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A day in the life of CycletasticPublished: 11:00pm 25 May 2010

Cycletastic is a cycling project in Kilburn which has been funded by the Community Cycling Fund for London in the past.Michael Carøe Andersen describes how the project has been expanding and, most importantly, the services they now provide to thei...

Community-funded project helps Hackney estate residents on their bikesPublished: 11:00pm 23 May 2010

STA bike mechanic giving the kids' bikes a check overEvelyn Court estate in E8 has now launched 5 weeks of cycling, Dr Bikes and cycling advocacy for the local community.Every Saturday from 12 to 3pm (until 19th June), anyone can come and sign up ...

Cycling festival in Bromley on 19th JunePublished: 11:00pm 23 May 2010

Ride around the local park organised as part of Bike Week 2009 Bromley Cyclists are working in partnership with the London Borough to
put on a festival of all things bike, the Bromley Bike Blast. Until now, Bromley Cyclists have been organising m...

LCC-supported charity wins £330k in Lottery fundingPublished: 11:00pm 23 May 2010

Wheels for Wellbeing - Credit and Copyright: South London PressWheels for Wellbeing, a disability cycling charity and recipient of TfL funding, has won a 3-year grant from the Big Lottery Fund to run weekly cycling sessions in Lambeth and Croydon....

Local groups win Cycle Hire improvementsPublished: 11:00pm 23 May 2010

LCC borough groups in Zone 1 have influenced the Cycle Hire 'complementary measures', designed to augment the scheme launching on 30 July 2010.A map of the measures can be downloaded on the right.A map of docking station locations can be found her...

Charity shipping bikes to Africa seeks London expansionPublished: 11:00pm 12 May 2010

video Click the frame to watch the film; click it twice to watch in a larger windowA recycling charity that has shipped over 30,000 bikes to Africa from the UK is looking to expand into London.Re~Cycle ships donated bikes, tools and spare parts...

LCC local group social event Published: 11:00pm 12 May 2010

All members and non-members are invited to the next LCC local group social event in Lambeth, south London, on Tuesday 18 May 2010. The event takes place in conjunction with Lambeth Cyclists’ Annual Meeting, which is an informal affair upstairs at ...

Cycle Superhighways date set, as cyclists back 10 mayoral prioritiesPublished: 11:00pm 12 May 2010

photo The mayor's Cycle Superhighways will be ready for a 19 July 2010 launch dateThe mayor has announced a 19 July 2010 launch date for the first two Cycle Superhighways, at the same time as publishing growth figures of 14% in two years and a 10-...

Science Museum 'Spin Off' event to pay homage to Tour ridersPublished: 11:00pm 12 May 2010

photo The £20k Factor001 bike and its manufacturers will be at the Science Museum in JuneThe £20,000 Factor001 bicycle, professional cyclists, and experts from the world of sports physiology will be at the Science Museum on Monday 7 June 2010 to h...

Registration is now open for TfL's London Cycle ChallengePublished: 11:00pm 12 May 2010

video Click on the frame above to play; double-click to play in a larger window TfL's London Cycle Challenge encourages workplaces, schools, friends and family to compete against each other in racking up cycling miles during the month of June. R...

Cyclists call for '3 feet please' minimum passing lawPublished: 11:00pm 12 May 2010

A new campaign urging drivers to give cyclists at least 3 feet when passing has been launched by David Love, LCC Trustee and Vice Chair."Fear of traffic is by far the greatest deterrent to new cyclists. Motor vehicles pass cyclists too closel...

Local campaigners help lift cycle ban in Waltham Forest parkPublished: 11:00pm 12 May 2010

photo suburbanslice The William Morris Gallery is one location that you'll now be able to reach by bicycleLobbying by Waltham Forest Cycling Campaign (WFCC) is helping to open up Lloyd Park to cyclists.The much-loved Lloyd Park (containing the Wil...

Bromley Bike Blast bounces into boroughPublished: 11:00pm 12 May 2010

photo The Bromley Bike Blast on Saturday 19 June has events that all the family can take part inBromley Cyclists, the local LCC group, is playing a key role in organising the Bromley Bike Blast, the first ever mass cycling event in the borough.The...

Artist's handmade wallpaper celebrates London cyclingPublished: 11:00pm 12 May 2010

photo Artist Matthew Meadows hand-prints this fabulous cycle-themed wallpaper in his Brixton studioA London artist is making wallpaper guaranteed to send cyclists into a frenzy of delight.Matthew Meadows, who rides a 1961 track bike, hand-prints t...

Plans for Embankment pale in comparision with Paris' Left BankPublished: 11:00pm 12 May 2010

photo guillaumemarchand Much of the Left Bank in Paris is to be turned into a cycling and walking zoneLong-awaited plans to install cycle facilities along the Embankment in central London have received only a tepid reception from cycle campaigners...