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Tour de France comes to London Published: 12:00am 24 Jan 2006

In 2007 London will host the opening stage of the Tour de France, the world's biggest annual sporting event and the biggest cycling event in the world, with a spectatorship of about 15 million people. Raising the profile of cyclingLCC will be work...

Bikes on TrainsPublished: 12:00am 23 Jan 2006

Taking your bike on a train is getting harder - write to your MP and your rail operatorThe train operators say they want to encourage cyclists, but their actions suggest the reverse. Newer trains have less space for bikes and each operator imposes...

LCC award winners New City Cycling ClubPublished: 12:00am 18 Jan 2006

An inspiring school project run by teacher Liz Bowgett and the New City Primary SchoolThe New City Primary School in Newham, East London have been running a cycling club for pupils and parents for over 4 years. In recognition of their outstanding ...

LCC Consultancy Published: 12:00am 06 Jan 2006

LCC Consultancy are excited to announce an additional element to their cycle audit services.  We are now undertaking cycle counts to assist local groups and authorities with recording and evaluating cycling levels.  So, if you are developing cycli...

Help make London a world class cycling city! Published: 12:00am 24 Nov 2005

Because of the incredible numbers out cycling on London’s streets, 2005 was a bumper year for all London’s cyclists. We saw real changes to both the physical and political landscape of our great capital city, changes that would not have been possi...

'Outstanding' Year for London Cycling Awards in 2005 Published: 12:00am 03 Nov 2005

A school bike club in Newham, a community celebration of cycling in Tower Hamlets, a simple and sensible bike track in Southwark and a radio bike show took top honours in this year’s London Cycling Awards.Emily Thornberry, MP for Islington South a...

Two more years funding for the LCC's Community Cycling Project Published: 11:00pm 29 Oct 2005

Over the last two years, LCC’s Community Cycling Project has made a real difference to a diverse range of communities wanting to realise the benefits of cycling but have so far not been able to because of often cultural or financial barriers.A his...

Tooting and Wandsworth commons to get cycle tracks Published: 11:00pm 29 Oct 2005

At last, after more than ten years of uncertainty, the cycle tracks across Tooting and Wandsworth Commons have been given the go-ahead by Transport Secretary, Alastair Darling.  Arcane legal arguments have kept these valuable green cycle links clo...

Capital's cycling boom official Published: 11:00pm 25 Oct 2005

The London Cycling Campaign welcomes the steep increase in cycling revealed in new figures published by Transport for London. Cycling counts on the capital’s busiest roads reveal how cycling has doubled between March 2000 and August 2005. The numb...

100,000 people watched the Tour of Britain finale Published: 11:00pm 05 Sep 2005

100,000 people watched the Tour of Britain finale in Westminster on 4th September.Ken pledged supportKen Livingstone pledged TfL's continued support and promised to double the number of London cyclists, though he gave no timescale.

Hand Cyclists Race at Tour of Britain - 12pm Sunday 4th September Published: 11:00pm 29 Aug 2005

This Sunday 4th September sees the Tour of Britain come to London for the finale of the six day event. The main race starts at 3.15 pm and will see 96 cyclists race the circuit around Whitehall.Top competitorsPrior to the main race there are a sel...

Cycle London Promotion Partnership Community Grants allocated Published: 11:00pm 25 Aug 2005

Earlier this year, Transport for London, in partnership with LCC, CTC, Sustrans, LondonSportCycle and the Good Going campaign formed the Cycle London Promotion Partnership and announced a pot of funding of up to £5,000 each for community cycling p...

Bicycle Film Festival Rolls into London Published: 11:00pm 23 Aug 2005

After five successful years in New York and San Francisco, the Bicycle Film Festival is converging on London’s Cochrane Theatre, September 2nd and 3rd.Every year the BFF showcases a different selection of films in an “all out” celebration of bicyc...

Herne Hill Velodrome Re-opens Published: 11:00pm 23 Jul 2005

Joy as velodrome reopens(22 July 2005)By Paul Rhys, South London PressAfter six months of frustration, kids celebrated the reopening of a cycle track for the school holidays.Herne Hill Velodrome, which staged events in the 1948 Olympics, will open...

Jagonari Cycles wins Award Published: 11:00pm 13 Jul 2005

Sustainable Transport Award for Jagonari Cycles! Community ProjectJagonari Cycles!, a project that is training local Bengali women in Tower Hamlets how to ride bikes, has won the best 'good going' event at Transport for London's Sustainable Transp...