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First Look: Verenti Substance CX1.1Published: 04:18pm 04 Feb 2014

VERENTI Substance CX1.1£600wiggle.co.uk

To those unfamiliar with the name, Verenti is the in-house bike brand of online retail giant Wiggle. It's best known for its well specced road and sportive models, but recently the Substance has bee...

Voice of the Month: Amy SummersPublished: 04:01pm 04 Feb 2014

It’s an exciting period for LCC right now; and for me in particular. The launch of our flagship campaign, Space for Cycling is fast approaching and we’re busy planning and getting things ready. Most importantly, our fantastic Local G...

Best Rides: Hawksmoor churchesPublished: 03:11pm 04 Feb 2014

Between Greenwich and Bloomsbury there are six stunning examples of church architect Nicholas Hawksmoor's craft. Our ride visits each church and looks at some of the cultural myths attached to these famous buildings.

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LCC welcomes Mayor's call for improved lorry safety but also calls for Direct Vision lorries and driver trainingPublished: 02:28pm 30 Jan 2014

The London Cycling Campaign has welcome the Mayor’s announcement to put his weight behind London Council’s proposals to make all lorries in London safer for cyclists and pedestrians.
The new regulations would remove from London stre...

Putting the ‘Bee’ in Beer with Hiver Published: 01:41pm 30 Jan 2014

After a long January, that’s probably been ‘dry’ for quite a few of our members (where alcohol is concerned anyway!) we thought we’d bring you a money-saving offer on something in February that we all enjoy afte...

Advertising Standards Authority withdraws ban on tv ads promoting cyclingPublished: 12:38pm 30 Jan 2014

 
Can you spot the "harmful and irresponsible" element in this picture?
In a rapid response to overwhelming public and political pressure the Adverstising Standards Authority have withdrawn their ban on television ads promoting cycilng and ...

Training workshops to boost CCFL's community cycling projects Published: 03:38pm 29 Jan 2014

This week, project leaders, staff and volunteers of this year’s Community Cycling Fund for London (CCFL) projects attended the first session of a programme of training workshops funded by Transport for London and organised by the Lond...

Victory for London Cycling Campaign as Mayor agrees to 20mph speed limit on Blackfriars and London BridgesPublished: 03:14pm 29 Jan 2014

After years of campaigning by the London Cycling Campaign and many others, the Mayor Boris Johnson has finally agreed to a 20mph speed limit on Blackfriars Bridge, as well as across London Bridge.
An 18-month trial expected to start soon will s...

London Cycling Campaign link up with innocent to start a Chain of GoodPublished: 12:20pm 29 Jan 2014

Keep your eyes peeled as you’re biking around London over the next couple of weeks as smoothie kings, innocent, are hitting the streets. They’ll be dotted around the capital ready to brighten up people’s days with pop-up musica...

Enjoy a discount on a Yoga for Cyclists Workshop with your LCC membership Published: 04:58pm 28 Jan 2014

We love riding our bikes around the capital, but some of these trips might leave your heart racing. What better way to experience some peace and calm than with a yoga workshop? and even better - it's for cyclists!
For over 12 years, Nikita Akilap...

Cycling and ArtPublished: 12:43pm 28 Jan 2014

Anne-Sophie Cochevelou is a young designer and recent graduate with an MA in Performance Practice & Design from Central St. Martin's College - having come along to one of our London by Cycle events she agreed to share her thoughts on the links...

Love makes the wheels go round: LCC & Divine Chocolate this Valentine's DayPublished: 04:51pm 27 Jan 2014

This Valentine’s Day, we have joined up with wonderful independent chocolate company, Divine, to give our supporters the chance to share their love of LCC by buying a gift membership for someone special, with a free 100g bar of delicious Div...

We support cyclist-specific low-level traffic lights but remind Mayor they alone can't make Bow roundabout safePublished: 10:20am 27 Jan 2014

The London Cycling Campaign has restated our support for the use of cyclist-specific low-level traffic lights (a Dutch example is pictured above), but has reminded the Mayor Boris Johnson and Transport for London that use of these lights alone c...

LCC local group meetings to decide our Space for Cycling local election campaign demandsPublished: 04:14pm 23 Jan 2014

Space for Cycling -2014 Local Elections Campaign

We’re planning for 2014 to be a milestone year for the London Cycling Campaign. We’re organising a hugely ambitious campaign to put safe space for cycling on the agenda of thousands o...

Bike maintenance workshop for secondary school childrenPublished: 10:43am 23 Jan 2014

 
Wednesday 15th January saw our first London Cycling Mechanics workshop of the year take place at Haydon School, Pinner. 
Our Cycling Projects team had been liaising with the school for a number of months, providing advice and as...