Cycling UK Case Studies

3 May 2016 - 9:28am
How sessions at Edinburgh ABC have helped Alex
CTC cycling Case Study
Alex Cullis is a 19 year old who has been attending Edinburgh ABC bike sessions regularly since October 2015. Alex has autism and learning disabilities and has made great progress using the side-by-side trike.
22 March 2016 - 3:44pm
Mandy’s on a two-wheeled road to recovery
CTC cycling Case Study - Mandy Coxon
Back in the dark days, Mandy Coxon had to make a determined effort to remain standing behind the safety line on the station platform as her train came in after work. She would often sit in a corner and cry when she got home, just thankful to have made it through another day.
26 February 2016 - 1:00am
From stress to inner strength - how cycling changed Mave’s life
Cycling UK Case Study - Mave Sharman
Mave Sharman started cycling again after suffering work-related stress – but she admits she still had major barriers to overcome.
8 February 2016 - 4:44pm
Happy Hannah laps up Cycling UK cycle sessions
Cycling UK Case Study - Hannah Pool
Hannah Pool smiles excitedly as she puts on her cycle helmet and elbow pads. “Just getting kitted out,” she says before getting on her bike to take to the track at the Palmer Park Sports Stadium in Reading.
20 January 2016 - 1:31pm
Play on Pedals rains supreme for Senga!
CTC cycling Case Study
Play on Pedals has gone down a storm with Senga Laurie...literally! Heavy rain left her drenched when she attended the Play on Pedals Instructor training on behalf of her nursery Langa Street, in the Maryhill/Cadder area of Glasgow.
18 January 2016 - 6:26pm
Anne’s Glass is full thanks to Play on Pedals
CTC cycling Case Study Drumchapel Play on Pedals
Anne Glass is making it possible for under-fives in Glasgow to learn how to ride a bike through her trailblazing work with Play on Pedals.
29 September 2015 - 2:30pm
Tony’s story – getting a mountain biking job
Bike Club participant Tony Burns
Tony gained skills and confidence through being part of Bike Club and now he has found a job doing what he loves – cycling.
22 July 2015 - 3:14pm
Video: Join the Inclusive Cycling Network
Cycling UK Case Study
Cycling UK teamed up with Cycling Projects to promote the largest network of inclusive cycling centres. The centres provide thousands of people with the opportunity to experience cycling whatever their ability.
12 May 2015 - 1:39pm
The Henstones – keeping fit and active as a family
Girl riding a trike
Getting out and being active was a challenge for the Henstone family. All six children have disabilities, so finding something that is suitable isn't easy. Thanks to Cycling4All Shropshire, the family has found a new love for cycling.
15 February 2015 - 4:18pm
Richard's story - renewed confidence outdoors
Richard on a mountain trike out on location
Richard's mobility gradually decreased after he was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. However, since finding Experience Community mountain trike group, Richard is able to go out for rides with others and rediscover the outdoors.
26 January 2015 - 2:00pm
Diana's story - respite for mum
Diana on a bike
Diana was a reluctant cyclist when she first arrived at one of Trailnet’s introductory inclusive cycling sessions. Now, over two years later she is confidently using a bicycle and is one of the centre’s most regular and enthusiastic riders.
19 January 2015 - 12:18pm
Neil’s story – an award winning volunteer
Volunteer, Neil, at the inclusive cycling centre
Neil has been volunteering at Give it a Spin Live!@New Scene in Cheshire for many years and feels that helping at the centre has helped to boost his confidence and to keep him physically active.
8 January 2015 - 11:23am
Lewis's Story - how Bike Club helped
Lewis Balsillie
Through funding and support from Bike Club, Lewis Balsillie has grown and developed from a teenager who went along to a school club to a young leader and peer mentor.
8 January 2015 - 9:49am
Jasuben's story - Learning to ride at 65
Group cycling session in action
Jasuben had been wanting to join her husband on family rides for many years but had never had the opportunity to learn to cycle until she heard of some adult cycle sessions run through CTC's Cycle Champions project in Leicester. Now, she's not only cycling but she's gained lots of confidence too.
11 December 2014 - 4:26pm
Pat's story - Getting back on a bike after 65 years!
Pat Lemon, Plymouth
Pat Lemon's interest in cycling was sparked when she read about another female cyclist in local newsletter. The problem was, she hadn't cycled in sixty-five years! Now, with the help of Cycling UK cycle training, she is back on her bike.
5 December 2014 - 9:00am
Peter's story - Volunteering for a decade
Peter, senior volunteer at Alice Holt inclusive cycling
Peter loves cycling and has been only too happy to volunteer at the Alice Holt inclusive cycling centre for the last ten years. Volunteering at the sessions makes Peter happy and keeps him fit and active.
18 November 2014 - 12:32pm
Helping Care Homes - cycling in a safe environment
Cyclist on a trike
Cycling at inclusive cycling centre Wheels for All – Get Cycling in Sefton gives the riders from Brook Lea Care Home the chance to keep fit and gain independence within a safe environment.
17 November 2014 - 5:58pm
Inspiring adults with learning disabilities in Leeds
Two riders on a tandem quad bike
Care homes run through Leeds City Council bring their clients cycling to give them better access to activities within the community. Cycling not only helps to keep them fit but it also helps them to relax if they've had a difficult time.
14 November 2014 - 12:26pm
Portsmouth - A City to Share
CTC cycling Case Study
In response to a challenge from the Leader of Portsmouth City Council Cllr Donna Jones, Portsmouth Cycle Forum has just launched 'A City to Share', its strategy to put safe cycling at the heart of Portsmouth’s transport policy.
10 November 2014 - 12:06pm
Deb's story - patient to cycle instructor
CTC cycling Case Study
Two knee operations put a temporary end to Deb Garbutt’s ability to cycle, until she joined a Wheels for Wellbeing session. Now, she’s not only cycling again but she’s a qualified cycle instructor too!
 
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