Everything tagged with Hackney

Blog post: Levi's® Commuter pedals out of London

We had a fantastic time providing our Space for Cycling 'bike valet' service for Levi’s Commuter Workspace in London. The concept of rewarding cyclists with free valet parking at the opening and closing events, as well as bringing people who...

Blog post: 'Secret' route bypassing dangerous Lea Interchange opens in East London near Olympic Park

Keeping a low profile it appears, without any fanfare or prominent signage, an off-road cycling and walking bypass of the dangerous Lea Interchange has opened up in East London. For riders heading west from Waltham Forest the route can avoid th...

Blog post: Compete, drink and be merry at Vulpine's Cyclogames this Sunday

Stylish London cycling brand, Vulpine, will be bringing their Cyclogames to Hackney this weekend. Their previous track record where events are concerned have been as wonderful as the garments they make, and the Cyclogames on Sunday 8th Decemb...

Blog post: Londoners lead the way for cycle commuting and taking public transport to work

Hackney has seen the biggest increase in cycling across England and Wales, while public transport use has increased across Greater London more than anywhere else, according to a new study. This is the result of new research on commuting journey...

Blog post: Tens of thousands turn out for RideLondon

On a glorious sunny day a record number of riders, many of them children, turned out to enjoy car-free streets in central London on a memorable Saturday 3rd August. 2013. Thirty rides from all over London, led by LCC volunteers, converged on St ...

Blog post: Cycle route closure reversed in Olympic Park after objections

Closure of cycle route through Olympic Park reversed after objections from London Cycling Campaign and other stakeholders Plans to close key Olympic Park bike routes at night are being dropped following intervention by LCC and other stakeholder...

Blog post: Tour de Latitude offers great adventure for festival-bound London cyclists this summer

Latitude music festival in Suffolk, one of the biggest in the UK's packed summer festival calendar, is organising a guided bike ride to its event from London for those who want to reduce their carbon footprint, have lots of fun, and raise money ...

Blog post: Tower Hamlets cyclist dies after lorry hit and run crash

It is with great sadness that we learnt of the death of Peter McGreal on Saturday 25th June, four days after being run down by a lorry on Hackney road, Bethnal Green at 8.30am.  We send our deepest sympathy to his family and friends.The drive...