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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...

Superhighways video-blogger poses more questionsPublished: 11:00pm 10 May 2010

Video gaz545 Click the video to play; click twice to watch it in a larger windowHere's the latest video of one of the test sections of Cycle Superhighway in Clapham, filmed by gaz545, a YouTube videoblogger.Transport for London has responded to cr...

Transport for London responds to Superhighways criticismPublished: 11:00pm 10 May 2010

 

Video TfL Click once to watch the video; click twice to view in a larger window LCC published its Superhighways video a couple of weeks ago (over 3000 views so far), and reported on the lukewarm reception from many bloggers towards the first s...

Bargain recycled secondhand bikes for sale – limited time onlyPublished: 11:00pm 10 May 2010

One of the second hand bikes currently on sale at Druid Cycles.Get yourself over to Unit 12, Bermondsey Square, SE1 before 15 May 2010 if you're looking for a bargain recycled bike.Bike reconditioning and repair shop Druid cycles is working tirele...

Cycle Training UK gives three months free LCC membershipPublished: 11:00pm 04 May 2010

Book cycle lessons with Cycle Training UK during May 2010, and you'll receive three months free LCC membership.
CTUK is the largest independent provider of on-road cycle training and cycle maintenance in Greater London, and also trains ...

Wandle Regional Park as a cycling resourcePublished: 11:00pm 04 May 2010

Community project leader advocates Wandle Regional Park as a resource for cycle training and led rides.Fred Ellis, founder of South London-based Pedal4Health, spoke at a conference in Morden to promote the use of the Wandle trail for cycling cours...

Funding opportunities and award nominationsPublished: 11:00pm 03 May 2010

PlaySport LondonAs part of the Mayor’s Plan ‘A Sporting Future for London’, sports clubs, organisations and youth and community groups can apply for  up to £1,500 for all sports and physical activities with a focus on long-term participation.For t...

1 in 6 London cyclists recognises stolen bike online, survey revealsPublished: 11:00pm 03 May 2010

Bike theft is a massive problem in the capital, and website sales are a major part of the problem, according to an LCC survey of cyclists, which coincides with the launch of a major anti-theft campaign 'Beat The Thief'. The survey reveals t...

Cycling for all - EcoLocal in SuttonPublished: 11:00pm 03 May 2010

EcoLocal's Get Cycling! makes available a whole range of bikes from standard to tandems and trikes offering the chance for adults of all ages and abilities to enjoy and learn to cycle at their own pace.  With fully accredited cycling instructors a...

LCC at 'Look Mum No Hands' cyclist bar-café during Bike WeekPublished: 11:00pm 29 Apr 2010

photos Risa Sano LCC will be at Look Mum No Hands bar-café weekdays during Bike Week 2010LCC will be holding different events every weekday during Bike Week 2010 at the cyclist bar-café Look Mum No Hands in Old Street.Monday 21 June 7.30am–11amCyc...

Guerilla Gardeners give London potholes a friendly face Published: 11:00pm 29 Apr 2010

photos Allison Moore A pothole gardener has been brightening up north London roadsA green-fingered resident of north London is giving some of the capital's numerous potholes a ‘Ground Force’-style makeover by planting spring flowers in them.Steve ...

VIDEO: Lukewarm reception for first signs of Cycle SuperhighwaysPublished: 11:00pm 29 Apr 2010

video Jamie Lowe/LCC Click the image to watch, click twice to watch in a bigger windowInfrastructure experts and commuter cyclists have criticised the unsegregated 1.5m-wide cycle lanes that mark the first signs of the Cycle Superhighway routes ...

Survey seeks cyclists' views on air pollution in LondonPublished: 11:00pm 29 Apr 2010

photo Jeremy Hughes London is the dirtiest city in Europe as far as air pollution is concernedA masters student at King's College, London, is asking cyclists to fill in a short survey on their experiences of air pollution in the capital.Urban air ...

Want £5000 for cycle parking for your workplace?Published: 11:00pm 29 Apr 2010

photo Adrian Lewis If your workplace is a mile or less from a Cycle Superhighway, apply for a £5k grant

Transport for London is offering cycle parking, training and maintenance to workplaces located up to one mile from Superhighway routes 3 and 7...