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BE PART OF OUR NOCTURNE RACE 
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Have you ever dreamed of racing, but thought it all too serious? Well, on Saturday 8 June there's a fun race that anyone can enter. The LCC Urban Cycle Cross is inexpensive to take part in, has no skills criteria, and is going to be a lot of laughs! Find out more today
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lcc teamFOUR NEW JOBS IN OUR STAFF TEAM

We're expanding the LCC team at the moment and have four exciting new vacancies. There's openings in the marketing, activism and corporate partnerships teams. For details on how to apply, check the LCC website.
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NO TO CYCLING BUDGET CUTS  

LCC has condemned the rumours in the press that the cycling budget might be cut after the Comprehensive Spending Review (CSR) on 26 June. Protect your Vision for Cycling, Boris!
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OTHER NEWS...

Coroner hears detailed evidence of cycling fatality; the BBC gets over-excited about a 'war' between drivers and cyclists; and killer driver sentenced to 10 years and six months for deaths of tandem couple.
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ride_canalsideWind down this evening with a classic 'Afterworker' ride with our Greenwich and Lewisham groups. Maybe head 'Over the Hills' (and not so far away) on Saturday morning in Kent, or join Kingston Cyclists for one of their famous Bread Pudding rides

Elsewhere, there's free Barclays Bike Clinics every Wednesday until 3 July. London's most cycle-mad borough Hackney is holding its second annual Cycling Conference on 6 June, with some great speakers. If you want to show off your cycling tan, the London Naked Bike Ride is on 8 June.
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ShuttVR_jerseyShutt Velo Rapide, the British cycle clothing manufacturer, has just unveiled its new jersey: the Red Classic Jersey. Crafted from MerinoPerform fabric, this summer weight jersey will protect the wearer from extremes of temperature offering superior insulation and breathability.

Also worth checking out is this new shirt from Outlier and this free maintenance manual from Koo-Bikes.

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California has a fast-growing bike culture as this fun video taken at the Ciclavia festival shows. Riding a 15ft 'tall bike' isn't without its dangers as you'll see, as the rider ducks under a succession of flyovers and traffic lights. Don't miss the fab images at the end.
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The Cyclist in the City blog praised the City of London for its Bank scheme, while Brent Cyclists' David Arditti is full of admiration for Copenhagen's cycle-friendly streets.

Biggest bike-related story this week was the young Norfolk driver who bragged about knocking down a cyclist and sent the Twittersphere into overdrive. 
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