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22 April 2016 - 9:27am
Strong support for cycling investment from Northern Ireland Assembly candidates
Cyclists on their way to Stormont
A third of candidates running for the Stormont Assembly election have endorsed a call for long-term funding for cycling and active travel in Northern Ireland.
5 April 2016 - 12:00am
Will you Vote Bike this May?
Want to see if your candidates support cycling? Then Vote Bike could have the an
In exactly a month’s time on 5 May across the UK, voters will head to the ballot boxes and through Cycling UK’s Vote Bike we’re helping them to identify their pro-cycling candidates.
29 August 2014 - 9:50am
Northern Ireland draft Bicycle Strategy: fine words, but targets and funding still needed
The Strategy aims to make cycling "accessible, attractive, safe and desirable"
The aims of the draft Northern Ireland Bicycle Strategy are generally admirable. However it will need to be followed by a Delivery Plan which sets challenging but achievable targets, and provides serious funding, if the Strategy's "fine words" are to be turned into reality.
29 May 2014 - 9:07am
CTC makes economic case for cycling to Northern Ireland's politicians
The Northern Ireland Assembly, Stormont
Maximise the economic benefits of cycling, CTC tells the Northern Ireland Assembly.
9 May 2014 - 11:33am
Riding the Giro d'Italia route with legend Stephen Roche
The Giant's Causeway in Northern Ireland
Ahead of this weekend's stages of the Giro d'Italia in Northern Ireland, CTC cycle instructor and trainer Tim Edgar sampled the route with Stephen Roche - Ireland's only Giro winner.
17 February 2014 - 4:24pm
The man who wanted to 'Get Northern Ireland Cycling'
Inspirational, charming and truly likeable, Tom McClelland proved how much could really be done in a short space of time. It's up to us now to carry on his amazing work.
7 February 2014 - 1:05pm
Belfast to honour Dunlop and Hume at Giro Celebration
Plaque in Belfast at the Dunlop factory
A minister pledges to make the Belfast start of the Giro "worthy of Italian cycling tradition", while ignoring the city's own extraordinary contribution to cycling history.
7 October 2013 - 4:19pm
Hope for a bike boost in Belfast as Giro d’Italia 2014 route announced
The McClelland family at the 'Titanic' starting point in Belfast
It is the first time this prestigious international event is being held outside continental Europe. The Giro d'Italia 2014 will travel from Belfast to Trieste in 21 stages and route details have just been announced.
30 August 2013 - 12:47pm
Wheelchair Bikes come to Northern Ireland
Kevin O'Donnell with his father at the launch of Bike-ability NI
CTC’s Chief Executive Gordon Seabright has just returned from a visit to Northern Ireland this week where he welcomed the introduction of the first wheelchair bike combos to Londonderry.
28 February 2013 - 12:09pm
Taxis in Belfast bus lanes will endanger cyclists, say campaigners
Protesters gathered to object to allowing more taxis into bus lanes
CTC's Tom McClelland and Barry Flood joined other cycle campaigners in protesting against allowing taxis into bus lanes in Belfast.
21 June 2012 - 10:31am
CTC web chat - your questions answered
CTC’s Chief Exec, Gordon Seabright, and other staff responded to your questions during a live web chat on 21 June. Questions were sent in through Twitter, Facebook and emails. Answers can be found below.
18 June 2012 - 2:15pm
Could Northern Ireland go 20 mph?
20mph could be the default residential speed limit in Northern Ireland
Conall McDevitt MLA has tabled a Private Member's Bill in the Northern Ireland Legislative Assembly which seeks to make 20mph the default speed limit on most residential roads in the 6 counties.
17 May 2012 - 4:20pm
The National Standards in cycle training in Northern Ireland
A group of cycle instructors in Dublin
CTC and Tricycle have teamed up to deliver high quality cycle training in Northern Ireland.
4 May 2011 - 4:13pm
Helmet law in Northern Ireland falls
View from Stormont
Although MLA Pat Ramsey's Private Members' Bill to make wearing helmets compulsory for all cyclists in Northern Ireland passed its second stage in the Northern Ireland Assembly, the Bill has subsequently been dropped following evidence to the Environment Committee from CTC and Sustrans.
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