6 January 2017 - 11:47am
The history of Cycle magazine: 1878-1900
Did you know we've been publishing a version of our popular 'Cycle' magazine since 1878! Cycling UK's Historian Dr Sheila Hanlon takes a look back at the earliest editions of the magazine that was sent to members in the 19th century.
14 September 2016 - 9:26am
Who was Jeanie Welford?
Cycling UK welcomed Jeanie Welford, the first female member, in 1880. The club, then known as the Bicycle Touring Club, was one of the first cycling organisations to accept women as full members. Sheila Hanlon, Cycling UK's historian, has been looking through the archives to find out more about Jeanie and how cycling shaped her life.
12 May 2016 - 9:46am
Winged Wheels restored to former glory on The Squirrel and The Wirral
Two magnificent Winged Wheel signs have been restored to their former glory and unveiled for public view – one on The Squirrel, the other on The Wirral. Cycling UK’s Communications and Media Officer Tony Upfold reveals how they were found, donated and lovingly renovated.
11 November 2015 - 10:34am
Lest we forget: CTC, cyclists and war
As the nation fell silent for two minutes to commemorate Armistice Day, CTC remembered the thousands of cyclists who went to war – many never to return.
31 March 2015 - 10:19am
L'Eroica & CTC Heritage Jersey Rider Package
Don't miss your opportunity to cycle back in time at this year's L'Eroica Britannia in Derbyshire's magnificent peaks with Team CTC. There are 25 places available and each rider will receive a CTC heritage jersey.
10 November 2014 - 1:24pm
Lest We Forget: how CTC honours fallen soliders
The Cyclists' War Memorial in Meriden was erected after the First World War and ever since then, CTC members have met every year to remember cyclists who have died as a result of war. This week, the BBC has broadcast a feature about the memorial as part of the World War One at Home series.
6 November 2014 - 11:54am
Lest We Forget: How CTC supported those injured during WW1
This year, one hundred years on, as we remember all those who lost their lives in World War 1, we would like to take some time to reflect on the role cycling and CTC had in the recovery of soldiers that did return home from the battlefields with physical and emotional scars.
29 July 2014 - 2:07pm
Marking the centenary of WW1
The next instalment of our podcast series is brought to you from the Cyclists' War Memorial in Meriden to mark the centenary of the start of WW1. This podcast is dedicated to all those who perished in the Great War.
26 March 2014 - 3:23pm
CTC Podcast: What did cyclists do in World War 1?
CTC members played a vital role in the battlefields of France as part of a cycling battalion. CTC's special free podcast looks at the contribution made by them and other cyclists during the Great War. Several annual CTC events take place to remember them and other fallen cyclists.
8 November 2013 - 4:25pm
We will remember them...
Not only on Remembrance Sunday but also in May 2014, CTC will remember the thousands of cyclists who gave their lives in WW1 and in conflicts since.