Family and Leisure

Colchester’s BIG ‘Tour Series’ cycle ride was a great opportunity to showcase the quiet cycle routes that Colchester has to offer. With such a great family turn-out, the event was a success, packing the High Street with cyclists all crossing the Tour Series finish line.

The forecast was for heavy rain, the sky was grey, the umbrellas were on standby…but that didn’t stop more than 60 women lining up on the start line for the first of Stilettos On Wheels mountain bike race of this year.

Sara Randle, Senior Development Officer for the Cycle Chilterns project, takes us through a quiet little 13 mile circular route in the Chiltern Hills, suitable for a wide range of abilities.

Free Bank Holiday Cycle Event, Parliament Square, London. A few hundred cyclists are needed this bank holiday to help London's Emergency Services and the Prudential RideLondon organisers run a simulated emergency exercise on the streets of London.

Chelmsford Gets Cycling - 7 May 2013 - News
Following the great success of last year’s led cycle rides, a series of recreational rides have been organised for Chelmsford throughout the summer

Participants cycle a 40-mile route from London to Reading for the British Heart Foundation, in partnership with CTC and Reading Borough Council.

Cycling for Health sessions in Reading - 19 Apr 2013 - Case Study
CTC, in partnership with Reading Borough Council, run weekly Cycling for Health sessions at the velodrome in Palmer Park.

CTC is leading a community ride that will culminate in a BIG, BIG cycle ride on the Tour Series racing circuit on the Colchester High Street.

A simply spiffing day out - 17 Apr 2013 - News
CTC had an absolutely marvellous time at the Tweed Run in London on Saturday 13 April, despite a little light precipitation. Styled as "A metropolitan bicycle ride with a bit of style", the run was one of the highlights of the year for the many dapper ladies and gents who took part.

For beautiful cycling in the countryside, all less than an hour by train from London, the Chilterns is the place to go!

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