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More Welsh local authorities consult on future cycle routes
Family walking and cycling in Wales
As part of the next phase of the Active Travel (Wales) Act, local authorities across Wales are beginning to map the routes where future cycling and walking routes should be created. Cycling UK...
Video: 100 Women in Cycling event
Nominees for 100 Women in Cycling
Around 70 people gathered in Birmingham this week to celebrate the amazing 100 Women in Cycling who were nominated by Cycling UK members, staff and supporters.
Old men on a mad mission - but all in a good cause!
Four men at John O'Groats
If you think cycling from Land’s End to John O’Groats is a challenge, try doing it in the hottest weather the UK has seen for 40 years at the age of 70! New Cycling UK members Mark Mathews and Clive...

Blogs archive

Paul Tuohy
Chief Executive's summer update: Be empowered to cycle
Whether it’s through e-bikes or targeted events, we need to welcome newcomers to cycling with open arms, says Chief Executive Paul Tuohy in his latest blog.
TomGuha
Au revoir air pollution? French ban petrol and diesel - how about boosting cycling?
The French government have announced plans to stop the sale of petrol and diesel vehicles in France by 2040 to help say bon voyage to lethal air pollution and climate change. A fantastic commitment - but does it go far enough? Our Space for Cycling campaigner, Tom Guha, gives his verdict.
lucy.watherston
Don’t stop me now … 90-year-old Ted Little still enjoys a 50 mile cycle every week!
Ted Little, who is due to turn 90, on Sunday 16 July, has enjoyed a lifetime of cycling, and still attends his local club, where he cycles an impressive 50 miles a week. The Solihull based cyclist and veteran has been a member of Cycling UK for over 49 years and a member of his local cycling group ‘Shirley Roads Club’ since the 1950’s

Case studies archive

After two decades off a bike, Sam is pedalling forward thanks to the Big Bike Revival
Sam and her son on a Big Bike Revival led ride
The Big Bike Revival is a project working across Scotland that has partnered up with grassroots community groups to offer cycling activities and sessions, with a particular focus on new or returning cyclists. Sam is a returning rider with limited access to a bike but the Big Bike Revival activities have helped on her cycling journey:
Real impact with Reading Cycling Challenge
CTC cycling Case Study
We caught up with Reading CTC to find out more about The Reading Cycle Challenge, which is all about getting people to try cycling.
Rasmik goes from Zero to Sixty as he racks up the miles on his bike
Cycling UK Case Study
Thanks to Bradford Bikery who took part in Cycling UK’s Big Bike Revival event, Rasmik Parmar was able to fix up his bike and discover long cycle rides.

Publications archive

Cycle Magazine, June / July 2017
In this issue: Tour to France - rail and road trips to Paris and beyond; electronic-shifting road bikes; the bicycle's 200th birthday; jeans for urban cyclists; Cycling UK challenge rides.
Cycling UK's monthly round-up of cycle campaign news:
Birmingham Space for Cycling Ride 2017
Cycling UK's monthly round-up of cycle campaign news:

Articles archive

21 July 2017 - 10:18am
100 Women in Cycling - Numbers 61-80
Here are more inspirational women who have made a real difference through their enthusiasm and commitment to encouraging other women to enjoy the life-enhancing activity of cycling. In no particular order, below are numbers 61 to 80 on our list of 100 Women in Cycling.
18 July 2017 - 5:48pm
DJ Dixon shares her passion for cycling around Birmingham
Lorraine Dixon is cyclist, ride leader, pastor, DJ and teacher in Birmingham
As part of our Women's Festival of Cycling, we're celebrating the efforts of female cyclist Lorraine Dixon, as she inspires women in Birmingham to get out and discover cycling.
13 July 2017 - 1:44pm
100 Women in Cycling - Numbers 41-60
Dr Viv Mackay - former Chair of Cycling UK Southampton Member Group
Our series of inspirational women in cycling continues, in no particular order, with a look at people from a wide range of backgrounds and cycling experience who encourage and promote other women to cycle, including campaigners, a bike mechanic, a bike shop owner, local ride leaders and group founders plus many more.
 
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