6 May 2015 - 4:55pm
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 - 8:26am
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.
29 April 2015 - 12:21pm
Women only rides - why do we need more of them?
Are women-only rides anti-inclusivity and seen as sexist as having a men-only ride? CTC's recent work with TfGM has offered us some insight into this question, and explains why we want help from members to start women-only rides as part of the range of club cycling on offer through member groups.
24 April 2015 - 11:47pm
Will CWIS keep politicians honest?
Can the latest government offering for cycling be the tincture of truth needed to keep our politicians on track? CTC Communications Manager, David Murray, examines the last parliament's efforts towards 25% of trips being made by bike by 2050.
16 April 2015 - 12:19pm
New inclusive cycling group goes from strength to strength
Cycling4All Shropshire is a new inclusive cycling group. With help from Cycling UK, the group has spread its wings and is now flying solo. Cycling UK's Jayne Rodgers explains how the group is choosing a new logo.
10 April 2015 - 2:07pm
Calling all Scottish Cyclists: Let's Pedal on Parliament
What started as a one-off flash ride on the Scottish Parliament is now rapidly becoming an institution and part of the Scottish cycling calendar. Sally Hinchcliffe, one of the founding organisers, explains why this year's ride is just as important as the first.
8 April 2015 - 8:14am
Inhabiting Infrastructure: explaining cycling's complexity
This guest blog post was written by Alan Latham and Peter Wood, researchers from the Departments of Geography at University College London and The Open University. Could their publication 'Inhabiting Infrastructure' influence campaigners’ attempts to explain the need for Space for Cycling?
2 April 2015 - 7:37am
Why Vote Bike?
If a week is a long time in politics, five years must begin to stretch into eternity, thinks campaigner Sam Jones as CTC launches Vote Bike!
29 March 2015 - 10:21pm
CTC Chief Executive's spring update
The clocks have changed and spring is finally here, CTC's Paul Tuohy is celebrating a campaigning victory and is looking ahead to an amazing summer of cycling.
27 March 2015 - 6:10pm
CTC's Sam Jones questions whether we should be concerned as the Government issues five reports on cycling shortly before it is dissolved.
25 March 2015 - 10:07am
We need road crash victims' rights
The insensitive treatment of Michael Mason's grieving family by the Metropolitan Police is representative of the experience of many road crash victims. CTC's Rhia Weston explains the need for the Victims Bill to enshrine the rights of those victimised by road crime.
18 March 2015 - 9:27am
80 years of 30 mph – time for a change
As the 30 mph speed limit celebrates its 80th birthday, CTC Campaigns and Communications Coordinator Sam Jones makes the case for change.
16 March 2015 - 10:30pm
Does the Driving Test need to change?
Over eight decades the Driving Test has undergone many changes but, as we know from bitter experience fighting for justice for cyclists at CTC, a minority of drivers do not understand how to drive safely near cyclists. That is why CTC's Victoria Hazael wants to see a few changes made to the test.
9 March 2015 - 11:14am
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. Cycling UK's Victoria Hazael explains where the law stands on children cycling on the pavement.
6 March 2015 - 11:23am
Girls Go Better by cycle workshop
As part of the Girls Go Better By Cycle programme, CTC and Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) are running a Girls Go Better workshop. CTC's Jayne Rodgers explains more.
26 February 2015 - 10:43am
A unique cycle tour of Manchester's Community Cycle Clubs
CTC is helping to create Community Cycle Clubs across Greater Manchester. As Anna Smith, CTC's Community Cycling Development Officer in the city, takes a unique cycling tour of Manchester, she discovers many hidden gems and the best cafés too.
24 February 2015 - 3:21pm
The benefits of local campaigning
We take a brief look at what local campaigners can do to boost political support for cycling in their area.
23 February 2015 - 1:53pm
Is too much technology a bad thing?
New gear for bikes is coming out all the time but is this smart technology good for cycling wonders CTC Communications volunteer Margaret-Anne Orgill