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London Cycle Sportive - discount for LCC supportersPublished: 2:05pm 28 April 2015

Calling all London Cycling Campaign riders - if you're looking to get fit for the summer season, look no further than the London Cycle Sportive. LCC supporters can avail of an exclusive 20% discount to the ride, which takes place on Sunday 10 Ma...

Countdown to SPIN, London's urban cycle showPublished: 4:47pm 27 April 2015

Excitement is brewing as London gets ready for SPIN, the city's biggest ever urban cycle show, at The Sorting Office, New Oxford Street.
An unmissable event for anyone who loves bikes, bike culture and gadgetry, the show will showcase a number ...

Product review: Overade PlixiPublished: 2:56pm 23 April 2015

OVERADE PLIXI£79.99upgradebikes.co.uk

 
In the last 12 months the cycling industry’s seen a rash of new helmet innovations, including several of a folding design aimed at commuters. According to the Paris-based founder of Over...

Product review: Caribee Flipback Laptop BackpackPublished: 1:57pm 23 April 2015

CARIBEE FLIPBACK LAPTOP BACKPACK£29.95adventureavenue.co.uk

 
A good commuter backpack needs to fulfil a few minimum requirements: it needs sufficient storage capacity for a change of clothes and basic bike spares (spare tube, lever...

Open Streets - A New Event for LondonPublished: 10:46am 21 April 2015

Open Streets is a beautifully simple new idea for London. 
On the 30th of May, Great Suffolk Street and surrounding streets in Southwark will be closed to motorised traffic and will become open, accessible public space. W...

Senior Coroner concludes Henry Lang’s death ‘accidental’Published: 10:07am 21 April 2015

 

A coroner has concluded that the death of Henry Lang, the IT specialist killed while riding along a cycle path in Richmond last year, was accidental.
West London Coroner’s Court heard on Monday, April 20 that Henry was riding alon...

LCC rider's bike wins Tweed Run AwardPublished: 7:31am 20 April 2015

 
A rare Dursley Pedersen, ridden by an LCC member, won the Brooks Best Vintage Bike Award at the 2015 Tweed Run. 
The cycle dates from 1910 and was created  by  Danish inventor  Mikael Pedersen. Pedersen found bike sadd...

Pashley to auction bespoke bike for London Cycling CampaignPublished: 1:30pm 16 April 2015

Cycle manufacturer Pashley has created a bespoke bike for this month's London Tweed Run that is being auctioned in aid of London Cycling Campaign.
Pashley regularly supports the Tweed Run’s nominated charity by producing a unique bicycle ...

Product review: Altura ProGel LinersPublished: 3:28pm 15 April 2015

ALTURA PROGEL LINERS£29.99altura.co.uk

Padded liner shorts are a worthwhile investment for commuters and weekend adventurers alike. As they’re more lightly padded than full-on roadie bibshorts they can be worn unobtrusively under yo...

Product review: Pearl Izumi X-Project 3 Published: 3:23pm 15 April 2015

PEARL IZUMI X-PROJECT 3£129.99pearlizumi.co.uk
    
This is the cheapest of Pearl Izumi’s X-Project shoes, specifically designed to be equally as comfortable on and off the bike. The reason for their all-round capabili...

Product review: Huez Dri-Wink TPublished: 3:01pm 15 April 2015

HUEZ DRI-WINK T£40huez.co.uk

Huez is a fairly recent entrant to the burgeoning cycle clothing market, offering a range aimed at the “everyday cyclist and stylish commuter”. This fun tech tee sits alongside smart office jacke...

Product review: Madison TempestPublished: 2:54pm 15 April 2015

MADISON TEMPEST£54.99madison.cc

 
When you have weather as variable as we do in this country, it pays to keep a set of waterproofs close to hand all year round. But full-length, weather-beating trousers aren’t always necessa...

Enter our competition to win a pair of Tweed Run tickets: Competition now closedPublished: 2:55pm 13 April 2015

 
 
Note: This competition has now closed. Best of luck to the winners - Sam Jones and Sabine Schlechtriem - who will be donning their tweed for Tweed Run tomorrow! Thank you to all who entered.
 
This Saturday, would you and a ...

London air pollution hits a highPublished: 3:05pm 10 April 2015

Article and photo by Rhys Herbert
A major spike in air pollution saw London reaching ‘high’ and ‘very high’ smog alert levels last week, posing serious health risks for vulnerable individuals. Older people, children and ...

Driver pleads guilty of death by careless driving - as judge rules court can hear of 'shocking driving history'Published: 11:53am 9 April 2015

Barry Meyer, the driver of the tipper lorry that crushed Alan Neve to death in Holborn in 2013, yesterday pleaded guilty to death by careless driving at Blackfriars Crown Court. His admission yesterday, which came after two years of denial, foll...