Everything tagged with cycling

Blog post: London Cycling Campaign condemns victim-blaming after sixth London cycling death in two weeks

The London Cycling Campaign has condemned the widespread victim-blaming after the sixth London cycling death in two weeks, after Mayor Boris Johnson used the issue of cyclists wearing headphones to deflect attention away from his inaction on junct...

Blog post: Bicycle Film Festival returns to London for its tenth year: October 3rd – 6th

  The Bicycle Film Festival has long been a catalyst for inspiring the urban cycle movement and, this weekend for its tenth instalment in the capital, will celebrate the bicycle through various cultural forms, especially film. The festiv...

Blog post: Three lorry crashes within 24 hours in Greater London: one fatality and two very serious injuries

The cyclist killed on Wednesday in a collision with a Mercedes lorry on the A205 South Circular in West Dulwich has been named as Chiara Giacomini, aged 30.  The crash took place near the junction of Thurlow Park Road and Gallery Road, on a ...

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: Bicycle-inspired art for the bank holiday weekend

International art show, ARTCRANK, returns to London this weekend with bicycle-inspired art, created by a crop of talented homegrown artists. The fourth annual show in the capital, this "poster party for bike people" takes place on Saturday 24 Au...

Blog post: Prime Minister’s new funding falls massively below the level of investment needed to make cycling “soar”

Prime Minister David Cameron this week announced a modest £77 million to boost cycling infrastructure across the whole of the UK - a sum of money that can’t possibly address decades of underfunding. The money will be put towards a n...

Blog post: Team LCC smash fundraising target at RideLondon Surrey 100

On Sunday 4th August, over 15,000 riders took part in the Prudential RideLondon 100, 34 of which were riding as ‘Team LCC’. The largest ever cycling sportive held in the UK, the 100 mile route made famous by Olympians in 2012, was not ...

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: The Art of Cycling in a Skirt

London Cycling Campaign guest blogger Jude Burke, who writes Cycling with Heels, tells us about her experience with cycling in a skirt. It wasn’t, I have to admit, my finest moment. I swung my leg over my saddle, as usual, only for ...

Blog post: Blogger profile: these places in between

In a new series of guest bloggers for the London Cycling Campaign, we join Cherry Fitzsimmons as she cycles from California to Argentina. Here, she tells us a bit more about herself and her life before this new adventure. In May 2013 I packed up ...

Blog post: Blogger profile: Lady Velo

In a new series of guest bloggers for the London Cycling Campaign, we find out a bit more about Lady Velo, who blogs at Velo City Girl about cycling, fashion and all things in between. Do you remember your first bike and how you learnt to cycle...

Blog post: London Cycling Campaign advertises four new jobs to boost its staff team in readiness for 2014 campaigning

The London Cycling Campaign is recruiting four new members of staff – two full-time and two part-time – in order to replace a number who are leaving, and one who's going on maternity leave. Chief Executive Ashok Sinha said: "Campai...

Blog post: Blogger profile : Cycling with Heels

In a new series of guest bloggers for the London Cycling Campaign, we find out a bit more about Jude Burke, also known as Cycling with Heels. Jude, a 30-something editor, goes almost everywhere by bike. She blogs about her take of living and cy...

Blog post: guest blogger cycling with heels Jude Burke profile q and a

In a new series of guest bloggers for the London Cycling Campaign, we find out a bit more about Jude Burke, also known as Cycling with Heels. Do you remember your first bike and how you learnt to cycle? Everyone remembers their first time&hell...

Blog post: The Mayor's Cycling Commissioner Andrew Gilligan tells us about his new role.

Andrew Gilligan talks to Tom Bogdanowicz about his new role as Cycling Commisioner and the exciting times ahead for London's cyclists. TB: You’re London’s first Cycling Commissioner — what is your vision for cycling in ...