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London Cycling Campaign protests against Westminster Council plans for Haymarket and Lower Regent StreetPublished: 12:06pm 15 May 2013

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This is despite council statistics showing huge increases in people cycling to work in Westminster in recent years.
Haymarket and Lower Regent Street are two one-way streets with high volumes of fast taxis, buses, coaches, cars a...

London Cycling Campaign PR Manager and journalist, Juliet Elliott tells us about her 180 mile challenge.Published: 10:14am 14 May 2013

Despite the best of intentions, London Cycling Campaign PR Manager and Editor of Coven Magazine, Juliet Elliott struggles to find time for training. Has she left it too late to prepare for London Revolution?I’ve never been one to shy away ...

LCC's Tyre Change Time Trial Published: 05:23pm 13 May 2013

 

Try out London Cycling Campaign’s latest challenge – quickest time for changing a bike tyre.
Round 1 was at SPIN London (where our stand won best in show!). Over 70 people competed to be on the leader board but only 11 can b...

LCC-sponsored Urban Cycle Cross race promises fun, thrills and spills at this year's London NocturnePublished: 02:30pm 13 May 2013

The Urban Cycle Cross race, organised by the London Cycling Campaign, takes place at the London Nocturne on Saturday 8 June 2013 will involve 40 amateur riders navigating a fabulous inner-city circuit featuring a series of purpose-built obstacles....

How to prepare for a Charity Bike Ride EventPublished: 01:21pm 09 May 2013

Mark Taylor from Bikes.org.uk has written a comprehensive guide to preparing for a charity bike ride. These charity cycling events are a great way for people to get involved with their local community, raise money for good causes and have fun too....

Safer Lorries, two-way streets and Sir Bradley Wiggins honoured in new-look London Cycling AwardsPublished: 08:01am 09 May 2013

ITV's face of the Tour de France Ned Boulting (above-right, or in this animated GIF via road.cc) presented last night's London Cycling Awards.
Transport for London's Safer Lorries procurement programme - only using the best-trained dr...

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...