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London Cycling Awards: Vote to win a Bobbin BicyclePublished: 2:01pm 14 May 2015

There's even more reason to say yea or nay in the London Cycling Awards with the news that awards category sponsor Bobbin Bikes is giving away a brand new bike to one lucky voter.
Bobbin Bikes, based in Shoreditch, is an English brand that...

Have your say on plans for Quietway 2 in IslingtonPublished: 9:06am 13 May 2015

Islington Council's consultation on its plans for Quietway 2 closes on Sunday 17 May - so there are just a few days left to ask the council to take out rat running motor traffic to make safe and inviting space for cycling.
We've welcomed the Qu...

New study finds it's six times more expensive to travel by car than cyclePublished: 8:34am 13 May 2015

A new study of Copenhagen has found that it's six times more expensive for society, and for individuals, to travel by car instead of cycling. 
The study uses a cost benefit analysis that looks at road wear, air pollution, health, congestion,...

New Santander Cycles app makes hiring easierPublished: 5:39pm 11 May 2015

Santander Cycles, the new sponsor of London's cycle hire scheme, has launched a new app which sends the bike release code directly to your phone, so you can hire a cycle without having to use the docking station terminal. The app also shows you ...

UK government ordered to take action on air qualityPublished: 3:54pm 29 April 2015

The UK Supreme Court has ruled that the UK government must deliver new plans to address illegal levels of air pollution in Britain by the end of the year.
The ruling means the Government must start work on a comprehensive plan to meet pollution...

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...