What is cycling? Racing, commuting or mountain biking? Town planning and the environment? Or a state of being? CTC member Clive Cazeaux, Chair of Cardiff CTC and Professor of Aesthetics at Cardiff School of Art and Design, is giving a talk about The Philosophy of Cycling for Bike Week 2015.
The launch of Bike Week, which officially begins this Saturday, is traditionally hosted by the Dutch Embassy in London and coincides with the annual MPs' bike ride to Parliament. Wednesday 10 June was the day, and CTC’s Sam Jones was there to report on events.
As Bike Week 2015 launches today at the Dutch Embassy (and runs 13 - 21 June), the national cycling charity, CTC, confirmed that over half a million people are set to take part in the biggest cycling event in the UK this summer.
Choosing the right children's bike is the first thing you need to do to help your child to learn to cycle and to love cycling. Cycle magazine Editor Dan Joyce and Cycling UK's Victoria Hazael give some impartial advice.
Old-school thumbshifters still exist. It’s straightforward to engineer a bar-end lever to fit a bar-top mount, and several manufacturers have. IRD’s aluminium XC Pro Thumbshifters are for Shimano 9-speed.
The Outpost Handlebar Roll is a bikepacker's bar-bag, adding 10 litres of luggage space to a bike that won't take (or doesn't have) a front rack. It suits more malleable luggage, such as clothing or a sleeping bag, and includes an integrated stuff sac.
The Lvxing range includes both non-prescription and prescription riding glasses. This pair came with a prescription insert held firmly in place by the nose pads. I used them for a mix of commuting, mountain biking and road riding. The glasses come nicely packaged, with a hard case, a cloth bag and five sets of interchangeable non-prescription outer lenses for a range of conditions.
The number of drivers found guilty of any 'causing death' offence in England and Wales dropped by 11% between 2013 and 2014, even though the number of people killed on the roads has recently shown an upward trend.
Taking care of your bike is important, if it doesn't work you won't ride it. That is why this summer Cycling UK's Big Bike Revival is encouraging people to take their bikes out of their sheds and get them back in action. Follow our tips to see how to keep your bike in good working order.
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