31 May 2016 - 2:31pm
Cycle to work with a colleague
When cycling to work, two’s company! With ride to work as the theme of Bike Week 2016, now’s a good time to convince that colleague who has always wanted to cycle in but still has not quite made the leap. Cycling UK's Sam Jones was bike buddy to his colleague Heather Thorpe, and the changes were immediate...
26 May 2016 - 12:02pm
A guide to blogs by cycle campaigners
Cycling UK member Sally Hinchcliffe reads as many cycling blogs as she can, here are her top cycle campaigning blogs from across the UK and the Netherlands.
10 May 2016 - 2:30pm
It is Bike Week 2016 - be part of it!
It’s Bike Week time again – and we want to make the nation’s annual celebration of cycling bigger and better than ever in 2016!
29 April 2016 - 10:35am
Lucy and her 75-year-old dad hail their C2C success
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.
18 April 2016 - 10:19am
It’s a Gorge-ous way to discover the joys of cycling
Francoise Grimshaw will dedicate the toughest bike ride of her life to the memory of her late sister when she pedals up Cheddar Gorge as part of a 50-mile cycling challenge in July. For 75-year-old Jane Hopkins, taking part in the event is more a case of proving that age is no barrier to cycling.
11 April 2016 - 11:04am
Longbridge Ladies look for new recruits to go further together
An old African proverb states: “If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.” That is the ethos displayed loud and clear on the Longbridge Ladies Cycling Club website – and if it suits your cycling philosophy, then they would love to hear from you!
4 March 2016 - 3:00pm
CTC cycling sessions help asylum seekers
CTC is supporting a group of ten asylum seekers by holding cycling sessions in Alexandra Park, Manchester – and helping to change their lives for the better. You only have to listen to their reaction to realise how learning to cycle has given them new-found feelings of freedom and confidence.
3 March 2016 - 6:07pm
CTC's ‘Bike Tweak’ gets you geared up for cycling!
When it comes to changing an inner tube, adjusting a front brake or tweaking the gears, dozens of cyclists in Surrey and Hampshire will now be fixing it themselves…rather than being left in a fix. And that’s all thanks to the bike maintenance sessions organised by CTC Cycling Development Officer Susan Keywood.
9 February 2016 - 3:30pm
Play on Pedals is the best by smiles!
CTC is helping thousands of Glasgow four-year-olds to learn to ride a bike through the popular Play on Pedals project – and it’s been fun all the way.
15 January 2016 - 2:55pm
CTC and AA say: Stay safe on icy roads
CTC and the AA have joined forces to issue a list of winter guidelines to ensure drivers and cyclists share the road safely during the current cold snap.
12 January 2016 - 6:54pm
Tribute Ride success is a Billie bonus
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.
23 December 2015 - 1:56pm
CTC in bike donation appeal after 'callous' theft
CTC is appealing for people to donate children’s bikes after heartless thieves stole 12 cycles used for popular after-school sessions in Reading. The bikes were taken during a break-in at Palmer Park Sports Stadium during the early hours of Tuesday 15 December.
22 December 2015 - 4:52pm
CTC Fylde Bicycle Belles celebrate ten years of friendship and fun
Nearly a decade ago, an item appeared in the CTC magazine asking for members to run special events to encourage women to cycle. 'Five Miles to Fabulous' was the name of the initiative and two women were inspired enough by it to organise a ride for their female friends.
22 December 2015 - 2:02pm
Swale CTC are having a swell Christmas time!
Swale CTC made the most of the unseasonably weather this week on its annual Christmas Ride yesterday along the north Kent coast. A record 23 riders, many of whom were dressed in festive outfits, attended. Group member Miriam was inspired by the event to write a poem to celebrate.