Group News

23 August 2016 - 6:57pm
GB star Hannah inspires a new cycling generation through the Big Bike Revival
GB mountain biker and Big Bike Revival supporter Hannah Escott
Hannah Escott has been visiting schools close to her Kidderminster home to teach and inspire youngsters to cycle and give them the benefit of her experience with a series of fun presentations...
16 August 2016 - 1:11pm
Keirin king Kenny joins Hoy on six Olympic golds
Rio 2006 Olympics logo
While Mark Cavendish will be placing a first Olympic medal in his trophy cabinet following silver in the omnium on Monday night, Jason Kenny and his fiancée Laura Trott will have to build a special...
15 August 2016 - 12:50pm
Jak leads rides for homeless as Big Bike Revival sparks a summer of cycling
Kallum Thomas and Jak Davies at Ceracycloan in Stockport
Jak, who has bipolar affective disorder, has been living in temporary accommodation for about three months but has been carrying out voluntary bike maintenance at Ceracyloan and been trained as a...
11 August 2016 - 4:31pm
Learn and Lead - free one-day Ride Leader workshop
A group ride
If you enjoy cycling in a group, and would like to lead rides for your friends, family or people in your community on your favourite route, this workshop is for you...
10 August 2016 - 10:01am
Cyclists' Defence Fund prosecutes driver in Mason case
Michael Mason with his daughter Anna Tatton-Brown
Seventy year old Michael Mason, known as Mick to friends and family, was cycling along Regent Street in London on 25 February 2014 when he was hit from behind by a Nissan Juke vehicle travelling in...
7 August 2016 - 7:37am
Serpentine Pavilion Ride Report - 6th August 2016
We are astounded by the fact that, although the goskyride.com website offers high-sophisticated Customer Relationship Management facilities for free, almost no-one, except Southwark Cyclists uses...
3 August 2016 - 7:18pm
Cycling comedian John is on to a real grinner with his life story!
Comedian and cyclist John Dowie
It’s a question he has often asked himself. But, as his hilarious new book ‘The Freewheeling John Dowie’ reveals, he hasn’t looked back since (except on the regular occasions...
3 August 2016 - 5:38pm
Southampton CTC Annual General Meeting
The AGM will take place on Wednesday 19 October at the Club Room starting at 8.00pm Please attend to help shape the future of Southampton CTC.
2 August 2016 - 5:29pm
Rides Diary August to October 2016
Here is the rides diary for August, September and October. This can also be downloaded as a pdf from the bottom of the home page.
24 July 2016 - 4:18pm
Ace Cafe Ride Report - 24th July 2016
Photo of the group that cycled from the View Tube along the Regent's Canal and Grand Union Canal to the Ace Cafe today.
20 July 2016 - 1:15pm
A summer of cycling through the Big Bike Revival is here!
Big Bike Revival Summer of Cycling TV advert
Cycling UK has teamed up with national media partners ITV to promote the Big Bike Revival to millions of prospective cyclists this summer. A 30 second animated video, developed by creative...
17 July 2016 - 12:16pm
Dunwich Dynamo 2016 - Ride Report
None of the people who I ride with regularly would ever even consider doing a 120 mile overnight ride from Hackney to Dunwich. One would be hard pushed to get them to do a ride longer than 30 miles....
15 July 2016 - 12:01pm
MPs discover wheels can lead to wellbeing as Herne Hill hosts disabled cycling day
Isabelle Clement, Director of Wheels for Wellbeing
Several disabled cyclists attended, among them Alan Mendelsohn, who sustained a serious back injury in action with the Army in Lebanon 33 years ago and then suffered from post-traumatic stress...
11 July 2016 - 10:23pm
Polesden Lacey Ride Report - 10th July 2016
This is Bruce Goode's ride report of Sunday's ride from Dulwich to Poleden Lacey: Thank you Nigel & Mick for leading and "back-markering" this challenging yet thoroughly...
7 July 2016 - 4:12pm
Nick rides to Iran in search of father he has never seen
Nick Shields who is cycling to Iran
The 56-year-old Cycling UK member was adopted as a baby and is English through and through, but the land of his real father’s birth is proving a magnet he can no longer resist. Nick is a larger...
6 July 2016 - 9:46am
Greenford cyclist Frank Cubis dies following Ealing collision
Cyclists in Richmond Park
“Thank you for giving Frank a purpose and passionate hobby for all of these years,” was the message from Frank's son-in-law Colin Bottomley yesterday after 75-year-old Frank...
5 July 2016 - 6:07pm
Elated riders hit the heights as they Gorge themselves on Cheddar!
Get Gorge-ous Cycle Challenge, Cheddar Gorge
On the day the Tour de France got underway in Normandy, these cyclists were staging their own Grand Départ from a village just outside Bristol as they tackled the Get Gorge-ous Cycle Challenge. There...
5 July 2016 - 12:08am
Cyclists in Lambeth
Cyclists in Lambeth on a ride led by Bruce Goode. Disclaimer: Not all the riders were necessarily residents of the London borough of Lambeth. Your browser does not support the video tag.
4 July 2016 - 12:03pm
Hundreds of cyclists take on the Tri-Vets century ride challenge
West Kent Tri-Vets blue group
With events in many parts of Britain, including Stirling, Swansea, Coventry, Teesside, Tyneside, Bristol, Oxford, Chester and North Wales, Alfreton, Surrey, Cumbria, Essex, Oxfordshire,...
2 July 2016 - 10:25pm
Race to give our rides more publicity steps up a gear - 2nd July 2015
Thirteen of us met up at the Burgess Park cafe on a bright Saturday morning, including what is now a strong contingent from north London. We then set off to meet quite a few cyclists from south East...
 
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