Off-road and Mountain Biking

Cycling Santa
Cycling UK re-imagines the classic poem of Father Christmas delivering his gifts...but this time by trike.

 
 
Woman mountain biking
Women are disproportionately under represented in cycling, and even more so in mountain biking and off-road riding. But, they have much more to gain from participating in riding in terms of the health, social and well-being benefits cycling can bring. Julie Rand explains why improving access to the countryside is particularly important to women.

 
 
York's Dominic Littler with iPad Mini after winning off-road survey prize draw
York’s Dominic Littler has won an iPad Mini after taking part in the first national survey of off-road cycling activity in England and Wales.

 
 
Photo: Flickr CC shirokazan
Cycling UK and Open MTB today (Friday 17 November) issued the preliminary results from their Off-Road survey which found 74% of the participants consider the current rights of way unsuitable for off-road cycling.

 
 
A group in the beechwoods
South Bucks CTC has been organising this event for the last 40 years. A small rally, it is one of the last of the season but, as the name suggests, makes the most of the glorious autumn colours of the changing beechwoods in the Chiltern Hills.

 
 
Cycling UK at the NEC, Cycle Show
From Friday 23 to Sunday 25 September the cycling industry has descended upon the NEC in Birmingham to bring you the latest and best of cycling kit. Cycling UK's Sam Jones has trawled through hundreds of exhibitors to bring you his favourite finds...

 
 
11 essential bits of kit for your cycle touring
What’s in your bag? Here are Cycling UK’s top 11 things you don't want to leave at home without.

 
 
No cycling signin royal park
“Copy Scotland” to benefit rural economy - 7 Sep 2016 - Press Release
Cycling UK today reiterated its call for increased access and rights of way to the English countryside. The national cycling charity, in its response to the House of Commons Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (EFRA) Committee inquiry “Rural Tourism in England”, explained rural tourism, currently valued at £17bn a year, would benefit significantly as a result.

 
 
Cyclists off-road on Isle of Wight
Cycling UK and OpenMTB are today (Wednesday, 24 August) launching the first national survey of off-road cycling activity in England and Wales.

 
 
Mountain Biker in woodlands Flickr CC, Grant Doig
Lyme Disease, you may have heard of it, but what do you know of it? Is it relevant to cyclists? “Yes, most definitely.” as Cycling UK is told by Lyme Disease Action (LDA), the national charity set up to provide accurate information about ticks and Lyme disease.

 
 
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