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London Bike Show 2017: 9 things to look out for Blog
Friday, 17 February, 2017 - 15:44
Cycling UK stand at the London Bike Show 2017
If you’re heading to the London Bike Show this weekend, then you’re in for a bit of a treat. Held at the ExCeL centre in East London, there’s something for cyclists in all shapes and forms. Cycling UK’s Sam Jones writes up his highlights… More...
We’ve won! Cycling UK scoops prestigious BikeBiz award News
Thursday, 16 February, 2017 - 22:37
Cycling UK wins BikeBiz award at London Bike Show 2017
The cycling industry's annual awards ceremony was hosted at the ExCeL last night as part of the London Bike Show 2017 – and Cycling UK won one of the prestigious BikeBiz awards. More...
Lessons from Leicester Cycle Magazine
Thursday, 16 February, 2017 - 08:21
Cycling infrastructure in Leicester
The East Midlands city has made big strides in making everyday cycling accessible to everyone. Rob Ainsley cycled around it to discover how. More...
First off-road cycling report gives unique insight into UK scene Press Release
Thursday, 16 February, 2017 - 00:00
Four cyclists enjoying some riding off-road
Cycling UK today (Thursday, 16 February) launched its report “Rides of Way: Cycling UK’s Off-Road Report 2017” at the London Bike Show hosted at the ExCeL centre in London. More...
Going Frome strength to strength on 40th birthday News
Wednesday, 15 February, 2017 - 17:26
CTC Frome members
CTC Frome celebrated its 40th anniversary with a special birthday ride which retraced the route of the club’s very first outing in 1977. More...
Ode to a Bicycle Blog
Tuesday, 14 February, 2017 - 11:50
Pashley Guvnor with Roses
It's Valentine's Day and what better way is there to celebrate your faithful steed than through a poem in praise of your bike? More...
Fletchers Solicitors and Cycling UK stand up for vulnerable road users amidst latest whiplash consultation Press Release
Tuesday, 14 February, 2017 - 11:29
Fletchers Solicitors, specialists in motorcycle accident claims, and Cycling UK have joined forces to stand up for the rights of vulnerable road users, following the Ministry of Justice’s consultation on reforming the ‘whiplash’ claims process. More...
Great Rides: Battling the Birken Cycle Magazine
Monday, 13 February, 2017 - 08:02
Norwegian wood
Each August in Norway, 20,000 mountain bikers ride up to 122km with a figurative royal baby on their backs. Journalist Pat Kinsella joined them. Henry Iddon took photos. More...
Do you do the Dutch Reach? Blog
Friday, 10 February, 2017 - 15:08
Dutch cycling
We all know the Dutch have it pretty sussed when it comes to cycling, but is copying the way they open their car doors going a step too far in our admiration? Campaigns and Communications Coordinator, Sam Jones says not. More...
A guide to cycling on the road with children Article
Friday, 10 February, 2017 - 12:52
A woman cycling with a boy
How can you prepare a child for the demands of cycling on a road? Cycle magazine editor Dan Joyce and Cycling UK's cycle instructor Julie Rand share their advice to help parents to cycle alongside their children safely on a road. More...
Cycling UK's response to the Ministry of Justice consultation on driving offences and penalties Blog
Thursday, 9 February, 2017 - 14:54
Scales of Justice photo
With over 9000 responses to the Government consultation on driving offences and penalties a clear message has been sent - the system needs an overhaul, and just tinkering with it won't do. Here's what Duncan Dollimore, Cycling UK's senior road safety officer has told them they should start with - we'll see if, as the Prime Minister promised on day one in office, this is a government that will listen. More...
Great Rides: A Ride in the Rockies Cycle Magazine
Wednesday, 8 February, 2017 - 13:40
The Canadian Rockies
The scenery of the Canadian Rockies was everything Cycling UK member Lewis Smith hoped for. The summer weather wasn't... More...
Great Rides: South Downs Way Cycle Magazine
Tuesday, 7 February, 2017 - 14:27
South Downs Way
The 100-mile South Downs Way is an ideal mini-adventure with mountain bikes and backpacks, as Tony Upfold discovered. More...
A guide to tag-a-longs or trailer bikes and tow bars Article
Sunday, 5 February, 2017 - 11:07
Roland Add+bike
If your child too heavy for a bike seat or trailer, but cannot manage a longer ride yet, try a tag-a-long (often known as a trailer bike). It's is essentially a child’s bicycle with the front wheel, fork and headset replaced by a long towbar or boom. It fits to the back of an adult’s bike to form an articulated tandem. Cycle magazine editor Dan Joyce and Cycling UK's Victoria Hazael explain the options. More...
Pevensey cyclists celebrate as lorries barred from country lane Press Release
Friday, 3 February, 2017 - 14:37
Rickney Lane, East Sussex
Cycling UK action results in regular HGV movements blocked on national cycle network and walking route. More...
Great rides: Liverpool to Gibraltar Cycle Magazine
Friday, 3 February, 2017 - 14:05
Liverpool to Gibraltar: the hungry riders
Travel writer Steven Primrose-Smith and three companions set off to ride from Liverpool to Gibraltar with a budget of £1 each per day More...
The Play on Pedals evaluation report News
Thursday, 2 February, 2017 - 14:57
Play on Pedals has benefited pre-school children across Glasgow
Play on Pedals has reached the end of its People's Postcode Lottery funding and has a produced an evaluation report to highlight the project’s achievements over the last two and a half years. More...
How to make a 'tube map' cycle network News
Tuesday, 31 January, 2017 - 10:27
The Bath cycle tube map
Want to help your council plan for cycling? Make a tube map that illustrates the quality of your current cycle network and use it to ask for better facilities More...
Unified front shows no conflict in the countryside News
Friday, 27 January, 2017 - 15:07
Photo from Equibike taken by buba_noi
Cycling UK joined the Ramblers and the British Horse Society to present evidence to the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (EFRA) select committee this week, and shared very much the same message: “Conflict? What conflict?” More...
Mayoral hopeful Andy Burnham makes Manchester cycling pledge Press Release
Friday, 27 January, 2017 - 10:19
Labour candidate makes funding commitment to Cycling UK President Jon Snow More...
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