Group News

16 September 2016 - 4:44pm
Cycling UK volunteers provide golden cycling moments for Jonathan and Simon
Support worker David Chedgey pedals alongside Jonathan Bone at Alice Holt
For 30 minutes every Thursday morning, Jonathan Bone leaves his wheelchair to enjoy that feeling of freedom that only cycling can bring. Watched by Sue, his mum and full-time carer, and with support...
14 September 2016 - 11:33am
England's travel habits: was 2015 déjà vu for cycling?
The latest annual National Travel Survey (NTS), which is based on travel diaries from around 7,000 households covering about 18,000 people of all ages, reveals that on average individuals...
13 September 2016 - 10:26am
Driver pleads not guilty to causing death of Mick Mason by careless driving in landmark CDF case
Mick Mason and his daughter Anna Tatton-Brown
Ms Purcell pleaded not guilty to the charge, which relates to the death of cyclist Michael Mason (70) in London on 25 February 2014. The case was heard at Westminster by District Judge Kenneth ...
12 September 2016 - 1:51pm
Mark keeps track of progress as ParalympicsGB make it eight cycling golds
Mark Colbourne MBE in Rio
The men’s C1-5 sprint team made it a glorious finale in the Rio Velodrome by winning the last track event in a world-record time. There to commentate on their heroics was Mark, a member of the...
9 September 2016 - 11:08am
Stunt star Matti has fans in a spin at Big Bike Revival event
BMX stunt rider Matti Hemmings
Local charity Monty’s Community Hub hosted the special BMX-themed event, which thrilled young fans.  As well as putting on a show, Matti stayed to teach local kids some tricks, hopefully...
9 September 2016 - 8:22am
Christmas Meal at The Old House at Home
The Christmas Dinner this year will be at The Old House at Home, Romsey. To view the menu and book follow the link below   http://www.cyclinguk.org/event/ride/southampton-ctc-christmas-dinner-0...
6 September 2016 - 9:39am
Magistrates allowed texting driver to keep his licence - and Lee lost his life
Texting driver
Too busy texting to see a cyclist Thirty year old Christopher Gard was sentenced yesterday at Winchester Crown Court for causing the death by dangerous driving of father of two Lee Martin on 12...
5 September 2016 - 4:07pm
Asylum seekers learn new skills through Salvation Army and Big Bike Revival
Salvation Army bike maintenance course
The Salvation Army is supplying reconditioned bikes and delivering practical training and education through cycle maintenance courses. The Recycles programme supplies reconditioned bikes to...
5 September 2016 - 12:41pm
It’s a good moos day for Cycling UK – we’ve got anudder cow!
Charles Rowbotham, Doug Clare and photo of Cycling Moo Kay
The original Cycling Moo Kay was rustled from its grazing spot at the top of Box Hill overnight on Thursday-Friday, 18-19 August. Police launched an investigation but the life-size, fibre-glass...
2 September 2016 - 5:32pm
Big Bike Revival gets Birmingham back in the saddle
Big Bike Revival at Urban Cycles in Birmingham
The Big Bike Revival, the award-winning programme developed by Cycling UK, helps people to bring their bikes back into use by providing bike healthchecks, sharing maintenance knowhow and giving...
30 August 2016 - 1:53pm
Watch out Wiggo! Bradley gladly embraces cycling with a little help from the Big Bike Revival
Sarah Harrington and Bradley Wicks at BBR event in West Clacton
Bradley, who is epileptic and has Global Development Delay (GDD), was among dozens of youngsters who attended the Coppins Fun Day, a Big Bike Revival event organised in conjunction with Inclusion...
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.
 
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