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Zoe Williams on thoughts from being knocked off the bikePublished: 03:26pm 06 Jun 2013

London Cyclist columnist, Zoe Williams - Why is it that a tumble from your bike makes you consider things in a philosophical way?

 
I was intending to write this column about Jack Thurston’s wonderful book of London-handy home ...

Juliet Elliott's 'My first'...two day sportivePublished: 02:38pm 06 Jun 2013

London Cycling Campaign PR Manager and journalist, Juliet Elliott tackles her first mass participation event, the London Revolution. Read about her training and preparation from this previous article.


Joining the Revolution: riders...

LCC lorry expert asks whether some new safety technologies could increase danger to cyclists not reduce itPublished: 02:26pm 06 Jun 2013

Charlie Lloyd, LCC campaigns officer and a leading road danger reduction expert, asks whether some of the newest high-tech lorry safety gadgets actually have the potential to increase risk to cycling, rather than reduce it.

News Update 28th Jun...

Van Gogh Walk in Lambeth is a fabulous people-friendly street but highlights need for more Dutch-style residential zonesPublished: 10:14am 06 Jun 2013

Van Gogh Walk in the London borough of Lambeth was treated to a dramatic facelift earlier this year. What was previously nondescript shabby Isabel Street, has become an oasis of sophistication, a street that even has its own Twitter account.
Na...

Product review: Endura Urban Pant cycling trousersPublished: 10:59am 05 Jun 2013

Endura Urban Pant £59.99 www.endura.co.uk  

Jeans or trousers that don't scream 'cyclist' have been around for a few years now – we've previously tested items from the likes of Muxu, Rapha, Swrve – but more mainstr...

Product review: Superfeet Yellow performance footbeds for sports shoesPublished: 10:07am 05 Jun 2013

Superfeet Yellow insoles£35www.superfeet.co.uk

With the success of Team GB at successive Olympics and Wiggo's Tour de France triumph, every man and his dog seems to have heard of Sir David Brailsford's theory on 'marginal gains' — h...

Book review: 'City Cycling' by John Pucher & Ralph BuehlerPublished: 04:44pm 04 Jun 2013

City Cycling Edited by John Pucher & Ralph BuehlerRRP £19.95 

The arrival of this hefty academic tome on city cycling couldn’t be more timely. Politicians in the Western world are, at long last, waking up to the idea t...

Ashok Sinha explains why London cyclists should be keeping an eye on George Osborne later this monthPublished: 03:31pm 04 Jun 2013

As well as welcoming readers to the new London Cyclist Monthly e-newsletter, LCC chief executive Ashok Sinha also explains why it's now more important than ever to keep cycling at the top of the political agenda.


Question: what have 40,000 Lond...

Brent Cyclists publish their vision for cycling in one of London's outer boroughsPublished: 02:15pm 04 Jun 2013

The London Cycling Campaign group in Brent has published its own blueprint for the future of cycling in the borough (download the PDF).
Entitled A Cycling Plan for Brent, the 27-page illustrated document contains ambitious, concrete proposals a...

Interview: Christian Wolmar, transport journalist and prospective mayoral candidate for LondonPublished: 01:11pm 04 Jun 2013

Not long ago, we discussed the Conservative Mayor of London's Vision for Cycling with his newly appointed Cycling Commissioner Andrew Gilligan. Now, we speak to Christian Wolmar, former LCC trustee and respected transport journalist, who's also a ...

Six-month trial of bikes on Docklands Light Railway (DLR) is success for London Cycling CampaignPublished: 12:11pm 31 May 2013

After 25 years of lobbying by the London Cycling Campaign, it's been announced there'll be a six-month trial allowing bicycles on the Docklands Light Railway (DLR) beginning on 1 July 2013.
The Mayor's Vision for Cycling promised a trial o...

Snapper Steve's tips on taking cycle portrait photographsPublished: 02:15pm 23 May 2013

Photographer Steve Rutherford spent a couple of years taking photos for the London Cycling Campaign member magazine, London Cyclist. Here, he shares a few thoughts on the subject of the best way to take good cycling portraits.

Types of shot
T...

Blogger profile: Lady VeloPublished: 10:05am 23 May 2013

In a new series of guest bloggers for the London Cycling Campaign, we find out a bit more about Lady Velo, who blogs at Velo City Girl about cycling, fashion and all things in between.

Do you remember your first bike and how you learnt to cycle...

London Cycling Campaign advertises four new jobs to boost its staff team in readiness for 2014 campaigningPublished: 02:23pm 22 May 2013

The London Cycling Campaign is recruiting four new members of staff – two full-time and two part-time – in order to replace a number who are leaving, and one who's going on maternity leave.
Chief Executive Ashok Sinha said:
"Campai...

LCC says Mayor's cycling projects are too vital to London's transport future to be subject to funding cutsPublished: 12:59pm 22 May 2013

 
The London Cycling Campaign has condemned the prospect of the cycling budget being cut after the Comprehensive Spending Review (CSR) on 26 June, as discussed recent editions of the Evening Standard and The Times. 
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