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Cyclist-HGV fatality in Pimlico raises concerns over cycle lane safetyPublished: 11:00pm 26 May 2010

video gaz545 Click the image above to watch the video; click it twice to watch in a larger windowA cyclist has died after being hit by a lorry on a road with a "potentially lethal" cycle lane in Pimlico.Everton Smith, 48, of Fulham, die...

Dates set for three London Skyrides in 2010Published: 11:00pm 26 May 2010

photo One central London and two local mass cycling events will take place in 2010. Three Skyride events will take place in the capital in 2010, including a central London event on Sunday 5 September.Two local Skyrides will take place in Ealing on...

First Bicycle Music Festival comes to London in JunePublished: 11:00pm 26 May 2010

Saturday 5 and Sunday 6 June sees a pedal-powered musical entourage of five bands come to LondonThe Bicycle Music Festival combines five itinerant groups with six performances from British bands in different locations across the city.Covering 4500...

Lambeth gives more cyclists opportunity to sit in lorry cabPublished: 11:00pm 26 May 2010

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map Use the + and - buttons to zoom in on the HGV-cyclist locations on the mapLambeth Council's Sustainable Transport team is organising a series of
events giving cyclists the chance to chance to sit in ...

LCC secures review of cycle routes in Olympic ParkPublished: 11:00pm 26 May 2010

photo The Velodrome takes shape in the Olympic Park, but will there be decent cycle routes around the area?The Olympic Delivery Agency (ODA) has promised to review cycle provision in the Olympic Park after lobbying by LCC’s East London groups at a...

Help Camden Green Fair/Bikefest celibrate its 10th anniversaryPublished: 11:00pm 26 May 2010

photo Camden Green Fair Celebrating its tenth anniversary, the event includes a fabulous BikefestJoin Camden Cycling Campaign in Regent's Park on Sunday 6 June 2010 for the tenth annual Camden Green Fair and Bikefest.Enjoy the traffic-free road sp...

Gumtree and LCC to discuss ways of reducing online stolen bike salesPublished: 11:00pm 26 May 2010

LCC and Gumtree will meet to discuss proposals to tackle the massive problem of internet sales of stolen bicycles.Chief executive Koy Thomson wrote to Gumtree and eBay inviting them for talks.It's hoped that with their experience of internet sales...

ITV Fixers recruiting youth cycling projectPublished: 11:00pm 25 May 2010

ITV’s campaign to support young people to take action on issues close to their heart is now recruiting for a cycling project working with 16-25 year olds.The ITV Fixers media campaign is funded by V Inspired and offers to fund and support youth gr...

A day in the life of CycletasticPublished: 11:00pm 25 May 2010

Cycletastic is a cycling project in Kilburn which has been funded by the Community Cycling Fund for London in the past.Michael Carøe Andersen describes how the project has been expanding and, most importantly, the services they now provide to thei...

Cycling festival in Bromley on 19th JunePublished: 11:00pm 23 May 2010

Ride around the local park organised as part of Bike Week 2009 Bromley Cyclists are working in partnership with the London Borough to
put on a festival of all things bike, the Bromley Bike Blast. Until now, Bromley Cyclists have been organising m...

Community-funded project helps Hackney estate residents on their bikesPublished: 11:00pm 23 May 2010

STA bike mechanic giving the kids' bikes a check overEvelyn Court estate in E8 has now launched 5 weeks of cycling, Dr Bikes and cycling advocacy for the local community.Every Saturday from 12 to 3pm (until 19th June), anyone can come and sign up ...

LCC-supported charity wins £330k in Lottery fundingPublished: 11:00pm 23 May 2010

Wheels for Wellbeing - Credit and Copyright: South London PressWheels for Wellbeing, a disability cycling charity and recipient of TfL funding, has won a 3-year grant from the Big Lottery Fund to run weekly cycling sessions in Lambeth and Croydon....

Local groups win Cycle Hire improvementsPublished: 11:00pm 23 May 2010

LCC borough groups in Zone 1 have influenced the Cycle Hire 'complementary measures', designed to augment the scheme launching on 30 July 2010.A map of the measures can be downloaded on the right.A map of docking station locations can be found her...

Bromley Bike Blast bounces into boroughPublished: 11:00pm 12 May 2010

photo The Bromley Bike Blast on Saturday 19 June has events that all the family can take part inBromley Cyclists, the local LCC group, is playing a key role in organising the Bromley Bike Blast, the first ever mass cycling event in the borough.The...

Registration is now open for TfL's London Cycle ChallengePublished: 11:00pm 12 May 2010

video Click on the frame above to play; double-click to play in a larger window TfL's London Cycle Challenge encourages workplaces, schools, friends and family to compete against each other in racking up cycling miles during the month of June. R...