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18 February 2016 - 3:46pm
Ride reliably with Essex CTC for 75 miles
SEG's 75
A popular annual cycling event, the 'SEG's 75' takes place in February. It is used by some of the Essex racing community as one of the first 'warm-up' rides of the year, and frequently attracts over 130 riders – despite the weather, which is usually very cold and windy! The ride, organised by Essex CTC, takes place on Sunday 28 February.
11 February 2016 - 3:59pm
Top tips for getting cycling this summer
Colchester cycling group enjoying local scenery by bike
2016 could be another year of British Olympic cycling champions. But this could also be the year that you achieve your own cycling personal best. Here are the four easy steps to getting back on a bike and rediscovering the pleasure of cycling.
25 May 2015 - 8:50am
Top ten tips for looking after your bike
Big Bike Revival Summer of Cycling. Cycling UK. Credit Joolze Dymond
Taking care of your bike is important, if it doesn't work you won't ride it. That is why this summer Cycling UK's Big Bike Revival is encouraging people to take their bikes out of their sheds and get them back in action. Follow our tips to see how to keep your bike in good working order.
12 February 2015 - 2:39pm
Cycling UK helps women in Chelmsford to start cycling
A group of women cycling in Essex
Cycling UK has joined up with Chelmsford City Council to assist more women try cycling through the WoMEn TIME project.
2 July 2014 - 3:55pm
Police officers patrolling on bikes in Colchester
Police get on their bikes in Colchester
Essex Police has introduced a major programme of regular patrols by bicycle in Colchester, in the run up to the Tour de France hitting Essex.
18 October 2013 - 10:38am
Pumptrack and Pumpkins – new cycle track opens in Tiptree on Halloween!
After two years planning, the new pump track at Tiptree in Essex will be opened this half-term by CTC, the national cycling charity (Thursday 31 Oct,11am ).
15 October 2013 - 1:05pm
Want help to look after your bike now it is officially autumn?
People getting close up to the bike in Essex
With Bike Maintenance one of this week's Cycling Weekly top 40 tips to keep you cycling through autumn and winter, there's plenty of courses on offer from CTC.
15 October 2013 - 10:57am
Colchester Cycling
Cyclists using a cycle path in Colchester
Stuck for things to do in Colchester? There are lots of cycle rides, cycling groups and much more going on in Essex.
11 October 2013 - 11:39am
Tiptree turns out to celebrate its new pump track
Colchester Mayor and local youngsters raring to go !
After two years of planning, a new pump track at Tiptree in Essex was opened today by the Mayor and Mayoress of Colchester, Councillors Colin and Laura Sykes. Despite the wet weather there was a fantastic turn out from local youngsters eager to try out the track.
10 June 2013 - 10:38am
Cycling is magic in Maldon!
Cycling in Maldon - a family affair
New weekly cycle rides will be helping hundreds of Maldon residents to re-discover the pleasure of cycling this summer.
7 May 2013 - 12:22pm
Chelmsford Gets Cycling
Ride to Writtle, Chelmsford
Following the great success of last year’s led cycle rides, a series of recreational rides have been organised for Chelmsford throughout the summer
18 April 2013 - 10:42am
Be a part of the Colchester Tour Series
CTC is leading a community ride that will culminate in a BIG, BIG cycle ride on the Tour Series racing circuit on the Colchester High Street.
9 November 2012 - 3:33pm
Want to get cycling in Essex? CTC can help!
Cycling in the sun on Wivenhoe Quay
CTC has already helped 3,000 people get cycling in North Essex - and now we're planning for more in 2013...
26 October 2012 - 1:12pm
The only way is fun! Reaching new riders in Essex
A group of riders in front of the O2 arena in London
CTC’s expanded programme of cycling has reached over 1,000 people in Essex this year, thanks to additional funding from Essex County Council, Anglian Community Enterprise and Colchester Garrison.
26 October 2012 - 11:00am
Bike maintenance classes in Colchester in November
A bike mechanic fixes a bicycle
Do you want to know how to fix a puncture and make minor adjustments to your bike? Doing it yourself can save you both time and money and needn't be difficult. Learn how in a friendly session with other novices.
 
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