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Increase in police Cycle Task Force means thieves face harder timesPublished: 11:00pm 29 September 2010

photo M Cavenett The next issue of LCC's London Cyclist member magazine looks at the Cycle Task Force

Ten more officers have been drafted into the Metropolitan Police Service's Cycle Task Force to help improve cycle safet...

Bermondsey Street in central London returned to two-way for cyclistsPublished: 11:00pm 29 September 2010

photo Freshly painted markings show the new contraflow for cyclists on Bermondsey Street in SE1

From 30 September 2010, a section of Bermondsey Street, near London Bridge, has been returned to two-way for cyclists, though...

London cyclists support Herne Hill 'Save the Velodrome' campaignPublished: 11:00pm 29 September 2010

 photo Triple Olympic gold-medalist Bradley Wiggins training at Herne Hill where he rode many early races

People are being urged to attend a public meeting at Dulwich College on Wednesday 6 October 2010 to help save the velodrome...

Kingston Cycling Campaign helps to make cycle contraflow permanentPublished: 11:00pm 29 September 2010

photo KCC Kingston Cycling Campaign members celebrate their King Charles Road contraflow victory

After a six-month trial, a contraflow cycle lane in Surbiton, is being made permanent after the local LCC gro...

Two TfL funded cycling clubs win Mayor’s Award for Active TravelPublished: 11:00pm 27 September 2010

Photo Boris Johnson with the award winners

The Hillingdon Slipstreamers, a West London cycling club, and Wheels for Wellbeing, a Lambeth-based all ability cycling club, have won the Mayor’s Award for Active Travel.
Both clubs hav...

Bike maintenance workshops in SouthwarkPublished: 11:00pm 27 September 2010

Southwark Cyclists still have places available in their upcoming bike maintenance workshops. Dates for the coming weeks are 5th, 12th, 19th and 26th October. For full details, visit their website.
Southwark Cyclists also publish a ...

Urgent: Respond to Superhighway and Cycle Hire scheme surveyPublished: 11:00pm 27 September 2010

The Greater London Authority is currently running a survey for cyclists who have used either the Barclays Cycle Hire scheme or the Cycle Super Highways.
The results of the survey will feed into the GLA’s scrutiny meeting. This means it is i...

Campaign to launch Cycle Hub in Finsbury ParkPublished: 11:00pm 27 September 2010

Video Cyclists showing support for the campaign

Pedal Power, an all inclusive cycling club in North London, is campaigning for the creation of a Cycle Hub in Finsbury Park.
The Hub would create a bike recy...

AGM to feature London Assembly members in cycling 'Question Time'Published: 11:00pm 15 September 2010

photo LCC will be hosting its very own 'Question Time' during its Annual General Meeting on 17 November 2010

London Assembly members from the four main parties will take part in a cycling 'Question Time' at LCC's annual genera...

Event: Celebrating London's cycling stylesPublished: 11:00pm 15 September 2010

This Friday 17th September, Cycle Style celebrates cycling as the most stylish form of transport.
Put together by designer Karta Healy, the event is inspired by the casual chic of cyclists in cities like Amsterdam and Copenhagen and wants ...

Waltham Forest Cycling Campaign's tour of local art trailsPublished: 11:00pm 15 September 2010


photos WFCC Waltham Forest Cycling Campaign led rides around some of the 1200 pieces on the art trail
The local LCC group in Waltham Forest organised a grand tour and several shorter étapes to help c...

Cycle safety improves as Lewisham one-way system removedPublished: 11:00pm 15 September 2010

One-way streets in New Cross, described as "intimidating" by local cyclists, are being reverted to two-way, making it safer for vulnerable road users.
On 5 September 2010, Transport for London works removed the one-way in Kender Street and...

Central London cycle shop hosts big-brand bike launchesPublished: 11:00pm 15 September 2010

photo Whyte On Your Bike will be hosting two product launches this September, Whyte and Genesis bikes

'On Your Bike' cycle shop in Tooley Street, SE1, is hosting product launches from Genesis and Whyte.
Genesis will be showin...

Serious injury to cyclist in Southwark renews calls for safer lorriesPublished: 11:00pm 15 September 2010

LCC is renewing its calls for strong action on lorry danger after a cyclist was taken to hospital with serious head injuries on Friday 11 September 2010.
The crash involved a male cyclist and an articulated lorry at the junction of Long...

LCC teams up with Mind in Tower Hamlets and Newham for World Mental Health DayPublished: 11:00pm 14 September 2010

photo Cycle training with Mind. Credit: Nicola Wissbrock

As part of Time to Change's campaign to end mental health discrimination, LCC and Mind in Tower Hamlets & Newham have joined forces to organise ...