THE BLOG

RSS feed

All the latest from the london cycling campaign

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...

Woman killed after collision on notorious Lambeth Bridge roundaboutPublished: 10:01am 9 April 2015

 

A woman has died after being hit by a tipper truck on Lambeth Bridge roundabout this morning. The woman, who has not yet been identified, is the 5th person to have been killed cycling in London in 2015.
The collision took place on the W...

Making a difference … one person, one meeting at a timePublished: 11:12am 1 April 2015

We love this blog post from Stephen, one of our members in Twickenham. Find out how he’s been on a successful mission to change attitudes towards cyclists in his local area by going along to his local Police Liaison Group meetings. He p...

Osbornes Cycle Injuries launch dedicated legal service for London Cycling Campaign membersPublished: 1:18pm 31 March 2015

London Cycling Campaign is delighted to announce a new legal partnership with Camden-based law firm Osbornes Cycle Injuries.
From today (1 April 2015), Osbornes Cycle Injuries will be on hand to provide round the clock assistance and advice to ...

Last chance to have your say on superhighway plans in the Royal ParksPublished: 9:59am 26 March 2015

Transport for London's consultation on further proposals for the East-West cycle superhighway in Hyde Park, Green Park, St James's Park and at Northumberland Avenue closes on Sunday 29th March.
We've welcomed the East-West superhighway overall ...

London’s longest surviving frame-builder to close after 75 years in the tradePublished: 3:02pm 25 March 2015

Roberts Cycles, which has been building bikes in South London under its own brand since the sixties, is to close down its Croydon workshop and showroom. Chas Roberts, son of Charlie Roberts who founded the business in the cellar of his South L...

Bikeify raises nearly £1000 for LCC's campaigning work in just 3 monthsPublished: 10:53am 24 March 2015

Since Christmas last year our members and supporters have raised nearly £1000 simply by shopping online using the Bikeify app.
The app, which can be installed on pcs, macs, mobiles and tablets, shows stores that offer donations to LCC by ...

Space for Cycling makes Space for Everyone?Published: 12:54pm 23 March 2015

This is a guest blog post by Alan Latham and Peter Wood, researchers from the Departments of Geography at University College London and The Open University. Here they write about what their recent publication called “Inhabiting Infrastr...

Michael Mason's family "let down at every stage" by Met PolicePublished: 1:37pm 19 March 2015

The family of Michael Mason, the 70 year old cyclist killed in a crash on Regent Street in 2014, have had further distress as reports from the Police that the driver would be referred to the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) have been retracted.
...