19 April 2017 - 10:32am
Streetbikes in tandem with Karen to help her amazing fundraising feat
A woman who suffered serious brain injuries after a freak fall is defying the odds to take part in a marathon charity cycling event. Karen Brooke is being helped by Cycling UK award winners Streetbikes as she prepares to raise money for the air ambulance service that saved her life.
29 March 2017 - 3:37pm
My bike: Michael Bonney's Boma 7
How do you ride off-road when you’re paralysed from the neck down? Cycle industry veteran Michael Bonney was determined to find out
4 October 2016 - 12:35pm
Surprise cycling trip opens up a world of joy for Bob
A 70-year-old Surrey man who has been registered blind since birth realised a lifetime’s dream when he went cycling for the first time – thanks to a surprise trip organised by his elder brother.
16 September 2016 - 4:44pm
Cycling UK volunteers provide golden cycling moments for Jonathan and Simon
Great Britain’s Paralympians have performed medal-laden heroics in Rio – with their cyclists leading the way. But you don’t have to travel halfway around the world for inspirational stories about inclusive cycling, as our Communications and Media Officer Tony Upfold discovered on Cycling UK’s doorstep this week.
8 August 2016 - 12:30pm
Welsh Minister to call for public to get involved in shaping their communities
Rebecca Evans AM, the Welsh Government Minister with responsibility for Active Travel, will be using today's (Monday 8 August) launch of a new campaign by Wales’ leading walking and cycling organisations to urge people to have their say on how their communities could be better designed for getting around on foot and by bike.
15 July 2016 - 12:01pm
MPs discover wheels can lead to wellbeing as Herne Hill hosts disabled cycling day
Politicians were given an insight to the world of disabled cycling as the heavens opened at Herne Hill Velodrome this week. Ruth Cadbury MP, Co-Chair of the All Party Parliamentary Cycling Group, was among those invited to a Tea, Tour, Talk and Track session organised by the inclusive cycling charity Wheels for Wellbeing, which is affiliated to Cycling UK.
3 June 2016 - 5:24pm
Guide to adapted cycles for inclusive cycling
Adapted cycles make cycling accessible to all, whatever your personal challenges. There are a wide range of disability cycles that suit people with a variety of learning and physical disabilities, as well as health issues. Here is a brief overview of what bikes are available.
11 May 2016 - 11:34am
Scotland's biggest celebration of cycling culture
The Edinburgh Festival of Cycling is returning to Scotland's capital from 9 - 19 June. It will be the biggest celebration of cycling in Scotland and Cycling UK will be hosting events and activities to showcase just how cycling can and is changing people's lives.
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.
24 March 2016 - 11:57am
It’s a vet ride with a difference for author Julian
Para-cyclist and long-time CTC member Julian Earl has written a warm and witty memoir of his experiences as a vet – less than four years after a road race crash which almost claimed his life.
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.