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BIKE REVIEW (longtermer): Genesis Croix de Fer Published: 9:38am 20 July 2016

The summer has arrived, the bikes are out and as an LCC staffer I am currently riding a long term test bike, a fantastic Genesis Croix de Fer 30. Retailing at around £1699, I would have expected this bike to be good, but not this good!
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BIKE TEST (longtermer): Cube Reaction Hybrid HPA 400Published: 1:53am 16 July 2016

E-bikes eh? Everyone's got an opinion. But have you actually tried one, a modern one, one that you can use equally well around town and off the beaten track?
We've been putting a Cube Reaction Hybrid HPA 400 through its paces over the last few mo...

Volunteer as a LCC ride marshal at Freecycle 2016Published: 3:47pm 7 July 2016

On Saturday 30 July the London Cycling Campaign will once again be co-ordinating 35 led rides to and from the Prudential RideLondon FreeCycle 2016, and we’re on the hunt for confident cyclists who can help our Ride Leaders to marshal these...

Why the boom in cycle-rail journeys?Published: 3:07pm 7 July 2016

 

Despite what some critics may say journeys made by rail with a cycle is rapidly becoming the UK’s biggest cycle success stories. In 2015 there were more than 50 million rail journeys with a cycle – an increase of around 40% ...

BIKE REVIEW (longtermer): Specialized Ruby ElitePublished: 10:45am 6 July 2016

I’ve not long returned from a brilliant 6 days in Normandy, France; where I’ve been on a group cycling trip with 50 others in a local cycling ‘gang’. As a staffer at LCC, I’m lucky enough to be a riding a long term ...

Join the LCC Board! Our current Chair tells us about the highs and lowsPublished: 12:23pm 5 July 2016

 
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London's breathtaking legacyPublished: 10:22am 5 July 2016

Andrea Lee and Tom Bogdanowicz explore the wider impacts of air pollution on the capital and consider solutions for the future
A quick glance at the King’s College London’s annual air quality map shows that on virtually every major ...

Safer lorry plan expected in the Autumn says MayorPublished: 3:32pm 1 July 2016

Safer lorry plan expected in the Autumn says Mayor
Mayor Sadiq Khan has set a  time frame for his programme to make safer , cleaner lorries the London standard. Responding to a question from Labour Assembly Member Florence Eshalomi the Mayor...

Car owners are less active, bike owners more active - officialPublished: 2:45pm 30 June 2016

 
Car owners are less active, bike owners more active  - official
A new study based on data from London concludes that the key variables in active  travel (walking or cycling) are ownership or cars and bicycles.
In the Journal o...

Cyclist serious injuries fall in 2015Published: 10:02am 30 June 2016

Photo: One of the new lorries with fewer blind spots  
Cyclist serious injuries fall in 2015
 
According to the latest figures from Transport for London the number of fatal and serious injuries (KSIs) to cyclists on London’s roa...

Opposition to “bus stop bypass” outside St Thomas’ Hospital based on no evidence say LCC & Wheels for WellbeingPublished: 1:18pm 28 June 2016

 
Lambeth Cyclists, London Cycling Campaign and Wheels for Wellbeing call for St Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust to embrace health benefits of cycling, rather than opposing cycling schemes without evidence
Guy’...

Local Group News: June 2016Published: 9:41am 28 June 2016

London Cycling Campaign has a network of over 30 Local Groups across London, one per borough.
Find out what they've been up to in their latest Newsletters.
If you're an LCC member, you'll receive your borough Newsletter in your ...

Recognition for trustee Dr Rachel AldredPublished: 3:51pm 24 June 2016

Huge congratulations to London Cycling Campaign trustees Dr Rachel Aldred for winning the ESRC's (Economic & Social Research Council) Celebrating Impact Prize for "Outstanding Impact in Public Policy".
Dr Aldred is a University of Werstmins...

Four new consultations for KingstonPublished: 3:02pm 22 June 2016

Kingston-Upon-Thames, following Mayoral purdah, is moving forward with its mini-Holland - initiating public consultation on four schemes at once. Wheatfield Way and the Kingston Station area in the town centre are joined by the Fountain roundabo...

Give a Beep campaign in full swing!Published: 3:25pm 14 June 2016

Last week, Hövding, with LCC's backing launched the 'Give a Beep' campaign to help make London a cycle-friendly city. A brand new initiative; using 'Flic' buttons as a modern cycle bell, cyclists in London are now able to press this when th...