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Archives for June 2018

Manchester set to steal London’s cycling crown?Published: 3:25pm 28 June 2018

Mayor Sadiq Khan has admitted he has only built 14km of cycle tracks since coming to power. Our work-in-progress London cycle infrastructure map shows that compared to that, during Boris Johnson’s Mayoralty, London gained 41km of main road...

London Cycling Awards 2018, round-up and winners!Published: 3:47pm 20 June 2018

London Cycling Campaign presented the London Cycling Awards at the glamorous Livery Hall in Guildhall last week, hosted by the City of London Corporation.

After a passionate introduction by Chris Hayward, Chairman of Planning and Transportation...

LCC Ride leader & marshal training 2018Published: 4:36pm 18 June 2018

We are running a series of ride leader training sessions to help support people who are volunteering on the Freecycle led rides. There are two sets of courses:
Introduction to Ride Leading – Marshals
Learn the basics of ride leading and su...

Freecycle Volunteers 2018Published: 3:58pm 18 June 2018

 Ride marshal volunteers wanted for Freecycle Feeder rides

The Prudential RideLondon Freecycle is on Saturday 28th July and London Cycling Campaign are running a ride from every London borough into the event, and back home again. These rid...

Westminster launching CS11 judicial review, after Oxford Street oppositionPublished: 7:06am 18 June 2018

Westminster Council's leaders intend to launch a judicial review against Cycle Superhighway CS11 works starting at Swiss Cottage, it has been revealed by The Guardian. The news comes a week after the council's leaders declared the removal of mot...

Champion rider joins master frame builders at Roberts Rendezvous Published: 8:16pm 17 June 2018

Star builders and riders at Roberts Rendezvous 
Photo above courtesy Lawrence Lawry.
The remarkable Roberts Rendezvous rally re-united 50 Roberts bikes with their master frame builders in London’s grand Guildhall Yard. Frame builders ...

Map to track Sadiq's pledgePublished: 3:17pm 15 June 2018

Use the URL http://bit.ly/LDNcycletracks for our new work-in-progress map to track Sadiq Khan's #signforcycling election pledge to triple the mileage of protected space for cycling on main roads. We've included layers in this map (...

Aussie-inspired Roberts heading for Rendezvous on 13th June (Guildhall Yard 4pm -7pm )Published: 10:25am 10 June 2018

Aussie-inspired Roberts heading for Rendezvous on 13th June (Guildhall Yard 4pm -7pm )
The world’s most renowned Velodrome designer (including the London Olympic Velodrome), Ron Webb, was a track rider in his youth. On a trip to the UK in t...

Oxford Street “off the table” says WestminsterPublished: 1:20pm 8 June 2018

The leadership of Westminster Council have without warning, announced they are taking the current proposals to remove motor traffic from Oxford Street “off the table for good”, despite lending their support to the previous publi...

Local Group News: June 2018Published: 9:46am 5 June 2018

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 latest edition of...

London Cycling Award 2018: Finalists announcedPublished: 12:16pm 1 June 2018

 
This year marks the 200th anniversary of the first British bicycle patent, as well as the 40th anniversary of the London Cycling Campaign. To celebrate both occasions, LCC has teamed up with the City of London to throw the City...