About Cycling UK

We are Cycling UK, the national cycling charity. Our mission is to enable millions more people to cycle.

Whether it’s for the thrill of the wind in your hair, or being out in the open in the fresh air, we all love to ride our bikes. It’s fun, it’s healthy and it’s good for the environment.

Formerly known as the CTC, Cycling UK has championed cycling for more than 140 years.

Founded in Harrogate on 5 August 1878 by Stanley Cotterell, we promote all forms of cycling, inspiring people of all ages, backgrounds and abilities to discover the joys of cycling.

As well as supporting our members, we also play a prominent campaigning role, fighting to defend cyclists’ rights for safer roads, better infrastructure and legal protection.

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