Promotion and Encouragement

Why I love cycling to work - 6 Jun 2016 - Blog
For over a decade Cycling UK's Julie Rand has been cycling to work, she blogs about her choice of route and the highs and lows of being a cycle commuter.

Cycle to work with a colleague - 31 May 2016 - News
When cycling to work, two’s company! With ride to work as the theme of Bike Week 2016, now’s a good time to convince that colleague who has always wanted to cycle in but still has not quite made the leap. Cycling UK's Sam Jones was bike buddy to his colleague Heather Thorpe, and the changes were immediate...

A guide to blogs by cycle campaigners - 26 May 2016 - Article
Cycling UK member Sally Hinchcliffe reads as many cycling blogs as she can, here are her top cycle campaigning blogs from across the UK and the Netherlands.

Spring is in the air for Stevenage and North Herts CTC – with at least one ride being held every day for the next ten days.

It’s Bike Week time again – and we want to make the nation’s annual celebration of cycling bigger and better than ever in 2016!

Lucy Armour, who is partially sighted due to albinism, and her 75-year-old dad David Greenwood braved the late-April freeze to successfully complete their Coast to Coast cycling adventure.

Smarter choices - 28 Apr 2016 - Campaigning Views
Smarter choices - measures, including cycling, that help people find alternatives to driving - can make a huge difference to travel habits.

Pedal on Parliament (POP) is now in its fifth year and there are times when its organisers wonder if it's all worth it. Campaigner, author and organiser Sally Hinchcliffe explains why it is.

With patience, persistence, encouragement – and the right technique – nearly every adult can learn to ride a bike, whatever their age. This video will show you how to get them started.

Francoise Grimshaw will dedicate the toughest bike ride of her life to the memory of her late sister when she pedals up Cheddar Gorge as part of a 50-mile cycling challenge in July. For 75-year-old Jane Hopkins, taking part in the event is more a case of proving that age is no barrier to cycling.

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