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Blog post: Trailers

6 months to 6 years approx Trailers may not be appropriate for heavy traffic in central London, but they can be great for less busy areas. They don’t affect your centre of balance, and if the bike falls over, a good trailer won’t. ...

Blog post: Take a stand and get your workplace cycle-friendly

The Take A Stand scheme The "Take a Stand" scheme, run by Transport for London in conjunction with the six Sub-Regional Transport Partnerships, aims to encourage businesses to provide cycle parking for their employees and thus promote cycling a...

Blog post: Getting started with our help

Getting in touch with your local borough group is a great way to get free advice on accessories, route-planning, and to join in beginner-friendly rides. You can also contact our staff by phone or email, or join us for drinks to find out more abou...

Blog post: Road and track cycle racing

    Road racing Road racing is the oldest form of competitive cycling, and is well known for events such as the Tour de France. Races are run on roads or on closed circuits, using lightweight, drop-handlebar bikes.The best way to ...

Blog post: What to do in case of a collision

These pages are a guide to what to do immediately after a collision, whether it’s with another road user or as a result of poor road surface or facilities. If you need further help, LCC members are entitled to free legal advice: call 020 723...

Blog post: Types of bike lock and other locking mechanisms

How much to spend It’s generally advised to spend at least 10% of the value of your bike on a lock, and, if you can, to use two different types of lock to deter thieves. Locks are generally sold with two keys; always keep your spare key ...

Blog post: Oiling, greasing and cleaning your bike

Oiling and greasing Whenever you come to put a bolt or a cable on your bike, you should lubricate it with a touch of grease. This will help prevent if from getting seized or rusted in place. The same goes for seat posts and handle-bar stems &nd...