Everything tagged with london

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...

Blog post: Blogger profile: Lady Velo

In a new series of guest bloggers for the London Cycling Campaign, we find out a bit more about Lady Velo, who blogs at Velo City Girl about cycling, fashion and all things in between. Do you remember your first bike and how you learnt to cycle...

Blog post: London Cycling Campaign advertises four new jobs to boost its staff team in readiness for 2014 campaigning

The London Cycling Campaign is recruiting four new members of staff – two full-time and two part-time – in order to replace a number who are leaving, and one who's going on maternity leave. Chief Executive Ashok Sinha said: "Campai...

Blog post: Blogger profile : Cycling with Heels

In a new series of guest bloggers for the London Cycling Campaign, we find out a bit more about Jude Burke, also known as Cycling with Heels. Jude, a 30-something editor, goes almost everywhere by bike. She blogs about her take of living and cy...

Blog post: guest blogger cycling with heels Jude Burke profile q and a

In a new series of guest bloggers for the London Cycling Campaign, we find out a bit more about Jude Burke, also known as Cycling with Heels. Do you remember your first bike and how you learnt to cycle? Everyone remembers their first time&hell...

Blog post: LCC's Tyre Change Time Trial

  Try out London Cycling Campaign’s latest challenge – quickest time for changing a bike tyre. Round 1 was at SPIN London (where our stand won best in show!). Over 70 people competed to be on the leader board but only 11 can b...

Blog post: LCC-sponsored Urban Cycle Cross race promises fun, thrills and spills at this year's London Nocturne

The Urban Cycle Cross race, organised by the London Cycling Campaign, takes place at the London Nocturne on Saturday 8 June 2013 will involve 40 amateur riders navigating a fabulous inner-city circuit featuring a series of purpose-built obstacles....

Blog post: The Mayor's Cycling Commissioner Andrew Gilligan tells us about his new role.

Andrew Gilligan talks to Tom Bogdanowicz about his new role as Cycling Commisioner and the exciting times ahead for London's cyclists. TB: You’re London’s first Cycling Commissioner — what is your vision for cycling in ...

Event: IBikeLondon Ride: Check out the view!

London is one of the most cosmopolitan and vibrant cities in the world with a beautiful and varied cityscape. From the heart of the city it is difficult to take in the vastness of our dear capital and so IBikeLondon have organised a ride that wi...

Blog post: Memories of my early years on a bike

In a new series of guest bloggers for the London Cycling Campaign, Jude Burke recalls her early years on a bike. Everyone remembers their first time…but I have absolutely no recollection of it whatsoever. I mean, it must have happened. I...

Blog post: Busy, overworked, unfit mummy? On yer bike!

In a new series of guest bloggers for the London Cycling Campaign, Stephanie Francis last owned a bike when she was 7. Here she writes why she is getting back on the saddle and her 3 year old son is also joining in for the ride. “Can yo...

Blog post: Cycle route closure reversed in Olympic Park after objections

Closure of cycle route through Olympic Park reversed after objections from London Cycling Campaign and other stakeholders Plans to close key Olympic Park bike routes at night are being dropped following intervention by LCC and other stakeholder...

Blog post: London Cycling Campaign member rides to Paris in memory of wife Hilary killed in Barnet lorry crash

London Cycling Campaign member Geoff Lee is taking part in a charity ride to Paris this summer in memory of his wife Hilary, who was killed by a lorry while cycling through Barnet town centre last year. Hilary Lee, a retired social worker, was ...

Blog post: LCC thanks supporters as Ealing and Hammersmith & Fulham become latest to sign our 'Safer Lorries' pledge

LCC has thanked its supporters for sending nearly 3000 messages to councils, calling on them to take our 'Safer Lorries, Safer Cycling' pledge, and is urging anyone who hasn't written to do so today. The call comes as Ealing and Hammersmith &am...

Blog post: What can London learn from Copenhagen's record on reducing danger for cyclists?

Niels Tørsløv, Copenhagen's head of road safety and traffic management, talks about cycling provision with London Cycling Campaign's Mike Cavenett MC: What can the rest of the world learn from Copenhagen, particularly around desig...