Everything tagged with olympics

Discussion: Looking for people who love cycling & can help others get more active

Hi, I hope it's ok to post this type of thing here! Basically I work for Sustrans and we are looking for volunteers who love cycling and can help others make more of their every day journeys on the bike. There are lots of potential Champion activ...

Discussion: Looking for people who love cycling & can help others get more active

Hi, I hope it's ok to post this type of thing here! Basically I work for Sustrans and we are looking for volunteers who love cycling and can help others make more of their every day journeys on the bike. There are lots of potential Champion activ...

Event: Cycling advice and info stall

Come and see us at The Mill 7-11 Coppermill  Lane, Walthamstow, E17 7HA for advice on local cycling and information. We will also have the latest on LCC's Go Dutch campaign. Pop in any time between 1-4pm See us on Facebook  

Blog post: Cautious welcome for Transport for London King's Cross and Bow announcements on cyclist and pedestrian safety

In response to recent campaigns by cyclists and pedestrians, Transport for London (TfL) has announced a "strategic review of traffic movements" around King's Cross, including examining the feasibility of returning it to two-way. TfL also says...

Blog post: Westfield Stratford shopping centre still in line for worst bike lanes in London prize

Westfield Stratford came in for a lot of stick for the sheer awfulness of its bike lanes earlier this year, and it doesn't look like its latest solution will enhance its reputation. Rather than embracing the principles of Go Dutch (equality, co...

Blog post: Mayor ignores calls for immediate action at Bow roundabout with no action on promised safety review

Three weeks after promising a review of cyclist safety at Bow roundabout Mayor Boris Johnson still hasn't set a timetable for it to report, despite families and campaigners calling for urgent action.  BBC London Transport Editor Tom Edward...

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Blog post: Mayor dithers while Transport for London advises cyclists to avoid Bow roundabout

  In Wednesday's Mayor’s Questions, Boris Johnson refused to admit there are fundamental design problems at Bow roundabout, despite two cyclist deaths there in recent weeks. His response contrasted strongly with advice from Transpor...

Blog post: Police fine cyclists £30 and tell them to ride around killer Bow roundabout

A London cyclist has written to us to explain how she was fined £30 by police and ordered to ride around the Bow roundabout – a location where two cyclists have died in recent weeks – despite riding lawfully on a shared-use pat...

Blog post: Local cyclists to commemorate Bow fatalities with candlelit vigil at roundabout on Friday

Local London Cycling Campaign groups in Tower Hamlets and Newham are organising a candlelit vigil at Bow roundabout on the evening of Friday 18 November 2011 to commemorate the two cyclists killed there in recent weeks. Representatives from Tow...

Blog post: London Cycling Campaign demands immediate Bow redesign after roundabout claims second victim in three weeks

There have been vehement calls for an immediate redesign of the Bow roundabout, after news that tonight it claimed the life of a second cyclist in three weeks. The London cycling community has been stunned by the news that a 20-year-old female ...

Blog post: Herne Hill cycle track in south London re-opens with state-of-the-art surface

Herne Hill Velodrome in South London re-opened this week with a new £500,000 state-of-the-art surface paid for by British Cycling, the body that oversees the UK sports cycling. The buildings and track had fallen into disrepair in recent y...

Discussion: Hog Hill (Redbridge Cycle Centre) now to exclude local cyclists during the Olympics?

Planning application has been submitted to give London 2012 exclusive use of Hog Hill during the Olympics.  Hog Hill is an excellent and well-used facility that contributes to amateur racing across the south of England. One of the conditions...

Blog post: Win VIP wristbands for the Surrey Cycle Classic and watch Mark Cavendish sprint for victory

Do you want to be one of the the first to watch the Olympic cyclists riding the 2012 road race course? We're giving away VIP wristbands for the Surrey Cycle Classic on Sunday 14 August 2011, when you might be watching Mark Cavendish sprint for vi...