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10 December 2016 - 4:38pm
Setting off for Malmesbury
Bath Cycle Touring CTC
Setting off for Malmesbury.  Photo by Ellie Dallimore.
8 December 2016 - 10:35am
Cycling UK’s thank you to inclusive cycling centre
Alice Holt Inclusive Cycling volunteers
Alice Holt lent their fleet of adapted cycles to Cycling UK, enabling the national cycling charity to deliver all-inclusive activities in Green Park as part of the RideLondon weekend of cycling at...
30 November 2016 - 3:15pm
From dangle boards to M25 rides – popular cycle campaigners win awards
John Metcalf Julian Daly, award winner Tom Spaven and Roger Geffen
The awards were presented by Julian Daly, cyclist and Leader of St Albans City and District Council, at the Cyclenation-Cycling UK Campaigners Conference in St Albans. Tom Spaven was a founder member...
28 November 2016 - 5:01pm
Cycling UK Grand Draw 2016
2016 grand draw prizes
We would like to thank everyone who took part and for the thousands of pounds that the draw raised which makes a real difference to the work we do to campaign for better cycling facilities, in...
27 November 2016 - 9:57am
Annual Prize Presentation and Skittles Night
Saturday 18th March 2017 7pm for The Soar Bridge Inn, 29 Bridge Street, Barrow upon Soar, Leics LE12 8PN The cost of the evening will be £6-50 including food.Menu choices: (a)...
25 November 2016 - 1:28pm
Transport Secretary shows the importance of cycle-rail in Ewell West
Transport Secretary Rt Hon Chris Grayling MP opens Ewell West cycle hub
Part of a wider South West Trains £3.8m investment which will deliver an additional 1,400 cycling spaces by the end of the year, Ewell West’s cycle hub means the station now enjoys 110...
25 November 2016 - 12:18pm
Kirkpatrick Macmillan Cycle Rally - KM177 26 - 29 MAY 2017
Kirkpatrick Macmillan Cycle Rally  - KM177 26 - 29 May 2017
Latest Update - By Tom Hanley - CTC Dumfries and Galloway - 1 12 16 The 2017 Kirkpatrick Macmillan Rally - KM177 will be held at the Barnsoul Caravan and Camping Park near Shawhead in beautiful...
25 November 2016 - 11:39am
Why we are backing the AA's latest drive for motorists to #NeverTextDrive
Cycling UK has today (25 November) welcomed the AA Charitable Trust's latest #NeverTextDrive campaign. Illustrating how one bad choice permanently alters the lives of a young couple, the 11-...
24 November 2016 - 6:22pm
Worst of the worst … your shocking cycle lane stories
Barriers across High Wycombe cycle lane
In our CycleClips e-newsletter a couple of weeks ago, we ran a short piece about a new book by David Whelan with the none-too-subtle title: ‘Crapper Cycle Lanes – misguided...
23 November 2016 - 6:13pm
Dominic is the prize guy in our off-road survey
York's Dominic Littler with iPad Mini after winning off-road survey prize draw
Nearly 11,500 people took part in the survey, run by Cycling UK and OpenMTB – and Dominic’s name was first out of the hat in the prize draw open to all entrants. The 24-year-old said:...
22 November 2016 - 1:01pm
Jake's bereaved parents seek justice with CDF help
Photo of 12 year old Jake Mitchell
Fatal four vehicle overtake 28 months after their 12 year old son Jake died whilst cycling to Bosworth Water Park, his parents are asking Leicestershire Police to re-consider the case in light of the...
18 November 2016 - 10:49am
Cycling Moo Kay moves to new pastures for £4,500
Cycling Moo Kay in the regal setting of Hampton Court Palace
Superbly painted with Surrey Hills cycling scenes by Dorking artist Charles Rowbotham, Moo Kay was sold for £4,500 and helped raise funds for Cycling UK in the process. The life-size, fibre-...
16 November 2016 - 3:02pm
Moo Kay joins the star-grazers at Hampton Court auction
Charles Rowbotham and Cycling Moo Kay II
Our fund-raising, fibre-glass cow Cycling Moo Kay II is among a bevy of bovine beauties which will go under the hammer at the prestigious Surrey Hills CowParade Gala Auction. Artist Charles Rowbotham...
15 November 2016 - 9:32am
Groundhog day as Gard the texting driver pleads for leniency - again
MInistry of Justice London
I promised to lock my phone up, but please don't lock me up Yesterday the BBC reported that the Court of Appeal had granted 30-year-old Christopher Gard permission to appeal the nine-...
13 November 2016 - 6:16pm
Wells Ride
Went to Wells via Frome today (13th November) on a perfect late Autumn day.
11 November 2016 - 10:45am
Lest we forget – remembering the cyclists who died in battle for their country
Cyclists taking part in the Ride to the Somme 2016 event arrive at The Memorial
So wrote Lance Corporal A.S. for the benefit of his fellow CTC members in an article entitled ‘With the Cyclists in Khaki’ 100 years ago. We don’t know the author’s full name...
7 November 2016 - 8:06pm
Imber Ride
Bath cyclists at Imber.
When permitted we cycle onto Salisbury Plain and the abandoned village of Imber.
3 November 2016 - 4:14pm
Beer and brownies bring Birmingham’s Big Bike Revival to a close
Members of Handsworth Beat the Street Community Cycle Club with Cycling UK’s
The Big Bike Revival is the award-winning programme developed by Cycling UK to get more people out on their bikes and improve their health and well-being. Birmingham embraced the project in a big way...
1 November 2016 - 5:32pm
Woking Station chooses 250 bikes over 2 cars
Cycle Minister Andrew Jones MP opens Woking Station's new cycle hub
While mist was still swirling in Woking Station’s car park this morning, causing delays to the arriving and departing trains, one area which was fog free but rapidly filling was the station...
31 October 2016 - 12:03pm
Emitremmus was an event not to be mist!
Riders at the start of Steveanage CTC's Emitremmus 2016
Despite thick mist all day, the annual ride to ‘Reverse Summertime’ proved a big success as 338 riders headed off into the countryside on various bikes and trikes – having enjoyed...
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