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LCC Campaigns Coordinator Fran Graham weighs in on women & cycling Published: 1:43pm 2 March 2018

International Women's Day is an annual event and this year, Thursday 8th March sees various groups around the world celebrate the economic, political and social achievements of women past, present and future.
2018's theme is #PressforProgress, ...

Huge public support for Cycle Superhighway CS9 despite bikelashPublished: 6:25pm 28 February 2018

The numbers are in, and nearly 60% of the 5,388 responses to the Cycle Superhighway 9 (CS9) consultation supported the proposals, despite a furious bikelash from ward Councillors, some retailers on Chiswick High Road and some residents.
The pla...

The top five tips for cycling in the snow that you should remember this weekPublished: 5:45pm 26 February 2018

The UK is set for a cold and snowy week and many cyclists will be considering downing tools as a result. But all is not lost. Hövding, experts in all things cycling and based in Sweden, therefore well versed in all things snow-related, has ...

GROUPTEST: Winter JacketsPublished: 12:53pm 26 February 2018

British weather can be a fickle thing, and having the right kit can mean the world of a difference to your riding experience - especially during winter months when low light and changeable conditions are in full swing.
The LCC team tests some w...

2 minute action: let’s get a bigger ULEZPublished: 1:09pm 23 February 2018

 

The Ultra-Low Emission Zone (also known as the ULEZ) is part of Sadiq’s plan to cut the harmful levels of air pollution that Londoners are exposed to. The first stage in this plan starts in April 2019 in central London – with...

Local Group News: March 2018Published: 12:21pm 19 February 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 la...

GROUPTEST: Rear Panniers Published: 5:14pm 14 February 2018

 
Whether you're commuting or touring, panniers are a fantastic bike accessory for a few reasons. Besides keeping the weight (and sweat) off your back, they offer a larger capacity than a backpack and are built to withstand the toughest cond...

Close the gates: all stakeholders agree to Regent’s Park CS11 planPublished: 3:18pm 12 February 2018

Westminster City Council and Crown Estates Paving Commission have written to LCC to confirm they will not oppose closing the gates of Regent’s Park to through motor traffic as part of the proposed new Cycle Superhighway 11 (CS11).  Af...

GROUPTEST: Urban BackpacksPublished: 2:19pm 12 February 2018

While messenger bags may be widly regarded as the ultimate companion for any urban cyclist, backpacks are a practical, versatile (and might we add quite stylish) way of carrying all your daily necessities when traveling by bike, and today's ther...

GROUPTEST: Bikepacking SeatpacksPublished: 3:04pm 6 February 2018

If you like heading off the beaten track, the LCC team tests the latest bikepacking seatpacks to help you find the right pack to carry everything you need on your two-wheeled adventures:
ALPKIT Koala (regular) £70 
alpkit.comCapacity...

The London Plan – shaping the lives of LondonersPublished: 5:23pm 1 February 2018

(Illustration - GLA) 
The London Plan, written afresh by every London mayor, is the defining document for all planning in the capital, setting the framework for all spatial development including housing, retail, education, business and lei...

Cycle Superhighway 11 hits headlinesPublished: 2:06pm 25 January 2018

The Mayor of London promised a decision on the gates section of Cycle Superhighway 11 (CS11) by the end of summer 2017. Set to run between Swiss Cottage and the West End, the scheme has once again hit the headlines, but not for the right reasons...

Retail Network Roundup: London Bike KitchenPublished: 4:23pm 24 January 2018

Whether you’re a newcomer, commuter or a seasoned roadie, one thing every cyclist needs is a good LBS, or local bike shop. LCCs Retail Network brings together the best bike shops across London to give our members exclusive access to get gr...

Safer Lorries round two – Thank you for taking actionPublished: 4:23pm 11 January 2018

Update - Safer Lorries round two – Thank you to all who responded to the second consultation
The deadline has now passed for the second consultation on safer lorries with better direct vision and fewer blind spots. A big thank you to ever...

LCC Project Shortlisted for Excellence in travel information and Marketing Awards 2017Published: 10:39am 11 January 2018

A project conceived by London Cycling Campaign, funded by WestTrans has been shortlisted for the Transport Times ‘Excellence in travel information and marketing awards 2017. This category covers all areas of transport marketing including i...