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Entry for the third Tweed Run bike ride opens this SaturdayPublished: 12:00am 25 February 2011

video Here's the short video we made of 2010's massively successful Tweed Run ride

Cyclists wanting to enter the third annual London Tweed Run on 9 April 2011 are being advised to be sign up very soon after registration opens this Saturday....

Opportunity to boost cyclist safety with London's Biking Borough moneyPublished: 12:00am 21 February 2011

photo The new money for cycling is only around £100k per borough per year, but could fund lorry driver cycle training

Biking Boroughs bidding for £4 million extra funding are being encouraged by Transport for London to spend money...

Cyclists now outnumber cars on five central London Thames bridgesPublished: 12:00am 18 February 2011

New data shows that bicycles now outnumber cars and taxis northbound on five London bridges in the morning rush hour during 2010.
The increase in bicycle traffic strengthens the case for the reallocation of road space and an enforced 20mph spee...

LCC praises local borough volunteers for campaign efforts: could you help?Published: 12:00am 18 February 2011

photo LCC social rides bring together hundreds of new and experienced cyclists in the borough every year

LCC's local group volunteers have come in for praise from cycling development officer Gerhard Weiss, with two outgoing coordinators ...

Cycle parking requirements for new buildings haven't risen for a decadePublished: 12:00am 18 February 2011

photo Guardian Media Group provides cycle parking for a quarter of its workforce in its central London office

The Mayor Boris Johnson is refusing to amend the out-of-date London Plan, which urgently needs stronger demands on de...

BikeAware calls for cycle awareness to be part of the driving testPublished: 12:00am 18 February 2011

The BikeAware campaign aims to make cycle training for drivers compulsory before they're allowed on the nation's roads.
LCC trustee David Love, who's spearheading the campaign, said: "Only 10% of Britain's 43 million drivers ride a bike once a we...

Cycle Hire docking station on top of Southwark tube stationPublished: 12:00am 10 February 2011

Transport for London could soon be building an 84-bike Cycle Hire docking station on top of Southwark tube station. 
According to reports on the SE1 website, TfL has applied for planning permission to install a docking station with over 80 b...

Friends' tribute to lorry crash victimPublished: 12:00am 10 February 2011

photo Tom Evans White bike Memorial to Dan Cox, DalstonFriends of Dan Cox, the 28 year old cyclist run over by a lorry last week, placed a memorial white bike at Dalston Junction.  Since his death Dan's close friends decorated his old bike in a wa...

Evans announces cycle show and bike rides at the Redbridge Cycle CentrePublished: 12:00am 10 February 2011

photo Saturday Sportive at the Ride It! cycle show

 
 
From 19-20 March 2011, Evans Cycles is presenting the Ride It! Cycle Show at the Redbridge Cycling Centre.
The event promises the country’s biggest demo weekend with sp...

Details of alternative routes and diversions during the River Lee improvement worksPublished: 12:00am 10 February 2011

Sections of the Lea navigation tow path near the Olympic stadium will be closed between now and the summer.
Some sections of the tow path between the Hertford Union Canal and Three Mills are to be resurfaced and a pontoon bridge similar to the on...

Herne Hill Velodrome needs £5 millionPublished: 12:00am 10 February 2011

 
 
 
 
Politicians and sports personalities are backing the Save the Herne Hill Velodrome campaign’s aim of raising £5million to rebuild the historic venue.
Lord Sebastian Coe, chair of the Olympic organisin...

London Cycling Campaign seeks top-quality web-savvy graphic designerPublished: 12:00am 10 February 2011

The London Cycling Campaign is looking for a top-notch graphic designer to work on its new website, which is being relaunched in the spring.
You're most likely a full-time professional, with an excellent portfolio of great-looking web projects to...

Floating towpath in Bow to provide bike link from Thames to HertsPublished: 12:00am 10 February 2011

photo Proposed improvements on River Lee Walkers and cyclists will be able to enjoy walking or cycling from the Thames at Limehouse all the way to Ware and Hertford.LCC activists as well as walking groups have been campaigning for a solution to th...

Fitness advice from a cycling yoga instructorPublished: 12:00am 10 February 2011

 
photo The downward dog pose.

 
Verity, a cyclist and a yoga teacher, is keen to share the benefits of Yoga for cyclists.
For regular cyclists, it is important to have a well adjusted bike to avoid back and nec...

Car use in central London falls and cycling risesPublished: 6:26pm 6 February 2011

The number of people in cars entering central London on weekday mornings (7-10am) has halved in the past decade to 70,000.
During the same period the number of cyclists has more than doubled over the same period, reaching 27,000 in 2009, which is...