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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 ...

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...

Blog post: Watch our 'Safer Lorries, Safer Cycling' video and take action to stop cyclist deaths

Blog post: Last few days to nominate yourself for trustee elections and to propose motions to AGM

Members have until 9am on Monday morning (10 September 2012) to nominate themselves for our trustee elections or to put forward motions to our AGM. We're especially keen to hear from women who are regular cyclists and interested in one of the t...

Blog post: Transport for London agrees to make cycling improvements to Olympic Route Network

Last week we wrote to TfL highlighting hazards reported to us by cyclists using sections of the 'games lanes'. To their credit TfL wrote back switfly promising improvements some of which are already in place. A good result all round. Picture ab...

Blog post: Olympic cycling events

Surely there is not a more appropriate way to get to Olympic cycle events than by bike. Here a list of events and details including cycle parking locations: Road racesVenue: The Mall to Box HillDates: 28th July (men); 29th July (women)http://ww...

Discussion: Ride a section of the Olympic road race route with Ganet's North Downs Adventure

  Ganet's North Downs Adventure Sunday 24 June 2012 Start location: Molesey Lock, off Hurst Road, Hampton Court KT8 9AW   Our 46 mile loop starts and finishes close to Hampton Court, location of this year's Olympic cycling time ...

Blog post: Massive gulf opens between two leading mayoral candidates as Livingstone supports Dutch cycling streets

Leading mayoral challenger Ken Livingstone has opened a massive gulf between his and Boris Johnson's cycling promises by committing to make London's streets safer for cycling with Dutch-quality facilities. The Labour candidate joins Liberal Dem...

Blog post: Mayor admits to Dorling family he was unaware of vital report on Bow Roundabout

Mayor Boris Johnson has admitted to the family of cyclist Brian Dorling, killed at Bow roundabout, and London Assembly members that he was unaware of a vital report by consultants on the dangers of the junction. London Cycling Campaign chief ex...

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