Everything tagged with Cycle Task Force

Blog post: Cyclists in central London warned to beware two dangerous bag-snatchers on a motorbike

Londoners are being warned to beware of two men on a motorbike who have committed a series of violent robberies against cyclists, snatching bags from cyclists as they're going along, taking valuables and putting the riders in danger. Emma, a 25-y...

Blog post: Campaigning brings London anti-theft cycle squad successes

photo TfL Three officers from the new bike theft squad, designed to address the stolen bike problem LCC lobbying has helped create a 30-strong anti-theft squad specifically to tackle bicycle crime in Greater London. One of the key demands of...

Blog post: LCC encourages members to comment on mayor's theft plan

Members of the public have until 3 August 2010 to comment on TfL’s new anti-bike theft proposals. The Cycle Security Plan responds to several of LCC’s demands for reduced bike theft: Creating a police Task Force on theft, with...

Blog post: eBay-style auction site aims to reduce online stolen bike sales

In July 2010, Going Going Bike launched an online market-place for bicycles and all things cycling-related. The Going Going Bike site aims to be a more reliable places to sell and buy second-hand bikes online. The site encourages vendors to ve...

Blog post: Increase in police Cycle Task Force means thieves face harder times

photo M Cavenett The next issue of LCC's London Cyclist member magazine looks at the Cycle Task Force     Ten more officers have been drafted into the Metropolitan Police Service's Cycle Task Force to help improve cycle safet...

Blog post: Get your bike security marked by the Cycle Task Force

As part of their campaign to improve cycle security across London, the Met Police's Cycle Task Force is offering free security marking and advice on how to register your bike. Upcoming bike marking events: 19th Oct - 8am to 10am - Penton Stree...

Blog post: Police Cycle Task Force raids eBay seller and arrests London bike thieves

photo Officers from the police Cycle Task Force moved swiftly after stolen bikes were spotted on eBay A cycling blogger who reported eight bikes stolen to the police, and highlighted the theft on her website, has had all the bikes recovered, ...