Family and Leisure

Teenagers become trainers - 6 Nov 2013 - Case Study
Bike Club Scotland has developed a Package for 14-16yr olds to introduce them to the world of cycle leadership. 117 new leaders are now working with their club, group or school to help develop cycling as an activity for more young people to access.

 
 
With the 40km Connect2 network well established around Rochdale, Cycling UK’s local Cycling Development Officer Seamus Kelly decided to use poetry to revive interest in cycling along the routes.

 
 
CTC attended the opening last week of a new section of Lôn Gwyrfai, a cycling and walking route linking Caernarfon to Waunfawr. The new section joins Rhyd Ddu to Beddgelert.

 
 
Could you be a Ted? - 28 Oct 2013 - Blog
Cycling Development Officer in Scotland, Suzanne Forup, is looking for CTC members in Dumfries and Galloway to help children and young people discover the joy of cycling. You don’t really have to be called Ted…

 
 
After two years of planning, a new pump track at Tiptree in Essex was opened today by the Mayor and Mayoress of Colchester, Councillors Colin and Laura Sykes. Despite the wet weather there was a fantastic turn out from local youngsters eager to try out the track.

 
 
In order to encourage parents and children to cycle together, CTC and Reading Borough Council are offering parent and child cycle training to improve their cycling confidence.

 
 
Great day for a pump track ride - 3 Oct 2013 - News
On a sunny weekend at the end of September, the inaugural Yorkshire Bicycle Show was held in Leeds. CTC was one of the main sponsors and staff and volunteers from West Yorkshire and National Office turned out with the ever popular Shoretrax Pump track. See just how much fun was had by all!

 
 
A telegram from the Queen might be enough for most people but CTC member Les Brown decided to mark his 100th birthday with a bike ride.

 
 
Cycling can contribute to increasing physical activity and has a number of significant health benefits. There has been considerable progress promoting physical activity in Scotland.

 
 
Mrs Sodha hadn't ridden for several years when she took up adult cycle training with us, to gain confidence and get some exercise. After four sessions we lent her a bike and she joined in a ride around the city of Leicester last week.

 
 
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