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Women’s Road Riding Coaching DayPublished: 11:00pm 30 Sep 2006

Shecycles.com and the Surrey League will be hosting a women’s road riding coaching day on October 15th 2006 at the Hillingdon Cycle Circuit, the first in a series of women specific cycle coaching sessions to be held this winter.Come along and meet...

Win 2 tickets to Cycle Show 2006 Published: 11:00pm 26 Sep 2006

The first 5 new members who join this week will receive a pair of tickets to the cycling industry's biggest event - Cycle Show 2006 at ExCel in London on 6-8 October. The tickets are worth £24 on the door. So don't delay, join today.

Come along to LCC's Get Cycling! day Published: 11:00pm 21 Sep 2006

On Saturday 30th September LCC will be holding a ‘Get Cycling’ day at Victoria Park as part of the GLA Summer of Sport programme.Come and cycle with us!The event will take place from 12pm to 4pm and will be packed with hand-on cycling activities f...

Get ready for good goingPublished: 11:00pm 09 Sep 2006

From 15th September through to 24th September events will be taking place across London to celebrate good going week. See the good going website for what’s happening near you.Travel awareness in London - going greatGood going was launched in Tower...

Londoners keen to cycle to work but employers must take the initiativePublished: 11:00pm 08 Sep 2006

A new survey conducted by the Holborn Partnership shows that Londoners are keen to cycle to work but employers must take the initiative.The survey, conducted to clarify the perceptions of greenspaces and to drive future improvement programmes, sug...

Kids to get cycle-savvy with BikeabilityPublished: 11:00pm 06 Sep 2006

On 7th September 2006 kids across the country got into the saddle for the launch of Bikeability, the new cycling proficiency standard by Cycling England and the Department for Transport. The scheme marks the biggest upgrade yet in cycle training f...

Gearing up for European Mobility WeekPublished: 11:00pm 05 Sep 2006

European Mobility Week will be taking place from 16th to 22nd September this year, with cities across Europe celebrating forms of sustainable mobility. Friday 22nd September will be the annual International Car Free Day and in London, Monday 18th ...

Tour of Britain and BikeFest successPublished: 11:00pm 03 Sep 2006

Congratulations to our own Roger Hammond and Mark Cavendish, who finished second and third respectively in the final stage of the Tour of Britain on Sunday 3rd September. Both achieved the same time as the stage winner, the Belgian Tom Boonen. And...

Cycling Oscars announced Published: 11:00pm 29 Aug 2006

Competition was incredibly tough for this year's LCC Awards, which were announced on Saturday 2 November.John Biggs from the Greater London Assembly and Chair of the Transport Committee presented the awards and praised the range and quality of the...

Londoners show the way to fight obesity Published: 11:00pm 29 Aug 2006

More Cycling is the Solution to Obesity Epidemic says Health Select Committee – Opportunity for London. The House of Commons Health Select Committee makes the following statement in its report on obesity (p.116).“If the Government were to achieve ...

London Boroughs to get £758 million for transportation Published: 11:00pm 29 Aug 2006

TfL Press release - 23 November 2004 Mayor announces record five-year £758 million funding programme for local transport improvementsSustained local transport investment aims to improve journeys from ‘the moment Londoners’ leave their front door’....

LCC Briefing on the draft European Insurance DirectivePublished: 11:00pm 29 Aug 2006

The factsThe EU proposals only relate to insurance, not to the underlying legal position in relation to liability. The proposals state that any driver has to have a minimum amount of cover in relation to certain eventualities, including causing pe...

Ken supports scrapping of legislation that would allow bike removal Published: 11:00pm 29 Aug 2006

This gives our campaign against the legislation more weight. This legislation would give Councils the power to remove any cycles in the vicinity of posted notices where, in their opinion, bikes are a 'nuisance' or offend against 'good management o...

Well done Ken says LCC Published: 11:00pm 29 Aug 2006

LCC Press Release - 2nd December 2004
Tom Bogdanowicz, campaigns manager at LCC said: “The Mayor is right to say that there is a shortage of good cycle parking facilities in London – Councils should increase the amount of cycle parkin...

Join LCC and win a Powabyke Published: 11:00pm 29 Aug 2006

(picture to go in here)The electric Powabyke is designed to bring the benefits of traditional cycling without the effort. A battery driven-motor powers the bike, so no pedalling is necessary to get from A to B. Alternatively, a power-assist mode i...