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Come along to LCC's Get Cycling! day Published: 11:00pm 21 September 2006

On Saturday 30th September LCC will be holding a ‘Get Cycling’ day at Victoria Park as part of the GLA Summer of Sport programme.Come and cycle with us!The event will take place from 12pm to 4pm and will be packed with hand-on cycling activities f...

Get ready for good goingPublished: 11:00pm 9 September 2006

From 15th September through to 24th September events will be taking place across London to celebrate good going week. See the good going website for what’s happening near you.Travel awareness in London - going greatGood going was launched in Tower...

Londoners keen to cycle to work but employers must take the initiativePublished: 11:00pm 8 September 2006

A new survey conducted by the Holborn Partnership shows that Londoners are keen to cycle to work but employers must take the initiative.The survey, conducted to clarify the perceptions of greenspaces and to drive future improvement programmes, sug...

Kids to get cycle-savvy with BikeabilityPublished: 11:00pm 6 September 2006

On 7th September 2006 kids across the country got into the saddle for the launch of Bikeability, the new cycling proficiency standard by Cycling England and the Department for Transport. The scheme marks the biggest upgrade yet in cycle training f...

Gearing up for European Mobility WeekPublished: 11:00pm 5 September 2006

European Mobility Week will be taking place from 16th to 22nd September this year, with cities across Europe celebrating forms of sustainable mobility. Friday 22nd September will be the annual International Car Free Day and in London, Monday 18th ...

Tour of Britain and BikeFest successPublished: 11:00pm 3 September 2006

Congratulations to our own Roger Hammond and Mark Cavendish, who finished second and third respectively in the final stage of the Tour of Britain on Sunday 3rd September. Both achieved the same time as the stage winner, the Belgian Tom Boonen. And...

Ignorant Cyclists! Ignorant Lorry Drivers!Published: 11:00pm 29 August 2006

Mayor Ken Livingstone has launched a road safety campaign aimed at Commercial Goods Vehicles and cyclists. In partnership with LCC and the Freight Transport Association, the key message of the campaign is  to think about the dangers and be safe.Ma...

Police catch moped muggers Published: 11:00pm 29 August 2006

Following a spate of attacks on cyclists in recent weeks, the Metropolitan Police mounted a successful operation to catch the culprits on 25 January.Cyclists and their luggage had become a target for youngsters riding mopeds on two roads in Isling...

Win one of 20 tickets to Cycle 2002 Published: 11:00pm 29 August 2006

What’s Cycle 2002?Cycle 2002 is a new exhibition taking place at the Business Design Centre, London; Friday 27-Sunday 29 September, 10am-6pm (except Sunday 10am-4pm).The show will feature all the current and "soon-to-be-available" develo...

European directive to make drivers pay Published: 11:00pm 29 August 2006

London Cycling Campaign welcomes the European Commission proposals to make drivers responsible for collisions. Under the proposals there will be a presumption that large vehicles are responsible for collisions with smaller and the onus will be the...

Vulnerable road users need greater consideration Published: 11:00pm 29 August 2006

LCC says vulnerable roadusers, such as people on bicycles, need greater consideration in a Greater London Assembly Transport Committee Inquiry. Amongst the measures LCC thinks will make road safer for people on bicycles are:20mph speed limit HGV b...

Banking on Biking Published: 11:00pm 29 August 2006

Each workshop is being run through a local time bank - check the table below for your nearest location and contact the time broker to book your place. There are 20 places available at each workshop so please contact the time broker to put your nam...

Tube strike - get on your bike Published: 11:00pm 29 August 2006

LCC is encouraging everyone who would normally get the tube to avoid the frustrations of the strike and hop on a bike to do their trip rather than get frustrated on a bus or in a car.“Not only will most people’s journeys be quicker by bike”, says ...

LCC Briefing on the draft European Insurance DirectivePublished: 11:00pm 29 August 2006

The factsThe EU proposals only relate to insurance, not to the underlying legal position in relation to liability. The proposals state that any driver has to have a minimum amount of cover in relation to certain eventualities, including causing pe...

London's Cycling Oscars - Nominations Wanted! Published: 11:00pm 29 August 2006

We want your nominations for the London Cycling Awards. If you know of a promising cycling initiative or facility implemented/ completed since April 2003, here's your chance to reward and encourage good work. The categories this year are:Best Cycl...