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From dangle boards to M25 rides – popular cycle campaigners win awards
John Metcalf Julian Daly, award winner Tom Spaven and Roger Geffen
St Albans cycle campaigners Tom Spaven and Doug Nevell have been rewarded for their outstanding work with Cycling UK Certificates of Merit.
Transport Secretary shows the importance of cycle-rail in Ewell West
Transport Secretary Rt Hon Chris Grayling MP opens Ewell West cycle hub
Transport Secretary, Chris Grayling who is also the local MP for Epsom and Ewell, took the opportunity this Friday (25 November) to officially open Ewell West station’s latest cycle hub.
Why we are backing the AA's latest drive for motorists to #NeverTextDrive
#NeverTextDrive
A powerful new short film and social media campaign produced by the AA Charitable Trust and a young London-based musician is gaining a lot of attention and support.

Blogs archive

Julie Rand
The All Party Parliamentary Cycling Group discusses women's cycling
After realising there was no mention of gender issues in the APPCG's 'Get Britain Cycling' report, the group decided to invite a selection of speakers, including Cycling UK's Hannah Chivers, along to a meeting to highlight some of the issues specific to encouraging more women to cycle and ways that some of the barriers are being overcome.
TomGuha
What does the Autumn Statement mean for Space for Cycling?
Chancellor Philip Hammond delivered his first (and last) Autumn Statement in the House of Commons on Wednesday (23 November). Infrastructure was the centrepiece – with a £1.1 billion package to be invested in England’s local roads. What does this mean for cycling? Our Space for Cycling campaigner, Tom Guha, investigates.
TomGuha
The Space for Cycling roadshow diary
As Space for Cycling tours the country, our Space for Cycling campaigner, Tom Guha is keeping a diary of all the events around the UK. Next stop, Edinburgh on 26 November!

Case studies archive

Josh brings Big Bike Revival magic to Monty’s
Cycling UK cycling Case Study - Josh Allen
Josh Allen is a keen cyclist and community worker who has volunteered at Monty’s Community Hub since August 2015.
Big Bike Revival helps Tibetan asylum seeker find cycling nirvana
Cycling UK cycling Case Study, Tashi
Cycling has given Tashi a new-found sense of freedom as she waits to hear whether she can stay in this country – a freedom she can never enjoy in her homeland of Tibet.
Teenaged asylum seeker riding high thanks to Big Bike Revival
Cycling UK cycling Case Study, Mohammed
As a 17-year-old asylum seeker from Pakistan, Mohammed couldn’t afford a bike. Today, not only does he own one, he has also learned how to fix it and has trained to become a Ride Leader.

Publications archive

Cycle Magazine, December 2016 / January 2017
In this issue: Touring ideas for 2017; across Finland on a shopper; four panniers compared; urban bikes from Cube and Genesis; a big ride in The New Forest
All the latest news, views and fun from the saddle with our weekly e-news.
CycleClips
All the latest news, fun and views from the saddle in this week's CycleClips

Articles archive

28 November 2016 - 1:47pm
Consultation to our members on our charity's governing documents
Cycling UK Club Run. Credit Joolze Dymond
Our Memorandum and Articles of Association have not been fundamentally reviewed for many years. With our Annual General Meeting (AGM) earlier this year discussing the need for plain English in our governing documents, we are running a consultation ahead of submitting proposed changes at our next AGM in 2017.
24 November 2016 - 2:07pm
How to help drivers see you while cycling at roundabouts, traffic lights, right turns and bends
A cyclist on a roundbout
How can you be more visible to other road users? Adjusting your position on the carriageway can help you see and be seen more easily. Cycling UK's cycle instructor Julie Rand explains how it can make riding your bike in traffic a much more enjoyable experience.
22 November 2016 - 1:25pm
What cycle clothing to wear when it's cold
Cyclists going over a bridge in winter
Don't get cold when you are riding this winter. Cycling journalist and Cycling UK member Matt Lamy explains how to layer up and how to choose the right winter cycle clothing.
 
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