Everything tagged with cycle training

Blog post: The power of bikes and one way to get more children cycling to your primary school

Combining bikes, art and computer drawing. Sarah Hammond tells us the story behind ArtSpokes and how it all started with working with the  London Cycling Campaign following a Community Cycling Fund for London grant to get more chi...

Blog post: Advice for travelling around London during 2012 Olympic Games

During the Olympics and Paralympics the bicycle will remain the best and most reliable and fun way to get around London, to visit the games and especially to get to Olympic cycling events.•    Getting around London (and new cyc...

Blog post: Community Cycling Grant Programme NOW OPEN

This year, London Cycling Campaign is again administering grants of up to £5000 on behalf of Transport for London's Community Cycling Fund for London (CCFL), with up to 30 projects expected to benefit. Community groups and grass roots org...

Blog post: Test your skills in a traffic-free area

If you haven’t cycled much before, find yourself a traffic-free environment to start off in such as your local park. You might want to take a more experienced friend with you for help and advice, which where getting in touch with a local ...

Blog post: All London boroughs delivering cycle training 2010/11

An LCC investigation has established which borough councils are spending the most on cycle training in 2010-11. Money for cycle training is no longer ring-fenced for the purpose by Transport for London, but all London councils have chosen to supp...

Blog post: 'We need to get new Transport Minister on Bike' Boris tells LCC

photo LCC interviews the Mayor on the expansion of the Cycle Hire Scheme to East and outer London LCC's campaign's manager Tom Bogdanowicz spoke to Mayor Boris Johnson recently about the Cycle Hire Scheme. TB When will the Cycle Hire Schem...

Blog post: Bexley Council promotes free summer cycling courses for children

photo Lionel Shapiro Children in Bexley can enjoy the council's summer programme of cycling lessons   Bexley Council has been praised for running free cycling courses for local children over the Summer. The courses aim to give cyc...

Blog post: 20% off City & Guilds bike maintenance course for LCC members

Photo Bikeworks' All Ability cycling club. Credit: Dave Miller     East London social enterprise Bikeworks is now offering a 20% discount to LCC members on its City & Guilds bike maintenance courses. Earlier this year, the o...

Blog post: Minister enjoys cycle training but Cycling England could face cuts

Secretary of State for Transport Theresa Villiers has benefited from Bikeability cycle training, at the same time that rumours are circulating that Cycling England might lose funding in the next round of government cuts. Cycling England, lau...

Blog post: LCC will make sure London local councils don't forget cyclists

A new funding arrangement for local government in Greater London - Local Implementation Plans (LIPs) - will determine how councils spend your money in the coming five years. LCC has put together a 'Rough Guide to LIPs' (download it on the right) ...

Blog post: LCC distributes £125,000 to community cycling projects in London

The Community Cycling Fund for London (CCFL) is accepting grant applications from grassroots cycling projects from 20 May until 3 June 2011. Grants of up to £5000 are available for community groups to start new initiatives to get ...

Blog post: Disappointment among cycling community at Cycling England chop

photo Bikeability training for 300,000 children per year was a key Cycling England success story There has been widespread disappointment at the decision to axe Cycling England, the body largely responsible for boosting cycle use in the UK. ...

Blog post: TfL launches lorry-safety programme amid calls for stronger measures

photo TfL should be encouraging councils to adopt cycle training for lorry drivers. Sign LCC's petition     LCC has welcomed Transport for London's new awareness programme for lorry drivers and cyclists, but: We're&nb...

Blog post: Agewell cycle training for over 50s is perfect for encouraging older people back on bikes

Are you 50 or older, and want to improve your cycling? Or perhaps you have an older friend or relative who wants to improve their confidence riding on the road? Agewell on Wheels cycle lessons are open to men and women 50 years old or more, ...

Blog post: LCC launches extended programme of cycle training for over-50s

For 2011, LCC is pleased to announce an expanded programme of cycle training for the over-50s, with funding from the Bicycle Association and borough councils. The Agewell On Wheels courses cost just £10, and take place in four locations (se...