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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.
14 October 2016 - 11:30am
Jeremy on the right trail to earn Best Campaign accolade
Caroline Russell with Jeremy Gartside
Jeremy Gartside has metaphorically moved heaven and literally moved earth to make the North Dorset Trailway a more attractive and usable cycle route in his community.
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.
18 April 2016 - 10:19am
Assembly Member candidates urged to support Active Travel
Cycling UK President and Channel 4 newscaster, Jon Snow, has written to Assembly Member candidates asking them to pledge their support towards improving investment and leisure access for cycling, should they be successful on 5 May.
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.
13 August 2015 - 3:14pm
Closure threat to essential part of Wales Coast Path
Barmouth Bridge faces closure
Barmouth Bridge, part of the National Cycle Network, faces closure after 150 years use due to council cuts, potentially forcing cyclists and walkers on an 18 mile detour.
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'.
31 March 2015 - 10:19am
L'Eroica & CTC Heritage Jersey Rider Package
L'Eroica Britannia rider places CTC
Don't miss your opportunity to cycle back in time at this year's L'Eroica Britannia in Derbyshire's magnificent peaks with Team CTC. There are 25 places available and each rider will receive a CTC heritage jersey.
22 January 2015 - 4:24pm
New blow to hopes of New Forest campaigners and cyclists
CTC New Forest Rally 2014 - cyclists of all ages
Proposals based on sense, safety and compromise rejected for inclusion in the New Forest Cycle Events Organisers' Charter.
21 January 2015 - 3:52pm
CTC and Sustrans united against "discriminatory" New Forest Charter
CTC New Forest Rally 2014
In the latest stage of developments in the ongoing saga in the New Forest, CTC and Sustrans have shown a united front against the New Forest National Park Authority’s draft Charter.
21 January 2015 - 2:14pm
CTC and Sustrans united against "discriminatory" New Forest Charter
CTC New Forest Rally 2014
Cycling organisations have taken a united stance today (Wednesday 21 January 2015) in opposing key aspects of the draft New Forest Cycle Event Organisers' Charter proposed by the New Forest National Park Authority (NFNPA).
19 March 2014 - 4:27pm
Is cycling on a footpath a trespass?
What's the legal status of cycling on footpaths?
What is the legal status of riding a cycle on a footpath? If cycling is considered a 'reasonable' behaviour, perhaps it could be allowed on footpaths, argues John Sugden, who has worked as a senior official in local authorities and as an independent consultant for many years.
 
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