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9 July 2015 - 12:52pm
Tour de France: sprinters, surprises and Quick-Step
The TdF peloton by Frans Berkelaar via Flickr Creative Commons
Jon Sharpe accepts his 'commentators' curse' badge and sets out his thoughts on the next stages of Le Tour - laid out for the sprinters and attacking riders to have their fun before the first big summit finish.
2 July 2015 - 3:03pm
Blaggers' guide to Le Tour de France
From Tour de France last year
Do you want to watch Le Tour and impress your friends? CTC's Matt Mallinder and Jon Sharpe have been fans for decades, and here's their guide to help you sound like you actually know what you are talking about ...
29 June 2015 - 8:22am
Bikes, belles and babies - new family cycling groups
Trying out a cargo bike
Two years ago, Suzanne Forup, CTC’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.
25 June 2015 - 4:59pm
Women on Wheels at the Edinburgh Festival of Cycling
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.
19 June 2015 - 3:29pm
The YHA celebrates Bike Week 2015 in style
It’s Bike Week and YHA are really celebrating this year after the charity’s big commitment over the last few months to promoting cycling throughout England and Wales. So we thought we would ask them to write us a blog piece about why Bike Week means so much to them ...
17 June 2015 - 3:25pm
Eroica Britannia: a ride for heroes
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.
11 June 2015 - 10:20am
My favourite ride: Surrey
Rider on track by Cut Mill
Surrey is a fabulous place in which to be a cyclist: the Olympic road route, the Tour of Britain and of course RideLondon have all passed through its borders recently. CTC's Julie Rand shares the wealth of excellent off-road riding to be found in the county.
4 June 2015 - 5:49pm
Velo-city: it's not all about the bike (or trike)
Velo-city: Nantes
This week at Velo-city in Nantes cycling organisations, decision makers and campaigners are meeting to discuss best practice. CTC's Sam Jones is there sharing how CTC is campaigning for change in the UK.
1 June 2015 - 12:48pm
What’s legal - and what’s not - on your bike?
Road cyclists riding side by side
CTC volunteer Margaret-Anne Orgill takes a look at cyclists and the law.
28 May 2015 - 11:19am
Why I love cycling to work
Rider on a track
For nearly a decade CTC's Julie Rand has been cycling to work, she blogs about her choice of route and the highs and lows of being a cycle commuter.
27 May 2015 - 3:58pm
Slaying the myths
Perseus triumphant with Medusa head - Vatican City CC Monitotxi
Yesterday, BBC Radio 4’s 'You and Yours' asked listeners whether cyclists should take a test and have number plates and insurance. CTC campaigner, Sam Jones seeks to slay these myths.
22 May 2015 - 10:23am
My favourite ride: Dorset and Wiltshire
Cut Mill in Hinton St Mary
As spring turns to summer, CTC is looking to share some of its staff and members' favourite rides. First out of the gates is campaigner Sam Jones, who shares his love for the West Country.
13 May 2015 - 11:17am
Fun in the park kicks off CTC's Big Bike Revival
CTC Big Bike Revival
As a whole-hearted community bike project, Platt Fields Bike Hub is used to welcoming lots of people to its site in Manchester – but there have perhaps been none more famous than our special guest at CTC's launch of The Big Bike Revival!
12 May 2015 - 9:00am
John o'Groats to Land's End in 14 days
Cycle path at Pitlochry
Every year, many people cycle Land's End to John o'Groats, but CTC member Walter Wright decided to cycle the route the other way round in a fortnight.
7 May 2015 - 12:38pm
Who is winning the Vote Bike race?
Tour de France 2014
As the UK heads to the Polling Station, CTC’s Sam Jones dwells on the similarity of the election and a cycling race
6 May 2015 - 5:55pm
How the Tour made Essex cycling-mad
Cycling transport in the wilds of Essex
Forget Yorkshire, God's own country. Forget Boris Bikes - Essex is where it's happening when it comes to cycling says Richard Monk, CTC's local cycling officer.
6 May 2015 - 9:26am
Don't Drive Daddy!
Dad and daughter with a bike
The simplest of joys can mean the difference between a happy child going to school or a real drag during the school run.
29 April 2015 - 1:21pm
Women only rides - why do we need more of them?
The Chester CTC Fabulous Ladies riding through lanes
Are women-only rides anti-inclusivity and seen as sexist as having a men-only ride? CTC's recent work with TfGM has offered us some insight into this question, and explains why we want help from members to start women-only rides as part of the range of club cycling on offer through member groups.
25 April 2015 - 12:47am
Will CWIS keep politicians honest?
Vote Bike
Can the latest government offering for cycling be the tincture of truth needed to keep our politicians on track? CTC Communications Manager, David Murray, examines the last parliament's efforts towards 25% of trips being made by bike by 2050.
17 April 2015 - 8:04pm
Election manifestos: what do they promise for cycling?
Vote Bike!
In the past week, the mainstream political parties published their manifestos. CTC campaigner, Sam Jones, takes a look at what they say about cycling.


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