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FREE Divine chocolate for all new LCC members for Fairtrade Fortnight Published: 10:47am 25 Feb 2014

Fairtrade Fortnight, the annual event organised by the Fairtrade Foundation to increase awareness of Fairtrade products is here, and to mark the occasion we are giving ALL NEW LCC MEMBERS a FREE bar of Divine chocolate.* Anyone who joins LCC as a ...

UK cyclists object to STAY BACK command on lorries and busesPublished: 03:20pm 19 Feb 2014

 Cyclists in London and across the country are angry about the stickers appearing on buses, vans and taxis across London. The stickers order cyclists to 'Stay Back' which implies that drivers do not have a duty of care to use their mirrors ...

Tell your borough and the Royal Parks to get behind the Central London Grid to change the culture of cycling in LondonPublished: 05:06pm 13 Feb 2014

Last week we asked you to urge Transport for London to make sure the Central London Grid is genuinely safe and inviting for everyone. Thank you to the thousands who have already done so.
Email  grid@tfl.gov.uk
This week tell them what is ...

London Cycling Campaign sets three key tests for success of central London Cycling GridPublished: 03:34pm 13 Feb 2014

In responding to Transport for London's consultation on the Central London Grid for cycling,  LCC's Chief Executive, Ashok Sinha, set outs three key tests for the Mayor and the Central London boroughs:
The Central London Grid (CLG) is a hu...

Win tickets to the London Bike Show 2014 Published: 11:59am 11 Feb 2014

One of the most exciting events on the cycling calendar; the annual London Bike Show is the UK's largest cycling exhibition, taking place at London's Excel from Thursday 13th - Sunday 16th February, 2014.
We have 4 pairs of tickets to giveaway to...

RideLondon 100 - register now for places on Team LCC and support our fabulous campaigning effortsPublished: 12:53pm 07 Feb 2014

 
London Cycling Campaign still have places on our team for the Ride100 on Sunday 10th August 2014. 
Entries cost £150 and we will support you with your fundraising.
As a member of Team LCC you'll receive:

A free LCC cycl...

Cycle Superhighways short of £50m to reach "adequate standards"Published: 01:02pm 06 Feb 2014

Cycle Superhighway 2 on Mile End Road is just one section of the Mayor's flagship cycling project that needs urgent upgrade to make it safe and comfortable for cycling (photo: Ranty Highwayman)
In a worrying development, Transport for Lond...

Book Review: The History of Cycling in 50 BikesPublished: 12:02pm 06 Feb 2014

The History of Cycling in Fifty Bikes £12.99by Tom Ambrose

This is an enjoyable journey through a 220-year history of cycling, going from the hobby-horses of the late 18th century to the latest futuristic designs.
Two hundred years later...

Tell TfL it's vital the BikeGrid is a genuinely safe and inviting network of cycle routes in central LondonPublished: 11:00pm 05 Feb 2014

Cornwall Road, parallel to Waterloo Road, uses bollards to remove through motor traffic, as does Shoe Lane below. They show how inexpensive bollards can create Space for Cycling (and walking) 
Make your views known to Transport for London
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Meet LCC's London Cycling Mechanics Published: 02:10pm 05 Feb 2014

LCC’s London Cycling Mechanics are a skilled and experienced team who help thousands of Londoners keep their bikes safe and roadworthy, but there’s more to this lot then first meets the eye; they’re cycling professionals at hea...

First Look: Verenti Substance CX1.1Published: 04:18pm 04 Feb 2014

VERENTI Substance CX1.1£600wiggle.co.uk

To those unfamiliar with the name, Verenti is the in-house bike brand of online retail giant Wiggle. It's best known for its well specced road and sportive models, but recently the Substance has bee...

Voice of the Month: Amy SummersPublished: 04:01pm 04 Feb 2014

It’s an exciting period for LCC right now; and for me in particular. The launch of our flagship campaign, Space for Cycling is fast approaching and we’re busy planning and getting things ready. Most importantly, our fantastic Local G...

Best Rides: Hawksmoor churchesPublished: 03:11pm 04 Feb 2014

Between Greenwich and Bloomsbury there are six stunning examples of church architect Nicholas Hawksmoor's craft. Our ride visits each church and looks at some of the cultural myths attached to these famous buildings.

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LCC welcomes Mayor's call for improved lorry safety but also calls for Direct Vision lorries and driver trainingPublished: 02:28pm 30 Jan 2014

The London Cycling Campaign has welcome the Mayor’s announcement to put his weight behind London Council’s proposals to make all lorries in London safer for cyclists and pedestrians.
The new regulations would remove from London stre...

Putting the ‘Bee’ in Beer with Hiver Published: 01:41pm 30 Jan 2014

After a long January, that’s probably been ‘dry’ for quite a few of our members (where alcohol is concerned anyway!) we thought we’d bring you a money-saving offer on something in February that we all enjoy afte...