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9 September 2017 - 11:37am
Manon Carpenter backs Trails for Wales
Manon Carpenter
Ahead of the UCI MTB World Championships in Cairns, Australia, now retired Welsh world mountain bike champion Manon Carpenter has added her support to Cycling UK’s Trails for Wales campaign in a short video.
23 August 2017 - 11:17am
Lyme disease - what you need to know
Mountain Biker in woodlands Flickr CC, Grant Doig
Lyme Disease, you may have heard of it, but what do you know of it? Is it relevant to cyclists? “Yes, most definitely.” as Cycling UK is told by Lyme Disease Action (LDA), the national charity set up to provide accurate information about ticks and Lyme disease.
23 August 2017 - 10:27am
“Forward thinking Wales on way to making history” says Cycling UK
Two people cycling on Hope Mountain bridleway
Cycling UK calls on public to endorse Welsh proposals to increase cycling access.
27 July 2017 - 4:20pm
Bike test: Vitus Dee 29
Vitus Dee 29 singlespeed mountain bike
Is it possible to have fun off-road on a budget? Cycle magazine editor Dan Joyce finds out with the Vitus Dee 29
22 June 2017 - 5:57pm
Increased Welsh footpath access for cycling “landmark step” says Cycling UK
Trails for Wales rally outside the Senedd, Cardiff in 2015
Cycling UK today (Thursday, 22 June) welcomed the opportunities presented by the Welsh Government’s consultation "Taking forward Wales’ sustainable management of natural resources" calling them “a landmark step towards increasing the opportunities for cycling, health and rural tourism.”
21 May 2017 - 12:56pm
Great rides: The West Highland Way
The West Highland Way
The West Highland Way is a classic mountain bike route. Matthew Wright rode it, plus an off-road coast-to-coast, with CTC Cycling Holidays
18 April 2017 - 2:11pm
UK cycling bodies launch Europe-wide Association of Mountain Bike Guides Licence
Devil's Staircase near Glencoe by Paul Rogers
Cycling UK has joined forces with two leading mountain bike coaching organisations to boost the MTB guides industry across Europe.
29 March 2017 - 3:37pm
My bike: Michael Bonney's Boma 7
Michael Bonney riding his Boma 7
How do you ride off-road when you’re paralysed from the neck down? Cycle industry veteran Michael Bonney was determined to find out
16 February 2017 - 1:00am
First off-road cycling report gives unique insight into UK scene
Four cyclists enjoying some riding off-road
Cycling UK today (Thursday, 16 February) launched its report “Rides of Way: Cycling UK’s Off-Road Report 2017” at the London Bike Show hosted at the ExCeL centre in London.
27 January 2017 - 4:07pm
Unified front shows no conflict in the countryside
Photo from Equibike taken by buba_noi
Cycling UK joined the Ramblers and the British Horse Society to present evidence to the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (EFRA) select committee this week, and shared very much the same message: “Conflict? What conflict?”
23 November 2016 - 7:13pm
Dominic is the prize guy in our off-road survey
York's Dominic Littler with iPad Mini after winning off-road survey prize draw
York’s Dominic Littler has won an iPad Mini after taking part in the first national survey of off-road cycling activity in England and Wales.
18 November 2016 - 10:30am
Rights of Way not fit for purpose finds Off-Road cycling survey
Photo: Flickr CC shirokazan
Cycling UK and Open MTB today (Friday 17 November) issued the preliminary results from their Off-Road survey which found 74% of the participants consider the current rights of way unsuitable for off-road cycling.
9 September 2016 - 12:02am
11 essential things to pack when cycle touring
11 essential bits of kit for your cycle touring
What’s in your bag? Here are Cycling UK’s top 11 things you don't want to leave at home without.
7 September 2016 - 1:20pm
“Copy Scotland” to benefit rural economy
No cycling signin royal park
Cycling UK today reiterated its call for increased access and rights of way to the English countryside. The national cycling charity, in its response to the House of Commons Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (EFRA) Committee inquiry “Rural Tourism in England”, explained rural tourism, currently valued at £17bn a year, would benefit significantly as a result.
24 August 2016 - 5:49pm
State of the nation off-road cycling survey launched
Cyclists off-road on Isle of Wight
Cycling UK and OpenMTB are today (Wednesday, 24 August) launching the first national survey of off-road cycling activity in England and Wales.
26 May 2016 - 9:33am
My favourite ride: Jurassic Coast, Devon
Image from Bikepacking
Cycling journalist Laurence McJannet has embarked on an off-road adventure to bike and wild camp his way along 30 of Britain’s most beautiful off-road trails and ancient trackways. In this exclusive extract from his book 'Bikepacking' he shares a roller coaster of a route along the Jurassic Coast in Devon, close to his family home in Sidmouth where his children first saw the Tour of Great Britain.
11 May 2016 - 11:34am
Scotland's biggest celebration of cycling culture
Edinburgh Festival of Cycling
The Edinburgh Festival of Cycling is returning to Scotland's capital from 9 - 19 June. It will be the biggest celebration of cycling in Scotland and Cycling UK will be hosting events and activities to showcase just how cycling can and is changing people's lives.
1 October 2015 - 4:57pm
Record numbers sign up to support Trails for Wales
Cyclists outside the Senedd in Wales
Top cycling brands are lining up to support CTC, the national cycling charity, and Open MTB’s campaign Trails for Wales.
24 September 2015 - 2:58pm
Young and love the outdoors? Your views count!
One of Trails for Wales' younger supporters (photo: Nigel Pugh)
The Welsh Government is seeking to change how people access and enjoy the countryside. To help out CTC has set up Trails for Wales which is open to all outdoor enthusiasts wherever you live & no matter your age. We've created a simple form you can find below which we’ll send off on your behalf.
23 September 2015 - 4:36pm
Trails for Wales leads to the Senedd
Trails for Wales supporters outside the Senedd
Top cycling bodies are meeting with Welsh Assembly Members to voice their support for CTC, the national cycling charity, and Open MTB’s campaign Trails for Wales, today (23 September 2015) at Roald Dahl Plass just outside the Senedd in Cardiff.
 
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