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London Cycling Awards Published: 11:00pm 29 Aug 2006

This years winners were presented by Debborah Moggach, cycling author and screenwriter; David Begg, Transport Consultant; Ben Webster, Transport Correspondent for The Times; and Philip Darnton, Chair of the National Cycling Strategy Board.The full...

Less traffic - happy cycle users Published: 11:00pm 29 Aug 2006

Enjoyable, wonderful, a delight - just some of the words used by people cycling to describe the first day of congestion charging. Here's what they said:“This has been the best day in London cycle commuting history. A wonderful journey (aided by ha...

London Cycle Guides get people on bikes Published: 11:00pm 29 Aug 2006

London Cycling Campaign research shows that people using the London Cycle Guides are encouraged to get on their bikes for the first time. People already cycling in London are getting on the bikes more, finding new routes around London.The main fin...

Cycling needs greater role in Plan Published: 11:00pm 29 Aug 2006

London Cycling Campaign has responded positively to the Mayor's Plan for London, with three main caveats. Firstly, there needs to be a policy to reduce Londoners' need to travel, secondly, the practicality and provision of cycling and walking need...

Vulnerable road users need greater consideration Published: 11:00pm 29 Aug 2006

LCC says vulnerable roadusers, such as people on bicycles, need greater consideration in a Greater London Assembly Transport Committee Inquiry. Amongst the measures LCC thinks will make road safer for people on bicycles are:20mph speed limit HGV b...

LCN and Cycling in London Published: 11:00pm 29 Aug 2006

Review of cycling in LondonMany will already know about our campaign success late 2001. LCC successfully lobbied - through its groups, members, activists, friends and contacts  - Ken Livingstone to restore an £8million budget for cycling in London...

Police catch moped muggers Published: 11:00pm 29 Aug 2006

Following a spate of attacks on cyclists in recent weeks, the Metropolitan Police mounted a successful operation to catch the culprits on 25 January.Cyclists and their luggage had become a target for youngsters riding mopeds on two roads in Isling...

Ken launches LCC's All Ability Cycling Group Published: 11:00pm 29 Aug 2006

Mayor Ken Livingstone is to launch the London Cycling Campaign’s All Abilities Cycling Group on Tuesday 25 March. Cycles available for trying at the launch will include hand-cycles, tandems, recumbent cycles, the Duet wheelchair/cycle and side-by-...

Capitalise on the 23% Boom in London Cycling Published: 11:00pm 29 Aug 2006

The London Cycling Campaign (LCC) welcomes Transport for London figures (released 22 July 2004)  which show a record 23% increase in cycling in London over the past year.  We believe this is the sharpest one year increase in cycle use ever recorde...

The Tour of Britain in London Published: 11:00pm 29 Aug 2006

The Tour of Britain returned after an absence of five years. Sixteen of the world's top professional cycling teams raced for five stages across Britain. The five stages were in the North West, through Yorkshire, the East Midlands, South Wales, and...

Banking on Biking Published: 11:00pm 29 Aug 2006

Each workshop is being run through a local time bank - check the table below for your nearest location and contact the time broker to book your place. There are 20 places available at each workshop so please contact the time broker to put your nam...

LCC's AGM, Awards, and Celebrity Panel Published: 11:00pm 29 Aug 2006

LCC’s 2004 AGM, Awards and celebrity panel discussion was held on Wednesday evening 13th October 2004  at Kings College, Franklin Wilkins Building, 150 Stamford St, SE1The new style AGM in the evening was a success with an increase in attendance u...

London's Cycling Oscars - Nominations Wanted! Published: 11:00pm 29 Aug 2006

We want your nominations for the London Cycling Awards. If you know of a promising cycling initiative or facility implemented/ completed since April 2003, here's your chance to reward and encourage good work. The categories this year are:Best Cycl...

Tube strike - get on your bike Published: 11:00pm 29 Aug 2006

LCC is encouraging everyone who would normally get the tube to avoid the frustrations of the strike and hop on a bike to do their trip rather than get frustrated on a bus or in a car.“Not only will most people’s journeys be quicker by bike”, says ...

Bike Week 12-20th June 2004 Published: 11:00pm 28 Aug 2006

LCC is organising more than 100 events across the capital for a celebration of cycling during Bike Week.  Already thousands of people have turned up for bike events in London this weekend including a bike festival in Trafalgar Square at which the ...