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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...

Put up more bike stands instead of impounding cycles Published: 11:00pm 29 Aug 2006

LCC Press Release - 29th November 2004
Bike owners will find their bikes disappearing from streets and the locks destroyed without compensation if a new bill sponsored by London Boroughs and Transport for London gets through parliament.
And it w...

European directive to make drivers pay Published: 11:00pm 29 Aug 2006

London Cycling Campaign welcomes the European Commission proposals to make drivers responsible for collisions. Under the proposals there will be a presumption that large vehicles are responsible for collisions with smaller and the onus will be the...

London cycling conference: fully booked Published: 11:00pm 29 Aug 2006

Information for conference delegates and pressDue to unprecedented demand, the conference is now fully booked and we are unable to accept more bookings.Conference delegate packs have been mailed to delegates. If you have registered but not receive...

Ignorant Cyclists! Ignorant Lorry Drivers!Published: 11:00pm 29 Aug 2006

Mayor Ken Livingstone has launched a road safety campaign aimed at Commercial Goods Vehicles and cyclists. In partnership with LCC and the Freight Transport Association, the key message of the campaign is  to think about the dangers and be safe.Ma...

Win one of 20 tickets to Cycle 2002 Published: 11:00pm 29 Aug 2006

What’s Cycle 2002?Cycle 2002 is a new exhibition taking place at the Business Design Centre, London; Friday 27-Sunday 29 September, 10am-6pm (except Sunday 10am-4pm).The show will feature all the current and "soon-to-be-available" develo...

Bicycle - favourite invention, ever! Published: 11:00pm 29 Aug 2006

Listeners of BBC Radio 4's Today programme have, almost unanimously voted the bicycle their favourite invention ever.The bicycle received 70% of the vote in the results of an online survey published recently (2/11/2002). The next favoured inventio...

Business gets bike friendly Published: 11:00pm 29 Aug 2006

International and national businesses have just joined London Cycling Campaign’s Corporate Affiliation Scheme. Organisations from all sectors of business have signed up to the benefits of cycling for London. Corporate Affiliates benefit from the w...