Promotion and Encouragement

When it comes to changing an inner tube, adjusting a front brake or tweaking the gears, dozens of cyclists in Surrey and Hampshire will now be fixing it themselves…rather than being left in a fix. And that’s all thanks to the bike maintenance sessions organised by CTC Cycling Development Officer Susan Keywood.

 
 
NHS England are looking to cycling in their plans to build 10 'Healthy New Towns'. A promising step - but does it go far enough asks CTC's new campaigner Tom Guha.

 
 
Cycling UK is helping thousands of Glasgow four-year-olds to learn to ride a bike through the popular Play on Pedals project – and it’s been fun all the way.

 
 
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.

 
 
Play on Pedals rains supreme for Senga! - 20 Jan 2016 - 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.

 
 
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.

 
 
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 - 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.

 
 
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.

 
 
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.

 
 
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