THE BLOG

RSS feed

All the latest from the london cycling campaign

Bike Week is here! Published: 11:00pm 18 June 2007

Thousands of people are flocking to Bike Week events across the capital to celebrate cycling and to encourage more people to get on their bikes. Bike Week is the UK’s annual celebration of cycling with 1,500 events expected to attract more than 25...

MPs ride the Tour de FrancePublished: 11:00pm 12 June 2007

Passing Buckingham PalaceThe All Party Parliamentary Bike Ride, the annual event which aims to promote cycling for all as part of Bike2Work, took around 25 MPs and peers on the route of the Prologue course of the Tour de France, including Transpor...

Meeting between Eastway riders and Olympic Delivery AuthorityPublished: 11:00pm 22 May 2007

An open meeting is due to take place between the Eastway Users' Group and the Olympic Delivery Authority, featuring a presentation on the Legacy Velopark plans from the ODA and a Q&A giving the riders an opportunity to give their views on the ...

Met Police win case against Critical MassPublished: 11:00pm 22 May 2007

The Met Police’s appeal against the ruling that London’s Critical Mass bike ride did not need permission under the Public Order Act  has been successful.  This does not ban the critical mass but potentially gives the police the power to make arres...

'Two Tings' towpaths campaign launchedPublished: 11:00pm 13 May 2007

Friday 4th May saw the launch of the British Waterways ‘Two Tings’ campaign, which aims to make towpaths safer for everyone.
The campaign promotes a ‘code of conduct’ for towpath users, encouraging cyclists to use a bell...

Look out – exploding bikesPublished: 11:00pm 3 May 2007

If you park near a "sensitive" public building, you may return to find your bike has been removed and taken to the local nick.Current police thinking on "exploding bikes" was apparently drawn up with the IRA in mind and now Jen...

HGVs in the pressPublished: 11:00pm 3 May 2007

A proposal by Ben Webster in The Times that “women cyclists ‘risk death’ by obeying traffic lights” is speculation based on an unpublished Transport for London report, says LCC.Urgent action is required by TfL to reduce the number of cyclists and ...

Met police appeal against decision to allow Critical MassPublished: 11:00pm 2 April 2007

The Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police has insisted that they would go ahead with their appeal against the decision to allow the Critical Mass bike ride to continue in London. Critical Mass rides have been taking place since April 1994 and la...

Community Cycling Fund for London is now accepting applicationsPublished: 11:00pm 29 March 2007

*The deadline for this round of funding has now passed and applications are no longer being accepted. The next round of funding will be open from 4th June to 29th June.*The CCFL (Community Cycling Fund for London) is LCC's community cycling grants...

The national roll-out of the Bikeability training scheme has arrivedPublished: 11:00pm 25 March 2007

Following a very successful trial period from September 2006, the Bikeability cycle training scheme is now being rolled out nationally to help get the nation’s children back on their bikes. Bikeability is the new cycling proficiency standard by Cy...

Cyclists need more protection from HGVs, say campaignersPublished: 11:00pm 25 March 2007

London Cycling Campaign, CTC, the national cyclists’ organisation, and RoadPeace, the charity for road crash victims, welcome Transport for London’s new “Share the Road” awareness campaign to inform lorry drivers and cyclists of what they can do t...

Capitalwoman 2007 gets London women on their bikesPublished: 12:00am 6 March 2007

The importance of cycling was one of the key issues at this year’s capitalwoman event on March 3rd. London Cycling Campaign helped organise group rides to the conference and provided information on cycling for all.Sarah Slater, community cycling o...

Boris Johnson to appear at Islington LCC group's AGMPublished: 12:00am 23 February 2007

MP, writer, journalist and keen cyclist Boris Johnson will be the guest speaker after the Islington Cyclists Action Group's Annual General Meeting on Wednesday 14th March.A passionate and enthusiastic cyclist, the member of the Cross Party Cycling...

Cycling hits the headlinesPublished: 12:00am 22 February 2007

Cycling is the ideal alternative to paying the congestion charge. That’s the view of the The Times and the Evening Standard. Both papers featured cycling prominently on the 21st February 2007 two days after London’s congestion charge was extend we...

Get free bike checks and cycling tips on a Southwark Healthy RidePublished: 12:00am 15 February 2007

Fancy getting to know Southwark  better while gaining cycling skills and experience? LCC local group Southwark Cyclists have created a series of 8 fun, friendly and free Saturday rides led by professional trainers for newcomers, learners and impro...