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28 April 2017 - 3:54pm
Great Rides: Kyrgyzstan and Pamir mountains
Panmir mountains by Ed Shoote
Roads over 4,000 metres above sea level wind through the Pamir Mountains. In the past they carried silk; more recently, cyclists Ed Shoote and wife Marion.
28 April 2017 - 10:38am
Cycling UK announces funding to get thousands of people in Scotland cycling with the Big Bike Revival
Big Bike Revival in Edinburgh. A mechanic fixes a bike.
The Big Bike Revival is an award-winning programme developed by Cycling UK designed to encourage thousands of people to cycle for every day journeys. Now in its second year in Scotland, the Big Bike Revival will help even more people to bring their bikes back into use by providing bike health checks, sharing maintenance know-how and giving people more confidence in the saddle.
27 April 2017 - 9:48pm
Cycling UK launches the Big Bike Revival in England and Scotland
Big Bike Revival in Edinburgh. A mechanic fixes a bike wheel.
Cycling UK is pleased to announce the launch of the Big Bike Revival in England and Scotland. The Big Bike Revival is an award-winning programme developed by Cycling UK designed to encourage thousands of people to cycle for leisure and every day journeys. Now in its second year in Scotland and its fourth in England, the Big Bike Revival helps people to bring their bikes back into use by providing bike health checks, sharing maintenance knowhow and giving people more confidence in the saddle.
27 April 2017 - 4:46pm
The Bowland Populaire part of our Challenge Ride Series
Riders in Wray at the start of the Bowland Populaire
Cycling UK's Challenge Ride Series 2017 takes you to some of the loveliest parts of the country for a grand day out on the bike. Lancaster and South Lakes CTC's Bowland Populaire on Sunday 23 April proved to be exactly that, with 45 riders completing the 100km route, which included over 1,600m of climbing. Lancaster Secretary Mike Hutchinson describes the day.
27 April 2017 - 3:26pm
Cycling UK launches the Big Bike Revival to get thousands of people cycling
A Big Bike Revival mechanic fixes a wheel
A national campaign is being launched across England on Friday 28 April to help encourage thousands of people to start cycling again, for leisure or for their everyday journeys.
27 April 2017 - 12:05pm
Cambridgeshire and Peterborough candidates all pledge to improve cycling across Combined Authority region
Cambridge is well known for its world-class cycle infrastructure (Credit: Camcyc
All of the main candidates for Metro Mayor of Cambridgeshire & Peterborough have now responded to our Vote Bike action.
27 April 2017 - 11:26am
Greater Manchester Metro Mayor candidates pledge to deliver Space for Cycling if elected
Space for Cycling ride in Manchester (Credit: GMCC)
As the Metro Mayoral elections get closer, Greater Manchester is the third area to attract widespread support for Space for Cycling among the candidates.
25 April 2017 - 12:50pm
Direct vision standards for lorries one step closer in London
Direct vision lorry
There are vision standards for what lorry drivers can see in their mirrors, but not what they can see directly from their cab. Little surprise, then, that we hear about blind spots whenever lorry left hooks and cyclists are mentioned. It has been slow progress, but direct vision standards are now one step closer following the latest Transport for London consultation, with a plan to keep off-road lorries where they were designed to be - off-road, not in the city centre.
24 April 2017 - 5:13pm
Travellers' Tales: Cycling to catch the ferry to France
Felicity Frost and partner Steve took a hilly route to catch their ferry to France
24 April 2017 - 3:37pm
Travellers' Tales: Cycling in Brittany and Normandy
A Petit Tour de Manche
Geoff Searle and his wife enjoyed a Petit Tour de Manche, despite mixed weather.
24 April 2017 - 3:06pm
Travellers' Tales: Biking the Suffolk Trudge
Biking the Suffolk Trudge
David Ramsden built a Victorian replica bicycle and rode it 500 miles for a veteran-cycle event
24 April 2017 - 10:32am
5.7 million Brits cycling more by 2020
Cycling UK Halfords Partnership set to get millions cycling more
Cycling UK and Halfords have launched a new three-year partnership aimed at helping to get millions in Britain cycling more.
21 April 2017 - 11:58am
“Cycle strategy vision welcome, now the hard work begins”, says Cycling UK
Big Ben
Cycling UK has welcomed the vision set out in the Department for Transport’s (DfT) announcement today (Friday, 21 April) of a £1.2 billion long-term plan to make cycling and walking the natural choice for shorter journeys in England.
20 April 2017 - 6:47pm
Government drops plans to deny road victims justice
Sledgehammer cracking a nut
Cycling UK celebrated a campaign win today (Thursday, 20 April) as the Government abandoned its attempts to prevent cyclists and other vulnerable road users from being fully compensated in the event of an injury.
20 April 2017 - 12:33pm
Travellers' Tales: A six year old rides 50km
A six year old rides 50km
Jo Whitehead describes how her six year old son Samuel rode 50km alongside his dad, Paul
19 April 2017 - 6:11pm
Cycling UK mourns the loss of a "cycling crusader"
Bryan Stout
Cycling UK's CEO Paul Tuohy pays tribute to Bryan Stout, a fellow club member and "cycling crusader" who was sadly killed last week while out riding his bike in Mallorca.
19 April 2017 - 10:32am
Streetbikes in tandem with Karen to help her amazing fundraising feat
Streetbikes Director Gill Greaves with Karen Brooke
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.
18 April 2017 - 2:11pm
UK cycling bodies launch Europe-wide Association of Mountain Bike Guides Licence
Devil's Staircase near Glencoe by Paul Rogers
Cycling UK has joined forces with two leading mountain bike coaching organisations to boost the MTB guides industry across Europe.
18 April 2017 - 1:35pm
Challenge Ride Series: Event number 15 the Gridiron 100
Cyclists on the Gridiron 100
Every October, there’s a 100km randonée along the lanes of the New Forest: the Gridiron 100. Cycling UK’s Julie Rand rode it with her husband Roland. The ride will form part of our Challenge Ride Series 2017 and is the 15th event in the series of 16 handpicked rides. This year, it will take place on Sunday 8 October.
18 April 2017 - 12:06pm
Why CTC Cycling Holidays are different
Diane descends red road to Sihanoukville in Cambodia
CTC Cycling Holidays are among the best kept secrets in cycling. Tour participant turned leader Gary Cummins explains why...
 
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