Promotion and Encouragement

Ice-cycle by daryl_mitchell
CTC and the AA have joined forces to issue a list of winter guidelines to ensure drivers and cyclists share the road safely during the current cold snap.

 
 
Cycle training at school
Cycle training - 12 Jan 2016 - Campaigning Views
Cycle training is a very effective way to encourage more people of all ages, backgrounds and abilities to cycle. It boosts skills and confidence, particularly in imperfect conditions, and teaches the rules of the road.

 
 
Cycle commuters arriving at work
Doing everything possible to encourage employees to commute by cycle and to cycle for work purposes helps improve the health and productivity of a workforce, lowers the cost of business transport and eases congestion at peak time.

 
 
Reading cycle training for children
CTC is appealing for people to donate children’s bikes after heartless thieves stole 12 cycles used for popular after-school sessions in Reading. The bikes were taken during a break-in at Palmer Park Sports Stadium during the early hours of Tuesday 15 December.

 
 
Fylde Bicycle Belles
Nearly a decade ago, an item appeared in the CTC magazine asking for members to run special events to encourage women to cycle. 'Five Miles to Fabulous' was the name of the initiative and two women were inspired enough by it to organise a ride for their female friends.

 
 
Two riders dressed in festive gear
Swale CTC made the most of the unseasonably weather this week on its annual ​​Christmas Ride yesterday along the north Kent coast. A record 23 riders, many of whom were dressed in festive outfits, attended. Group member Miriam was inspired by the event to write a poem to celebrate.

 
 
Children cycling to school
Cycle-friendly schools and colleges (Cycling UK views) - 30 Nov 2015 - Campaigning Views
Schools and colleges should encourage cycling because it's good both for children and for the local and wider environment.

 
 
Two cyclists riding on a path
Ten common questions about cycling - 8 Oct 2015 - Article
Have you ever been put on the spot by someone who's not very sympathetic to cycling?

 
 
East Yorks CTC set off on their 90th birthday ride
Happy Birthday to them! Nearly 80 riders left the Hessle Rugby Club in three groups to celebrate the 90th Anniversary of East Yorks CTC earlier this month.

 
 
Julie and Kay cycling
Bike Week: cycle to work tactics - 15 Jun 2015 - Article
Warm mornings and long, sunny evenings make the summer an especially enticing season for cycle commuting ... but how do you make sure that your employer will welcome you and your bike?

 
 
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