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Campaigners Conference, Awards & AGM

Upcoming LCC events: Campaigners Conference 20, 27 & 29 September, Awards 2 October, AGM motions in by 15 September. Click for more details...
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Cycling for Sustainable Cities: a unique, international comparison

Friday 17 September, 6-7.30pm (BST). LCC is proud to host this online webinar & Q&A by two of world's leading cycling academics, Professors Ralph Buehler and John Pucher.
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Councils about to bid for LIP funding

Councils are being asked to bid for LIP funding by November – what your local group needs to know.
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Ride to fix London’s deadly junctions

Photos from the protest to call on the Mayor and London Councils to end cyclist deaths and injuries at junctions on Wednesday 8 September.
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Legal Advice For LCC Members

Our legal partner Osbornes Law are on hand to offer top-notch advice to all LCC members. If you’re ever involved in a collision or simply need legal advice on a cycling matter, don’t hesitate to contact the cycling team at Osbornes.

Latest Cycling Advice


Buying a Bike Second Hand

Finding a second hand bike that's right for you can be a real challenge - here are our tips on how to be a savvy second hand buyer.
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A man looking at his phone while taking a bike on public transport

Taking your bike on the tube

To travel further or get home after a breakdown, it's worth knowing how and when you can travel with your bike.
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Cyclists riding along the canal

Planning safe cycle routes

here’s an increasingly large network of safe and pleasant cycling routes in London using cycle ways, bike lanes and quiet back routes that keep you away from busy motor traffic.
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How to Give Your Bike a Safety Check

Follow these basic steps to make sure your bike is in safe working order.
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How to Clean a Bicycle Chain

A clean chain means smoother shifting and less wear on other parts. Here's how to give your chain a thorough clean.
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New Cyclists

If you have never cycled before, firstly congratulations on getting here and making the first step.
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How to Cycle Safely around Lorries

Although collisions are rare, lorries present the greatest risk to life for cyclists in London. What can be done and what can you do to stay safe?
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Bike security

Having your bike stolen in London is a real risk and preventing it is a combination of where and how you lock it up.
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Winter Cycling

There’s no need to stop cycling in the winter months – here's how you can stay warm, dry and visible.
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West London Cycling Tour

We’ve teamed up with IBikeLondon for a great west London explorer.
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South East London Parks Cycling Tour

Adam Bone from IBikeLondon guides us on a beautiful loop of parks and open space.
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Newham's Parks & Green Spaces

Join Newham Cyclists’ Bernard McDonnell on a newly-devised route in east London.
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Looping Round Biggin Hill

Join Adam Bone from IBikeLondon for a lumpy loop to the North Downs and back.
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Ally Pally & The North London Heights

A short cycling tour of some of North London's highlights.
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London Olympic Park Cycling Tour

Enjoy an easy cruise in and around the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park with LCC’s Tom Bogdanowicz.
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The Weald: Kent Cycling Tour

Jane Davis from Lewisham Cyclists guides us on a quiet journey into the Kent countryside.
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Three Peaks of the South Downs Cycle Route

Katy Rodda guides us on a loop of classic South Downs climbs.
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West Sussex Attractions Cycling Tour

Explore beautiful West Sussex this summer, guided by Katy Rodda.
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