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Blog post: Tom's London Classics: Claud Butler bicycles

Part of the ongoing 'Tom's London Classics' series, London Cycling Campaign's Tom Bogdanowicz on Claud Butler, which may have been 'Famous Around the World' but they hailed from Clapham. Brands come and brands go but, it seems, Claud Butler goe...

Blog post: Zoe Williams on thoughts from being knocked off the bike

London Cyclist columnist, Zoe Williams - Why is it that a tumble from your bike makes you consider things in a philosophical way?   I was intending to write this column about Jack Thurston’s wonderful book of London-handy home ...

Blog post: Tom's London Classics: Roberts bicycles

Part of the ongoing 'Tom's London Classics' series, London Cycling Campaign's Tom Bogdanowicz looks at London’s vintage bike brands — it’s the turn of Roberts Marks of Distinction:finely detailed lugwork (left); smooth fi...

Blog post: Tom's London Classics: Brompton bicycles

Part of the ongoing 'Tom's London Classics' series, London Cycling Campaign's Tom Bogdanowicz on perhaps the most iconic of London bikes - the story of Brompton begins in SW7... All in the fold - photos clockwise from centre: designer Andrew R...

Blog post: Zoe Williams on cycling cultures

London Cyclist columnist, Zoe Williams - We've good reason to envy other cycling cultures- but what can we offer in return? Have you seen the Elf?  I've never felt jealous of the American cyclist before.  I never really thought Ameri...

Blog post: Chris Jubb....My First criterium race

In the first of a new series, Chris Jubb talks about his first (indoor) road race.   "'Chris, we need someone to represent LCC in the Nocturne media race at next week's Bike Show.' An internal request from LCC's Comms Manager was greeted wi...

Blog post: Tom's London Classics: Hetchins, a true London classic

Vintage bike brands, Tom Bogdanowicz looks at Hetchins When Hyman Hetchin started selling bicycles at his Tottenham music shop in the 1920s, he could not have imagined that Hetchins bikes would top the ranks of the most collectible steeds o...

Blog post: Tom's London Classics: Evans Cycles

These days it is London’s most visible bike chain, but London Cycling Campaign's Tom Bogdanowicz revisits the history of FW Evans as part of the ongoing 'Tom's London Classics' series. Photos: lugwork on ‘The Evans’ (top le...

Blog post: Zoe Williams on The Tour de France starting in England

London Cyclist columnist, Zoe Williams - so the Tour de France is kicking off in England  again - but should we view this as strange? The Tour de France is coming to Leeds. Going through Yorkshire, maxing out at Hebden Bridge, whistling th...

Blog post: Call for motions and nominations to the board for the 2011 Annual General Meeting

The 2011 London Cycling Campaign Annual General Meeting will take place on the evening of Wednesday 16 November 2011 at London South Bank University. As well as the hugely popular annual London Cycling Awards, the AGM will feature this year&rsquo...

Discussion: Where's my magazine?

4th August and I haven't recieved the Aug/Sept London Cyclist magazine. It never seems to arrive before the month to which it relates but it does come. I suppose my expectations have been raised because some monthly magazines are on the news ...

Blog post: Intelligent lorry design can make London streets safer for cycling

photo This article on safer lorry design for cycling first appeared in London Cyclist magazine   LCC has published an article in London Cyclist magazine listing measures that can improve lorry/HGV design to make cycling safer in Lond...

Blog post: London Cycling Award winners show off best-practice in the capital

At LCC's 2010 Annual General Meeting, the best cycling projects and events in the capital were recognised by the London Cycling Awards. Winners included the million-journey Cycle Hire scheme, and lorry driver training in Hammersmith & Fulham ...