Group News

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...
18 March 2017 - 6:02pm
Belles on Bikes Tayside
Welcome to Belles on Bikes Tayside.  For the latest information on upcoming rides find us on Facebook at:
9 March 2017 - 3:42pm
Cycling UK - Cyclenation Conference 2016
We hosted this event in November 2016, during Sustainable St Albans Week.  Many of the delegates arrived by bike.
9 March 2017 - 11:38am
Crowdsourced funding campaign will make "roads safer"
Paul Tuohy on a close pass mat
Cycling UK today (Thursday, 09 March) called on cyclists across the UK to help make roads safer and put an end to close overtaking of cyclists by drivers, also known as ‘close passes’, as...
8 March 2017 - 4:48pm
Roland's grand day out at CTC South West London's Hilly 50
Steve Winder with Hilly 50 organiser Mike Morley
Thursday’s heavy rain left the 50km road route muddy in places, but riders enjoyed a gloriously bright, sunny morning – and thankfully no repeat of the 2016 snow storm on White Down...
24 February 2017 - 9:24am
Three years on and still waiting for justice for Michael Mason
The scales of justice: Photo Flckr CC; credit James Cridland
"My father’s death still touches every part of our lives and our long drawn out attempts to get some measure of justice remains painful", Michael Mason's daughter, Anna ...
23 February 2017 - 4:26pm
Birmingham cyclists learn maintenance skills from blind bike mechanic
Blind bike mechanic Mike Willis at iCycle in Birmingham
Mike Willis lost his sight completely at the age of 19, having severely damaged his eyes in an accidental clash of heads when he was just seven. Now 50, Mike is a lead mechanic at iCycle, a...
23 February 2017 - 11:37am
Can we do it again in Northern Ireland?
Cyclists pedalling down to Stormont
Last year we saw 74% of candidates responding, with 95% saying of them saying they'd support our call for funding of at least £10 per head. This year we're aiming even higher. Until...
16 February 2017 - 11:37pm
We’ve won! Cycling UK scoops prestigious BikeBiz award
Cycling UK wins BikeBiz award at London Bike Show 2017
Just prior to the Christmas holidays, we happily reported that we were finalists in the BikeBiz Awards 2017, in the category for Cycling Advocacy Achievement. We are very pleased to share the news...
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