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3 December 2013 - 7:05pm
Fort William World Cup 7-8 June 2014 - Early Bird Tickets
Big Air at Fort William World Cup
If you've been before, you know exactly why this event in the Highlands has won the best World Cup award a record-breaking nine times.
26 November 2013 - 2:59pm
Access to MoD land for cyclists - the big picture
MOD Access Signage
Surrey and Hampshire cyclists are finding that the MoD (Ministry of Defence) are increasingly restricting access to their land for cyclists (and also making life much harder for horseriders and walkers). Is this happening in other parts of the country?
18 October 2013 - 10:38am
Pumptrack and Pumpkins – new cycle track opens in Tiptree on Halloween!
After two years planning, the new pump track at Tiptree in Essex will be opened this half-term by CTC, the national cycling charity (Thursday 31 Oct,11am ).
4 October 2013 - 11:35am
13 year old Ed wins DMR Wrath Bike Mountain Bike with his design chosen by Pro rider Olly Wilkins.
The CTC and DMR competition to win the ultimate pump track bike has been won by 13 year old Ed Bartley from Bristol. DMR team rider Olly Wilkins judged the competition this week after the prize was showcased on the CTC stand at the NEC Cycle Show last week.
24 September 2013 - 8:57am
Night riding: skills, tips and tricks for mtb riders and leaders
CTC Instructor Trainer dropping in during the hours of darkness
It happens every year, yet virtually everyone seems to get caught out by it. The September equinox indicates the fastest point of shortening days in the year. So within a handful of weeks, you go from wearing shorts and beautiful light evenings, through sunsets to setting out in the dark.
6 September 2013 - 4:43pm
Aston Hill Pumptrack Off to a Flying Start
4yr Old Frankie Morehouse was the first rider on Aston Hill's new Pumptrack
Aston Hill Bike Park celebrated 16 years as one of the South’s Premier Mountain Bike destinations with a day’s racing on the Parks infamous Black Run Downhill and the opening of a new Pumptrack funded by Cycle Chilterns.
21 August 2013 - 10:48am
A busy end to summer in the Chilterns
Riders enjoying Shoretrax at Oxford & Thame Show
There are events, events and more events coming up over the next couple of months and Cycle Chilterns will be supporting lots of them!
21 August 2013 - 8:54am
Family cycling at Ashridge Estate
Family cycling on Ashridge Estate
For a fun outing for all the family, explore the beautiful Ashridge Estate in the Chilterns.
13 August 2013 - 11:23am
Can you design a pump track? CTC's latest competition needs your ideas
Rider on a pump track
CTC MTB has teamed up with Urban Design Specialists DHUD, DMR Bikes and the Cycle Show, the UK’s number one cycling exhibition to capture your ideas and potential opportunities for the development of a pump track project.
22 July 2013 - 1:44pm
Blazing Saddles for Cycle Chilterns at Oxfordshire County and Thame Show
Riders of all ages enjoyed riding on the Shoretrax
The one day Oxfordshire County and Thame Show sizzled away under bright blue skies as the temperature climbed into the 30s. A great excuse for a day out and a busy show meant lots of visitors coming to find out more about Cycle Chilterns and have a go on the Shoretrax Portable Timber Trail.
1 July 2013 - 2:28pm
The Big Bike Bash 2013
The Big Bike Bash
The Big Bike Bash 2013 will be held at UK Youth's Avon Tyrrell activity centre in the New Forest in August 24-26.
13 June 2013 - 9:56am
Tidworth Freeride takes off this weekend
Tidworth Freeride takes off this weekend
Seven years of dedication, persistence and hard work by a group of mountain bikers and volunteers results this weekend in the opening of the Tidworth Freeride Bike Park in Wiltshire (Saturday 15 June).
13 June 2013 - 9:19am
Innerleithen Uplift: On Track and Gaining Speed
The Innerleithen Uplift project has been in the pipeline for a while now, and, like all of these projects, there are many unforeseen challenges and hurdles. The guys at AimUp have their eyes set on a big prize though, and the Tweed Love Bike Festival was a good time to catch up on progress.
11 June 2013 - 3:30pm
Cycle Chilterns attend the Herts County Show
A rider on the Shoretrax mtb trail
The sunshine brought out the crowds, with 35,000 people attending over two days. For Cycle Chilterns, the busy show was the perfect opportunity to speak about cycling in the Chilterns.
11 June 2013 - 1:10pm
Tidworth Freeride takes off this weekend
Tidworth Bike Park map
Seven years of dedication, persistence and hard work by a group of mountain bikers and volunteers results this weekend in the opening of the Tidworth Freeride Bike Park in Wiltshire (Saturday 15 June 2013).
3 June 2013 - 3:50pm
Legends Of Mountain Biking Headed to Selkirk
The 2013 British MTB Marathon Championships, The Selkirk MTB Marathon and a cycling street party in Selkirk. On Saturday 8 June up to 100 elite cross country mountain bike racers from throughout the UK descended on Selkirk in the Scottish Borders for the 2013 British MTB Marathon Championships.
3 June 2013 - 3:37pm
Privateer Beastway MTB Series 2013
Beastway Racing
The Privateer Beastway mountain bike race series, one of the longest running in the UK, re-launched on Wednesday 29th May at Redbridge Cycling Centre in Essex. The iconic grass roots series will run every Wednesday evening for eight weeks.
1 March 2013 - 6:00pm
The Endurance Series 2013
Two Endurance Cross-Country Racers in the open countryside
Once again, The Endurance Series will combine six well known mountain bike events, spanning a range of distances and durations, to produce the ultimate Mountain Bike Endurance Champions.
13 February 2013 - 10:20am
Mini Enduro Round 1: Haldon Forest Park
The mini-downhill format, masterminded by Naked Racing’s Chris Roberts, aims to make downhill racing more accessible to everyone who enjoys the sport. Sunday saw the first ever mini-enduro, Chris’ attempt to do the same for the Enduro format of bike racing.
19 November 2012 - 4:26pm
More mountain bike trails on the way for England
Sherwood Pines Bike Park
Scotland and Wales might have some of the best mountain bike trail centres in the world but here's news of two exciting new developments in England.
 
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