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LCC led rides take over 16,000 cyclists across London in 2014 Published: 3:25pm 14 January 2015

London Cycling Campaign is the capital’s biggest provider of guided rides with over16,000 participants in 2014
2014 was a bumper year with over 16,000 people cycling on LCC organised rides. This makes LCC the biggest provider of free ride...

Plans progress for West End ProjectPublished: 6:45pm 13 January 2015

Camden Council have published a report following their consultation on the West End Project transforming the Tottenham Court Road and Gower Street area. It is one of the largest public realm projects in London, and one which our local group in Cam...

Amazing cyclist survival story highlights danger on Clerkenwell RoadPublished: 12:11pm 8 January 2015

Victoria Lebrec was cycling to work on 8th December, on Clerkenwell Road. At the St.John street junction she was in a crash with a left turning skip lorry. She was knocked down and run over by the lorry resulting in severe injuries to her legs a...

Old Street plans don't deliver for cycling and walking, say LCCPublished: 11:39am 8 January 2015

Transport for London's consultation on Old Street roundabout closes this weekend - but LCC is concerned that plans don't do enough for cyclists or pedestrians. 
Old Street roundabout in east London should be a London landmark with a distin...

The first of the Mayor's Mini Holland projects is signed offPublished: 4:07pm 7 January 2015

In Waltham Forest, the first of the Mini Holland projects has been signed off; the Ruckholt Road Walking and Cycling Improvement Scheme. Works are due to commence on implementing the £770k project this month.  It will be the firs...

Have your say on an Ultra Low Emission Zone for London Published: 7:17pm 6 January 2015

Photo: Transport for London
Transport for London and the Mayor are currently consulting on a proposed Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) for London. 
The ULEZ would require all vehicles driving in central London to meet new exhaust emission s...

2014: A look back at LCC success storiesPublished: 10:58am 5 January 2015

We'd like to wish all our supporters a very Happy New Year! As we move into the new year, we've taken a look back at some of the successes LCC, together with our members and supporters have achieved during 2014. With your support, we hope to see m...

Kids bike books reviewedPublished: 1:51pm 21 December 2014

Kids bike books reviewed

 
Stuck for gift ideas? The Bikehub blog (www.bikehub.co.uk/kidbikebooks/) features a review of kids bicycle books. And CTC, the national cyclists' organisation has this to say about Fred the Magic Bicyc...

Watered down plans for CS2 upgrade will compromise cycling safety, say LCC Published: 2:20pm 18 December 2014

18 December 2014 - for immediate release
Transport for London has published its consultation report on the upgrade to Cycle Superhighway 2 (CS2) between Aldgate and Bow roundabout.The consultation, which ran from 23 September to 2 November, sho...

Cycle hire charges doubled for longer journeysPublished: 1:33pm 18 December 2014

Cycle hire charges doubled for most longer journeys

Under the headline ‘Simpler’ Transport for London is doubling the cycle hire charge for anyone using a hire bike for between thirty minutes and an hour. This is the second major ta...

Reviews: Bike Lights (USB charged) Published: 5:31pm 15 December 2014

It goes without saying that a decent set of lights is a must-have for regular cyclists, but manufacturers' claims can sometimes differ quite radically from real-life performance. So London Cyclist's testers have put a selection of the latest USB-c...

Fred the Magic Bicycle children's book - signed copies Published: 6:15pm 12 December 2014

 
Tom Bogdanowicz, the author,  will be signing copies of Fred the Magic Bicycle outside the bike stall and  Buggies and Bikes in Broadway market, Hackney on the morning of Saturday 13th December  
With rave reviews fr...

No prosecution after London cyclist is run down from behind Published: 10:52am 12 December 2014

In February this year Michael Mason a 70 year old designer and teacher was hit from behind while cycling home on Regent Street. He suffered multiple severe injuries and died in hospital without regaining consciousness on 14th March 2014.
At Wes...

Editor's Choice: Cycling BooksPublished: 6:26pm 11 December 2014

Whether you're looking for a last-minute gift for a cycling partner or friend, or simply wanting to find a good read for the holiday period, here's some suggestions of books that have caught our eye over the last few months... 
 
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London Overground imposes blanket ban on peak time cycle carriagePublished: 5:56pm 11 December 2014

London Overground imposes blanket ban on peak time cycle carriage (photo Matt Buck) 

Transport for London, the operator of London Overground, is imposing a blanket ban on cycle carriage at peak times (7.30 – 9.30 am and 4 - 7 pm) on ...