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Zoe Williams on cycling culturesPublished: 09:55am 25 Apr 2013

London Cyclist columnist, Zoe Williams - We've good reason to envy other cycling cultures- but what can we offer in return?
Have you seen the Elf?  I've never felt jealous of the American cyclist before.  I never really thought Ameri...

SIGN THE PETITION: Tell David Cameron it's time for a UK-wide Dutch-style cycling revolutionPublished: 08:35am 24 Apr 2013

An all-party group of MPs has ended a four-month Parliamentary enquiry into cycling by publishing a report calling on the Coalition Government to start a Dutch-style cycling revolution.
Campaigning journalists from the The Times newspaper, whic...

Cycle Hire bike rider critically ill in hospital after central London lorry crashPublished: 06:34am 20 Apr 2013

A man in his 20s is in a serious condition in hospital after a crash involving a lorry at the corner of Gray's Inn Road and Clerkenwell Road.
Police say the man was taken to the Royal London Hospital with pelvic, chest and head injuries.
The v...

London frame-builders scoop two awards at Bespoked BristolPublished: 07:48pm 17 Apr 2013


London frame-builders scoop two awards at Bespoked Bristol
 
Bicycle making is returning to London and its exponents are the toast of the country. Two of the capital's new frame makers won awards at Britain’s premier custom-made...

Cycle route closure reversed in Olympic Park after objectionsPublished: 01:30pm 17 Apr 2013

Closure of cycle route through Olympic Park reversed after objections from London Cycling Campaign and other stakeholders

Plans to close key Olympic Park bike routes at night are being dropped following intervention by LCC and other stakeholder...

The Mayor's Cycling Commissioner Andrew Gilligan tells us about his new role.Published: 02:43pm 11 Apr 2013

Andrew Gilligan talks to Tom Bogdanowicz about his new role as Cycling Commisioner and the exciting times ahead for London's cyclists.

TB: You’re London’s first Cycling Commissioner — what is your vision for cycling in ...

Lambeth becomes seventh borough council to sign 'Safer Lorries, Safer Cycling' pledge Published: 02:43pm 11 Apr 2013

Lambeth has become the latest council to sign our Safer Lorries, Safer Cycling pledge, bringing the number of boroughs boosting lorry safety to seven (see the map).
Council leader Lib Peck (centre) posed with Lambeth Cyclists' Charlie Holland (...

Berlin bike strategy reaches for the skyPublished: 01:52pm 11 Apr 2013

Berlin has set an ambitious target of growing cycle journeys from 13% of current trips to 25% of journeys by 2025. The target to double growth mirrors London’s, except that in London currently only 2% of journeys are made by bike with a 5% t...

LCC trustee and Westminster University academic Rachel Aldred highlights the Policy Forum Seminar seriesPublished: 12:29pm 11 Apr 2013

The London Cycling Campaign Policy Forum launched its regular seminar series this week with a packed event attended by around 120 people at Westminster University.
Participants flocked to hear Andrew Gilligan, London's new Cycling Commissioner,...

Ashok Sinha: Is London the 'best big city in the world'?Published: 11:54am 11 Apr 2013

London Cycling Campaign chief executive Ashok Sinha asks if the capital’s standing is improving against other big cities.
Is London the ‘best big city in the world’? Much depends on how you define ‘best’ and &lsquo...

Mechanic, cycle tourer and author Anna Hughes talks about the ethics of free Dr Bike sessions and how they can affect bike shop tradePublished: 02:54pm 08 Apr 2013

Freelance LCC mechanic and cycle trainer Anna Hughes is currently writing an account of her around Britain by bike journey, and is soon to set sail on another around Britain adventure. 
A sunny day in mid September. I’m rid...

UPDATED: Woman cyclist fatality on Victoria Street highlights urgent need for safer lorriesPublished: 11:47am 08 Apr 2013

LCC has renewed its calls for lorries to be made safer after a woman was killed this morning by a construction lorry while cycling through a junction in central London.
The fatal crash took place in Westminster, where Palace Street meets Victor...

London Cycling Campaign member rides to Paris in memory of wife Hilary killed in Barnet lorry crashPublished: 12:09pm 04 Apr 2013

London Cycling Campaign member Geoff Lee is taking part in a charity ride to Paris this summer in memory of his wife Hilary, who was killed by a lorry while cycling through Barnet town centre last year.
Hilary Lee, a retired social worker, was ...

Tom's London Classics: Brompton bicyclesPublished: 02:36pm 02 Apr 2013

Part of the ongoing 'Tom's London Classics' series, London Cycling Campaign's Tom Bogdanowicz on perhaps the most iconic of London bikes - the story of Brompton begins in SW7...

All in the fold - photos clockwise from centre: designer Andrew R...

Benefits of Cargo Bikes : A Carry Me Bikes profilePublished: 12:06pm 02 Apr 2013

London Cycling Campaign photographer Snapper Steve speaks to Alix, owner of social enterprise Carry Me Bikes and Kimberley, a customer using cargo bikes for running her market stall in Hackney.

Alix"Carry Me Bikes is a social enterprise that I ...