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Kingston Cycling Campaign helps to make cycle contraflow permanentPublished: 11:00pm 29 Sep 2010

photo KCC Kingston Cycling Campaign members celebrate their King Charles Road contraflow victory
 

 
After a six-month trial, a contraflow cycle lane in Surbiton, is being made permanent after the local LCC gro...

Campaign to launch Cycle Hub in Finsbury ParkPublished: 11:00pm 27 Sep 2010

Video Cyclists showing support for the campaign

 
 
 
Pedal Power, an all inclusive cycling club in North London, is campaigning for the creation of a Cycle Hub in Finsbury Park.
The Hub would create a bike recy...

Bike maintenance workshops in SouthwarkPublished: 11:00pm 27 Sep 2010

Southwark Cyclists still have places available in their upcoming bike maintenance workshops. Dates for the coming weeks are 5th, 12th, 19th and 26th October. For full details, visit their website.
Southwark Cyclists also publish a ...

Two TfL funded cycling clubs win Mayor’s Award for Active TravelPublished: 11:00pm 27 Sep 2010

Photo Boris Johnson with the award winners

 
The Hillingdon Slipstreamers, a West London cycling club, and Wheels for Wellbeing, a Lambeth-based all ability cycling club, have won the Mayor’s Award for Active Travel.
Both clubs hav...

Urgent: Respond to Superhighway and Cycle Hire scheme surveyPublished: 11:00pm 27 Sep 2010

The Greater London Authority is currently running a survey for cyclists who have used either the Barclays Cycle Hire scheme or the Cycle Super Highways.
The results of the survey will feed into the GLA’s scrutiny meeting. This means it is i...

AGM to feature London Assembly members in cycling 'Question Time'Published: 11:00pm 15 Sep 2010

photo LCC will be hosting its very own 'Question Time' during its Annual General Meeting on 17 November 2010
 

 
London Assembly members from the four main parties will take part in a cycling 'Question Time' at LCC's annual genera...

Event: Celebrating London's cycling stylesPublished: 11:00pm 15 Sep 2010

This Friday 17th September, Cycle Style celebrates cycling as the most stylish form of transport.
Put together by designer Karta Healy, the event is inspired by the casual chic of cyclists in cities like Amsterdam and Copenhagen and wants ...

Waltham Forest Cycling Campaign's tour of local art trailsPublished: 11:00pm 15 Sep 2010

 

 
photos WFCC Waltham Forest Cycling Campaign led rides around some of the 1200 pieces on the art trail
 
 
The local LCC group in Waltham Forest organised a grand tour and several shorter étapes to help c...

Cycle safety improves as Lewisham one-way system removedPublished: 11:00pm 15 Sep 2010

One-way streets in New Cross, described as "intimidating" by local cyclists, are being reverted to two-way, making it safer for vulnerable road users.
On 5 September 2010, Transport for London works removed the one-way in Kender Street and...

Central London cycle shop hosts big-brand bike launchesPublished: 11:00pm 15 Sep 2010

photo Whyte On Your Bike will be hosting two product launches this September, Whyte and Genesis bikes
 

 
'On Your Bike' cycle shop in Tooley Street, SE1, is hosting product launches from Genesis and Whyte.
Genesis will be showin...

Serious injury to cyclist in Southwark renews calls for safer lorriesPublished: 11:00pm 15 Sep 2010

LCC is renewing its calls for strong action on lorry danger after a cyclist was taken to hospital with serious head injuries on Friday 11 September 2010.
The crash involved a male cyclist and an articulated lorry at the junction of Long...

New shop discount for LCC membersPublished: 11:00pm 15 Sep 2010

photo Bike by Racer Rosa
Racer Rosa, is a new outfit in Waltham Forest offering custom-built bikes, ethically assembled and sourced.
The company’s ethos is all about building bikes in the most environmentally friendly way possible. Frames ...

TfL funded cycling projects boost numbers on LCC guided rides to SkyridePublished: 11:00pm 14 Sep 2010

Cycling projects funded this year and in previous years by Transport for London's Community Cycling Fund for London turned out in force at London’s biggest cycling event.
From all corners of the city, the groups joined LCC&rsquo...

LCC teams up with Mind in Tower Hamlets and Newham for World Mental Health DayPublished: 11:00pm 14 Sep 2010

photo Cycle training with Mind. Credit: Nicola Wissbrock

 
 
 
 
As part of Time to Change's campaign to end mental health discrimination, LCC and Mind in Tower Hamlets & Newham have joined forces to organise ...

ARTCRANK: London's first bicycle poster showPublished: 11:00pm 14 Sep 2010

On Friday 17th September, ARTCRANK is launching London’s first bicycle poster show at Look Mum No Hands on Old Street.
The outfit is bringing together cycling as the most accessible way to get around cities and poster art as the most access...