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LCC-supported cycle club is focus for local schoolsPublished: 11:00pm 27 July 2009

photo An LCC-led project at a school in Hillingdon became a fo cus for cycle trainingAn LCC-led project at a school in Hillingdon became a focus for cycle training for a day last month when three other local schools joined in the fun.Field End Jun...

Summer picnic for community cycling champions Published: 11:00pm 27 July 2009

Always a bit of a gamble putting on an outdoor event during an English summer but the community team's picnic in St James Park attracted 25 cyclists who were promptly rewarded with some late summer sunshine.The afternoon provided an informal and r...

Funding success for community cycling projectsPublished: 11:00pm 27 July 2009

LCC has won funding for two community cycling projects that were founded using money from the Community Cycling Fund.Pedal4HealthPedal4Health has successfully bid for funding from Capital FM’s Help a London Child.The project delivers cycle trainin...

Blackheath Bike Week extravaganzaPublished: 11:00pm 27 July 2009

Bike and Kite festival to celebrate the start of Bike Week 2009The Blackheath Kite and Bike Festival took place in South East London on a sunny weekend marking the start of Bike Week on 13th and 14th of June.The heath was awash with bikes, and, yo...

Fourth plinthers keen to show support for cyclingPublished: 11:00pm 15 July 2009

photo David Rosenberg, aka the Pink Plinther, will ride a pink Brompton spewing bubbles to celebrate London cycling Three participants of Anthony Gormley's One & Other artwork will use their hour on Trafalgar Square's fourth plinth to support ...

Lambeth leads the way in London for lorry driver cycle-awareness trainingPublished: 11:00pm 15 July 2009

photo LCC wants every London lorry driver to receive cycle-awareness training, like those in Lambeth

 
LCC is calling on every lorry driver to be given cycle-awareness training, and has praised Lambeth Council for leading the way in Lon...

Aussies pioneer bike parkingPublished: 11:00pm 15 July 2009

photo The Bike Pod parking system takes up only a single car parking space yet stores up to 10 bikes An Australian company has come up with a new high-tech, eco-friendly bike facility called the Bikepod. Although some of the solar-powered features...

Put your favourite cycling scheme or project in the limelightPublished: 11:00pm 15 July 2009

Londoners are invited to nominate the capital's best cycling projects with the launch of the London Cycling Awards 2009.The awards, run by the London Cycling Campaign, recognise the best contributions to the growth of cycling in the capital.Anyone...

Over 300 join LCC rides at Hounslow SkyridePublished: 11:00pm 15 July 2009

photo Around 10,000 cyclists attended the celebration of traffic-free cycling in HounslowOver 300 Londoners joined five LCC led rides to the first of this year’s Mayor of London Skyride in Hounslow on Sunday 9 August 2009.The Hounslow Skyride saw ...

Record numbers complete the Dunwich Dynamo night ridePublished: 11:00pm 15 July 2009

photo Two riders show their elation at completing the 116-mile night ride to Suffolk  An estimated 1000 cyclists rode through the night during the Dunwich Dynamo from London Fields to Dunwich, Suffolk, on Saturday 4 July 2009. The riders enjoyed a...

Cycle trainer funded through LCC teams up with NHSPublished: 11:00pm 7 July 2009

Pedal4Health, an organisation founded with help from the LCC community team, is providing Wandsworth NHS with 10 weeks of cycle training for families in Roehampton.A programme of training and introductory rides are part of the Wheel Thing scheme a...

LCC advises the mayor how to plan for a truly liveable cityPublished: 11:00pm 5 July 2009

photo 5000 people live carfree in the sustainable suburb of Vauban in Freiburg, Germany  A flagship car-free property development should be built in London to show the public that living car-free can be a benefit, not a burden.This is one of the k...

Cycle safety passport spreads key campaign messagesPublished: 9:54am 3 July 2009

LCC launched a cyclist safety ‘passport’ this month encouraging people to get involved with campaigns around three key issues on London’s roads.Lorry safety, speeding traffic and promoting more confident cyclists have been identified as key to cyc...

Cycle Highways must tackle major obstacles to favour cyclistsPublished: 11:00pm 2 July 2009

photo TfL's Cycle Highway team takes notes as LCC route experts contribute their viewsA massive effort is required to turn the proposed Cycle Highways into cycle-friendly routes, according to LCC staff and volunteers who inspected the routes this ...

British Waterways uses giant 'hole' to slow down cyclistsPublished: 11:00pm 2 July 2009

photo A painting of a hole in the towpath was used to slow down cyclists in IslingtonBritish Waterways used a novel method to encourage cyclists to slow down on the Regents Canal towpath during Bike Week.A giant hole was painted on a canvass on th...