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Camden campaigners circumnavigate London with message that orbital routes must welcome cyclistsPublished: 3:26pm 9 September 2011

On Sunday 18 September 2011, Camden Cycling Campaign is organising a ride to highlight the lack of cycle-friendly facitlies on the north and south circulars.
Organised by highly experienced ride leader James Brander, the ride invites cyclists all...

Family of cyclist killed by car say not guilty verdict for motorist is 'disgusting'Published: 2:58pm 9 September 2011

Relatives of a cyclist killed in Barnet in 2010 expressed anger at the verdict when the motorist that struck her was found not guilty of careless driving.
Zoe Sheldrake, 31, was hit by Clive Sanford's black Audi on the northbound stretch of the...

Lambeth and Southwark cyclists enjoy double helping of secure cycle parkingPublished: 1:25pm 9 September 2011

Two new cycle parking locations in south London could help ease the vast shortage of secure bike facilities in the capital.
Better Bankside has opened a secure cycle park in Hopton Street, Southwark, while Lambeth Council is trialling on-street...

Climate Rush campaigners choose bikes to protest against Transport for London car culturePublished: 12:41pm 9 September 2011

Campaigners from the Climate Rush environmental organisation will take to the streets in central London on bicycles on the morning of Thursday 22 September 2011 to protest against the dominance of car culture within Transport for London.
More d...

Herne Hill cycle track in south London re-opens with state-of-the-art surfacePublished: 11:14am 9 September 2011

Herne Hill Velodrome in South London re-opened this week with a new £500,000 state-of-the-art surface paid for by British Cycling, the body that oversees the UK sports cycling.
The buildings and track had fallen into disrepair in recent y...

London launch for national cycling organisation promoting Dutch cycling facilitiesPublished: 11:25am 2 September 2011

On Saturday 3 September 2011, the Cycling Embassy of GB officially launches a new UK-wide collective of pro-cycling campaigners.
At 11.30am, the event starts with a speech by chair Jim Davis, followed by a tour of London's worst cycle lane on Lam...

River Lea towpath link in Bow attracts thousands of walkers and cyclistsPublished: 3:31pm 31 August 2011

Earlier this year, we reported that the so-called ‘missing link’ towpath under Bow Flyover would be built.
Last month the suspended platform has been installed, attracting thousands of walkers and cyclists.
Local LCC groups campaig...

Deputy mayor agrees London Bridge Station redevelopment plans don't provide for cyclistsPublished: 1:24pm 31 August 2011

London’s deputy mayor, Sir Edward Lister, has hit out at Network Rail’s plans for London Bridge station as “not complying” with the Mayor’s London Plan.
Failure to provide adequately for cyclists both during constr...

London Cycling Campaign seeks Ruby on Rails developer to expand website featuresPublished: 3:48pm 25 August 2011

After the excitement of our website relaunch, back in May 2011, we're looking for a freelance Ruby on Rails developer to add more features to our site.
Ideally based in or near Greater London (so we can meet when necessary), you'll be an experien...

London Cycling Campaign helps launch bike club at prestigious Brentford property developmentPublished: 2:23pm 25 August 2011

The London Cycling Campaign has been working with Barratt Homes in west London to provide a bike club for a new residential development.
Launched on 20 August 2011, the scheme allows residents of the 'Great West Quarter' in Brentford to borrow ...

Cyclists urged to email City of London to support more one-way streets reverting to two-wayPublished: 1:01pm 25 August 2011

Cyclists are being urged to email their support for proposals to revert 10 one-way locations in the City of London to two-way for cycling.
As reported on the Cyclist in the City blog, the City of London has opened a consultation until Thursday ...

Report from London School of Economics says cycling boosts UK economy by £3 billion per yearPublished: 1:57pm 22 August 2011

A new report from the London School of Economics says even the UK's current low levels of cycling generate nearly £3 billion for our economy.
As well as providing 23,000 jobs in the cycling industry, the report lists other major benefits fr...

Call for motions and nominations to the board for the 2011 Annual General MeetingPublished: 11:41am 22 August 2011

The 2011 London Cycling Campaign Annual General Meeting will take place on the evening of Wednesday 16 November 2011 at London South Bank University.
As well as the hugely popular annual London Cycling Awards, the AGM will feature this year&rsquo...

Are you a graphic artist who can create inspiring streetscapes of London?Published: 1:30pm 19 August 2011

A key part of our work is persuading decision-makers to remodel our streets so they're more appealing for cyclists and walkers.
To boost major campaigns such as Blackfriars and the forthcoming ‘Go Dutch’, we need top-quality visuals...

Give your bike some flower power and join the floral bicycle parade in central LondonPublished: 12:47pm 19 August 2011

You're invited to join in the floral bicycle parade around the Southbank Centre on Sunday 28 August 2011.
You can flower-theme your bike, clothing and accessories before you arrive, or visit one of the bike decoration stations when you arrive, ...