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7 July 2017 - 10:44am
Cycling in Staffordshire
Looking for information about cycling in Staffordshire? Cycling UK's guide to cycling in Staffordshire gives you routes, events, clubs and advice to inspire you to cycle in the county.
7 July 2017 - 10:30am
Cycling in Somerset
Two cyclists cycling through cliffs
Looking for information about cycling in Somerset? Cycling UK's guide to cycling in Somerset gives you routes, events, clubs and advice to inspire you to cycle in the county.
7 July 2017 - 10:08am
Cycling in Bedfordshire
CTC Bedfordshire
Looking for information about cycling in Bedfordshire? Cycling UK's guide to cycling in Bedfordshire gives you routes, events, clubs and advice to inspire you to cycle in the county. ​
7 July 2017 - 9:59am
Cycling in Gloucestershire and Bristol
Three cyclists on country road
Looking for information about cycling in Gloucestershire and Bristol? Cycling UK's guide to cycling in Gloucestershire and Bristol gives you routes, events, clubs and advice to inspire you to cycle in the county.
7 July 2017 - 9:37am
Cycling in Essex
Cycling on country track
Looking for information about cycling in Essex? Cycling UK's guide to cycling in Essex gives you routes, events, clubs and advice to inspire you to cycle in the county. ​
5 July 2017 - 3:14pm
Cycling UK’s Big Bike Revival calls for all to get cycling in Scotland with community cycle clubs
Barrhead Community Cycle Club in action
Cycling UK’s Big Bike Revival, a national campaign in Scotland designed to encourage thousands of people to cycle for everyday journeys, is offering support to local community groups and volunteers to get more people riding their bikes.
4 July 2017 - 2:49pm
100 Women in Cycling - Numbers 21-40
Our selection of 100 Women in Cycling continues with the profiles of more amazing women (in no particular order) who have had an impact on the world of cycling, whether nationally as campaigners, sportswomen and journalists, or locally as hard-working ride leaders, cycle instructors and community club and local group volunteers.
4 July 2017 - 1:06pm
“Out of date” peers continue to suggest cycle lanes cause pollution
Houses of Parliament
Debate in House of Lords on air quality in London shows cross-party support on need to tackle air pollution
30 June 2017 - 11:54am
Women on tour
Josie Dew: women on tour
Adventure cycling doesn’t depend on gender, so why do fewer women tour than men? Laura Laker looks for answers
30 June 2017 - 11:00am
Drivers urged to give cyclists space in North East road safety campaign
Close pass mat for RSGB NE
Motorists are being urged to give cyclists more room when overtaking with the launch of a new road safety campaign designed to eradicate ‘close pass’ drivers, as Road Safety GB North East (RSGB NE) together with police, fire officers, and the Police and Crime Commissioners from both Cleveland and Durham, begin work together on a regional initiative to help safeguard cyclists and educate road-users about safer overtaking.
23 June 2017 - 3:08pm
'We ride, so they can ride' Help Cycling UK provide the joy of cycling to people with disabilities
We ride, so they can ride. We need your help for Team ‘We Ride So They Can Ride’ to reach their target and provide vital support to cyclists with disabilities across the country. Please donate today by TEXTING TCUK17 £5 to 70070.
22 June 2017 - 5:57pm
Increased Welsh footpath access for cycling “landmark step” says Cycling UK
Trails for Wales rally outside the Senedd, Cardiff in 2015
Cycling UK today (Thursday, 22 June) welcomed the opportunities presented by the Welsh Government’s consultation "Taking forward Wales’ sustainable management of natural resources" calling them “a landmark step towards increasing the opportunities for cycling, health and rural tourism.”
21 June 2017 - 4:47pm
Cycling UK's reaction to the Queen’s Speech
Big Ben
Following the official opening of this extended Parliament of two years with the Queen’s Speech in House of Lords today (Wednesday 21 June), Cycling UK has given its overall reaction to the proposed Bills and measures which will have a direct impact on cycling.
20 June 2017 - 4:09pm
Do women need women's specific design bikes?
Liz Colebrook
Framebuilder, bespoke bike maker, bike mechanic and occupational therapist Liz Colebrook explains the perfect bike fit for female cyclists and looks at the popularity of off the peg Women's Specific Design (WSD) bikes.
20 June 2017 - 12:26pm
How Big Bike Revival and Bike Week have helped a cycle project in Stockport
Volunteer providing bike repairs in workshop
With Bike Week over for another year, Cycling UK caught up with CeraCycloan, based in Stockport, about the benefits they experienced getting on board and celebrating cycling through our nationwide campaign, The Big Bike Revival.
16 June 2017 - 11:38am
Encouraging the next generation to love cycling
A grandfather and grandson cycling together
Eric's love of cycling came later in life once he retired, and his passion has been passed on through the generations to his four year old grandson Robert. Cycling UK caught up with Eric about the inspiration cycling brings.
15 June 2017 - 11:03am
Cycling in Surrey
Standing bike with a view of countryside
Looking for information about cycling in Surrey? Cycling UK's guide to cycling in Surrey gives you routes, events, clubs and advice to inspire you to cycle in the county.
11 June 2017 - 11:00pm
Colin Jackson: "Let's rekindle our love of cycling this Bike Week and get active"
Cycling UK's Bike Week Ambassador Colin Jackson
Former Olympic champion hurdler and Bike Week Ambassador, Colin Jackson, calls on all Brits to get on their bikes this Bike Week, in his bid to help the nation get more active through cycling.
6 June 2017 - 5:05pm
100 Women in Cycling - Numbers 1 to 20
Cycling UK's Women's Festival of Cycling takes place in July 2017 and our 100 Women in Cycling list 2017 celebrates women who empower, enable and inspire other women to cycle. Selected by our staff, board members and supporters as great examples, these inspirational women come from all walks of life, ranging from long-term campaigners to sporting role models to those who've only recently developed a passion for cycling.
5 June 2017 - 2:00pm
Taxi driver convicted in ‘car-dooring’ incident which caused cyclist death
Loughborough Courthouse
Farook Yusuf Bhikhu convicted in a case relating to the death of Leicester teacher Sam Boulton
 
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