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Expert calls for more cycling investment in cycling and end to one-way systems Published: 11:00pm 19 Apr 2010

photo Christian Wolmar is a respected transport journalist, whose many specialisms include trains and cyclingTransport journalist Christian Wolmar writes eloquently about the need for proper cycling investment in the UK...http://www.guardian.co.uk...

Car-centric Sydney becomes latest city to embrace bicycle transportPublished: 11:00pm 17 Apr 2010

photo NSW Tourism The City of Sydney is embracing cycling with hundreds of miles of cycle lanesSydney, Australia, is the latest city to embrace cycling as a mode of transport, with plans to build 200km of new cycle lanes, including 55km of segreg...

Tweed Run sees 400 London cyclists show off sartorial splendourPublished: 11:43pm 15 Apr 2010

video Click
here to watch LCC's video of the 2010 Tweed Run (click it again to open in a larger window)
The
second annual Tweed Run took place on Saturday 10 April 2010, with 400
cyclists riding around central London dressed in tweed and othe...

Royal Mail abandons delivery bikes while Office Depot embraces themPublished: 11:00pm 14 Apr 2010

photo Olympic gold-medalist Jamie Staff joined Office Depot to launch the new bikes at City HallWhile Royal Mail has been heavily criticised for announcing plans to phase out bicycles for delivering post across the UK, Office Depot is building up ...

LCC warns cyclists of extra 700 lorries in central LondonPublished: 11:00pm 14 Apr 2010

map Double-click the map to zoom in, and drag it to see the lorry routesCyclists were warned to take extra care when hundreds of 32-ton lorries passed through central London to The Shard building site near London Bridge station.Starting during e...

LCC seeks volunteers to increase campaign pressurePublished: 11:00pm 14 Apr 2010

LCC is looking for volunteers to strengthen its campaigns teams, working on the organisation's public-facing Greater London campaigns and highlighting other cycling lobbying priorities.This is a great opportunity to put your skills to good use, a...

Cyclenation conference in Portsmouth on 20mph and 'Future Cycling Cities' Published: 11:00pm 14 Apr 2010

photo The spring Cyclenation conference will be held in Portsmouth where 20mph limits are commonThe assocation of UK cycle campaigning groups, Cyclenation (of which LCC is a member), is holding its next cycle campaigning conference in Portsmouth ...

Your experiences of bike theft can help LCC's major anti-theft campaignPublished: 11:00pm 14 Apr 2010

photo Adrian Lewis Theft costs the city millions, and it's time the politicians and the police took actionPlease fill in this 60-second survey on your bike theft experiences in Greater London.Click here to take survey We'll use this information to...

Institute of Advanced Motorists tells cyclists to 'take the lane'Published: 09:04am 06 Apr 2010

photo Alix Stredwick The IAM is advising cyclists to 'take the lane' under some circumstances The Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM), Britain’s largest road-safety charity, says it's safer for cyclists to “take the lane” when passing parked car...

Early tickets details for London Olympics announcedPublished: 04:57pm 01 Apr 2010

photo Andy Wilkes-flickr A year after the velodrome was started, the structure is starting to take shapeAnyone wanting to keep one eye on the Olympic ticket situation can register their interest by visiting 
www.tickets.london2012.com or by calli...

Cyclist arrested after fatal collision with tourist in CamdenPublished: 11:00pm 31 Mar 2010

A 27-year-old cyclist has been arrested after the death of a female tourist who was knocked down by a bicycle in Camden.Marian Anderson, 56, who was on holiday from Denmark with her daughter, was hit while crossing Lidlington Place on 21 February....

Paralympian Dame Tanni attends London Disability Cycling ForumPublished: 11:00pm 31 Mar 2010

photo Dame Tanni Grey-Thomson visits the London Disability Cycling Forum to discuss cycling accessWider paths for cyclist can benefit parents and businesses, as well as disabled and older cyclists, the leader of the London Disability Cycling Foru...

Major shake-up for Transport for London cycling and walkingPublished: 11:00pm 31 Mar 2010

A major reorganisation at Transport for London in 2010 could strongly affect the way cycling and walking policy is formulated and implemented.The end of the financial year in March sees the end of the opaquely named ‘directorate of integrated prog...

London Cyclist magazine seeks talented illustratorPublished: 11:00pm 31 Mar 2010

photo London Cyclist magazine is looking for an illustrator to add a new dimension to the publicationLCC is looking for a talented illustrator to contribute to London Cyclist magazine, the charity's bimonthly, A4, full-colour magazine sent out to...

The joys of international bike polo courtesy of BrooksPublished: 11:00pm 31 Mar 2010

photo krakow-bicycles/flickr Brooks is documenting the emerging international bike polo tournamentsBrooks, purveyors of fine clothing and saddles, and sponsor of the Tweed Run, has commissioned a video of the first ever season of international bi...