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LCC and CTC (the national cyclists' organisation), supported by the Cyclists' Defence Fund, have withdrawn from a legal ch...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

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 ...

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...

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...