Everything tagged with 2012

Blog post: Gold for Londoner Bradley Wiggins

In an extraordinary triumph for British cycling Londoner Bradley Wiggins has added an Olympic time trial gold to his yellow jersey in the Tour de France. The medal makes Wiggo Britain’s most be-medalled Olympian. Wiggins’ lieutenant in...

Blog post: Transport for London agrees to make cycling improvements to Olympic Route Network

Last week we wrote to TfL highlighting hazards reported to us by cyclists using sections of the 'games lanes'. To their credit TfL wrote back switfly promising improvements some of which are already in place. A good result all round. Picture ab...

Blog post: Olympic cycling events

Surely there is not a more appropriate way to get to Olympic cycle events than by bike. Here a list of events and details including cycle parking locations: Road racesVenue: The Mall to Box HillDates: 28th July (men); 29th July (women)http://ww...

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...

Discussion: Tell Boris what you think

Tell Boris what you think is a Survey Monkey site set up to both promote Boris Johnson's bid for a second term in office and to find out what the public want from him. I have answered the questions with very much the embryonic LCC "Go Dutch" camp...

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...

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...

Blog post: London Cycling Campaign members say Going Dutch will lead our 2012 mayoral election

(photo Amsterdamize) Our members have voted for 'Going Dutch' to be our main campaign theme in the run-up to the 2012 Mayoral Election. We asked members to vote from four activist-chosen campaigns: Going Dutch: cycling space on main roads ...

Discussion: Cycling to the Olympics made difficult for people in Leytonstone

I have now had confirmation from the ODA. People cycling to the Olympics from Leytonstone or Wanstead cannot turn into the northern cycle parking area from Ruckholt road. I was told you can detour via the (stepped) Marsh Lane bridge or Lea Brid...

Blog post: VIDEO: Members explain the issues in our 2012 Mayoral Electoral Campaign... vote today!

We invited all 11,000 members to play their part in choosing our main theme for our 2012 Mayoral Election Campaign. Voting ends on Monday 1 August, so you've only got a few days to have your say. NB: On 5 July all members were sent an email fr...

Discussion: 2012 Priority Campaign: Love thy Neighbourhood

What do you think about making this the priority campaign for cyclists in the 2012 London elections:Love thy NeighbourhoodA doubling of local journeys made by bike within the next mayoraltymore details ...   http://lcc.org.uk/pages/neighbourh...

Discussion: 2012 Priority Campaign: Start Right - Cycling to school

What do you think about making this the priority campaign for cyclists in the 2012 London elections:Start Right - Cycling to school100,000 more pupils cycling to school in Greater London by the end of the next mayoraltydetails here:   ht...

Discussion: 2012 Priority Campaign: Go Dutch - Continental main roads

What do you think about making this the priority campaign for cyclists in the 2012 London elections:Go Dutch - Contnental main roadsClear space for cycling on main roads in every borough more details...   http://lcc.org.uk/pages/main-ro...

Discussion: 2012 Priority Campaign: Unwind - Gyratories

What do you think about making this the priority campaign for cyclists in the 2012 London elections:Unwind  Gyratories     Replace London's 10 worst one-way systems with cycle-friendly junctions within the next mayoraltymo...

Discussion: 2012- choosing LCC's priority for the mayoral election

The June-July 2011 issue of London Cyclist calls for a discussion about what LCC's key talking point should be for the 2011 Mayoral election. Your ideas here!