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The national roll-out of the Bikeability training scheme has arrivedPublished: 11:00pm 25 Mar 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 Mar 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 06 Mar 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 Feb 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 Feb 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 Feb 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...

"Cyclists beware" at Waterloo BridgePublished: 12:00am 07 Feb 2007

A 'Cyclist Beware' sign has been put up at Waterloo Bridge Roundabout as Transport for London makes changes to the roads and pavements. Cyclists who use the bridge recommend that you take extra care coming onto the bridge from Waterloo roundabout ...

Come and have a go if you think you're fast enough – the Rapha Roller Race Culture Clash is in townPublished: 12:00am 01 Feb 2007

On Saturday February 10th cycle clothing designers Rapha present a night of old school roller racing at Shoreditch Town Hall to raise money for Leukaemia research charity Leuka.Roller racing was popular in the 1950s, with nights frequently held in...

Question the Mayor and learn to fix a puncture at capitalwoman this yearPublished: 12:00am 31 Jan 2007

On March 3rd 2006 London sees the return of capitalwoman, the annual event which brings together London women of all ages and backgrounds to discuss the issues affecting them. The conference is organised by Mayor Ken Livingstone, and enables women...

An interview with John Franklin: The Great Facilities DebatePublished: 12:00am 11 Jan 2007

John Franklin is the author of Cyclecraft, the book on which much of the recently developed National Standards for cycle training is based. He is also employed as a witness in court cases in which a cycling expert is required, including in the Dan...

The 7th Bicycle Film Festival's call for entriesPublished: 12:00am 09 Jan 2007

The BFF is held in over 10 cities around the world including Tokyo, New York City, Los Angeles, Paris and London. The 2006 London Bicycle Film Festival was a great success, including films on life as a NY bike messenger, five friends traveling by ...

Derek Roberts awarded MBE in New Year Honours ListPublished: 12:00am 08 Jan 2007

LCC member Derek Roberts, 90, has been awarded an MBE for services to the history and sport of cycling. Roberts, founder member of both the Fellowship of Cycling Old-Timers and the Veteran Cycling Club, has been competing in cycling events since h...

What are your New Year's Resolutions?Published: 12:00am 01 Jan 2007

What are your New Year’s Resolutions? Get fit, feel healthier? Everyone knows cycling is a great way to get in shape, so here are our top ten tips to get you on your bike in 2007. 1. If you’re not already a member, join LCC! Members get discounts ...

Happy Christmas from LCCPublished: 12:00am 20 Dec 2006

LCC will be on a festive break from Friday 22nd December until Tuesday 2nd January. If you need to contact us during this period, feel free to email us or call and leave a message at the office and we’ll get back to you as soon as we can after we ...

IKEA sets a benchmark in corporate responsibilityPublished: 12:00am 19 Dec 2006

Scandinavian furniture giant IKEA has set a new benchmark as a cycle-friendly employer by giving out thousands of folding bikes to employees this Christmas.The bikes, which aim to encourage employees to cycle to work, were given as gifts to around...