Everything tagged with cycling

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...

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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 ...

Blog post: Memories of my early years on a bike

In a new series of guest bloggers for the London Cycling Campaign, Jude Burke recalls her early years on a bike. Everyone remembers their first time…but I have absolutely no recollection of it whatsoever. I mean, it must have happened. I...

Blog post: Busy, overworked, unfit mummy? On yer bike!

In a new series of guest bloggers for the London Cycling Campaign, Stephanie Francis last owned a bike when she was 7. Here she writes why she is getting back on the saddle and her 3 year old son is also joining in for the ride. “Can yo...

Blog post: Ashok Sinha: Is London the 'best big city in the world'?

London Cycling Campaign chief executive Ashok Sinha asks if the capital’s standing is improving against other big cities. Is London the ‘best big city in the world’? Much depends on how you define ‘best’ and &lsquo...

Blog post: LCC challenges construction industry to adopt our Safer Urban Lorry to reduce lorry-cyclist deaths

The London Cycling Campaign has published pictures and video of its new Safer Urban Lorry design, and is calling on the construction industry to adopt similar vehicle designs to reduce the shocking number of lorry-cyclist fatalities. The Safer ...

Blog post: What can London learn from Copenhagen's record on reducing danger for cyclists?

Niels Tørsløv, Copenhagen's head of road safety and traffic management, talks about cycling provision with London Cycling Campaign's Mike Cavenett MC: What can the rest of the world learn from Copenhagen, particularly around desig...

Blog post: Ashok Sinha: Why is the law so inconsistent when it deals with cyclists hurt on the road?

London Cycling Campaign chief executive Ashok Sinha ponders the inconsistencies in the law following a number of controversial trial verdicts Wlodzimierz Umaniec is an artist. He is also now a jailed criminal. Founder of the ‘yellowism&rs...

Blog post: Hackney, Camden and Waltham Forest join Islington in move to borough-wide 20mph

0n 21 November 2012, Hackney Council voted overwhelmingly to confirm its commitment to 20mph as the default speed limit for the borough. Camden and Waltham Forest also recently joined Islington in committing to borough-wide 20mph speed limits ...