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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...

Wandle Regional Park as a cycling resourcePublished: 11:00pm 4 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 April 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 April 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 April 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 April 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 April 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...

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