Everything tagged with london

Blog post: Everyone Bikes - A new bike shop with a focus on females

Everyone Bikes is a new cycling shop that caters for all but has a female focus. London Cycling Campaign members can get 10% off clothing, accessories and parts - just show your valid membership card in-store. Here's their story ...   Th...

Blog post: Go Dutch goes East

LCC campaigners Charlie Lloyd and Mike Cavenett cast their critical eyes over the newly-built extension of Cycle Superhighway 2 from Bow to Stratford. 2m-wide cycle lanes protected by kerbs provide a safer and more comfortable experience than d...

Blog post: 2014 Campaign - Space for Cycling

Our Space for Cycling local election campaign is all about local issues. So how do you go about identifying problems in your neighbourhood? We’re planning for 2014 to be a milestone year for the London Cycling Campaign. We’re organi...

Blog post: 'BikeGrid' in Zone 1 could transform public spaces

Back in 2009, LCC published plans for a Zone 1 BikeGrid, a badly needed cycle network  for central London which could be implemented quickly and at relatively low cost. Here's the article as originally published in March 2009. In March 2013, ...

Blog post: London Cycling Campaign condemns victim-blaming after sixth London cycling death in two weeks

The London Cycling Campaign has condemned the widespread victim-blaming after the sixth London cycling death in two weeks, after Mayor Boris Johnson used the issue of cyclists wearing headphones to deflect attention away from his inaction on junct...

Blog post: Bouquets by Bicycle

  There’s nothing quite like the surprise of receiving a lovely bunch of flowers, and what would make that even better? Well, it being hand-delivered to you on a bicycle, of course! Petalon does just that. Based in London, this compa...

Blog post: Best Rides: Low-traffic and traffic-free cycling in the New Forest around Brockenhurst

Route infoDistance: 24 milesAllow: 3-4 hours including lunchTerrain: easy, with some hillsDownload: GPX fileLocal maps: view here Refreshments: pub lunch stop in BurleySuitable for: adults and older children  Why go to the New Fo...

Event: Ride The Tube

Ride The Tube is a by-bike charity contest around London's Tube network. Teams of up to 5 riders will will take to London's streets, collecting underground stops worth different points with the aim of building the biggest total to win a priz...

Blog post: Bicycle-inspired art for the bank holiday weekend

International art show, ARTCRANK, returns to London this weekend with bicycle-inspired art, created by a crop of talented homegrown artists. The fourth annual show in the capital, this "poster party for bike people" takes place on Saturday 24 Au...

Blog post: Velonotte - an overnight ride grand tour of early Victorian London

London Cycling Campaign Office Volunteer Elaine Yeung writes about her experience of this year’s Velonotte ride that took place in June as part of the London Festival of Architecture Fringe. Named as the Velonotte Albertina, the ride covered...

Blog post: Team LCC smash fundraising target at RideLondon Surrey 100

On Sunday 4th August, over 15,000 riders took part in the Prudential RideLondon 100, 34 of which were riding as ‘Team LCC’. The largest ever cycling sportive held in the UK, the 100 mile route made famous by Olympians in 2012, was not ...

Blog post: Tens of thousands turn out for RideLondon

On a glorious sunny day a record number of riders, many of them children, turned out to enjoy car-free streets in central London on a memorable Saturday 3rd August. 2013. Thirty rides from all over London, led by LCC volunteers, converged on St ...

Event: Led Ride from Merton, Wimbledon to FreeCycle

Meet opposite police Station, Queens road, for a led marshalled ride to Buckingham palace to join in the closed-roads ride there. A return ride may be arranged on the day.

Blog post: The Art of Cycling in a Skirt

London Cycling Campaign guest blogger Jude Burke, who writes Cycling with Heels, tells us about her experience with cycling in a skirt. It wasn’t, I have to admit, my finest moment. I swung my leg over my saddle, as usual, only for ...

Blog post: Cycling London to Paris on a single speed bike...for the ride.

London Cycling Campaign Office Volunteer Elaine Yeung writes about her recent ride to Paris with friends. It had been on my mind to go on scenic rides that didn't involve endless traffic lights and weaving around cars in the city. This seemed lik...