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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.
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.
31 March 2014 - 2:45pm
CTC brings the Tour of Britain to the Chilterns
Slopes in the Chilterns
This September, the world's top cyclists will be racing through the Chilterns largely owing to the work of Sara Randle, CTC Senior Development Officer for the Chilterns Sustainable Gateways Project.
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.
21 November 2013 - 3:08pm
Inaugural CTC Dalby event ‘The Housedale Hustle’ proves popular.
Junior rider tackles the Housedale hill climb photo courtesy of
Having run a wealth of MTB related courses from the CTC Centre of Excellence, the Dalby Bike Barn team were pleased with the response to their first road event in the picturesque Yorkshire forest.
11 November 2013 - 4:17pm
CTC takes key role in 'Cycle Yorkshire' legacy launch
Dean and Russell Downing
Pupils at a Wakefield school have met Yorkshire pro cycling brothers Dean and Russell Downing as part of the launch of 'Cycle Yorkshire'. The organisation has been set up to make the most of welcoming the Tour de France Grand Départ to the county next year.
7 November 2013 - 2:17pm
Triathlon England brings in CTC, the national Cycling Charity to train ride leaders.
CTC's Greg Woodford designed bespoke Club Leader Course for Triathlon England
Triathlon England has chosen CTC, the national cycling charity, to design a training course for volunteer ride leaders.
7 November 2013 - 1:17pm
Triathlon England brings in CTC, the national Cycling Charity to train ride leaders.
Triathlon England has chosen CTC, the national cycling charity to design a training course for volunteer ride leaders.
23 October 2013 - 3:50pm
The countdown begins to the Yorkshire Grand Départ
photo Steve Jones and Leeds Cycling Campaign
The full route for the 2014 Tour de France was today unveiled in Paris with Yorkshire flying the flag for the UK with the Grand Départ 2014.
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.
2 October 2013 - 11:51pm
Pioneering Black Cyclist remembered during Black History Month
Major Taylor racing in Paris 1908
The ‘Major Taylor Century Ride’ takes place in Massachusetts this week. On 6 October, over 100 cyclists will ride up to 100 miles to pay homage to the first African American athlete to achieve World Champion status.
17 September 2013 - 12:40pm
Surrey based cycling charity already looking forward to the NEXT Tour of Britain
The team take part in Tour deFeminin Krasna Lipa stage race in the Czech Republi
As the Tour of Britain arrives in the county, Surrey based cycling charity CTC looks forward to the next big event – the Women's Tour
10 September 2013 - 2:17pm
Team CTC ride the UCI Tour Cycliste Féminin International de l'Ardèche
Team CTC, in their final UCI tour of the 2013 road season, returned from competing in the Tour Cycliste Féminin International de l'Ardèche with smiles, miles and sweat aplenty left on the roads of Southern France.
23 July 2013 - 2:34pm
CTC backs the growing call for a women's Tour de France
Tamina Oliver (left) Photography: David Higgleton
CTC wholeheartedly supports Britain’s former world champion and Olympic medallist Emma Pooley in her campaign for a women’s Tour de France. The charity's Chief Executive Gordon Seabright has added his name to the list now numbering over 71,000.
22 July 2013 - 3:09pm
CTC's Tejesh Mistry says 'Let's build on the success that has already been achieved in cycling'
CTC Development Manager Tejesh Mistry on Sky News
CTC Development Manager Tejesh Mistry was invited to join in the coverage of the Tour de France yesterday as a guest on Sky News to reflect on the impact Tour and Olympic fever has had at grass roots level for cycling.
22 July 2013 - 11:03am
Tour de France Froome victory sure to get more people cycling
Chris Froome
CTC's Chief Executive Gordon Seabright has added the charity's congratulations to the list of those praising Chris Froome's "brilliant" Tour de France victory. Gordon said "The growth in cycling will surely continue following Team Sky's sporting success."
31 May 2013 - 12:06am
Strong Colchester performance sees Team CTC notch first points in the JHTGP tour series
Tamina Oliver racing in Colchester
Team CTC’s Lydia Boylan, Tamina Oliver and Astrid Wingler put on a fine display as the Johnson Health Tech Grand Prix Series entered its second round in Colchester on Thursday afternoon.
21 May 2013 - 11:31am
Double success for Team CTC ahead of televised tour series
Lydia Boylan
Lydia Boylan crossed the line in first place in the South East regional road race championships on Saturday 18th May, whileTracey Fletcher climbed onto the podium with a second place in the East Midlands Regional road race championships the following day.
7 May 2013 - 3:21pm
Top 7 placing for Team CTC in Bedford Bank Holiday Race
Team CTC riders at the start line
Team CTC manager Steve Bailey said: “It was a tough Bank Holiday weekend of racing in all that the weather could throw at us” after the riders' first stage race of the year
22 April 2013 - 10:00am
Eileen Sheridan
Eileen Sheridan on a 12-hour time trial
Eileen Sheridan was one of the most celebrated cyclist (male or female) in the 1940s and 1950s. Many of the records she set then have not yet been broken, and she is now in her 90th year! She remains a positive force for cycling, and a member of CTC...
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