Everything tagged with safety

Blog post: Bow Roundabout Vigil 5th Anniversary

This is a guest post from Tower Hamlets Wheelers. See their original blog here. All welcome at the vigil. Event details here. On Friday, 18th November Tower Hamlets Wheelers [1] will be commemorating the fifth anniversary of the vigil that we o...

Discussion: Wireless safety product for London cyclist

Hi all, I'm in the process of developing a new wireless saftety product for particularly London cyclists.  I could really do with some cyclist that regularly cycle or commute to work for some feedback.  Any help appreciated so please do...

Blog post: Safer In The City? Safer on #TaviPlace

There seems to be some confusion (on twitter) about recent campaigning events around the City of London’s “Safer In The City” event and a co-signed statement between London Cycling Campaign, The LTDA and the City; and the Londo...

Blog post: Super Duper Highways

Finally London gets some cycling infrastructure it deserves. Simon Munk reports on the new North-South and East-West Cycle Superhighways Iconic cycling boulevards that stretch for miles through London - from Elephant and Castle in the south to Fa...

Blog post: Meet the Cycling Services team!

Who: Cycling Services Team What: Workshops, mechanics, pop-up cycle cafes and safety talks for landowners, corporates, unis & colleges, local government and community groups Contact: cyclingprojects@lcc.org.uk or call our...

Discussion: Raise Your Issues

Question -  I’m an industrial designer who has recently taken a contract to actively make cycling considerably easier & safer in London in the near future.  1) My question to you is what YOU consider to be the most dangerous ...

Discussion: Raise Your Issues

Question -  I’m an industrial designer who has recently taken a contract to actively make cycling considerably easier & safer in London in the near future. 1) My question to you is what YOU consider to be the most dangerous and fr...

Discussion: Cycle "bullying"

Stopped at the intersection of Poole Street and New North Road (Islington/Hackney):  Today I saw three teens dangerously bothering another (solo) cyclist. One of three was cycling directly in front of the single, and cutting him off every ti...

Blog post: London Cycling Campaign examines Cycle Safety Action Plan

The grim faced commuter cyclists in the image chosen for the cover of Transport for London's Cycle Safety Action Plan highlights how far we have to go to achieve safe and inviting cycling in London. Riders on the type of false blue lanes condemn...

Discussion: Do you want to see less vans in London?

Hi all, I'm currently doing some research to assess the growth of van usage and the effects of increasing delivery traffic inside the M25. While this is not directly a cycling related matter, I'm sure you can understand how more vans on London s...

Blog post: We support cyclist-specific low-level traffic lights but remind Mayor they alone can't make Bow roundabout safe

The London Cycling Campaign has restated our support for the use of cyclist-specific low-level traffic lights (a Dutch example is pictured above), but has reminded the Mayor Boris Johnson and Transport for London that use of these lights alone c...

Blog post: Helmet review: Limar X-Ride

LIMAR X-Ride £59.99 www.todayscyclist.co.uk The main attractions of the new X-Ride are obvious the moment you stick it on and head out for a ride — it weighs next to nothing (260g) and the fewer, larger vents (16 in total) do a ve...

Blog post: Helmet review: Lazer Oasiz

LAZER Oasiz £99.99 www.madison.co.uk At a penny under 100 quid you’d expect the Oasiz to be jam-packed with original features and indeed it’s even got a specific mount for a headcam. The top ‘wing’ can be interchan...

Blog post: Helmet review: Endura Snype

ENDURA Snype £69.99 www.endura.co.uk Clothing specialist Endura’s first foray into helmet design has clearly been influenced by the demands of its race team — it’s extremely light and offers exceptional airflow. The la...

Blog post: Helmet review: Bern Watts

BERN Watts £50 www.bernunlimited.com Taking its cue from skate-style helmets, the combination of hard plastic outer shell with EPS foam inner (approved to EN1078 standard) means the Watts offers excellent all-round head protection. Luck...