Articles

1 July 2015 - 7:45am
Cycling in the heat
Water bottles by Steven Depolo
As temperatures soar this summer, CTC’s Victoria Hazael has some top tips for staying cool on your bike.
15 June 2015 - 4:09pm
Bike Week: cycle to work tactics
Julie and Kay cycling
Warm mornings and long, sunny evenings make the summer an especially enticing season for cycle commuting ... but how do you make sure that your employer will welcome you and your bike?
1 June 2015 - 12:51pm
Buying the right bike for your child
Girl on a bike
Choosing the right children's bike is the first thing you need to do to help your child to learn to cycle and to love cycling. Cycle magazine Editor Dan Joyce and Cycling UK's Victoria Hazael give some impartial advice.
25 May 2015 - 9:50am
Top ten tips for looking after your bike
Big Bike Revival Summer of Cycling. Cycling UK. Credit Joolze Dymond
Taking care of your bike is important, if it doesn't work you won't ride it. That is why this summer Cycling UK's Big Bike Revival is encouraging people to take their bikes out of their sheds and get them back in action. Follow our tips to see how to keep your bike in good working order.
19 May 2015 - 5:18pm
How to stop your bike from being stolen
Two police officers checking a bike
More than 381,000 bicycles are stolen every year in England and Wales alone, so it is really important that you know how to protect your bike. Cycling UK's Victoria Hazael takes a look at what you can do to make it as difficult as possible for a thief to cycle away with your precious steed.
27 March 2015 - 1:26pm
Cycling routes in Berwick
Berwick Cyclist's
Exploring England and Scotland by bicycle in a day couldn't be easier, as Tony Houghton CTC member and founder of CTC group Berwick Cyclists explains in his new booklet 'Five Cycle Rides from Berwick upon Tweed'.
6 March 2015 - 4:29pm
CTC Affiliated Groups' survey 2015
CTC Affiliated Group Survey
With the closing date drawing close don't miss your chance to let us know your thoughts and to win a £50 Wiggle voucher by simply filling out our survey about CTC Affiliated Groups!
6 March 2015 - 12:46pm
How to make your bike fit you
Bike with stars showing the contact points that can be adjusted.
A bike that’s the right size for you will still need some adjustments to make it a comfortable and efficient ride. To fit the bike to you, rather than suffer by fitting yourself to it, you need to change the position of the bike’s contact points relative to one another.
24 February 2015 - 4:01pm
Presentations from CTC Campaign Training in Edinburgh
CTC Scotland Campaigner Training Day
Thanks to everyone who made the Campaigns Training Day on Saturday 21 February 2015 in Edinburgh for the CTC cycle campaigners' workshops.
12 February 2015 - 12:04pm
Presentations from CTC Campaign Training - Southwark, South East
CTC Campaigners Conference - Presentations
Thanks to everyone who made the Campaigns Training Day on Saturday 7th February 2015, hosted by Southwark Council for cycle campaigners of the South East.
27 November 2014 - 4:39pm
Construction company raises cycle safety standards
CEMEX truck with added cycle safety devices
CTC’s Road Safety Campaigner, Rhia Weston, reports on her day at a quarry site operated by CEMEX, a global provider of building and construction materials, learning about the steps the company is taking to improve cycle safety.
6 November 2014 - 3:18pm
Presentations from North Wales campaigns training - Llandudno
North Wales Campaigns Training Day
CTC's North Wales Campaigners Training in Llandudno brought together cyclists from Anglesey, Conwy, Denbighshire, Llanberis, Flintshire, Wrexham as well as Cheshire, the Wirral and beyond. The day looked at the Active Travel (Wales) Act as well as the Space for Cycling and Road Justice campaigns.
21 October 2014 - 4:00pm
Presentations from North West Campaigns Training Day in Manchester
North West Campaigns Training Day
Thanks to Greater Manchester Cycling Campaign and Love Your Bike MCR for their contributions to our Space for Cycling and Road Justice training day on Saturday 18th October.
18 September 2014 - 7:52pm
Presentations from Newcastle Campaigns Training Day
Newcastle Road Justice and Space for Cycling training day
Carlton Reid from Bike Biz, John Thompson from Road Peace and Katja Leyendecker from Newcycling were all contributors at this Space for Cycling and Road Justice training day.
17 September 2014 - 5:08pm
Presentations from CTC Campaign Training Day - Sheffield
Sheffield Campaigns Training Day
All presentations on Space for Cycling, Local Authorities and Road Justice are now available for download.
9 September 2014 - 3:39pm
Watts, Lumens, Candles and Lux
Illustration of the total luminous flux (lumens) emitted by an incandescent bulb
The marketing of bike lights bamboozles us with watts, lumens, candela and lux, but doesn’t explain what they mean. Even when you do know, it doesn’t help much because they each measure different things. But it helps a bit, and with some simple maths, comparisons are possible.
4 September 2014 - 1:40pm
Video: How to teach your child to ride a bike
Ida the star of CTC's How to teach a child to ride a bike video
Learning to cycle the CTC way is easy and fun - and teaches skills that will last a lifetime.
14 July 2014 - 11:16am
Cycling at university - top tips from student cyclists
Jesse on the Dunwich Dynamo
School is just out, but it's not long before 650,000 new students head off for uni this autumn. CTC caught up with two experienced cycling students Stef and Jesse to hear why they go by bike.
17 June 2014 - 3:25pm
Presentations from CTC Campaign Training - Birmingham
David Cox at the Campaigns Training Day in Birmingham
Thanks to everyone who made the Campaigns Training Day on Saturday 14 June 2014 at the Priory Rooms in Birmingham.
28 May 2014 - 11:48am
How to prepare for your first charity cycle ride
Guildford Challenge Ride
If you have signed up for a charity bike ride and are worried about what lies ahead, here's a handy guide to help you achieve your goal.
 
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