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LCC welcomes TfL report recommending 20mph for all London bridgesPublished: 11:00pm 9 June 2010

LCC is pleased that the mayor might make Southwark Bridge a 20mph zone as part of Superhighway 7, but is keen to draw to his attention a report that strongly recommends all central London bridges should be 20mph.
The 2008 Transport for London Bri...

Buy a Trek bike and get free LCC membershipPublished: 11:00pm 9 June 2010

Anyone who buys a Trek Bike from a participating London bike shop before 30 June 2010 will be given one-year's free membership to LCC, as part of the company's Go By Bike promotion.
Trek will also provide customers with a ‘Free Your Bi...

150-mile cycle ride visits all London football clubsPublished: 11:00pm 9 June 2010

An epic 150-mile charity cycle ride to all 22 football stadia in London brought together an unlikely bunch of people.

151 miles London to Barnsley, as the crow flies
18 hours
3162ft climb/descent Equivalent to going up and down Scafell, Eng...

North London cycling event seeks helpersPublished: 11:00pm 9 June 2010

Go Islington is a festival of cycling, running, dancing, and the arts taking place in the North London borough on Sunday 4 July 2010
11am-4pm, 4 July Highbury Fields, Islington, N5 1AR
The event will feature cycle tours around Islington, startin...

A41 cyclist fatality highlights lethal London junctionsPublished: 11:00pm 9 June 2010

A cyclist fatality has highlighted the problem of dangerous junctions that exist all over Greater London and the UK. LCC says these relics from the past must be made safe.Click the image once to watch; twice to view in a larger window.

Three questions: fill in our 20-second web surveyPublished: 11:00pm 9 June 2010

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Campaigning brings London anti-theft cycle squad successesPublished: 11:00pm 8 June 2010

photo TfL Three officers from the new bike theft squad, designed to address the stolen bike problem

LCC lobbying has helped create a 30-strong anti-theft squad specifically to tackle bicycle crime in Greater London.
One of the key demands of...

Cycle Hire users depend on London drivers taking more carePublished: 11:00pm 7 June 2010

photo A key factor for a safer Cycle Hire Scheme this summer is more attentive driving, says LCC

City centre drivers are being urged to take more care after the Cycle Hire Scheme launches on 30 July 2010.
 
LCC campaigns offi...

LCC tags show cyclists how to Beat The ThiefPublished: 11:00pm 3 June 2010

photo The tags give tips on locking your bike and encourage you to record your frame number at homeDuring June LCC is tagging thousands of bikes all over Greater London to alert cyclists to the dangers of bike theft.Each tag provides a list of loc...

Barclays £25 million sponsorship of Cycle Hire could herald major expansionPublished: 11:00pm 27 May 2010

photo LCC The Mayor is already talking about expanding the Hire Scheme - more photos hereBarclays £25 million sponsorship of the Cycle Hire Scheme could herald an expansion into the Isle of Dogs and outer London, Mayor Boris Johnson told LCC.Detai...

LCC chief executive to leave LCC in July 2010Published: 11:00pm 27 May 2010

photo Koy Thomson (centre) celebrates with LCC staff being one of London's '1000 Influentials'Koy Thomson, London Cycling Campaign’s chief executive, is to leave on 23 July 2010 to take up a new post as chief executive of the charity Children in C...

Project helps older cyclists in Camden and Westminster back on the roadPublished: 11:00pm 26 May 2010

photo Agewell on Wheels founder and cycling instructor Gwen Cook leads a group of over-50s cyclistsThe Agewell project in Camden and Westminster has been giving subsidised cycle lessons to groups of older cyclists.The project provides cycle traini...

Bristol could get citywide 20mph speed limitPublished: 11:00pm 26 May 2010

photo Respected studies in Greater London have proved the value of 20mph speed limits in saving livesThe whole of Bristol could eventually see a 20mph speed limit, after a successful trial in the south of the city.The policy was aimed at improving...

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...

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...