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Blog post: GROUPTEST: Rear Panniers

  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...

Blog post: GROUPTEST: Urban Backpacks

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...

Blog post: GROUPTEST: Bikepacking Seatpacks

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...

Blog post: TESTED: Bike Lightsets (£40-£180)

You've hopefully seen our test of individual front lights (see here), so now you can check out our first batch of 2016/17 lightsets. Our testing method is simple. Firstly we discharge every light fully. Then we charge and  run down each ligh...

Blog post: Celebrate our Successes at the Cycling Media Awards 2014

Intent Media has announced the Cycling Media Awards 2014, which will reward and recognise every area of the cycling media industry. With award categories relevant for both our campaign's like Space for Cycling and media platforms including, Lond...

Blog post: Tom's London Classics: Claud Butler bicycles

Part of the ongoing 'Tom's London Classics' series, London Cycling Campaign's Tom Bogdanowicz on Claud Butler, which may have been 'Famous Around the World' but they hailed from Clapham. Brands come and brands go but, it seems, Claud Butler goe...

Blog post: Zoe Williams on thoughts from being knocked off the bike

London Cyclist columnist, Zoe Williams - Why is it that a tumble from your bike makes you consider things in a philosophical way?   I was intending to write this column about Jack Thurston’s wonderful book of London-handy home ...

Blog post: Tom's London Classics: Roberts bicycles

Part of the ongoing 'Tom's London Classics' series, London Cycling Campaign's Tom Bogdanowicz looks at London’s vintage bike brands — it’s the turn of Roberts Marks of Distinction:finely detailed lugwork (left); smooth fi...

Blog post: Tom's London Classics: Brompton bicycles

Part of the ongoing 'Tom's London Classics' series, London Cycling Campaign's Tom Bogdanowicz on perhaps the most iconic of London bikes - the story of Brompton begins in SW7... All in the fold - photos clockwise from centre: designer Andrew R...

Blog post: Zoe Williams on cycling cultures

London Cyclist columnist, Zoe Williams - We've good reason to envy other cycling cultures- but what can we offer in return? Have you seen the Elf?  I've never felt jealous of the American cyclist before.  I never really thought Ameri...

Blog post: Chris Jubb....My First criterium race

In the first of a new series, Chris Jubb talks about his first (indoor) road race.   "'Chris, we need someone to represent LCC in the Nocturne media race at next week's Bike Show.' An internal request from LCC's Comms Manager was greeted wi...

Blog post: Tom's London Classics: Hetchins, a true London classic

  Vintage bike brands, Tom Bogdanowicz looks at Hetchins When Hyman Hetchin started selling bicycles at his Tottenham music shop in the 1920s, he could not have imagined that Hetchins bikes would top the ranks of the most collectible ste...

Blog post: Tom's London Classics: Evans Cycles

These days it is London’s most visible bike chain, but London Cycling Campaign's Tom Bogdanowicz revisits the history of FW Evans as part of the ongoing 'Tom's London Classics' series. Photos: lugwork on ‘The Evans’ (top le...

Blog post: Zoe Williams on The Tour de France starting in England

London Cyclist columnist, Zoe Williams - so the Tour de France is kicking off in England  again - but should we view this as strange? The Tour de France is coming to Leeds. Going through Yorkshire, maxing out at Hebden Bridge, whistling th...

Blog post: Call for motions and nominations to the board for the 2011 Annual General Meeting

The 2011 London Cycling Campaign Annual General Meeting will take place on the evening of Wednesday 16 November 2011 at London South Bank University. As well as the hugely popular annual London Cycling Awards, the AGM will feature this year&rsquo...