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10% off all holidays from Peak Adventures FrancePublished: 10:05am 09 Apr 2014

Just in time for your Easter Break...
Peak Adventures is offering all LCC members 10% of all holiday bookings. Peak Adventures is based in the resort of Vaujany,  found in the heart of the Rhone-Isere region in the French Alps. Managed by ...

Nearly 5000 emails sent to local election candidates on first day of Space for Cycling campaignPublished: 02:27pm 08 Apr 2014

Members of the public sent nearly 5000 messages to their council election candidates in the first 24 hours of the London Cycling Campaign's Space for Cycling campaign, which is calling for 624 ward-specific cycling improvements.
Around 200 loca...

Inquest into death at notorious Camden junction last November finds Space for Cycling could have prevented cycling tragedyPublished: 02:10pm 08 Apr 2014

The London Cycling Campaign is calling on supporters in Camden to lobby for a safe cycling boulevard in Clerkenwell, the existence of which would almost certainly have saved the life of Londoner Francis Golding killed in a coach crash last Novem...

LCC's Space for Cycling campaign uses local expertise to lobby thousands of council election candidates for 629 ward-specific cycling improvementPublished: 06:42am 07 Apr 2014

For the first time in London’s political history, a campaign group is aiming to lobby 6000 local election candidates to support one of 629 ward-specific improvements that would make streets safer and more inviting for everyone to cycle.
In ...

£500 in Evans vouchers for the best Space for Cycling photosPublished: 12:27pm 03 Apr 2014

Send us your photos about Space for Cycling and the pick of the week will get £500 in Evans vouchers.  We will pick our winner EVERY Monday morning for the next 4 weeks. Tweet them to us (don't forget to use the #Space4Cycling), post th...

Condolences to family and friends after cycling fatality at Ludgate Circus during morning rush hourPublished: 10:28am 03 Apr 2014

The London Cycling Campaign has repeated calls for major junctions across Greater London to be made safe after a man riding a bicycle was killed this morning at Ludgate Circus (photo: Twitter).
The crash took place around 10am as a refuse lorry...

Win a copy of 'The Girls' Bicycle Handbook!'Published: 09:22am 02 Apr 2014

'The Girls' Bicycle Handbook' (out 3rd April 2014) is for women cyclists everywhere who need practical, no-nonsense advice and information on cycling and cycling in style. 

 
Written by Caz Nicklin, owner and founder of Cyclechic, 'T...

We urge supporters to tell Transport for London that plans for Elephant and Castle fail to provide safe passage for cyclingPublished: 01:33pm 28 Mar 2014

We're urging our supporters to express strong dissatisfaction with Transport for London's proposals for Elephant and Castle.
The latest flawed proposals come soon after we rejected TfL's proposals for Kings Cross, which present people on bicycl...

Everyone Bikes - A new bike shop with a focus on females Published: 05:16pm 25 Mar 2014

Everyone Bikes is a new cycling shop that caters for all but has a female focus.
London Cycling Campaign members can get 10% off clothing, accessories and parts - just show your valid membership card in-store. Here's their story ...
 
Th...

Kings Cross junction: tell Transport for London its plans for cycling are not good enoughPublished: 06:05pm 20 Mar 2014

Consultation closes soon on Transport for London's 'interim' plans for making the notorious junction outside Kings Cross Station a little less scary.
We have until Monday 24 March 2014 to make our views known, and we urge you to do so by using th...

European MEPs vote for safer Direct Vision Lorries, now legislation needs government supportPublished: 01:19pm 20 Mar 2014

In a crucial vote on Tuesday 18 March 2014 the European Parliament Transport Committee brought genuinely Safer Urban Lorries (see above) a step closer to becoming a reality on London's streets.
This is a major victory for all those who have bee...

LCC reaches Cape Town, thanks to Cllr Paul Braithwaite Published: 11:59am 18 Mar 2014

Camden’s Cycling Champion, Cllr Paul Braithwaite, sent us this incredible photo from the Cape Town Argus, the largest timed race in the world, as he was pictured crossing the top of Chapman's Peak.

With over 35,000 entrants, it was fantas...

London Cycling Campaign organises free ride-leader training - book now!Published: 05:05pm 13 Mar 2014

The London Cycling Campaign is offering three free ride-leader training sessions in London.
The courses will be led by expert ride-leader trainers and will take place in Barking & Dagenham, Croydon and Hounslow (details about the courses an...

Mayor pressing TfL on cycling delivery “not too politely.” TfL Transport Commissioner says he is embarrassed and frustrated. Published: 02:18pm 13 Mar 2014

Sir Peter Hendy, London’s Commissioner for Transport, says he is under pressure from Mayor Boris Johnson, using strong language, to deliver cycling infrastructure more quickly. Responding to questions from Darren Johnson (Green party), at ...

Product review: Carradice CarraDry SQR bagPublished: 12:34pm 13 Mar 2014

Carradice Carradry SQR bagwww.carradice.co.uk £75 
Saddlebags, the erstwhile tourist favourite, are experiencing a renaissance along with classic steel frames and Campag bits. Carradice’s CarraDry SQR is a new take on the ...