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Cyclists condemn mayor's decision to disband police lorry safety unitPublished: 11:00pm 14 Oct 2009

The mayor Boris Johnson has been strongly criticised for his decision to disband a specialist lorry safety unit run by the Metropolitan Police force.The decision to axe the Commercial Vehicle Education Unit (CVEU) comes in a year when 8 of the 10 ...

London Cycling Awards: last chance to nominatePublished: 11:00pm 12 Oct 2009

Nominate your favourite new cycling project in Greater London for an award. The deadline is 10am, Monday 19 October 2009. School and kids initiatives, workplace initiatives , community projects and cycling facilities such as routes and parking are...

SheSpoke women's ride to Cycle Show hailed successPublished: 11:00pm 11 Oct 2009

Women from all parts of London came together to enjoy a beautiful autumnal ride from the grandeur of the Imperial War Museum to the impressive Cycle Show at Earl's Court.LCC's ladies defied the looming grey clouds to gather at the Imperial War mus...

Selected one-way streets to become two-way for cyclistsPublished: 11:00pm 06 Oct 2009

Photo It's difficult to find a one-way street in Brussels that isn't two-way for cyclistsAfter years of campaigning by LCC and other cycling campaigners, a landmark decision has been made by the Department for Transport making selected one-way str...

Westminster goes naked in traffic flow experimentPublished: 11:00pm 06 Oct 2009

video This junction in Drachten, Holland, is a classic example of naked streets working wellThe City of Westminster and Transport for London are to trial switching off of certain traffic signals.The experiment will start with the signals at the ...

Fill in LCC's online survey and you could win a £500 hybrid bikePublished: 11:00pm 06 Oct 2009

Pinnacle Stratus 3.0E A 9-speed hub gear, mudguards and rack make this a great city machineTake three minutes to fill in our online survey and you could win this fantastic £500 hybrid bike.The Pinnacle Stratus 3.0e is the perfect town ride, which ...

Islington humps create the least cycle-friendly street in EuropePublished: 11:00pm 06 Oct 2009

Photo New speed bumps have create an extravagant obstacle for cyclists in an Islington back streetCyclists have criticised Islington council after it installed speed bumps to slow down cyclists in a quiet back street.Council-owned Homes for Isling...

Cool bikes: Grocery getterPublished: 11:00pm 06 Oct 2009

Watch the transformation into the grocery getter 

Concern over Tory hostility towards urban speed camerasPublished: 11:00pm 06 Oct 2009

Photo grewlike/Flickr A future Conservative government will stop life-saving speed cameras A Conservative government will refuse to fund any more fixed speed cameras in urban areas, shadow transport minister Theresa Villiers has told her party con...

Lambeth Cyclists expertise channels £500,000 into zone one improvementsPublished: 11:00pm 06 Oct 2009

photo The LCC group in Lambeth played a strong role in influencing the borough's zone one improvements Strong lobbying and volunteer activity by the LCC local group in Lambeth has influenced key spending decisions for the zone one Cycle Hire Schem...

Around the world cycling record tumbles but could fall againPublished: 11:00pm 06 Oct 2009

A man from Balham has become the fastest person to circumnavigate the world by bicycle, taking just 175 days, though another cyclist is on course to beat that feat.Friends
and family of James Bowthorpe greeted him at his finish point in Hyde
Park ...

VIDEO: Danes demonstrate the joys of winter cyclingPublished: 11:00pm 30 Sep 2009

October is, unofficially at least, the time to feast on positive images of our irrepressible Danish friends biking all through the winter, with a slice of cheerful Swedish pop on the side.The song is called Långsamt by Swedish outfit Bo Kasp...

Community Groups come together at London Skyride Published: 11:00pm 28 Sep 2009

Over 3,500 people join LCC's led ridesThe London Cycling Campaign organised over 50 escorted rides to the Mayor of London’s Skyride on Sunday 20th September which over 3,000 people took part in.However it was not just members of the general public...

Breakfast Awards Ceremony for bike achievers at Mind in Tower Hamlets Published: 11:00pm 28 Sep 2009

Celebration of successful completion of cycle trainingJohn Biggs, Labour London Assembly member, presented participants in the MIND in Tower Hamlets bike project and had completed Level 1 and Level 2 Bikeability with an award on 11th September.Ros...

Youth centre goes independent with recycling and maintenance projectPublished: 11:00pm 24 Sep 2009

A Kensington & Chelsea project that recycles bikes during maintenance classes attended by youths from the local community is now teaching the youngsters to be professional bike mechanics so it can go it alone.As a result of high demand for mor...