Family and Leisure

Cyclist enjoying the option of going off road
Why Trails for Wales? - 11 Sep 2015 - Blog
While the supporter base for CTC and Open MTB’s Trails for Wales campaign keeps on growing, some campaigners have questioned why CTC would support such a campaign. Sam Jones, CTC Communications and Campaigns Coordinator explains why.

 
 
The Bell family on their first cycle tour together
Cycling in South Holland - 11 Aug 2015 - Article
CTC member Nigel Bell’s wife and son hadn’t been on a cycle tour before, so they went where the bicycle is king: the intensively cycle-networked Netherlands

 
 
Mountain biking in the New Forest
The Big Bike Bash is back again this August for a weekend of mountain bike family fun at UK Youth's Avon Tyrell Centre in the New Forest.

 
 
Doreen Lindsey, CTC Volunteer of the Year for Wales
CTC is made up of thousands of volunteers, who give their time to organise rides, campaign to make our roads and trails better and encourage more people to experience the joys of cycling. Every year CTC honours those to make us who we are. Find out more about the 2015 Volunteer of the Year winners.

 
 
Cyclists in the New Forest
Family bike rides are the perfect way to spend time together. Cycling UK's Victoria Hazael and 'Cycle' magazine editor Dan Joyce share their advice on how to cycle with children.

 
 
Trying out a cargo bike
Two years ago, Suzanne Forup, Cycling UK ’s Assistant Head of Development, wrote about the challenges of getting ‘back on her bike’ with her son, a toddler at the time. Now she is helping to set up family cycling groups and even more Bike Belles groups to encourage more people in Scotland to cycle.

 
 
Women on Wheels
CTC's Assistant Head of Development, Suzanne Forup, likes a challenge, particularly if it involves organising part of a cycling festival, cake and books.

 
 
A girl riding a bike
CTC has teamed up with the Crown Estates as part of a series of summer events called Thrive, designed to make healthy living fun.

 
 
Eroica Britannia
This weekend 20-21 June, Bakewell in the Peak District will step back in time as thousands of cyclists with a love for steel and wool take to the hills for the three-day festival of cycling Eroica Britannia. CTC staff and volunteers will be on hand to help out.

 
 
Girl on a bike
Buying the right bike for your child - 1 Jun 2015 - Article
Choosing the right children's bike is the first thing you need to do to help your child to learn to cycle and to love cycling. Cycle magazine Editor Dan Joyce and Cycling UK's Victoria Hazael give some impartial advice.

 
 
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