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Love makes the wheels go round: LCC & Divine Chocolate this Valentine's DayPublished: 04:51pm 27 Jan 2014

This Valentine’s Day, we have joined up with wonderful independent chocolate company, Divine, to give our supporters the chance to share their love of LCC by buying a gift membership for someone special, with a free 100g bar of delicious Div...

We support cyclist-specific low-level traffic lights but remind Mayor they alone can't make Bow roundabout safePublished: 10:20am 27 Jan 2014

The London Cycling Campaign has restated our support for the use of cyclist-specific low-level traffic lights (a Dutch example is pictured above), but has reminded the Mayor Boris Johnson and Transport for London that use of these lights alone c...

LCC local group meetings to decide our Space for Cycling local election campaign demandsPublished: 04:14pm 23 Jan 2014

Space for Cycling -2014 Local Elections Campaign

We’re planning for 2014 to be a milestone year for the London Cycling Campaign. We’re organising a hugely ambitious campaign to put safe space for cycling on the agenda of thousands o...

Bike maintenance workshop for secondary school childrenPublished: 10:43am 23 Jan 2014

 
Wednesday 15th January saw our first London Cycling Mechanics workshop of the year take place at Haydon School, Pinner. 
Our Cycling Projects team had been liaising with the school for a number of months, providing advice and as...

Successful Space for Cycling activist event in Shoreditch helps build volunteer networks and skillsPublished: 03:21pm 22 Jan 2014

On Saturday 18th January LCC hosted a Space for Cycling Activist Workshop at Amnesty UK’s Human Rights Action Centre, for members and supporters who will be helping us with our ambitious new campaign ahead of the London Local Elections.
T...

Minister for Cycling clarifies pavement cycling advice after 1057 fines in LondonPublished: 04:45pm 16 Jan 2014

Robert Goodwill, Minister for Cycling
After the Met Police's seven-week Operation Safeway to reduce lawless behaviour on the roads led to 1057 cyclists being issued with fixed penalty notices for pavement cycling the Minister for Cycling Robert ...

London Cycling Campaign encourages all Londoners to comment on Westminster Council's inadequate cycling strategyPublished: 02:04pm 16 Jan 2014

We're urging our supporters to respond to Westminster Council's consultation on its Cycling Strategy before the deadline on Monday 20 January.
At present, the strategy fails to provide a blueprint for improving the borough's inadequate cycling ...

Get your workplace up to speed with a London Cycling Workshop Published: 12:47pm 15 Jan 2014

If you're looking to inspire your organisation through cycling and engage with those already commuting by bike; or perhaps you’re an employee who would like to see cycling supported within your workplace? London Cycling Campaign’s Cycl...

Membership offers round up Published: 05:22pm 14 Jan 2014

Here's a reminder of some great discounts available to LCC members that are still running as part of our '12 Days of Christmas' offer, plus a few other recent ones that you still have time to enjoy. For full information on how ...

Cycling facilities at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park are a massively wasted opportunity, typified by the fact that the entrance is a staircasePublished: 03:05pm 10 Jan 2014

This staircase is the main western cycling entrance to the the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in NE London 
Cycle across Victoria Park, over the cycling and pedestrian bridge to Hackney Wick, down Wallis Road and you arrive at the main weste...

Product review: Sealskinz Ultra Grip glovesPublished: 05:27pm 08 Jan 2014

SEALSKINZ Ultra Grip Glove£32.50www.sealskinz.com

Like many mountain bikers, we've been fans of Sealskinz socks for a very long time. Few proper bike shoes are truly waterproof, so it's become second nature to slip on a pair of Sealskinz ...

There can only be one Winner - The Space for Cycling Local SurveyPublished: 02:18pm 08 Jan 2014

 
At the end of last year we asked you to tell us about local barriers to cycling to help us with our Space for cycling campaign, offering one lucky respondent the chance to win a Pinnacle bike worth up to £450, provided by our Campaig...

Book Review: Cycling Northern FrancePublished: 08:42pm 07 Jan 2014

 
Cycling Northern France£16.95 Richard Peace & Andrew Stevenson
www.excellentbooks.co.uk 

If you're spending your winter evenings thinking about sunny holidays in the future, then this guidebook could be the perfect ...

Voice of the Month: Ashok SinhaPublished: 08:28pm 07 Jan 2014

LCC's chief executive Ashok Sinha looks ahead to another great year for cycling and asks for your support to grow the Space for Cycling campaign

It’s fantastic weather for cycling at the moment! No, it really is. So what if the capricious...

Best Rides: Olympic Park architecturePublished: 07:48pm 07 Jan 2014

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Tom Bogdanowicz, author of the London Cycling Guide – the best-selling guide to bike rides in the capital – tours the architectural masterpieces in the QEII Olympic Park, along a route th...