17 July 2013 - 5:34pm
How to recycle your bike
The bike or spares you no longer have a use for could be helping to fuel a local community project that restores bikes, salvages spares and provides a valuable training opportunity.
19 June 2013 - 3:16pm
The Henley-on-Thames 'Short Cycle' Route
A short scenic route from Henley-on-Thames, around some of the more famous scenes in the Chilterns, and back to the riverside town to indulge in one of their finest cafes.
22 April 2013 - 10:00am
Eileen Sheridan was one of the most celebrated cyclist (male or female) in the 1940s and 1950s. Many of the records she set then have not yet been broken, and she is now in her 90th year! She remains a positive force for cycling, and a member of CTC...
15 April 2013 - 12:31pm
Book review: Unsealed, Unclassified Roads
CTC's Offroad Adviser, Colin Palmer, reviews LARA's new guide, 'Unsealed, Unclassified Roads: Their history, status and the effect the Natural Environment & Rural Communities Act 2006' from a cyclists' perspective.
12 April 2013 - 1:53pm
Book review: Rights of Way: Restoring the Record (by Sarah Bucks & Phil Wadey)
Rights of way (ROW) in England & Wales could offer so much more for cyclists and others - but official records don't do it justice. 'Rights of Way: Restoring the Record' reveals how to use evidence to prove or disprove the existence of ROW. Reviewed by Colin Palmer, CTC's Off-road Adviser.
18 March 2013 - 5:23pm
Hand cycling solutions
Unable to pedal with your feet? Hand cycling may be the answer. This guide was originally due to go in Cycle magazine but is only available online now.
4 March 2013 - 4:03pm
How to encourage cycling in parks
Parks offer a lot to cyclists - motor traffic-free riding, green links in towns, a place for children to learn to cycle...and much more. If a park near you isn't persuaded of these benefits and you'd like to get the authorities to re-think - this guide is for you.
22 February 2013 - 3:14pm
RoadHawk Ride HD Bullet Camera review
The RoadHawk Ride seems to have something of a cult following amongst cyclists, especially after extensive use in the BBC’s documentary, the 'War on Britain’s Roads'. After two weeks’ use, this is what I thought...
15 February 2013 - 10:46am
CTC's Campaigns Policy Handbook (2004)
CTC's Policy Handbook (2004) is gradually being superseded by a series of detailed, individual briefings explaining our views on all the topics covered in the original. Where a policy has not been updated and converted into a briefing, the policies stated in the 2004 original still apply.
30 January 2013 - 5:18pm
Winter cycling training tips
Struggling for motivation to ride in the cold and dark this winter? Here are a few tips from Cycling UK's John Storms to keep you going until spring gets here and it's a bit brighter.
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!
11 January 2013 - 11:44am
Sharing paths with walkers: a Code of Conduct for cyclists
In most circumstances, cyclists and walkers are able to co-exist happily when they use the same routes, but mutual respect and consideration are a vital part of this. The Code of Conduct from Sustrans, endorsed by CTC, helps encourage responsible behaviour on shared-use paths.
8 January 2013 - 3:53pm
Insurance for cycle commuters
If you are a cycle commuter, or thinking about becoming one, you might be worried about insurance – for yourself and for your bike. And you might also wonder what happens if someone else is injured by your actions, for example a pedestrian stepping into your path.
8 January 2013 - 1:58pm
Cycling to work for beginners
So you fancy saving money, getting fit and beating the traffic jams by cycling to work – but you're put off by the thought of the risks involved? Well, rest assured, the risks of cycling are about the same as walking per mile travelled – and the greater danger to your health is inactivity.
4 January 2013 - 3:57pm
A guide to cycle lighting regulations
It is illegal to cycle on a public road after dark without lights and reflectors. Exactly which lights and reflectors, where to fit them and when to light up, is defined by the Road Vehicles Lighting Regulations.