London Cycling

Watch Terrifying Moment BMW Driver Tries To Shove Cyclist Off His Bike

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 08.03.2016 | UK

A motorist has been caught on camera appearing to out of his window in an attempt to shove a cyclist off his bicycle. In the video uploaded to the ...

You Won't Believe This 'Ingenious' New Trick Bike Thieves Are Using

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 26.02.2016 | UK

A Labour councillor for South Camberwell has revealed a cunning new trick being used by bike thieves. Sarah King posted a picture on Twitter showin...

Cycling in London - Protection and Responsibility

Ivan Massow | Posted 13.05.2016 | UK Politics
Ivan Massow

British society still seems to place tangible symbols of wealth and power on a pedestal, and I think many see cyclists and view them as lesser forms of transport. Where, in fact, London should attach status to people who walk and cycle above all other forms of transport.

The London Cycling Community Unites to Recover Stolen Bikes

Richard Cantle | Posted 30.05.2015 | UK
Richard Cantle

Taking on bad with good @StolenRide has an ever-growing community of 'seekers' on Twitter. Simply, riders with bikes stolen in London tweet the bike and location details to @StolenRide, the account retweets and then the community followers retweet the details again. I hear you ask, does it actually work? The simple answer is yes.

Try To Remember We Drive On The Left If You Use This Roundabout

Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.04.2014 | UK

Cyclists in London's Crouch End were baffled when they discovered a roundabout had been given new arrows directing traffic the wrong way. Haringey ...

How Good Would This Be?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

One of the world's top architects has unveiled plans for an ambitious network of cycle routes high above London. Lord Foster, who designed London's...

Barclays To End Boris Bike Sponsorship

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

Barclays is to end its sponsorship of the so-called Boris Bikes, introduced by London Mayor Boris Johnson to the capital in 2010. The bank's logo has ...

No Helmet If It's 'Nippy'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.12.2013 | UK

Boris Johnson says he sometimes doesn't wear a cycle helmet because "it's a bit nippy". And the mayor said he was inclined not to support a ban on ...

LOOK: Fury As Cabbies Secretly Film Cyclists 'Jumping Lights'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.11.2013 | UK

London's taxi drivers have ramped up the war on the capital's roads by releasing a video showing cyclists apparently jumping red lights. Cabbies se...

Cyclists Are 'Longing' To Be Run Over

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.11.2013 | UK

An outspoken Tory peer has launched an astonishing attack on cyclists, claiming they are "longing" to be run over so they can get motorists into troub...

'One Wobble' From Disaster

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 15.11.2013 | UK

Cyclists are "one wobble" from disaster on London's roads, Britain's top cop has said. Metropolitan Police commissioner Bernard Hogan-Howe said the...

Cyclist Who Died At Olympic Park Blogged About Following Road Rules

The Huffington Post UK | Dina Rickman | Posted 02.08.2012 | UK

The 28-year-old who was killed by a bus outside the Olympic park tweeted about his love of cycling and how bike riders who jumped red lights "give the...

Is Cycling the Future for More of us in the Capital?

Eleanor Besley | Posted 29.06.2012 | UK
Eleanor Besley

In central London pollution levels are on the rise, more than twice the number of people killed each year in road traffic accidents are killed by pollution from cars. Do we want a London where we breathe in harmful gases as a matter of course everyday?

I Want to Ride My Bicycle

Nicki Le Masurier | Posted 02.04.2012 | UK
Nicki Le Masurier

I think I'm turning that cycling corner. Upping the gear from occasional fair weather cyclist, who'll only leave if the clouds are Cumulus and the temperature is in double figures, into don't give a damn if it's hailing and my mascara has given me a Dali mustache, daily user.

Dan Cox - Marking the Death of Another London Cyclist

James Payne | Posted 02.04.2012 | UK
James Payne

A year ago today a young man I knew became another statistic. One of the 16 cyclists killed on London's roads last year. Two-thirds of which were (like him) killed by HGVs. The majority of these deaths (like his) happened after large vehicles turned across the cyclist's path.