20 October 2015 - 9:26am
Video: How to teach an adult to ride a bike
With patience, persistence, encouragement – and the right technique – nearly every adult can learn to ride a bike, whatever their age. This video will show you how to get them started.
26 August 2015 - 8:14am
Video: How to teach your child to ride 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.
11 August 2015 - 10:18am
Great Rides: Cycling in South Holland
CTC member Nigel Bell’s wife and son hadn’t been on a cycle tour before, so they went where the bicycle is king: the
intensively cycle-networked Netherlands
14 July 2015 - 2:11pm
A guide to going on a bike ride with children
Family bike rides are the perfect way to spend time together. CTC's Victoria Hazael and 'Cycle' magazine editor Dan Joyce share their advice on how to cycle with children.
27 January 2015 - 2:14pm
Richard's tips on getting cycling this summer in Essex
With spring around the corner, our thoughts drift to lazy cycle rides in the sun. It’s easier than you think, says Richard Monk from CTC, the national cycling charity. Here are his key tips for re-discovering the pleasure of cycling:
1 September 2014 - 2:13pm
How to encourage cycling at schools with anti-cycling policies
Is your child's school trying to ban or discourage cycling? Here's a guide designed to help tackle the sort of barriers that keep cropping up. It's mainly for parents, but we hope it'll also be useful for teachers, heads, governors, councils, after-school programmes and, of course, children.
10 October 2013 - 11:41am
Parent and Child Cycle Training in Reading
In order to encourage parents and children to cycle together, CTC and Reading Borough Council are offering parent and child cycle training to improve their cycling confidence.
19 June 2013 - 2:16pm
The Henley-on-Thames 'Short Cycle' Route
A short scenic route from Henley-on-Thames, around some of the more famous scenes in the Chilterns, and back to the riverside town to indulge in one of their finest cafes.
1 November 2012 - 11:08am
Guide to Cycling and Touring in the Chilterns
Thinking of touring around the South East of England? With good train and bus links to either the Bucks, Herts or Wokingham end of the Chilterns, it's worth an explore. Here is a basic guide to some of the listed routes around the Chilterns.
30 April 2012 - 10:01am
Family cycling adventures
Going for a family bike ride with your children can be a real pleasure - and planning it well could make all the difference between success and disappointment.
27 March 2012 - 12:07pm
Cycling to school
Most children live within cycling distance of their school and want to get there by bike. Alix Stredwick examines what’s stopping them – and how to tackle it.
12 March 2012 - 2:51pm
Support Your Local Bike Shop
Here at CTC, we love supportive and friendly local bike shops. When things go wrong or when you need a bit of advice, local knowledgeable staff are invaluable. See which shops our CTC supporters recommend.