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15 November 2012 - 12:45pm
Endurance Champions crowned – complete series round up
The MTB Endurance Series
After six months of intense mountain bike racing at venues stretching from the south coast to the Scottish borders, the inaugural Endurance Series has come to an end and the first ever Champions have been crowned.
13 November 2012 - 10:05am
Support new mountain biking trails in Devon
A woman on an off-road trail
More off-road trails could be coming to Devon if a National Trust plan receives enough support.
1 November 2012 - 11:52am
A new off-road trail for Aston Hill in the Chilterns
Senior Off-Road Officer, Ian Warby, tests the trails at Aston Hill
The Chilterns is home to Aston Hill, a Forestry Commission owned area dedicated to off-road mountain biking famous for its downhill runs created by our very own Off-Road Officer, Ian Warby. An added attraction is a new trail, 'Surface to Air'...
18 October 2012 - 12:41pm
A thousand cyclists take to the trails at the Dalby Forest open day
Cyclists in Dalby Forest
Dalby Bike Barn's open day on 13 October showcased a range of CTC taster courses and activites at our community hub in Dalby Forest. CTC teamed up with PACE and the Forestry Commission to offer visitors an inspiring day of both MTB and road cycling.
11 October 2012 - 1:47pm
New MTB trails at Beecraigs Country Park
Beecraigs Volunteers
Beecraigs is a small country park with big potential. Mountain bikers have been using the park for many years, so it was inevitable that a time would come when some upgrades and maintenance to the existing network of trails would be required - so they called in CTC's Ian Warby.
17 September 2012 - 1:04pm
Get discounted tickets for Cycle Show 2012
Cycle show 2012 logo
CTC will once again be at the Cycle Show this year. CTC members can get a discounted tickets and the first 25 CTC members to visit our stand (A11) each day will receive a CTC goody bag.
13 August 2012 - 11:08am
Olympic inspiration in Swindon
Swindon Olympic Mountain Bike Cycling
Hundreds of Swindon residents took to the centre of town, usually a bike-free area, to be a part of the Olympic Cross Country Mountain Bike race on Saturday 11August.
4 July 2012 - 10:21am
Avon Tyrrell's mountain bike facilities get even better
CTC Mountain Bike Trail Building - Avon Tyrrell Shoretrax
CTC MTB and Shoretrax Mountain Bike Trails have been working with the leading youth work charity UK Youth to further enhanced the off-road cycling facilities for young people and the local community at its Avon Tyrrell Activity Centre in the New Forest.
27 June 2012 - 12:38pm
CTC members' mobile phone apps survey results
The Fill That Hole iPhone app
CTC asked its members what cycling related mobile phone apps they use.
27 June 2012 - 11:40am
Gearing up for Olympic cycle racing in Swindon
Cycling event in Swindon for the Olympics
Swindon cyclists will be in the saddle and peddling the message to get on your bike in celebration of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
12 June 2012 - 9:10am
iXS European Downhill Cup
The iXS European Downhill Cup returns to Innerleithen, Scotland for the only UK round of Europe’s premier downhill series. Running over three days from 15—17 June, the World’s best downhill racers will pit their skills against each other at the spiritual home of the UK downhill scene.
1 June 2012 - 10:50am
Our grandest ever prize draw - over £6000 worth of goodies awarded!
2012 CTC Grand Draw Road Bike Prize
The 2012 CTC Grand Draw was the biggest ever, with over £6,000 in cash and prizes given away.
23 May 2012 - 11:09am
Fife-based LinkLiving receives funding to help young people get on their bikes
LinkLiving
LinkLiving has recently been awarded a grant of £2,000 to help start up a Bike Club for young people in Fife. On Tuesday 15 May, a number of staff and service users from LinkLiving visited Halfords Tour Series in Kirkcaldy to officially receive their grant and meet Team UK Youth.
17 May 2012 - 2:37pm
Pace Cycles and CTC launch Dalby Bike Barn at Dalby Forest
Dalby Forest by Tony Bartholomew
Pace Cycles and CTC have won the contract to run the cycle hire, retail, courses and events in Dalby Forest after successfully re-tendering for the business.
30 April 2012 - 7:56pm
Early-season sun
Cyclist in Greece
Enjoy summer cycling conditions now! Benji Haworth and Ed Oxley went to Greece with mountain bikes, while Dave Barter heads to Majorca with his road bike. Read the full article from CTC's Cycle Magazine.
27 April 2012 - 10:05am
The off-road End to End
Ralph Hughes's bike at sunset
Cycling from Lands' End to John o'Groats on road is a challenge, but riding it off-road, even more so! The longest off-road route in the UK's a tough ride, but perfectly doable given sufficient training/planning.
18 April 2012 - 2:29pm
Where can I cycle off-road?
Public Bridleway Sign
Here in the UK we have a comprehensive network of routes and trails available to cyclists to get you out into the countryside. Here we clarrify where you can legally ride off-road.
5 April 2012 - 2:01pm
Bike Club Comes to The Trax
Illustration of The Loop (Back On Track, by kind permission of the Trax)
The Trax Off Road Racing Club in Tottenham has been successful in a bid for a Bike Club grant.
4 April 2012 - 10:47am
4-wheel downhill off-roading
Dave Bower at Fort William
Four wheeled downhill gravity biking is taking the UK by storm, and Bev Rimmer from the group Rough Riderz tells CTC all about this new hi-octane sport.
22 March 2012 - 3:59pm
Developing new paths for cycling in the countryside
Riding off-road
Do you ride - or want to ride - on a particular path, but can't tell whether you're allowed to do so? Does your favourite bridleway suddenly turn into a footpath and you wish it didn't? Do you want to do something about it? Read on...
 
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