17 August 2015 - 9:28am
Cycling uphill is considerably harder than riding on the flat, but most cyclists can’t help themselves. Dave Barter wonders what makes us cycle up steep climbs and meets cyclists who are fast uphills.
11 August 2015 - 11:18am
Cycling in South Holland
CTC member Nigel Bell’s wife and son hadn’t been on a cycle tour before, so they went where the bicycle is king: the
intensively cycle-networked Netherlands
14 July 2015 - 3:11pm
A guide to going on a bike ride with children
Family bike rides are the perfect way to spend time together. Cycling UK's Victoria Hazael and 'Cycle' magazine editor Dan Joyce share their advice on how to cycle with children.
2 July 2015 - 11:22am
How to buy a secondhand bike
Are you looking for a new bike, but your budget is slim? Robin Eveleigh from Drover Cycles shares his tips for buying a secondhand bike and avoiding buying a stolen bike.
1 July 2015 - 7:45am
Cycling in the heat
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
27 November 2014 - 4:39pm
Construction company raises cycle safety standards
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
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.
9 September 2014 - 3:39pm
Watts, Lumens, Candles and Lux
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.