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NEW AWARDS GO DOWN A STORM     

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TfL Safer Lorries, two-way streets and Sir Bradley Wiggins were among the winners at the new London Cycling Awards on 8 May. Hosted by ITV’s cycling presenter Ned Boulting, the awards hailed the diversity within the capital’s wider ‘cycling community’.
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News 2ANGER – ALDGATE
AND HAYMARKET

There are major concerns over the lack of cyclist safety in the new designs for Aldgate one-way system and for Haymarket and Lower Regent Street.
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WE'RE GROWING! WORK FOR US

LCC has a number of exciting job opportunities available. So if you're interested in working for the world’s biggest urban cycling organisation, we want to hear from you.
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IN OTHER NEWS...

A cyclist 'doored' in a crash in Dalston is suing for £200k; more than two-thirds of vehicle/cycle collisions in Westminster are the drivers’ fault; a new cargo-bike shop opens in Camden; there’s now a ‘World Map’ for bike-sharing; plus, our ‘tyre change’ competition was a hit at the SPIN London festival.
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Another massive Summer of Cycling is well underway. This weekend you could join an LCC ride to the Olympic venues in East London, or a Sunday ride to 'Cake Mountain' with the Wheelers, or tour Inner London's parks. Also Saturday, why not head to the Southbank for the Yellow Jersey Press Cycling Festival – to ride with TV’s Ned Boulting? 

On 8 June, we're organising an ‘Urban Cyclecross’ at the London Nocturne — sign up now and join the fun. The same night there’s the 100km Nightrider, starting and finishing at Crystal Palace. The Salaam Peace Tour de London takes place on 15 June, while the London Cycle Sportive (in support of Herne Hill) is on Sunday 30 June. 

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A new departure for Swedish bike-carrier/roof-rack giant Thule, which has unveiled a new range of Pack ‘n’ Pedal bike products, including innovative new racks, panniers, bar bags and related accessories. Watch out for our tests shortly.

Elsewhere, there's this cool video of a custom track frame made with '3D printed' lugs. And some flat-pack frame weirdness from Sandwich bikes. Do you think The Apprentice teams could come up with that?  

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In Five, trials rider Chris Akrigg shows his skills on five different bikes, from commuter hacker to kid’s small-wheeler. Brilliant…

There's been some confusion among journos here about Dutch roundabouts, but fortunately respected blogger Mark Wagenbur explains all
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Social media imageAward-winning road.cc enjoyed their highest web traffic, and cracked open the bubbly.

Richmond Cycling Campaign has been singing the praises of the Cyclescape web tool for cyclists.

The As Easy As Riding A Bike blog admires the calmness of Dutch streets, and links tox our 'Stop de Kindermoord' article.

 
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