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14 February 2017 - 12:29pm
Fletchers Solicitors and Cycling UK stand up for vulnerable road users amidst latest whiplash consultation
Justice
Fletchers Solicitors, specialists in motorcycle accident claims, and Cycling UK have joined forces to stand up for the rights of vulnerable road users, following the Ministry of Justice’s consultation on reforming the ‘whiplash’ claims process.
10 February 2017 - 1:52pm
A guide to cycling on the road with children
A woman cycling with a boy
How can you prepare a child for the demands of cycling on a road? Cycle magazine editor Dan Joyce and Cycling UK's cycle instructor Julie Rand share their advice to help parents to cycle alongside their children safely on a road.
8 February 2017 - 2:40pm
Great Rides: A Ride in the Rockies
The Canadian Rockies
The scenery of the Canadian Rockies was everything Cycling UK member Lewis Smith hoped for. The summer weather wasn't...
7 February 2017 - 3:27pm
Great Rides: South Downs Way
South Downs Way
The 100-mile South Downs Way is an ideal mini-adventure with mountain bikes and backpacks, as Tony Upfold discovered.
5 February 2017 - 12:07pm
A guide to tag-a-longs or trailer bikes and tow bars
Roland Add+bike
If your child too heavy for a bike seat or trailer, but cannot manage a longer ride yet, try a tag-a-long (often known as a trailer bike). It's is essentially a child’s bicycle with the front wheel, fork and headset replaced by a long towbar or boom. It fits to the back of an adult’s bike to form an articulated tandem. Cycle magazine editor Dan Joyce and Cycling UK's Victoria Hazael explain the options.
3 February 2017 - 3:37pm
Pevensey cyclists celebrate as lorries barred from country lane
Rickney Lane, East Sussex
Cycling UK action results in regular HGV movements blocked on national cycle network and walking route.
3 February 2017 - 3:05pm
Great rides: Liverpool to Gibraltar
Liverpool to Gibraltar: the hungry riders
Travel writer Steven Primrose-Smith and three companions set off to ride from Liverpool to Gibraltar with a budget of £1 each per day
2 February 2017 - 3:57pm
The Play on Pedals evaluation report
Play on Pedals has benefited pre-school children across Glasgow
Play on Pedals has reached the end of its People's Postcode Lottery funding and has a produced an evaluation report to highlight the project’s achievements over the last two and a half years.
31 January 2017 - 11:27am
How to make a 'tube map' cycle network
The Bath cycle tube map
Want to help your council plan for cycling? Make a tube map that illustrates the quality of your current cycle network and use it to ask for better facilities
27 January 2017 - 4:07pm
Unified front shows no conflict in the countryside
Photo from Equibike taken by buba_noi
Cycling UK joined the Ramblers and the British Horse Society to present evidence to the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (EFRA) select committee this week, and shared very much the same message: “Conflict? What conflict?”
27 January 2017 - 11:19am
Mayoral hopeful Andy Burnham makes Manchester cycling pledge
#jonsnowmeets
Labour candidate makes funding commitment to Cycling UK President Jon Snow
26 January 2017 - 5:27pm
Travellers' Tales: Biking St Bees to Robin Hood's Bay
Biking St Bees to Robin Hood's Bay
Darren Lumbroso & eight CTC Reading club-mates rode from St Bees to Robin Hood’s Bay
26 January 2017 - 5:22pm
Travellers' Tales: CTC's Great Tour in Brighton
CTC’s Kay Lakin had reservations about riding 52 miles on the Great Tour
26 January 2017 - 5:16pm
Travellers' Tales: A Slice of France
A Slice of France
La Tranche sur Mer in France is fantastic for family cyclists, says Neil Wheadon
26 January 2017 - 5:02pm
Travellers' Tales: North to South Across New Zealand
Andrew Dickson avoided the UK winter by touring New Zealand in January and February
26 January 2017 - 4:53pm
Travellers' Tales: Cycle Tour Across China
Katherine Liver’s cycle tour from Australia to the UK saw her reach China in February…
26 January 2017 - 4:42pm
Travellers' Tales: Cycling the Isle of Wight
Phil Beed and six friends took a ferry across the Solent for an island ride
26 January 2017 - 4:09pm
Travellers' Tales: Cycling From Belgium to Dunkirk
Barrie & Anne Whittamore rode across the Low Countries on a sentimental journey
26 January 2017 - 3:38pm
Travellers' Tales: Across the UK in 24 Hours
National 400km audax
Mike Wigley of Audax UK describes what it’s like to ride 400km in 24 hours
26 January 2017 - 3:29pm
Travellers' Tales: From Ardossan to Oban in spring
From Ardossan to Oban in spring
Tim Rumley and his companion cycled from Ardrossan to Oban in early spring
 
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