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Five golden rules for Cycle HirePublished: 01:16pm 12 Aug 2010

The London Cycle Hire Scheme is generating nearly 15,000 cycle journeys per day, less than a fortnight after its inception. Here are some tips to make your experience as good as possible...
LCC's five golden rules to avoid hiccups
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LCC responds to two Transport for London consultationsPublished: 02:40pm 05 Aug 2010

photo LCC has made sure the problem of internet sales of stolen bikes is in the Cycle Security Action Plan

Two consultation responses have been submitted to Transport for London, one on the Cycle Security Action Plan, and another on t...

Two more one-way City streets become two-way for cyclistsPublished: 11:00pm 04 Aug 2010

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photo The City of London has made another two one-way streets two-way for cyclists

In a bid to remove barriers for cyclists and to link Cycle Superhighway 3 and Tower Bridge to Bank, the City is a...

Mayor hints at 'one in five' target for cycling as Cycle Hire arrivesPublished: 11:00pm 04 Aug 2010

photo The mayor is calling for a massive increase in cycling, with a potential new target of 20% of journeys

Launching London's Cycle Hire scheme, the Mayor of London Boris Johnson has called for a massive increase...

New shared-use path in Kensington Gardens extends east-west cycle routePublished: 11:00pm 04 Aug 2010

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photo The green line shows the new shared-use path completing the existing yellow cycle route: show your support for more by emailing Royal Parks

A stretch of path in front of Kensing...

Mobile mechanics now patrolling the streets of South LondonPublished: 11:00pm 04 Aug 2010

Photo Druid Cycles' founder Thor Bard shows off the newly built mobile maintenance bikes

Druid Cycles in SE1 have launched a mobile bicycle repair patrol. The service dubbed ‘Cycle SOS’ sent its first two mechanics out on ...

East London cycling specialist sends trainees to Special Olympics time trialPublished: 11:00pm 04 Aug 2010

Photo Athlete Jubel Ahmed receives his time trial certificate after the Special Olympics event

Athletes training for the Special Olympics with Bikeworks and Pedal Power in Tower Hamlets have been competing in their inaugural time trial.

Cyclists reminded to show consideration on London towpathsPublished: 11:00pm 04 Aug 2010

photo Adrian Lewis Giving walkers warning and moderating speed are the essence of the Two Tings campaign

Cyclists are being reminded to show consideration for walkers on London's canals, and remember to give Two Tings of ...

No More Lethal Lorries campaign launched in The GuardianPublished: 11:00pm 04 Aug 2010

photo Charlie Lloyd This poster from the City Corporation is in very poor taste, discouraging not promoting cycling

The "No More Lethal Lorries" campaign has been officially launched with an article on The Guardian B...

Roadpeace conference: Improving the post-crash response in LondonPublished: 11:00pm 04 Aug 2010

With the support of LCC, CTC and Living Streets, Roadpeace is organising a conference on 22 September 2010 to highlight developments in the investigation and prosecution of casualty collisions.
LCC is encouraging members and other London cyclis...

Sustainability charity offers eco-leadership in Welsh retreatPublished: 11:00pm 04 Aug 2010

photo Why not take part in the Otesha Project UK's 10-day eco-leadership holiday in Wales?

From 24 September to 3 October 2010, the Otesha Project UK is running a Sustainability Leadership course, a jam-packed 10-day adventure ta...

Video production workshop can help improve your campaign skills Published: 11:00pm 03 Aug 2010

 photo Producing campaign-oriented videos is just one thing you can learn at an LCC workshop

Make LCC stronger by taking part in our training sessions and improve your campaigning skills. Work with LCC in your area on local issue...

A little funding goes a long way for school in SuttonPublished: 11:00pm 28 Jul 2010

Link Secondary School in South London caters for students with language impairments.
It received a £4,060 grant from the Community Cycling Fund for London in spring 2010 to offer improved and further cycling opportunities for both pupils ...

London-based homeless charity launches cycling programmePublished: 11:00pm 28 Jul 2010

Help break the cycle of homelessness.

On Sunday 19th September, Broadway, a West London-based homelessness charity, is launching Bike Broadway with an action-packed day of cycling.
The charity has been funded by the Com...

Build-a-bike project to help refugees into employmentPublished: 11:00pm 28 Jul 2010

NDRC Build-a-Bike course

Searching for an idea to engage visitors of the Notre Dame Refugee Centre in a long-term scheme that would help them get into employment and learn new skills, the centre launched a Build-a-Bike project.
Early i...