News archive

Sunny Brighton welcomes Space for Cycling
Cycle campaigners pedalling along the Brighton sea front
Sunny skies greeted campaigners and politicians gathered along the Brighton beach front at the Labour Party Conference on 30 September 2015. CTC campaigner Sam Jones was there to report on the day.
CTC's Top Dog is Oscar!
Oscar the dog guarding the bike and trailer
CTC member Maggie Scorer and her dog Oscar have completed a 5000 mile tour by bike around the coast of Britain. The trip took 6 months and the pair averaged about 30 miles a day.
Department for Transport reports increase in cyclist serious injuries
Cycle commuting
Statistics released on Thursday by the Department for Transport show an upward trend in road casualties and in cyclists’ serious injuries. CTC argues this highlights the need for a reversal of cuts...

Blogs archive

Victoria Hazael
Does your ride count if it is not on Strava?
Ride-logging website Strava launched its Insights pages this week, summarising 136 billion data points from 12 different cities. CTC’s Victoria Hazael takes a look at what it tells us about cycling levels in London and beyond.
The Near Miss Project is back!
The Near Miss Project returns this month for a second year, studying cycling near misses and other non-injury incidents. Senior Lecturer in Transport at the University of Westminster Dr Rachel Aldred, who leads on the project, writes why it is important for cyclists to take part.
Trails for Wales - where next?
Throughout September CTC and Open MTB’s ran the joint campaign, Trails for Wales, and galvanised support of over 4,000 from the off road community and wider cycling industry into what could be a game changer for off road access.

Case studies archive

Tony’s story – getting a mountain biking job
Bike Club participant Tony Burns
Tony gained skills and confidence through being part of Bike Club and now he has found a job doing what he loves – cycling.
Video: Join the Inclusive Cycling Network
CTC cycling Case Study
CTC teamed up with Cycling Projects to promote the largest network of inclusive cycling centres. The centres provide thousands of people with the opportunity to experience cycling whatever their ability.
The Henstones – keeping fit and active as a family
Girl riding a trike
Getting out and being active was a challenge for the Henstone family. All six children have disabilities, so finding something that is suitable isn't easy. Thanks to Cycling4All Shropshire, the family has found a new love for cycling.

Publications archive

In this issue: Cameras for Commuting - how, why and which to buy; Trails for Wales; Dave Sims' Chopper; Handcycling The Dales; Disc Brakes Dissent; Plus-Size Hardtails
In this week's CycleClips: Dam that's scary; Thieves burgle bobbies' bike bits; Is cycling making a comeback and much more.
Trails for Wales
CTC's monthly round-up of cycle campaign news:

Articles archive

8 October 2015 - 1:42pm
Ten common questions about cycling
Cyclists in London
Have you ever been put on the spot by someone who's not very sympathetic to cycling?
20 September 2015 - 4:58pm
Bike Test: Budget City Bikes
Vitus Vee 27
Transport cycling can be affordable even when it requires a new bike. Dan Joyce tests the Revolution Courier Race and Vitus Vee 27, both under £400. This review was written by Dan Joyce and first published in Cycle Magazine in August 2014.
26 August 2015 - 9:14am
Video: How to teach your child to ride a balance bike
2 year old girl on a balance bike
A balance bike is a great way to get a toddler cycling. Our video shows in simple steps how and why a pedal-less bike is an ideal introduction to cycling. Learning to cycle the CTC way is easy and fun and teaches skills that will last a lifetime.


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