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Spin London – London Cycling Campaign wins 'Best Stand' award at Shoreditch festivalPublished: 09:23pm 06 May 2013


 
Standing out from an already innovative crowd, LCC’s very popular stall took first prize for Best Stand at Spin London, the urban bike show. Cycling enthusiasts jostled with clubbers as they headed for the Spin London venue in ...

Wine Rides - holidays combining cycling with local food and wine in South of EnglandPublished: 04:20pm 02 May 2013

Alex Baines-Buffery, director of Wine Rides, a new company started with his wife tells us about his new venture - relaxing and enjoyable holidays that combines local food and wine with cycling as the primary mode of transport. The first Wine Ride ...

Memories of my early years on a bikePublished: 03:34pm 02 May 2013

In a new series of guest bloggers for the London Cycling Campaign, Jude Burke recalls her early years on a bike.
Everyone remembers their first time…but I have absolutely no recollection of it whatsoever.
I mean, it must have happened. I...

Major victory as Transport for London says Dutch-style roundabouts could be in London in 2014Published: 02:42pm 02 May 2013

Dutch-style roundabouts that separate cyclists from motor traffic could be installed in London as soon as 2014, according to Transport for London and the Mayor's Cycling Commissioner Andrew Gilligan (BBC video report).
The news was welcomed by ...

Prime Minister to create £1 billion cross-departmental body to encourage pro-cycling policy in governmentPublished: 12:09pm 02 May 2013

According to reports on the BikeBiz website, the Coalition Government is on the point of creating a new £1 billion 'Office for Active Travel' (OAT) to promote cycling and walking policy across ministries.
The OAT is likely to receive cros...

The power of bikes and one way to get more children cycling to your primary schoolPublished: 07:07pm 25 Apr 2013

Combining bikes, art and computer drawing. Sarah Hammond tells us the story behind ArtSpokes and how it all started with working with the  London Cycling Campaign following a Community Cycling Fund for London grant to get more chi...

'Boris Bikes' cycle hire scheme extending into BatterseaPublished: 03:15pm 25 Apr 2013

Back in March 2011, Susie Morrow worked on behalf of Wandsworth Cycle Campaign with Jane Ellison MP on the proposal presented to the Mayor of London for the extension of the Barclays Cycle Hire scheme into Battersea.
As a member of the Barclays ...

Busy, overworked, unfit mummy? On yer bike!Published: 02:06pm 25 Apr 2013

In a new series of guest bloggers for the London Cycling Campaign, Stephanie Francis last owned a bike when she was 7. Here she writes why she is getting back on the saddle and her 3 year old son is also joining in for the ride.

“Can yo...

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 (...