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Get your bike security marked by the Cycle Task ForcePublished: 11:00pm 11 October 2010

As part of their campaign to improve cycle security across London, the Met Police's Cycle Task Force is offering free security marking and advice on how to register your bike.
Upcoming bike marking events:

19th Oct - 8am to 10am - Penton Stree...

Urgent Action: Take 10 minutes to protect city cyclingPublished: 11:00pm 11 October 2010

Write to your London Assembly Member asking them to do everything they can to protect cycling budgets from public expenditure cuts.Every day we read a new story about the cuts in public spending planned by the government. The Comprehensive Spendin...

Plan your cycle route on your mobilePublished: 11:00pm 11 October 2010

Cycle routing specialist, CycleStreets, have released a free route planning app for iPhones.
The app lets cyclists map routes anywhere in the UK and features a placefinder, a postcode search option and turn-by-turn directions.

Trainee cycle mechanics in London eligible for government fundingPublished: 11:00pm 7 October 2010

photo Cycle Systems is hosting a party to tell industry and individuals about Governement-funded mechanic courses

Prospective cycle mechanics are being invited to an event at Cycle Systems Academy to see how they can now ...

Cycle campaigners challenge increased ‘motorbikes in bus lanes’ danger in High CourtPublished: 8:49am 30 September 2010

photo Cyclists are bojecting to the increase in road danger caused by the motorbikes in bus lanes trial

LCC and CTC (the national cyclists' organisation), supported by the Cyclists' Defence Fund, have withdrawn from a legal ch...

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...

New LCC website campaigns to make cycling in London safer from HGVsPublished: 11:00pm 29 September 2010

photo Ben Broomfield Sign LCC's petition calling for driver training like this in Hammersmiith and Fulham

LCC's No More Lethal Lorries website is dedicated to creating safer HGVs for London and reducing road danger for cyclist...

Campaigners persuade Kingston council to open secure bike parkingPublished: 11:00pm 29 September 2010

photo KCC The local LCC group in Kingston has facilitated public access to this secure bicycle park.

Kingston Cycling Campaign has facilitated public access to a secure 140-bike parking facility at Guildhall, headquarters of t...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 ...

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...

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...