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29 April 2016 - 10:35am
Lucy and her 75-year-old dad hail their C2C success
Lucy Armour and her dad David Greenwood hav e cycled C2C
Lucy Armour, who is partially sighted due to albinism, and her 75-year-old dad David Greenwood braved the late-April freeze to successfully complete their Coast to Coast cycling adventure.
12 January 2016 - 6:54pm
Tribute Ride success is a Billie bonus
Billie Fleming
More women look sure to be cycling this year – thanks to a legend who set a world record way back in 1938. CTC members were among the hundreds of women who took to their bikes throughout 2015 in memory of Billie Fleming, who rode the greatest distance ever cycled by a female 78 years ago.
25 June 2015 - 9:36am
Free Bikeability courses at Thrive events across England
A girl riding a bike
CTC has teamed up with the Crown Estates as part of a series of summer events called Thrive, designed to make healthy living fun.
24 March 2015 - 11:16am
Electric bikes set to put spring in your step in the Chilterns
Health Rides - great for all ages and abilities
CTC is giving cycling in the Chilterns a boost this spring with electric bikes, a new cycle hire fleet and rides galore packed into a new cycling guide. Sara Randle shines a light on the Cycle Chilterns Bike Hub in Great Missenden.
24 October 2014 - 6:06pm
Public Health England wants you to cycle
PHE chart
Government body designated to protect and improve the nation's health and wellbeing sees cycling as an answer
15 April 2014 - 9:59am
Create jobs and save lives in their thousands! Cycling is the key, says major new report
Copenhagen cyclist
Coinciding with the launch of CTC's Space for Cycling campaign, the World Health Organisation (WHO) says that cycling has the potential to create at least 76,000 jobs and save 10,000 lives in the pan-European region.
30 December 2013 - 2:11pm
Brighton and Hove CTC launch 'Shed Rides' to encourage new members
With over two thirds of bicycles stuck in a garden shed and hardly ever seeing the light of day, the Brighton and Hove CTC Member Group has come up with an ingenious plan to encourage more people to cycle in the New Year.
12 September 2013 - 4:37pm
100 not out - CTC Life Member Les Brown celebrates with a ride
Les Brown and Tom Hanley on the recumbent trike
A telegram from the Queen might be enough for most people but CTC member Les Brown decided to mark his 100th birthday with a bike ride.
24 June 2013 - 3:22pm
The 'Cycling Surgeon' and his daughter cross the US for WaterAid
Chris Oliver and Catherine Oliver
The Chair of CTC in Scotland, surgeon Mr Chris Oliver and his daughter Catherine Oliver, have almost completed an intense and gruelling 3,415-mile cycle ride across America in aid of international charity WaterAid. They are due to finish this Wednesday 28 June.
29 April 2013 - 1:58pm
Cyclists ride from London to Reading for the British Heart Foundation
Participants cycle a 40-mile route from London to Reading for the British Heart Foundation, in partnership with CTC and Reading Borough Council.
18 February 2013 - 5:21pm
Enter a new health and fitness study to win £100 in vouchers
UCL researchers are launching a study into the effects of cycling on health
Researchers from University College London are asking for your help to learn more about cycling and health by entering a new study.
26 October 2012 - 2:12pm
The only way is fun! Reaching new riders in Essex
A group of riders in front of the O2 arena in London
CTC’s expanded programme of cycling has reached over 1,000 people in Essex this year, thanks to additional funding from Essex County Council, Anglian Community Enterprise and Colchester Garrison.
26 October 2012 - 12:00pm
Bike maintenance classes in Colchester in November
A bike mechanic fixes a bicycle
Do you want to know how to fix a puncture and make minor adjustments to your bike? Doing it yourself can save you both time and money and needn't be difficult. Learn how in a friendly session with other novices.
8 October 2012 - 2:42pm
CTC wins bid to increase cycle commuting and cycle tourism in the Chilterns
Chilterns Cycleway due to be promoted by CTC
The Department for Transport has awarded a grant of £868,000 from its Local Sustainable Transport Fund (LSTF) for a three year project to increase car-free tourist travel from gateway towns in the Chilterns, linking with the Chilterns Cycleway.
21 August 2012 - 10:17am
15,000 celebrate all things cycling at Bike Blenheim Palace
Bike Blenheim Palace 2012
Cycling fever following the successes of Team GB in the cycle events at London 2012 reached dizzy heights at Blenheim Palace this weekend when 15,000 people turned up to the annual Festival of Cycling.
13 August 2012 - 12:08pm
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.
1 August 2012 - 4:58pm
New back-to-cycling refresher sessions for Colchester
Richard Monk helps a youngster to ride his bike
CTC in Colchester launches cycle refresher training sessions for adults.
27 June 2012 - 12:40pm
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.
21 June 2012 - 10:31am
CTC web chat - your questions answered
CTC’s Chief Exec, Gordon Seabright, and other staff responded to your questions during a live web chat on 21 June. Questions were sent in through Twitter, Facebook and emails. Answers can be found below.
8 June 2012 - 11:11am
CTC is awarded full charitable status
Charity Commission Logo
The Charity Commission for England and Wales has approved CTC’s application to become a charity. The decision recognises that all the work of the UK's largest cycling organisation, with its 68,000 strong membership, is of benefit to the public.
 
  • Patron: Her Majesty The Queen
  • President: Jon Snow
  • Chief Executive: Paul Tuohy
  • Cycling UK is a trading name of Cyclists’ Touring Club (CTC) a company limited by guarantee, registered in England no: 25185. Registered as a charity in England and Wales charity no: 1147607 and in Scotland charity no: sco42541. Registered office: Parklands, Railton Road, Guildford, Surrey GU2 9JX.

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