All the latest cycling news from Cycling UK

23 July 2015 - 4:27pm
Taxi for DfT!
Green taxi
As summer begins in Westminster, the Department for Transport announces its support for greener transport options and low emission vehicles just weeks after the Chancellor raised the levy on their use.
21 July 2015 - 4:24pm
A day to remember: East Yorkshire CTC celebrates 90 years
East Yorks CTC set off on their 90th birthday ride
Happy Birthday to them! Nearly 80 riders left the Hessle Rugby Club in three groups to celebrate the 90th Anniversary of East Yorks CTC earlier this month.
17 July 2015 - 4:59pm
CTC's award-winning volunteers 2014
Doreen Lindsey, CTC Volunteer of the Year for Wales
CTC is made up of thousands of volunteers, who give their time to organise rides, campaign to make our roads and trails better and encourage more people to experience the joys of cycling. Every year CTC honours those to make us who we are. Find out more about the 2015 Volunteer of the Year winners.
17 July 2015 - 12:41pm
Could Wales lead the way in off-road access?
Mountain biking in Wales
On Friday 10 July, the Welsh Government launched its consultation 'Improving opportunities to access the outdoors for responsible recreation'.
16 July 2015 - 5:42pm
Prime Minister meets with MPs to talk cycle safety
Prime Minister meets the All Party Parliamentary Cycling Group (photo: APPCG)
David Cameron met with members of the All Party Parliamentary Cycling Group (APPCG) to discuss cycle safety.
15 July 2015 - 10:33am
Book now for the CTC Members' Conference in October
Cyclists riding in the New Forest
As part of our members’ conference, benefitting from the Bicycle Boom (taking place on 10 October, 2015, at the University of Warwick), we're running a choice of six workshops spanning our campaigning, promotion of our local groups and making cycling accessible and welcoming to all.
14 July 2015 - 6:32pm
'Cycling Music' tour raises funds for CDF
Richard Durrant on stage during his Cycling Music tour 2015
CTC's Cyclists' Defence Fund thanks guitarist Richard Durrant for raising funds for the charity and awareness of the support it provides to the UK's cyclists.
11 July 2015 - 8:50pm
The Great Tour comes to Scotland
Cyclists and a bagpiper
Scotland's coastline is stunning and this week riders on The Great Countrywide Tour are in for a real treat. The route never loses sight of the sea, it takes in small fishing villages and the Isle of Arran.
9 July 2015 - 12:20pm
The John Radford Memorial Ride
John Radford
John Radford was a CTC Councillor who tragically lost his life on 5 November 2014 from injuries sustained after being knocked off his bike in July 2013. He was an enthusiastic rider and a passionate advocate for cycling.
8 July 2015 - 3:17pm
CTC's Budget reaction: maintain our roads before building more
Expect Delays. Osborne's Budget. Credit Gary Knight
Reacting to Chancellor George Osborne's tax overhaul announcement in today's Budget, CTC says that it wants to see less emphasis on national road building and more on local road maintenance, while raising questions about the Cycling and Walking Investment Strategy.
2 July 2015 - 1:34pm
You can still sign up to the Great Tour!
Cycling along a beach
As the Tour de France begins in the Netherlands, a large group of cyclists will be leaving Holyhead in Wales to begin the Countrywide Great Tour. It's not too late to sign up to ride part of the spectacular 6,600km route around Britain's coastline.
30 June 2015 - 5:55pm
Regulator bans haulage operators whose driver killed cyclist
Lorry by Michele Solmi via by Creative Commons
Two transport managers responsible for hiring a driver who killed a cyclist by careless driving have had their licences to operate revoked.
25 June 2015 - 9:36am
Free Bikeability courses at Thrive events across England
A girl riding a bike
CTC has teamed up with the Crown Estates as part of a series of summer events called Thrive, designed to make healthy living fun.
24 June 2015 - 8:21pm
Action needed not words after road casualty statistics published
Girl on a bike by Matt Dinnery
The Department for Transport has released new figures today that show vulnerable road users, including cyclists, account for 'disproportionately more casualties than would be expected' in spite of 45% fewer fatalities in 2014 than a decade earlier.
24 June 2015 - 7:58pm
Minister confirms go-ahead for Cycling and Walking Investment Strategy
Cycling and Walking Minister, Robert Goodwill, MP
Transport Minister Robert Goodwill today confirmed that he has given instructions to progress towards formal 'Commencement' of the Cycling and Walking Investment Strategy, paving the way for increased investment in improved cycling conditions.
24 June 2015 - 12:50pm
Patchy picture for local cycling levels, new figures show
London cyclists
New figures just out on local levels of walking and cycling in England last year (2013/14) show not much change over the year before in the proportion of people cycling at least once a month. Some local authorities, however, are witnessing significant increases in cycling rates.
17 June 2015 - 4:01pm
Commuter gripes could be solved by Bike Week
Bike Week 2015 #BikeWeekUK
Our latest YouGov survey found that almost half of Britain’s commuters live within an ‘easily cycle-able’ distance from their workplace (0-5 miles away). If they aren't already enjoying a ride to work, research suggests millions more commuters would feel much better for making the switch to cycling.
16 June 2015 - 12:47pm
Raising funds through film
Funds raised to prosecute driver who hit Michael Mason, pictured
A supporter of the Cyclists' Defence Fund has raised £215.60 for the ‘Justice for Michael’ appeal by showing a screening of the documentary ‘Bikes vs Cars’.
12 June 2015 - 10:40am
What is the Philosophy of Cycling?
Clive Cazeaux
What is cycling? Racing, commuting or mountain biking? Town planning and the environment? Or a state of being? CTC member Clive Cazeaux, Chair of Cardiff CTC and Professor of Aesthetics at Cardiff School of Art and Design, is giving a talk about The Philosophy of Cycling for Bike Week 2015.
10 June 2015 - 6:07pm
Bike Week launched by parliamentary peloton
Bike Week UK MP Bike Ride
The launch of Bike Week, which officially begins this Saturday, is traditionally hosted by the Dutch Embassy in London and coincides with the annual MPs' bike ride to Parliament. Wednesday 10 June was the day, and CTC’s Sam Jones was there to report on events.
 
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