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Councils sign up for London Cycling Campaign 'Urban Cycle Loan' programme to encourage cyclingPublished: 12:26pm 09 May 2014

The London Cycling Campaign is celebrating increased take-up of our 'Urban Cycle Loan' programme, which enables people who live, work or study within one of the participating boroughs to borrow a bike free for one month.
Urban Cycle Loan is now...

Victory for LCC's Safer Lorries campaign as every local council provides cycling-awareness training for lorry driversPublished: 02:42pm 08 May 2014

Council lorry drivers in every London borough, and the City of London, will be offered Safer Urban Driving (SUD) courses, that include an on-bike session,  as of this year.
Prior to this year, only some boroughs were offering the training,...

Winning political support for Space for Cycling in HarrowPublished: 01:21pm 07 May 2014

Photo courtesy of thisislocallondon.co.uk
LCC trustee and Harrow Cyclist Tony Levene explains how even a simple photoshoot can help win polticians over to LCC's Space for Cycling Campaign. Going for a ride is just the icing on the cake.
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Exclusive London Cycling Campaign KeepCup for every new member – Join Today Published: 09:57am 29 Apr 2014

We are excited to reveal our very own medium-sized KeepCup (worth £13.50*), available FREE to every new member** for a limited time only.

The exclusive branded KeepCup comes in a variety of colours and is sustainably made. Use your r...

73% of survey respondents say they'd cycle to work during Tube strike if there was less danger from motor trafficPublished: 02:26pm 28 Apr 2014

The London Cycling Campaign surveyed Londoners over the weekend via Twitter, and found that 73% of respondents who don't regularly cycle said they'd be more likely to ride to work during the Tube strike if "there was less danger from motor traff...

Space for Cycling Spitalfields - Free Yoga for Cyclists and Bike Mechanics Published: 12:41pm 28 Apr 2014

THURSDAY 1ST MAY, join us for a FREE Space for Cycling event in Spitalfields market to promote cycle-friendly town centres and liveable high streets.

From 9am - 3pm, we will be in Spitalfields market square with a range of cycling-related activ...

Infographic: Why 20mph and removing through motor traffic are vital to creating safe Space for CyclingPublished: 11:36am 25 Apr 2014

20mph speed limits and removing through motor traffic are the best way to create inexpensive and effective Space for Cycling smaller streets, particular where people live.
Please email your local election candidates via space4cycling.org/action a...

Philip Darnton of the Bicycle Association of GB explains why the UK bicycle industry is so keen to back Space for CyclingPublished: 11:29am 25 Apr 2014

Philip Darnton, former head of Cycling England, and current director of the Bicycle Association of GB, explains why his organisation has become one of Space for Cycling's lead supporters
Back in August 1928, H R Watling, the director of the Bic...

£500 in Evans vouchers for the best Space for Cycling photosPublished: 08:51am 25 Apr 2014

Send us your photos about Space for Cycling and the pick of the week will get £500 in Evans vouchers.  We will pick our winner EVERY Monday morning for the next 4 weeks. Tweet them to us (don't forget to use the #Space4Cycling...

'Secret' route bypassing dangerous Lea Interchange opens in East London near Olympic ParkPublished: 07:11pm 24 Apr 2014

Keeping a low profile it appears, without any fanfare or prominent signage, an off-road cycling and walking bypass of the dangerous Lea Interchange has opened up in East London.
For riders heading west from Waltham Forest the route can avoid th...

Registration Opens for Brompton’s Urban Challenge 2014 Published: 03:44pm 23 Apr 2014

Brompton are back with their Urban Challenge, which will take place this year on Sunday 18th May following its successful debut in London in 2013. The fantastic news of its return is also coupled with the other brilliant announcement that Lon...

Where's Woolly? Knitted covers on bollards across London intrigue passers-by and highlight Space for Cycling campaignPublished: 01:30pm 23 Apr 2014

Sometimes it takes a fun stunt to highlight a serious message... 
This week, we've been decorating bollards with knitted covers across London (see above), highlighting the importance of removing through motor traffic from many more of Lo...

NEW Space for Cycling T Shirt Published: 11:54am 23 Apr 2014

To celebrate the launch of the 2014 Space for Cycling campaign, London Cycling Campaign has a brand new Space for Cycling T Shirt available to buy from its online store. This latest design features the exciting new Space for Cycling logo...

10% off all Purchases at Sport PursuitPublished: 03:45pm 17 Apr 2014

 
SportPursuit.com the UK’s biggest private shopping club for people who love the outdoors is offering all London Cycling Campaign members a further 10% of their already keenly priced products. Brands include Pearl Izumi, Sidi, and L...

Removing one-way systems and providing protected lanes and safe junctions is the way to make main roads safePublished: 04:27pm 15 Apr 2014

London is littered with one-way systems (sometimes called 'gyratories') of all sizes and shapes, which are universally dangerous and uncomfortable to navigate by bicycle.
We're asking our supporters to email their local election candidates now ...