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10 April 2015 - 3:07pm
Calling all Scottish Cyclists: Let's Pedal on Parliament
Edinburgh 2014: Pedal on Parliament
What started as a one-off flash ride on the Scottish Parliament is now rapidly becoming an institution and part of the Scottish cycling calendar. Sally Hinchcliffe, one of the founding organisers, explains why this year's ride is just as important as the first.
8 April 2015 - 9:14am
Inhabiting Infrastructure: explaining cycling's complexity
Image taken from "Inhabiting Infrastructure"
This guest blog post was written by Alan Latham and Peter Wood, researchers from the Departments of Geography at University College London and The Open University. Could their publication 'Inhabiting Infrastructure' influence campaigners’ attempts to explain the need for Space for Cycling?
2 April 2015 - 8:37am
Why Vote Bike?
Vote Bike logo
If a week is a long time in politics, five years must begin to stretch into eternity, thinks campaigner Sam Jones as CTC launches Vote Bike!
29 March 2015 - 11:21pm
CTC Chief Executive's spring update
CTC Chief Executive Paul Tuohy
The clocks have changed and spring is finally here, CTC's Paul Tuohy is celebrating a campaigning victory and is looking ahead to an amazing summer of cycling.
27 March 2015 - 7:10pm
Quick releases
Houses of Commons -  CC Stephen Tierney of www.stephentierney.co.uk
CTC's Sam Jones questions whether we should be concerned as the Government issues five reports on cycling shortly before it is dissolved.
25 March 2015 - 11:07am
We need road crash victims' rights
Roger Geffen at Michael Mason vigil. Photo by Joe Dunckley
The insensitive treatment of Michael Mason's grieving family by the Metropolitan Police is representative of the experience of many road crash victims. CTC's Rhia Weston explains the need for the Victims Bill to enshrine the rights of those victimised by road crime.
18 March 2015 - 10:27am
80 years of 30 mph – time for a change
Sign for 20 mph
As the 30 mph speed limit celebrates its 80th birthday, CTC Campaigns and Communications Coordinator Sam Jones makes the case for change.
16 March 2015 - 11:30pm
Does the Driving Test need to change?
UK Driving Licence and paper copy with permission from DVLA
Over eight decades the Driving Test has undergone many changes but, as we know from bitter experience fighting for justice for cyclists at CTC, a minority of drivers do not understand how to drive safely near cyclists. That is why CTC's Victoria Hazael wants to see a few changes made to the test.
10 March 2015 - 3:57pm
Play on Pedals says a big 'thank you' after incredible first year
The Play on Pedals launch event outside the Glasgow Bike Station
Suzanne Forup, CTC's Assistant Head of Development in Scotland, leads the partnership behind Play on Pedals - a Glasgow-based initiative that is enabling pre-school children to explore the playful side of cycling.
9 March 2015 - 12:14pm
Should children cycle on the pavement?
A four-year old girl cycling in the park
A police officer in Lincolnshire reportedly threatened to confiscate a four-year-old girl's bicycle because she was cycling on the pavement. CTC's Victoria Hazael explains where the law stands on children cycling on the pavement.
6 March 2015 - 12:23pm
Girls Go Better by cycle workshop
Girls Go better workshop images
As part of the Girls Go Better By Cycle programme, CTC and Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) are running a Girls Go Better workshop. CTC's Jayne Rodgers explains more.
26 February 2015 - 11:43am
A unique cycle tour of Manchester's Community Cycle Clubs
BMXers at Cycle-Ops youth bike recycling project, Tameside
CTC is helping to create Community Cycle Clubs across Greater Manchester. As Anna Smith, CTC's Community Cycling Development Officer in the city, takes a unique cycling tour of Manchester, she discovers many hidden gems and the best cafés too.
24 February 2015 - 4:21pm
The benefits of local campaigning
East Sussex CTC and 1066 Cycle Club writing to councillors
We take a brief look at what local campaigners can do to boost political support for cycling in their area.
23 February 2015 - 2:53pm
Is too much technology a bad thing?
Red smart pedal
New gear for bikes is coming out all the time but is this smart technology good for cycling wonders CTC Communications volunteer Margaret-Anne Orgill
16 February 2015 - 3:07pm
Bike Club Central Update
Bike Club Central has been getting its name out there across Fife, Falkirk, Stirling and Clacks, making some really good connections and partnerships. And riding bikes!
9 February 2015 - 12:43pm
Glasgow Bike Club Update
Glasgow Bike Club at the Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome
It’s been a busy few weeks catching up with all the Glasgow Peer Mentors, finding out who braved the weather on their bikes and who chose to hibernate over Christmas and New Year. Everyone was dead keen to get stuck back into some training and move forward with Bike Club.
5 January 2015 - 10:52am
Glasgow Bike Club trains even more young people
Glasgow Bike Club - Ride Leader Attendees and Tutor
It has been busy and exciting few months at Bike Clubs in Glasgow, Bryan Jardine and the team have been training new Peer Mentors and Cycle Trainer Assistants.
31 December 2014 - 3:58pm
New Year's cycling resolutions
Cyclist climbing a hill
Make 2015 the year of cycling - here are a few ideas to help you keep your New Year's resolutions.
20 December 2014 - 11:01pm
CTC Chief Executive's winter update
CTC Chief Executive Paul Tuohy
As Paul Tuohy gets ready for a busy 2015, he spends some time cycling with friends, avoiding black ice and letting down tyres!
11 December 2014 - 11:10am
What drivers need to know about cyclists...
Cyclist in traffic
Let's get one thing straight: I am a car driver, I love driving my car, but because I am a cyclist too, there are some things I'd love to explain to all drivers to stop them beeping, shouting, revving behind me and overtaking too close when I am on my bike.


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