Everything tagged with cycling

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...

Blog post: Lewisham Cycle Loan Scheme

  Lewisham leads the way with successful cycle loan scheme As the benefits of cycling to society and individuals become more apparent, local councils are looking at ways to encourage more people to cycle. In many European cities cycling is ...

Blog post: Beat those New Year's resolutions with cycling and an LCC membership

Forget the gym membership - get your bum on a saddle and join the London Cycling Campaign With the indulgence of Christmas over, it’s time to start thinking about what 2014 will hold and the exciting prospect of a fresh year is at the fo...

Blog post: Go Dutch goes East

LCC campaigners Charlie Lloyd and Mike Cavenett cast their critical eyes over the newly-built extension of Cycle Superhighway 2 from Bow to Stratford. 2m-wide cycle lanes protected by kerbs provide a safer and more comfortable experience than d...

Blog post: 2014 Campaign - Space for Cycling

Our Space for Cycling local election campaign is all about local issues. So how do you go about identifying problems in your neighbourhood? We’re planning for 2014 to be a milestone year for the London Cycling Campaign. We’re organi...

Blog post: Great Christmas gift ideas for cyclists from London Cycling Campaign's shop

It's half way to Christmas day, as notified by the advent calendar this morning. If this thought fills you with dread because you've not done any Christmas shopping, ordered the turkey, put up the Christmas tree yet (delete as applicable!) then we...