22 April 2016 - 1:00pm
Shall I pedal thee on a summer's ride?
It's the anniversary of William Shakespeare's birthday on 23 April, and in honour of the day and the bard, one member of Cycling UK staff has borrowed liberally in his love sonnet to cycling...
13 April 2016 - 7:38pm
Stories from the school run
A pop up campaign to highlight the challenges parents in getting their children to school on the UK's roads by bike kicks off this week. Our Head of Development Scotland, Suzanne Forup, is contributing her preschool run film to the campaign.
8 April 2016 - 11:03am
My favourite ride: Abergavenny and the Three Peaks
Cycling journalist and author Jack Thurston shares one of his favourites from his latest book of great rides: ‘Lost Lanes Wales’. This ride, close to Jack’s home, is a deceptively laid-back circuit from Abergavenny, Wales’s self-proclaimed capital of cycling, with an optional sting in the tail.
4 March 2016 - 3:27pm
Ice time for a ride: reading the signs
As the mercury begins to drop, in this guest blog, the Met Office explains what cyclists can look out for when the conditions grow increasingly icy…
3 March 2016 - 1:44pm
Healthy New Towns to Get Britain Cycling?
NHS England are looking to cycling in their plans to build 10 'Healthy New Towns'. A promising step - but does it go far enough asks CTC's new campaigner Tom Guha.
21 December 2015 - 6:06pm
Go on a winter cycling treasure hunt
The Boxing Day walk is a thing of tradition in the UK, but why not spruce it up a bit and make it a little more interesting with a cycle treasure hunt instead?
11 September 2015 - 1:38pm
Why Trails for Wales?
While the supporter base for CTC and Open MTB’s Trails for Wales campaign keeps on growing, some campaigners have questioned why CTC would support such a campaign. Sam Jones, CTC Communications and Campaigns Coordinator explains why.
29 June 2015 - 8:22am
Bikes, belles and babies - new family cycling groups
Two years ago, Suzanne Forup, Cycling UK ’s Assistant Head of Development, wrote about the challenges of getting ‘back on her bike’ with her son, a toddler at the time. Now she is helping to set up family cycling groups and even more Bike Belles groups to encourage more people in Scotland to cycle.
17 June 2015 - 3:25pm
Eroica Britannia: a ride for heroes
This weekend 20-21 June, Bakewell in the Peak District will step back in time as thousands of cyclists with a love for steel and wool take to the hills for the three-day festival of cycling Eroica Britannia. CTC staff and volunteers will be on hand to help out.
22 May 2015 - 10:23am
My favourite ride: Dorset and Wiltshire
As spring turns to summer, CTC is looking to share some of its staff and members' favourite rides. First out of the gates is campaigner Sam Jones, who shares his love for the West Country.
6 May 2015 - 5:55pm
How the Tour made Essex cycling-mad
Forget Yorkshire, God's own country. Forget Boris Bikes - Essex is where it's happening when it comes to cycling says Richard Monk, CTC's local cycling officer.
6 May 2015 - 9:26am
Don't Drive Daddy!
The simplest of joys can mean the difference between a happy child going to school or a real drag during the school run.
9 March 2015 - 12:14pm
Should children cycle on the pavement?
A police officer in Lincolnshire reportedly threatened to confiscate a four-year-old girl's bicycle because she was cycling on the pavement. CTC's Victoria Hazael explains where the law stands on children cycling on the pavement.
16 October 2014 - 8:43pm
Belles on Bikes: cycling, cake and confidence!
Suzanne Forup, CTC’s Assistant Head of Development in Scotland, packed her panniers and headed to the beautiful Perthshire town of Pitlochry for the first Belles on Bikes leader training weekend.
28 August 2014 - 4:26pm
Closed roads bring cyclists together
Bringing a section of Northshore to Ride Leicester’s Sky Ride was a fun way to link up two aspects of the CTC at a great city festival. Five miles of closed roads and the chance to ride through the football stadium attracted families from across the region.