27 July 2016 - 2:51pm
Lyme disease - what you need to know
Lyme Disease, you may have heard of it, but what do you know of it? Is it relevant to cyclists? “Yes, most definitely.” as Cycling UK is told by Lyme Disease Action (LDA), the national charity set up to provide accurate information about ticks and Lyme disease.
16 January 2013 - 12:45pm
Mountain biking in snow and ice
Snow, ice, grit and slips... CTC's Dan Cook shares his techniques to help you stay upright, build confidence and even enjoy mountain biking in the snow!
28 May 2012 - 12:27pm
Building MTB Bike Skills
Although practise helps a great deal, and there is no substitute for learning techniques on a Cycling UK course, some basic principles will help you gain confidence on single-track, drops and technical trails.
28 May 2012 - 12:24pm
Riding off road can take you to the most fantastic places, whether it be the local woods, or the wild moors. From quiet places to unbelievable scenery.
30 April 2012 - 8:56pm
Enjoy summer cycling conditions now! Benji Haworth and Ed Oxley went to Greece with mountain bikes, while Dave Barter heads to Majorca with his road bike. Read the full article from CTC's Cycle Magazine.
27 April 2012 - 11:05am
The off-road End to End
Cycling from Lands' End to John o'Groats on road is a challenge, but riding it off-road, even more so! The longest off-road route in the UK's a tough ride, but perfectly doable given sufficient training/planning.
18 April 2012 - 3:29pm
Where can I cycle off-road?
Here in the UK we have a comprehensive network of routes and trails available to cyclists to get you out into the countryside. Here we clarrify where you can legally ride off-road.
4 April 2012 - 11:47am
4-wheel downhill off-roading
Four wheeled downhill gravity biking is taking the UK by storm, and Bev Rimmer from the group Rough Riderz tells CTC all about this new hi-octane sport.
22 March 2012 - 4:59pm
Developing new paths for cycling in the countryside
Do you ride - or want to ride - on a particular path, but can't tell whether you're allowed to do so? Does your favourite bridleway suddenly turn into a footpath and you wish it didn't? Do you want to do something about it? Read on...
12 March 2012 - 3:51pm
Support Your Local Bike Shop
Here at CTC, we love supportive and friendly local bike shops. When things go wrong or when you need a bit of advice, local knowledgeable staff are invaluable. See which shops our CTC supporters recommend.
20 February 2012 - 1:33pm
Off-Road Group Riding
Group riding off-road is great – unless someone gets lost… CTC Off-road’s Dan Cook suggests ways to stay together and, at worst, regroup.
20 February 2012 - 1:04pm
In a little over 15 years, purpose-built UK trail centres have transformed mountain biking – and mountain bikes. Outdoor writer Jon Sparks assesses their pros and cons, and wonders how they’ll develop further.
20 February 2012 - 12:59pm
How else would you carry three litres of water, tools, snacks and a spare jacket on your mountain bike? Mike Davis reviews four backpacks
17 February 2012 - 12:20pm
MTB Trail Grading Guide
This is your easy reference guide to the colour-coded grading system used for cross country singletrack trails.