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23 November 2016 - 6:13pm
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 - 9:30am
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.
8 September 2016 - 11:02pm
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 - 12:20pm
“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 - 4:49pm
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 - 8:33am
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 - 10:34am
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 - 3:57pm
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 - 1:58pm
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 - 3:36pm
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.
18 September 2015 - 2:07pm
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 - 10:13am
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.
1 September 2015 - 7:50am
Act now to Make Trails for Wales!
Trails for Wales
The Welsh Government wants to improve the opportunities to access the outdoors. CTC, together with Open MTB and partners, sees this as a chance to open up the Welsh countryside while also putting pressure on England to do likewise – and we need your help!
28 August 2015 - 3:08pm
"Make Wales off-road centre of UK" says cycle coalition
Mountain Bikers in Wales
"Increased off-road access to rural Wales would give a healthy boost to the economy," say CTC and Open MTB.
17 July 2015 - 11:41am
Could Wales lead the way in off-road access?
Mountain biking in Wales
On Friday 10 July, the Welsh Government launched its consultation 'Improving opportunities to access the outdoors for responsible recreation'.
13 May 2014 - 11:08am
Muddy brilliant - the 2014 CTC Devon Dirt is a success!
Mountain bikers in the mud
This year's CTC Devon Dirt on 11 May was a great success, despite poor weather and problems with signage. Over 400 riders of all ages took to the bridleways and tracks of Dartmoor and South Devon to complete the 70km off-road course, according to event organiser Graham Brodie.
11 April 2014 - 4:40pm
Women only Trail Mountain Bike Leader course
Woman riding over a slope on a mountain bike
Cycling UK is running a women-only Trail Leader Award course at Young Bristol in June, so here's your chance to get on the right course, with the right Trainer - Sally Berry - and enjoy it from start to finish!
13 February 2014 - 9:38pm
South West cycling advocates' network-building workshop
A map of South West England
Are you campaigning for cycling in the South West and want to find out how to translate your ideas into reality? If so, join us at our cycling advocates' network-building workshop in Plymouth on 15 March.
31 January 2014 - 10:26am
Xcalibre off-road - EVENT POSTPONED until 2015
An off-road rider on a descent
CTC is pleased to announce our partnership with Xcalibre, Britain’s first ever televised off-road tour, which runs 16-23 August 2014 across seven stages and three venues. Unfortunately this event has been POSTPONED until 2015 - keep an eye on the the Xcalibre website for more details.
16 December 2013 - 12:37pm
Public Inquiry Threatens Completion of 100 mile Coast-to-Coast Cycle Trail
Plym Valley Cycle Trail
Vocal opposition from a small number of local protesters threatens to derail plans to complete the National Cycle Network Route 27 Coast-to-Coast trail between Plymouth and Ilfracombe.
 
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