Group News

18 May 2017 - 10:39am
Super-fit seniors ride End to End to help Sunflower bloom
Cyclist in Oxford
Next month, however, their motto will not so much be ‘walk the talk’ as ‘ride the rhetoric’! Mark and Clive, both in their 70th year, are Senior Practitioners with The...
15 May 2017 - 9:24am
Alaina chases the sun south on an amazing Arctic to Adriatic adventure
Alaina Beacall
Alaina has already ticked off Land’s End to John O’Groats and the Coast to Coast route on her ‘to do’ list since joining Cycling UK Merseyside last summer.  Now the 28-...
4 May 2017 - 3:01pm
200 women get Onna Bike to celebrate cycling and the Tour de Yorkshire
Onna Bike women's ride in Bradford
On 30 April, about 200 women many of them beginners, rode just under three miles from Lister Park in Bradford to Roberts Park in Saltaire – and their enthusiastic comments afterwards...
26 April 2017 - 9:22pm
Event success Early Season Challenge Ride – Sunday 9th April 2017
Our event is designed as an early season ‘challenge’ or reliability ride. Participants enjoyed especially warm, sunny spring weather to help turn those pedals. 203 cyclists completed...
26 April 2017 - 9:00pm
Smart new group jersey
Two Mills group jersey
Two Mills new jersey has been a few months in the design but members sported it for the first time at our Early Season Challenge Ride held Sunday 9th April, 2017, and the comments were very...
25 April 2017 - 12:50pm
Direct vision standards for lorries one step closer in London
Direct vision lorry
Last week, Cycling UK responded to Transport for London's (TfL) consultation on direct vision standards for lorries in London. Direct vision refers to what the driver can...
19 April 2017 - 6:11pm
Cycling UK mourns the loss of a "cycling crusader"
Bryan Stout
I knew Bryan as a fellow member of my cycling club Catford CC. To say he was a cycling crusader was an understatement. When I started working for Cycling UK, he reminded me of his volunteer...
19 April 2017 - 10:32am
Streetbikes in tandem with Karen to help her amazing fundraising feat
Streetbikes Director Gill Greaves with Karen Brooke
Karen was an avid cyclist before a devastating accident two years ago when she slipped on ice outside her Elland home, near Huddersfield. She was leading her horse who, startled at her fall, kicked...
18 April 2017 - 10:23pm
Space for Cycling and the County Council Elections
STACC is organising a Space for Cycling ride on Saturday 22 April.  County Council candidates have been invited.  Meet at Westminster Lodge (by the cycle stands, natch) for a ride...
14 April 2017 - 7:07pm
Weekly Rides
Informal group attached to Sheffield Cycling UK. Organised rides on Sundays Start Summer 9am Winter 10am (Jan 1st. to March 1st.) from the Cenotaph outside Elmfield Park gates Bennethorpe Doncaster...
12 April 2017 - 12:15pm
Read inspiring Big Bike Revival stories from Scotland
The Big Bike Revival helps bring bikes back into use in Edinburgh
Thanks to funding from Transport Scotland, the Big Bike Revival took place across Scotland in autumn 2016, offering a wide range of events and activities to encourage people to revive...
7 April 2017 - 5:00pm
Welsh local authorities start consulting on future cycle routes
Family walking and cycling in Wales
In January, the City of Cardiff Council launched a consultation calling for public input into a 15-year vision to improve cycling and walking routes across the city, with an integrated network...
6 April 2017 - 11:16am
Cycling UK member retraces poet’s 1913 ride In Pursuit Of Spring
Jon Woodcock is riding In Pursuit Of Spring
Thomas embarked on his journey because he wanted to record the easterly advance of spring across the country, taking photographs and notes along the way. The result of his endeavours was a popular...
4 April 2017 - 1:15pm
School cycle leader Dylan knows his ABC when it comes to C2C
North Halifax Grammar School C2C ride
Dylan is Head of Computing at North Halifax Grammar School in Calderdale, West Yorkshire, and a Cycling UK member who is putting the skills he has learned through our training courses to good use. In...
2 April 2017 - 8:27am
Chiswick House Ride Report - 1st April 2017
Twenty-seven people assembled at Cutty Sark Gardens on a sunny morning for our ride along the Thames to Chiswick House. It felt just as if we were attending a Southwark Healthy Ride, except in...
29 March 2017 - 5:53pm
Sunny Start of Summertime launches our Challenge Ride Series in style
Start of Summertime riders
Cycling UK Stevenage’s superbly-organised Start of Summertime event provided a perfect opener to the series, which features 16 handpicked rides throughout the country and ends back in the...
27 March 2017 - 9:32am
Driver's trial in the Michael Mason case has started
Mick Mason with his daughter Anna
On 14 March 2014 Michael Mason, known to his family as Mick, passed away as a result of the injuries he sustained 19 days earlier in a fatal collision on Regent Street. He was hit from behind by a...
24 March 2017 - 12:23pm
How cycling helps heart attack victims rebuild their lives
Alton Cardiac Rehab group
Alton Cardiac Rehab is a charity dedicated to helping improve the heart health, fitness and wellbeing of individuals with, or at risk of developing, heart disease. It was the first community cardiac...
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