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London Cycling Survey

Hi guys I’m currently conducting a study on cycling habits for my uni dissertation and in particular what things might put people off cycling in cities like London. As Hackney is one of the city’s cycling hotspots, I’m very interested in getting the views of people from Hackney and if you could fill in the survey below I would be extremely grateful: read more »

Help a local charity!

Help a local charity!

Calling all Hackney eBay account holders!! We are a small charity located just behind Broadway Market, where we refurbish second-hand bikes and donate them to destitute refugees and asylum seekers in London. eBay are running a competition for new charity users, with the chance of winning up to 10k. Please please please, if you have an eBay account, can you help us by simply logging in, and clickin... read more »

Where to Stay in Hackney

Where to Stay in Hackney

Hackney. The name conjures up images of gritty, urban bars, retro antiques markets and artisan, organic, home-brewed coffee in eco-friendly, up cycled, recycled cups. This borough might be known by the uninformed as just a hipster mecca, but’s insider resident, journalist and blogger Donald Strachan knows better. He’s written his own, personalised journey through Hackney ... read more »

Bike for sale

I have a medium sized ladies bike for sale (I am 5’7). It is about 4 years old, in good condition (serviced last year) and I will include a detachable basket (in perfect condition) which cost £30. The bike is a sit up and beg type with 18 gears. I have used it to cycle around Hackney and to work (5 miles) and am selling it as I am upgrading to something a little sportier. Price – £80. ... read more »

Tour de France in Hackney 7th July 2014

Tour de France in Hackney 7th July 2014

The route for Stage 3 of the Tour de France has been confirmed, and it includes Ruckholt Road, East Way and Waterden Road in the Hackney Wick area. The competitors will then race through the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park before continuing towards central London for the final sprint up The Mall. Stage 3 – Cambridge and London – takes place on Monday July 7. It covers 159km and passes through C... read more »

Public bike sheds in Hackney

Never again will you come back to a wet bike seat, Loving Dalston has published about the new public bike sheds trial coming to Hackney read more »

Hackney wins top transport award for its pioneering cycle schemes.

Hackney wins top transport award for its pioneering cycle schemes.

Hackney has won the award for Transport Borough of the year at the London Transport awards 2014 for its cycling and sustainability initiatives. More info at: and Pho... read more »

Canal Walk/De Beauvoir Estate Cycle Permeability Scheme

Canal Walk/De Beauvoir Estate Cycle Permeability Scheme

A new consultation has been launched by Hackney Council to improve the canal walk path, including better provision for cyclists and pedestrians the summary is: – Introduce signs, and dropped kerbs to formalise a shared space on Canal Walk path – Formalise a cycle route through De Beauvoir Estate by dropping kerbs and removing street furniture – Repave footway on Canal Walk path &... read more »

Stop the killing of cyclists-Die-in and Vigil outside TFL Southwark

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Coffee and Cycling SPIN x LCF christmas 29th Nov – 1st Dec

Spin London and the London Coffee Festival are teaming up for a new collaboration, a Christmas shopp read more »

Hackney GT cycle fashion and art pop-up shop


Cannondale Bad Boy bicycle £200

Hello all, I've been told I need to reduce my bicycle collection, so I'm putting up for sale my read more »

OCTOBER 2013 twee8 @ The Jolly Butchers (Stoke Newington)

Hi All, It seems it's been a while since we brought this north so let's have  read more »

Bike fixing event, bread tasting & beer this Wed at Beavertown Brewery

Hi folks, I'm running event with Beavertown Brewery this coming Wednesday at 7pm. Hoxton Bakery read more »

New pop-up bike shop

A new pop-up bike shop has just opened at 117 Lower Clapton Road (formerly Danny's Motor Shop).It's read more »

Re-spray bikey’s Frame

Hey guys I am thinking of treating my lovely bike to a fresh new look... Do you guys know somew read more »


This is the summer of the fashionable cyclist with major brands creating trendy clothing and shoes e read more »


Hi all, thought this might be ok interest to filmy folk... CYCLE-IN CINEMA presentsTHE read more »

Sat 25th May Scared To Dance (club) Depeche Mode Special at the Moustache Bar

Ahead of their gigs in London we're having a Depeche Mode Special at the Moustache Bar in Stoke Newi read more »

Dalston Children’s Festival 25th May

Get ready for Dalston Children’s Festival! We’re taking over Dalston from Saturday 25 May all the wa read more »

250 Stolen bikes found!

Police have found a hoard of stolen bikes in Hackney. Take a picture of you bike along to claim if y read more »

Selling my Dahon Speed 7 folding bike

I'm selling my trusty Dahon Speed 7 folding bike. I've had a good lot of use from it, but no longer read more »

Stolen bikes found

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Wheeling in Hackney

Can't find a really relevant group or any posts on this so far...  I'm looking for wheelchair-friend read more »

The Bamboo Bicycle club

The country's only bamboo bike building course in Hackney Wick, more on their site read more »

Hackney is London’s cycling capital

Research has shown that more Hackney residents commute to work by bike than by car.Figures, drawn fr read more »

Your invite to the CycleLove 1st Birthday Bash — Tuesday 29th Jan at LMNH!

If you're a bike rider, head on down to Look Mum No Hands on Tuesday if you can. My blog ( read more »

GLOBE Ladies Hybrid Bicycle for sale

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Local Mobile Bicycle Mechanics! They're also running workshops to help you fix your bike. Fully insu read more »

Hackney GT Push cycling team

A cycling team from the combined forces of Hackney GT cycling label and b read more »

Help get Yemen’s Cycle Team to their next race!

\The cyclists have been pedalling through the dusty outskirts of Yemen’s capital Sana’a for just read more »

Looking for a second hand track frameset

Heya fellow cyclist! I am looking into getting my hands on a track frameset to then get the sam read more »

Win a CycleLove t-shirt — what do you love most about cycling?

Hello Hackney folk and bike lovers everywhere :) I've just starting selling read more »

SkyCycle: The Future Of Bike Lanes?

Elevated bike lanes across the city from read more »

For sale: Cyril Guimard vintage steel bike

Morning all After 12 good months with this bike I have to sell it to clear space. It's partway read more »

Bike stolen – anyone a spare one for me?

Hi there, Hackney (E5) seems not be a good place for bikes. Last night mine was stolen from ins read more »

Cycling to/from Stratford during the Olympics

Hi Guys, I live in Dalston and I'm not a seasoned cyclist, but I'll be volunteering for the Oly read more »

Palm 2 Pit-stop

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Armourtex Ltd

Hackney Gazette on a new shop off Urswick Rd;A champion cyclist was the guest of honour at the openi read more »

Stolen Bikes

Hey guys, Is there a register or something similar for stolen bikes?Someone left a bike outside read more »

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