11 November 2014 - 11:16am
What a difference a mayor makes!
It’s so great to be involved with a good, confident campaign group, says Leicester campaigner Elizabeth Barner.
7 November 2014 - 1:10pm
The BBC – cycling’s friend or foe?
This week, BBC Breakfast ran its series 'Cycling - The Road Ahead'. CTC questions its worth and whether more harm than good was done.
6 November 2014 - 3:39pm
Wheels for All - Get Cycling in Sefton celebrates
Wheels for All - Get Cycling in Sefton at the Litherland centre has been running for 10 years, so CTC's Inclusive Cycling Officer Jayne Rodgers went along to their party to meet some of the people who have been helped to cycle.
6 November 2014 - 1:11pm
Fairness, and everyday cycling for people with additional needs
Thanks to Katja Leyendecker, I recently became aware of the 2011 report produced by the Sustainable Development Commission and what is has to say on the subject of children, older people and those with additional needs with regard to access to cycling,
31 October 2014 - 5:52pm
Should the Prime Minister Get Britain Cycling?
CTC's campaigns and communications co-ordinator Sam Jones discusses whether the latest Governmental response on cycling is further evidence of cycling's need for strong political leadership
31 October 2014 - 11:07am
CTC Tour: Wine Roads of Tuscany
It was not until we were in Tuscany, cycling amongst the vines on the crushed white limestone of a strada bianca, that I realised the double meaning of this tour’s appellation.
28 October 2014 - 3:40pm
Meet CTC's 'Team Scotland'
CTC's Assistant Head of Development in Scotland, Suzanne Forup, introduces her small but perfectly formed team. You can meet them all at the CTC Scotland AGM and Gathering on 22 November in Edinburgh, where they will be talking about their projects alongside campaigners from CTC Scotland.
20 October 2014 - 9:00am
New evidence highlights the value of cycling to health
Robin Lovelace (Leeds Uni), together with James Woodcock (Cambridge Uni), at the request of CTC, put together a report demonstrating the value of cycling in health terms alone. Here he explains the importance for such research.
16 October 2014 - 7:43pm
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.
14 October 2014 - 10:52am
CTC’s Sam Jones considers what a day in the life of a cyclist might be like by 2020 - IF the Government had committed to Funding4Cycling in 2014, AND had been investing at least £10 per head annually for the previous five years.
3 October 2014 - 10:04am
A bicycle made for two!
There are many wonderful projects in our Inclusive Cycling Network that have adapted bikes that people with disabilities or additional needs can ride, but Charlotte's Tandems is different.
30 September 2014 - 3:32pm
Birmingham councillors backing cycling
As the Conservative Party Conference winds to a close Birmingham councillors came out in force to demonstrate their support for cycling.
26 September 2014 - 7:33am
10 must see things at the Cycle Show 2014
If you're heading to Birmhingham this weekend for the Cycle Show there's certainly a lot to see. Here are our suggestions of some of things you really should check out while you're there.
25 September 2014 - 4:42pm
Is UK cycling at a turning point?
CTC's newly-appointed Campaigns and Communications co-ordinator Sam Jones considers whether attitudes to cycling are changing.
18 September 2014 - 9:02am
Inspired by Space for Cycling
Emma Metcalfe was a relatively new cyclist when she got involved with Space for Cycling, a campaign co-ordinated by CTC. She attended the training day and is spear-heading an inspiring campaign in Sheffield.
15 September 2014 - 2:48pm
Caroline's time to shine (again!)
Following her introduction to cycling some five years ago, CTC member Caroline Waugh has beome a champion for inclusive cycling in South Yorkshire and beyond. She was recently nominated for a Service to Disability Sport award.
12 September 2014 - 7:32am
Dazzling bike lights
Time was, when the suggestion that a bike lamp could be too bright would have been laughable. How times change. CTC's Chris Juden explains that thanks to developments in LEDs and rechargeable batteries, our dim and unreliable ‘bobby dodgers’ have become bobby dazzlers!
10 September 2014 - 1:53pm
Biking without boundaries
Cycling is an activity which, as a rule, relies on you being able to see where you're going,so you might think that having a visual impairment would rule you out of taking part. But we all know that rules are there to be broken and, with a bit of help, pretty much anyone can cycle.
4 September 2014 - 6:57pm
Backing for Boris's 'Crossrail for Bikes'
Boris Johnson's plans for two iconic cycle routes through Central London may not be perfect, but their sheer boldness deserves our overall support.