All the latest cycling news from Cycling UK

25 January 2017 - 12:38pm
Play on Pedals celebrates end of project, having enabled 7,148 children in Glasgow to ride a bike
The Play on Pedals Partnership celebrates the project's success
Play on Pedals, a project funded to enable every pre-school child in Glasgow to learn to ride a bike, marked the end of its current funding on Thursday at a celebratory event at the Glasgow Bike Station.
23 January 2017 - 1:40pm
Cycling UK announces its new Chair and Vice Chair
Dan Howard
Cycling UK's Board of 12 Trustees elected Dan Howard as Chair of Cycling UK and Jaki Lowe as Vice Chair, at the Cycling UK Board meeting on Saturday 21 January 2016.
19 January 2017 - 6:20pm
Outlook is Foggy and Grey for David’s charity ride!
World Superbike legend Carl Fogarty and Cycling UK member David Davenport
Cycling UK member David Davenport will have the backing of two sporting legends with very different backgrounds when he embarks on a 1,100-mile charity bike ride in May.
19 January 2017 - 1:05pm
The Cycling Action Plan for Scotland – three wins out of four isn’t bad
Cyclists with child on a bike
As the Scottish Government publishes the third version of the Cycling Action Plan for Scotland this week, Cycling UK sifts through the detail to see what the plans to reach 10% of everyday journeys by cycle within the next four years entails.
11 January 2017 - 5:22pm
Pull the udder one … police find our stolen Cycling Moo Kay!
Surrey police after recovering the stolen Cycling Moo Kay
Here’s the moos-flash we never thought we’d hear. Cycling Moo Kay has been found alive and well, five months after being stolen from the top of Box Hill!
11 January 2017 - 12:27pm
6,000 say don't make innocent victims pay
Road victims are real victims
Ask yourself, "Who is cheating who?" Is it the pedestrian or cyclist who just wants fair compensation when they're hit by a careless driver, or is someone trying to cheat them out of what's right, and fair? 6,000 of you agreed with us, and have told the government that road victims are real victims who shouldn't have their pockets picked to profit insurers.
21 December 2016 - 6:57pm
Christmas cargo bikes meet elf and safety standards!
Southampton Xmas cargo bikes ride
Southampton Cargo Bikes got into the seasonal spirit this week with Christmas-themed fancy dress and decorated bikes for a festive ride into the centre of Southampton, supported by Cycling UK and My Journey Southampton, the travel awareness campaign by Southampton City Council.
21 December 2016 - 6:38pm
Cold Christmas proves a real winter warmer
Stevenage CTC at Cold Christmas
Cold Christmas did not quite live up to its name as Stevenage CTC got their festive cycling programme underway at the weekend.
21 December 2016 - 2:11pm
Sunday Times told: apologise for "inflammatory and dangerous" anti-cycling article
Cyclist following a car dooring incident in London (October 2016)
Cycling UK demands retraction after columnist Rod Liddle supports ‘car dooring’
20 December 2016 - 1:00am
Play on Pedals enables over 7,000 pre-school children in Glasgow to ride a bike
Child learning to ride a bike
Play on Pedals, a project that is enabling every pre-school child in Glasgow to learn to ride a bike, celebrated a milestone this week by reaching over 7,000 children with this important life skill.
16 December 2016 - 1:16pm
Cycling UK statement on Transport Secretary "car dooring" of cyclist
Transport Secretary Chris Grayling after a car dooring incident with a cyclist
Cycling UK's today (Friday 16 December) reacted to the news of the car dooring incident involving Transport Secretary, Chris Grayling MP and cyclist Jaiqi Liu, touching upon the criminal and civil legal implications of the incident, and how it highlights the need for national design standards to create Space for Cycling.
15 December 2016 - 11:07am
Cheating victims - a sledgehammer to cyclists' compensation
Cyclist knocked off their bike by a car
Hit by a car whilst cycling or crossing the road - snapped collarbone - forget fair compensation - the Ministry of Injustice thinks you're a whiplash fraudster! Cycling UK, RoadPeace and Living Streets value road crash victims - and that's why we've launched our "Road victims are real victims" action today. Take part now!
14 December 2016 - 12:55pm
"Use Clean Air Zones to fund sustainable travel" says Cycling UK
London smog
Cycling UK calls for the Government’s Clean Air Zones to pay for the promotion and development of sustainable and active travel
14 December 2016 - 12:46pm
Cycling UK helps women from deprived Birmingham communities
Handsworth Beat the Street CCC
Cycling UK has helped dozens of Birmingham women from hard-to-reach communities to become healthier and happier this year by getting on their bikes.
8 December 2016 - 11:35am
Cycling UK’s thank you to inclusive cycling centre
Alice Holt Inclusive Cycling volunteers
Cycling UK has made a £200 donation to Alice Holt Inclusive Cycling as a thank you for helping over 300 people try out adapted cycles at RideLondon 2016.
5 December 2016 - 6:04pm
Whiplash claim plans cause backlash from cycling community
Credit Caroline FlickrCC
Plans to reform the claims process used by motorists seeking compensation for whiplash injuries are set to leave cyclists and pedestrians with legal bills if they need to make a claim that’s under £5,000.
5 December 2016 - 12:14am
Government’s motoring offences review falls short of what’s needed to truly tackle driving standards
Ministry of Justice Motoring Offences and Sentencing Review
Cycling UK expresses both relief and dismay at the Government’s long-awaited review of road traffic offences and penalties.
30 November 2016 - 4:15pm
From dangle boards to M25 rides – popular cycle campaigners win awards
John Metcalf Julian Daly, award winner Tom Spaven and Roger Geffen
St Albans cycle campaigners Tom Spaven and Doug Nevell have been rewarded for their outstanding work with Cycling UK Certificates of Merit.
29 November 2016 - 11:24pm
Distracted texting drivers must be targeted say the AA and Cycling UK
TextDriving Credit LordJim Flickr CC
Driving disqualifications must be made the norm for new drivers and repeat offenders to end the mobile madness, say The AA and Cycling UK ahead of a Westminster Hall debate on road safety.
28 November 2016 - 6:01pm
Cycling UK Grand Draw 2016
2016 grand draw prizes
The 2016 Cycling UK Grand Draw drawn on 28th November attracted 1,000s of entries and raised £1,000s - were you a winner?
 
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