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26 October 2015 - 4:28pm
Prize winner Nicky celebrates her own Big Bike Revival
Prize winner with her new Raleigh bike
Just 24 hours after Nicky Hargreaves' tired old bike was stolen, her husband entered The Big Bike Revival prize draw and ended up winning a brand new Raleigh cycle!
18 September 2015 - 3:07pm
Young cyclists' views welcome!
The Welsh Government wants to hear from young people as they consult on open acc
Following contact from the Welsh Government, CTC is looking to help source children and young people's views on improving opportunities to access the outdoors for responsible recreation. If your young one enjoys the outdoors then read on!
14 September 2015 - 11:13am
World Champ Tracy Moseley gives Trails for Wales full support
World MTB champion Tracy Moseley has come out in support of Trails for Wales (Ph
Top British mountain biker Tracy Moseley has come out in support of CTC and Open MTB’s campaign calling for Trails for Wales.
11 August 2015 - 11:18am
Cycling in South Holland
The Bell family on their first cycle tour together
Cycling UK member Nigel Bell’s wife and son hadn’t been on a cycle tour before, so they went where the bicycle is king: the intensively cycle-networked Netherlands
1 August 2015 - 2:45pm
Book now for the Big Bike Bash 2015
Mountain biking in the New Forest
The Big Bike Bash is back again this August for a weekend of mountain bike family fun at UK Youth's Avon Tyrell Centre in the New Forest.
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.
14 July 2015 - 3:11pm
A guide to going on a bike ride with children
Cyclists in the New Forest
Family bike rides are the perfect way to spend time together. Cycling UK's Victoria Hazael and 'Cycle' magazine editor Dan Joyce share their advice on how to cycle with children.
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.
1 June 2015 - 12:51pm
Buying the right bike for your child
Girl on a bike
Choosing the right children's bike is the first thing you need to do to help your child to learn to cycle and to love cycling. Cycle magazine Editor Dan Joyce and Cycling UK's Victoria Hazael give some impartial advice.
1 June 2015 - 12:00am
Bordeaux to the Mediterranean
Singing, telling stories, and making faces on the journey south
Suddenly a widower, Cycling UK member Simon Smith took his daughters on the family tour they had planned before their world fell apart. This is their journey.
29 May 2015 - 11:32am
Women on Wheels roars back for a second year
CTC Celebrates Women on Wheels in Scotland (credit Gerry Lauzon)
After a successful launch at the Edinburgh Festival of Cycling last year, the trailblazing Women on Wheels programme - a series of women-led cycling events - is back for 2015 and is bigger than ever.
15 May 2015 - 11:55am
Bike Week to get half a million people cycling this June
Bike Week logo
Over half a million people are due to take part in Bike Week (13 – 21 June), the biggest cycling event in the UK. Packed full of activities and helpful tips on how you can make the simple switch to cycling, Bike Week 2015 demonstrates that cycling is a really convenient way to get around.
1 April 2015 - 12:00am
Family cycling adventures in Ecuador
Keeping to traffic-free routes made for relaxed, social riding
Bikepacking is just for macho blokes? Wrong. Cass Gilbert’s photos from a family trip in Ecuador tell a different story.
31 March 2015 - 11:19am
L'Eroica & CTC Heritage Jersey Rider Package
L'Eroica Britannia rider places CTC
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.
24 March 2015 - 11:16am
Electric bikes set to put spring in your step in the Chilterns
Health Rides - great for all ages and abilities
CTC is giving cycling in the Chilterns a boost this spring with electric bikes, a new cycle hire fleet and rides galore packed into a new cycling guide. Sara Randle shines a light on the Cycle Chilterns Bike Hub in Great Missenden.
10 March 2015 - 5:35pm
East Yorkshire CTC's 90th Anniversary Dinner
East Yorkshire CTC prize winners
CTC members and friends celebrated East Yorkshire CTC's 90th Dinner Prize Presentation recently. Group Treasurer Sheila Sampson describes the event.
12 February 2015 - 3:39pm
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.
22 January 2015 - 5:24pm
New blow to hopes of New Forest campaigners and cyclists
CTC New Forest Rally 2014 - cyclists of all ages
Proposals based on sense, safety and compromise rejected for inclusion in the New Forest Cycle Events Organisers' Charter.
21 January 2015 - 4:52pm
Cycling UK and Sustrans united against "discriminatory" New Forest Charter
Cycling UK New Forest Rally 2014
In the latest stage of developments in the ongoing saga in the New Forest, Cycling UK and Sustrans have shown a united front against the New Forest National Park Authority’s draft Charter.
21 January 2015 - 3:14pm
Cycling UK and Sustrans united against "discriminatory" New Forest Charter
Cycling UK New Forest Rally 2014
Cycling organisations have taken a united stance today (Wednesday 21 January 2015) in opposing key aspects of the draft New Forest Cycle Event Organisers' Charter proposed by the New Forest National Park Authority (NFNPA).
 
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