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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
CTC and Sustrans united against "discriminatory" New Forest Charter
CTC New Forest Rally 2014
In the latest stage of developments in the ongoing saga in the New Forest, CTC and Sustrans have shown a united front against the New Forest National Park Authority’s draft Charter.
21 January 2015 - 3:14pm
CTC and Sustrans united against "discriminatory" New Forest Charter
CTC 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).
27 October 2014 - 12:49pm
11-year-old cycles Land's End to John o'Groats - in 11 days!
11-year-old Patrick Kielhmann
During his half-term holiday, 11-year-old CTC member Patrick Kielhmann has cycled from Land's End to John o' Groats in 11 days.
22 October 2014 - 2:22pm
Sheffield's FridayNightRide wins an award
FridayNightRide receive their award
CTC-affiliated campaign group CycleSheffield has been organising a Friday Night Ride once a month for the last six years, since Bike Week in 2008. The unique rides explore the city and the surrounding countryside, with a different theme every time.
4 September 2014 - 1:40pm
Video: How to teach your child to ride a bike
Ida the star of CTC's How to teach a child to ride a bike video
Learning to cycle the Cycling UK way is easy and fun - and teaches skills that will last a lifetime.
28 May 2014 - 11:48am
How to prepare for your first charity cycle ride
Guildford Challenge Ride
If you have signed up for a charity bike ride and are worried about what lies ahead, here's a handy guide to help you achieve your goal.
28 April 2014 - 9:54pm
Family Rides in Reading to contribute to the European Cycling Challenge
Ride logo
Four led rides in Reading aimed at families to get people involved in the European Cycling Challenge 2014.
10 April 2014 - 2:29pm
Get your kids active this summer
Family cycling by Simon Brooke-Webb
As report after report says we are facing an obesity epidemic, many parents are finding it difficult to get their children off the sofa. If you need some ideas check out CTC's range of family-friendly rides and events.
27 March 2014 - 3:46pm
March and April courses and events
Here is the schedule for courses starting soon in Leicester.
19 March 2014 - 4:50pm
Cycle stars needed for short film
Do you want to be part of Leatherhead's newest cycle film? CTC and Prudential RideLondon need your help to shoot a short film with a professional production company, Century TV, who film Prudential RideLondon, The Tour of Britain, Tour Series etc.
10 February 2014 - 6:50pm
Upcoming courses and events from the CTC Cycle Champions Project in Leicester
Get your bike fixed - one of the cycling events in February
Find something free near you* from the list below that includes Rally Park (West End/Tudor Road), Cossington St Sports Centre (Belgrave) and Beaumont Leys & Stocking Farm
31 January 2014 - 11:28am
CTC leads collaboration to get every four-year-old in Glasgow cycling
The team behind Play on Wheels
A new CTC-led project will allow every four-year-old child in Glasgow the opportunity to learn to ride a bike thank to The People's Postcode Lottery
8 January 2014 - 1:40pm
Adult Cycle Training opportunities - January 2014
Adult trainee and instructor
Upcoming cycle training opportunities for adults (16 plus) in Leicester
12 December 2013 - 10:21pm
Free bike safety checks in the Chilterns this winter
Free bike safety checks from Dr Bike
Cycle Chilterns will be running a number of free bike safety check sessions at town markets and train stations across the Chilterns this winter.
4 November 2013 - 4:24pm
Cycling UK's 'Bard on a Bike' helps get Rochdale cycling.
The Larks poem by Development Officer and poet Seamus Kelly
With the 40km Connect2 network well established around Rochdale, Cycling UK’s local Cycling Development Officer Seamus Kelly decided to use poetry to revive interest in cycling along the routes.
1 November 2013 - 11:30am
New section of cycle route for Snowdonia
Cutting the ribbon on the new route
CTC attended the opening last week of a new section of Lôn Gwyrfai, a cycling and walking route linking Caernarfon to Waunfawr. The new section joins Rhyd Ddu to Beddgelert.
11 October 2013 - 12:39pm
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 October 2013 - 12:41pm
Parent and Child Cycle Training in Reading
Learn to cycle as a family on those short journeys
In order to encourage parents and children to cycle together, CTC and Reading Borough Council are offering parent and child cycle training to improve their cycling confidence.
3 October 2013 - 9:59am
Great day for a pump track ride
Shoretrax Fun
On a sunny weekend at the end of September, the inaugural Yorkshire Bicycle Show was held in Leeds. CTC was one of the main sponsors and staff and volunteers from West Yorkshire and National Office turned out with the ever popular Shoretrax Pump track. See just how much fun was had by all!
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