Everything tagged with cycling

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...

Discussion: Clarence Street - cyclists being ticketed - £50 fines

In the police's so-called operation "Safeway" they are now stopping anyone cycling in Clarence Street (Kingston) and dishing out £50 fines, even when the shops are closed.  If, however, you happen to be driving a 38 tonne truck and are ...

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...

Discussion: Cyclist Stay back poster on lorries, vans and buses. Cyclist Version for Lorries.

Hello Fellow Cyclist,   Have you noticed those yellow posters on the back of buses  and larger vehicles? the loud yellow 'Cyclist Stay back' ones,  which i think is not entirely a bad idea,  i just really think  the m...

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...