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Summer picnic for community cycling champions Published: 11:00pm 27 July 2009

Always a bit of a gamble putting on an outdoor event during an English summer but the community team's picnic in St James Park attracted 25 cyclists who were promptly rewarded with some late summer sunshine.The afternoon provided an informal and r...

Fourth plinthers keen to show support for cyclingPublished: 11:00pm 15 July 2009

photo David Rosenberg, aka the Pink Plinther, will ride a pink Brompton spewing bubbles to celebrate London cycling Three participants of Anthony Gormley's One & Other artwork will use their hour on Trafalgar Square's fourth plinth to support ...

Put your favourite cycling scheme or project in the limelightPublished: 11:00pm 15 July 2009

Londoners are invited to nominate the capital's best cycling projects with the launch of the London Cycling Awards 2009.The awards, run by the London Cycling Campaign, recognise the best contributions to the growth of cycling in the capital.Anyone...

Record numbers complete the Dunwich Dynamo night ridePublished: 11:00pm 15 July 2009

photo Two riders show their elation at completing the 116-mile night ride to Suffolk  An estimated 1000 cyclists rode through the night during the Dunwich Dynamo from London Fields to Dunwich, Suffolk, on Saturday 4 July 2009. The riders enjoyed a...

Over 300 join LCC rides at Hounslow SkyridePublished: 11:00pm 15 July 2009

photo Around 10,000 cyclists attended the celebration of traffic-free cycling in HounslowOver 300 Londoners joined five LCC led rides to the first of this year’s Mayor of London Skyride in Hounslow on Sunday 9 August 2009.The Hounslow Skyride saw ...

Aussies pioneer bike parkingPublished: 11:00pm 15 July 2009

photo The Bike Pod parking system takes up only a single car parking space yet stores up to 10 bikes An Australian company has come up with a new high-tech, eco-friendly bike facility called the Bikepod. Although some of the solar-powered features...

Lambeth leads the way in London for lorry driver cycle-awareness trainingPublished: 11:00pm 15 July 2009

photo LCC wants every London lorry driver to receive cycle-awareness training, like those in Lambeth

 
LCC is calling on every lorry driver to be given cycle-awareness training, and has praised Lambeth Council for leading the way in Lon...

Cycle trainer funded through LCC teams up with NHSPublished: 11:00pm 7 July 2009

Pedal4Health, an organisation founded with help from the LCC community team, is providing Wandsworth NHS with 10 weeks of cycle training for families in Roehampton.A programme of training and introductory rides are part of the Wheel Thing scheme a...

Online maps show bike shop discounts and hire locationsPublished: 11:00pm 5 July 2009

You can now find your nearest bike shop offering LCC member discounts* using an online map.
There's also a separate map showing all the shops in London that hire out bicycles.
Follow the links below to see the maps. Click on the maps to e...

LCC advises the mayor how to plan for a truly liveable cityPublished: 11:00pm 5 July 2009

photo 5000 people live carfree in the sustainable suburb of Vauban in Freiburg, Germany  A flagship car-free property development should be built in London to show the public that living car-free can be a benefit, not a burden.This is one of the k...

Cycle safety passport spreads key campaign messagesPublished: 9:54am 3 July 2009

LCC launched a cyclist safety ‘passport’ this month encouraging people to get involved with campaigns around three key issues on London’s roads.Lorry safety, speeding traffic and promoting more confident cyclists have been identified as key to cyc...

Win a pair of tickets to Tour de France stage playPublished: 11:00pm 2 July 2009

Fill in the form at the bottom of the page for your chance to win one of five pairs of tickets to this new stage play about the Tour de France. Please state the date you'd like to attend. Competition closes 5pm Friday 10 July.The play is showing a...

Sizzling summer savings on family membershipPublished: 11:00pm 2 July 2009

You can now extend your Individual LCC membership to your whole family for only £12.Family membership usually costs £55, so you make great savings, while your family receives the same fantastic money-saving benefits and insurance cover as you.And ...

Cycle Highways must tackle major obstacles to favour cyclistsPublished: 11:00pm 2 July 2009

photo TfL's Cycle Highway team takes notes as LCC route experts contribute their viewsA massive effort is required to turn the proposed Cycle Highways into cycle-friendly routes, according to LCC staff and volunteers who inspected the routes this ...

Cyclists demonstrate against CPS and driver apathyPublished: 11:00pm 2 July 2009

photo The driver of the lorry that killed a cyclist in Greenwich in May 2009 has never come forwardAround 30 London cyclists, including representatives from LCC, assembled and then handed in a statement of protest (see below) at the Crown Prosecut...