Everything tagged with cycling

Blog post: Tour de Yorkshire 2016

Get your guaranteed place in the Maserati Tour de Yorkshire – join Team LCC! What: 115km sportive Where: Yorkshire countryside When: Sunday 1 May 2016 Sign up here! The Maserati Tour de Yorkshire is your chance to take on the same spo...

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...

Blog post: RideLondon-Surrey 100 2016 - take part!

Aiming to get fitter in 2016? Fancy training to ride 100 miles? What: Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100Where: Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park - The Mall, Central London (via Surrey) When: Sunday 31 July. It’s your last chance to enter the ball...

Blog post: The Cycle Revolution is here!

Cycle Revolution 18 November 2015 – 30 June 2016 Design Museum, Shad Thames, London, SE1 2YD Find out more about the exhibition hereFor every cycling enthusiast with a love of good design, the Design Museum’s Cycle Revolution exh...

Blog post: Space for Cycling win goes in at Torrington Place

In the run-up to the May 2014 local council elections, Camden Cyclists (the local branch of the London Cycling Campaign) asked ward councillors to deal with the overcrowded segregated track at Torrington Place in the west end. Camden Council is ...

Blog post: Our advice helped get Emma cycling

Here's a little story about Emma.  At the end of 2014 Emma moved to Hackney Wick and decided to buy a bike. She wanted to be able to cycle to work in Farringdon. The only problem was, Emma really didn't know how to find a route to work, one ...

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...

Blog post: Cyclists in War

Joshua Worth investigates the role of bicycles during war around the world.  Are you fond of cycling? If so, why not cycle for the King? Recruits wanted – bad teeth no bar! This was the text that recruited young men for the 48th Divis...

Blog post: How cycling revolutionised my life in the city

In the first of our series of cycling stories from London Cycling Campaign supporters and members around London we hear from Joshua Worth who lives in Haringey.   This is my story of how I first started cycling in London about 2 years ago...

Blog post: LCC's Space for Cycling campaign uses local expertise to lobby thousands of council election candidates for 629 ward-specific cycling improvement

For the first time in London’s political history, a campaign group is aiming to lobby 6000 local election candidates to support one of 629 ward-specific improvements that would make streets safer and more inviting for everyone to cycle. In ...

Blog post: Everyone Bikes - A new bike shop with a focus on females

Everyone Bikes is a new cycling shop that caters for all but has a female focus. Here's their story ...   This new cycle shop has just opened on Northcote Rd, SW11, and is a new kind of cycle shop that puts women at the forefront and aim...

Blog post: Book Review: The History of Cycling in 50 Bikes

The History of Cycling in Fifty Bikes £12.99by Tom Ambrose This is an enjoyable journey through a 220-year history of cycling, going from the hobby-horses of the late 18th century to the latest futuristic designs. Two hundred years later...

Blog post: Cycling and Art

Anne-Sophie Cochevelou is a young designer and recent graduate with an MA in Performance Practice & Design from Central St. Martin's College - having come along to one of our London by Cycle events she agreed to share her thoughts on the links...

Blog post: 25 years after it opened, Docklands Light Railway now permanently welcomes cyclists on off-peak trains

Transport for London has announced that, following a successful trial, non-folding bicycles are now permitted on off-peak Docklands Light Railway (DLR) trains on a permanent basis (except on trains between Bank and Shadwell stations). The first...