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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.
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.
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.
16 October 2014 - 8:43pm
Belles on Bikes: cycling, cake and confidence!
Belles on Bikes
Suzanne Forup, CTC’s Assistant Head of Development in Scotland, packed her panniers and headed to the beautiful Perthshire town of Pitlochry for the first Belles on Bikes leader training weekend.
15 September 2014 - 3:48pm
Caroline's time to shine (again!)
Caroline Waugh's Disability Sports award
Following her introduction to cycling some five years ago, CTC member Caroline Waugh has beome a champion for inclusive cycling in South Yorkshire and beyond. She was recently nominated for a Service to Disability Sport award.
10 September 2014 - 2:53pm
Biking without boundaries
Lovely blue tricycle
Cycling is an activity which, as a rule, relies on you being able to see where you're going,so you might think that having a visual impairment would rule you out of taking part. But we all know that rules are there to be broken and, with a bit of help, pretty much anyone can cycle.
8 March 2014 - 4:39pm
Ride, Cake and Chat!
Cycling ladies
CTC’s Cycling Development Officer in Scotland is a multi-tasker with a mission – to support women to ride, eat cake and chat. For the record, she’s typing this whilst drinking tea and thinking about what to cook for dinner...
19 January 2014 - 4:20pm
Cake-loving lady cyclists wanted in Scotland…!
Four women on bikes
After a rainy day in the saddle with the fledgling Edinburgh Belles on Bikes, CTC Cycling Development Officer for Scotland Suzanne Forup needs some help getting more women on their bikes...
28 October 2013 - 9:38pm
Could you be a Ted?
Portwilliam Cycling Group
Cycling Development Officer in Scotland, Suzanne Forup, is looking for CTC members in Dumfries and Galloway to help children and young people discover the joy of cycling. You don’t really have to be called Ted…

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