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Women in CyclingPublished: 2:01pm 9 August 2016

In London twice as many men cycle as women - across the UK women account for only 27% of cycle commuters. Rosie Downes investigates
Across the UK, areas that already have relatively high levels of cycling (such as Cambridge) have a better gende...

The Sound of Bells - FreeCycle led rides 2016Published: 2:11pm 4 August 2016

 
It felt like a very special day in Central London. Instead of the constant screeching tyres, blaring horns and car fumes which are prevalent in the centre, LCC witnessed the sounds of laughing children, jingling bells and whizzing wheels...

Mayor moves forward on CS11Published: 3:59pm 3 August 2016

Following the announcement of the new Mayor of London approving the extension to the North-South Cycle Superhighway, the Mayor has today announced his intention to move forward with CS11 also.
TfL has published its report on the consultation fo...

Ying Tao inquest: police asked to reconsider lorry driver prosecution Published: 3:17pm 3 August 2016

Police asked to reconsider lorry driver prosecution after inquest into cyclist death
Following the inquest last week into the tragic death of Ying Tao, who was killed in a collision with a lorry while cycling at Bank Junction last June, Le...

Your chance to influence LCC's work!Published: 2:51pm 3 August 2016

There's just over a week left to nominate yourself to join our Board of Trustees! The deadline for nominations is 9am on the 15th August. 
Do you want to help improve cycling in London? Then join our enthusiastic, friendly Board of Trustee...

Brixton Cycles: a crowdfunded futurePublished: 3:23pm 2 August 2016

Can local bike shops survive the squeeze of ever-rising property prices? Georgina-Kate Adams looks at how crowdfunding saved Brixton Cycles
Brixton Cycles has been serving the South London community for 33 years but since discovering the shop&r...

GOOD NEWS! Mayor supports Superhighway extension to Kings CrossPublished: 12:05pm 29 July 2016

TfL have announced today that there was an overwhelming level of support from the public and other stakeholders for the extension of North-South Cycle Superhighway to King’s Cross. The Mayor, Sadiq Khan, has said today that he wants to see...

LCC Responds to Mayor's Pollution ConsultationPublished: 2:45pm 28 July 2016

The London Cycling Campaign has responded to the consultation launched by the London Mayor, Sadiq Khan, on cleaning up London's air.
LCC is a member of the Healthy Air Campaign (a coalition of health, environment and transport organisations co-...

EU must mandate direct vision lorry standards – response to new studyPublished: 5:20pm 27 July 2016

EU must mandate direct vision lorry standards – response to new study
A new, and detailed, Loughborough University  comparative study of safer lorries shows some trucks have several extensive blind spots while others enjoy clear visio...

How to lock your bike properlyPublished: 2:38pm 26 July 2016

With bike theft still a major issue in London, Tom Bogdanowicz and John Kitchiner explain the best way to secure your bike using two decent locks. You'll also find out why marking your bike is so important!
Use two good locks, preferably Sold S...

Get set for your first sportivePublished: 1:27pm 26 July 2016

Preparation is the key to meeting your cycling goals says Ross Muir from the Cycling Academy. Here’s our eight-week plan and some useful tips
Ride out into the countryside or a nice Sunday roast at the pub? The temptation to delay the sta...

Your first Ride London-Surrey100Published: 10:49am 26 July 2016

Sunday 31 July 2016 saw around 26,000 riders cycling through London and out to Surrey and back as part of the Prudential Ride London 100 event.
Jim McCarthy has been organising training rides for Team LCC for the last three years. What advice d...

TAKE ACTION on London’s deadly air quality Published: 9:54am 25 July 2016

LONDON'S AIR QUALITY IS BOTH ILLEGAL AND DEADLY
We're calling on the Mayor to take action to clean it up.
Can you help us show Sadiq Khan that Londoners care about cleaner air by filling in our quick survey below before Thursday 28th July at n...

BIKE REVIEW (longtermer): Genesis Croix de Fer Published: 9:38am 20 July 2016

The summer has arrived, the bikes are out and as an LCC staffer I am currently riding a long term test bike, a fantastic Genesis Croix de Fer 30. Retailing at around £1699, I would have expected this bike to be good, but not this good!
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BIKE TEST (longtermer): Cube Reaction Hybrid HPA 400Published: 1:53am 16 July 2016

E-bikes eh? Everyone's got an opinion. But have you actually tried one, a modern one, one that you can use equally well around town and off the beaten track?
We've been putting a Cube Reaction Hybrid HPA 400 through its paces over the last few mo...