15 May 2015 - 10:55am
Bike Week to get half a million people cycling this June
Bike Week logo
Over half a million people are due to take part in Bike Week (13 – 21 June), the biggest cycling event in the UK. Packed full of activities and helpful tips on how you can make the simple switch to cycling, Bike Week 2015 demonstrates that cycling is a really convenient way to get around.
15 May 2015 - 9:28am
Cyclist with a cause
GTO by Reece Garside photography via Flickr Creative Commons
Charlie Sinclair will donate the proceeds from the screening of 'Bikes vs Cars' to the Cyclists' Defence Fund's Justice for Michael appeal.
12 May 2015 - 11:00am
Over a sixth of new Commons strongly support cycling
Bicycle outside a polling station
CTC has revealed that 114 of the newly elected 650 MPs, including the Prime Minister, have shown their strong support for cycling, as identified via its Vote Bike campaign.
8 May 2015 - 10:46am
Thousands at Space for Cycling and Pedal on Parliament rides
Space for Cycling: brightening up the city. Photo: CTC, Creative Commons licence
Despite 'safety' concerns by officials, over 4,000 riders took part in the Pedal on Parliament ride in Edinburgh, while nearly 500 joined a Space for Cycling ride in Sheffield. Hundreds more joined rides in Newcastle and Aberdeen on 25 April.
30 April 2015 - 3:08pm
Martine McCutcheon launches CTC’s Big Bike Revival
Martine McCutcheon launches the Big Bike Revival in Platt Fields
Former EastEnders and Love Actually star Martine McCutcheon has launched CTC's national campaign aimed at getting thousands of forgotten bikes out of sheds and back into use.
23 April 2015 - 11:32am
The bicycling bard is Bach again
Richard Durrant with his bike and trailer
Talented virtuoso guitarist - and CTC member - Richard Durrant is following up last year's successful tour of England using a bicycle and trailer with another trip this summer that will take him from Sussex to the Isle of Skye.
23 April 2015 - 9:10am
Over 22% Parliamentary candidates support CTC’s Vote Bike
Vote Bike!
With less than two weeks till polling day, CTC is urging its members and supporters to keep up the pressure on candidates particularly those from the parties most likely to be elected.
21 April 2015 - 12:44pm
Four rides this weekend, that could change cycling
Civic ride in Newcastle
If you've taken a minute to pester your prospective MPs via Vote Bike, and now you want to do something more to send a message to politicians that cycling matters, then come along to rides in Aberdeen, Edinburgh, Newcastle and Sheffield.
9 April 2015 - 2:53pm
Searching for Bicycle Mechanics for NSPCC Tour of England
volunteer, bicycle, mechanic, CTC
Volunteer on a pro-peloton event and experience being a pro-bicycle mechanic
9 April 2015 - 11:36am
Ride for CTC at the Countrywide Great Tour
The Great Tour
Ride and fundraise for CTC on our stages at The Countrywide Great Tour
31 March 2015 - 11:00pm
Family cycling adventures in Ecuador
Keeping to traffic-free routes made for relaxed, social riding
Bikepacking is just for macho blokes? Wrong. Cass Gilbert’s photos from a family trip in Ecuador tell a different story.
31 March 2015 - 11:00pm
Across Wales in winter
Martin Parfitt mountain biked 240 miles through the Black Mountains and along the Trans-Cambrian Way – in January, with a bivvy bag.
31 March 2015 - 11:00pm
Will Jeremy Clarkson be the next Cycling UK president?
Bealnach na Ba Pass Scotland - the Great Tour
As part of Cycling UK’s ongoing development plans as national cycling charity, former Top Gear presenter, Jeremy Clarkson, is considered the front runner to replace Jon Snow as President.
31 March 2015 - 11:00pm
The Way of the Roses
Signage is good on the Way of the Roses
Robin Russell organised a memorable coast-to-coast trip from Morecambe to Bridlington for 10 pairs of sighted and blind tandemists.
31 March 2015 - 11:00pm
The family trike
Cycling UK member and new mum Vicky Myers missed her cycling so invested in an electrically-assisted Christiania trike from Denmark.
31 March 2015 - 11:00pm
£2500 adventure road bike - Kinesis Tripster ATR
This titanium adventure road bike won’t do everything but it’s a versatile lightweight. Review by Dan Joyce.
31 March 2015 - 11:00pm
Drops or flats?
Dawes Galaxy AL
Touring bikes vs Trekking bikes. Flat-bar trekking bikes are a tempting alternative to drop-bar tourers, especially at lower price points. Jack Thurston reviews one of each.
31 March 2015 - 11:00pm
Gevenalle GX levers
Dual-control drop handlebar brake levers, or ‘brifters’, have made derailleur gear shifting – and therefore road bikes – accessible to every cyclist. However, they are vulnerable to dirt and damage, expensive to replace, and only properly compatible with specific gearing systems, all of which Gevenalle offer as potential reasons to fit their shifter system instead.
31 March 2015 - 11:00pm
Free Parable: Gorilla Cage
The Gorilla Cage is a super-sized version of the Monkii, the detachable Velcro-and-Nylon bottle cage that’s a more secure and adaptable alternative to a standard bottle cage.
31 March 2015 - 11:00pm
Café du Cycliste Lucienne Jersey
Café du Cycliste Lucienne Jersey
Café du Cycliste in Nice design and sell niche cycling wear, a bit like a French Rapha.
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