Promotion and Encouragement

Julie Rand teaching Kay 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.

A group riding in the countryside
How to cycle in a group - 16 Oct 2015 - Article
Do you ride with a group? Or would you like to? CTC's guide to group etiquette will show you how to get the most out of the experience.

Two cyclists riding on a path
Ten common questions about cycling - 8 Oct 2015 - Article
Have you ever been put on the spot by someone who's not very sympathetic to cycling?

A group riding in the countryside
Cycling with others is lots of fun and YOU can lead the way by attending one of our FREE on-road Ride Leader workshops for cycling groups held at over 30 different locations across the UK. Hurry though as there is limited availability!

East Yorks CTC set off on their 90th birthday ride
Happy Birthday to them! Nearly 80 riders left the Hessle Rugby Club in three groups to celebrate the 90th Anniversary of East Yorks CTC earlier this month.

Julie and Kay cycling
Bike Week: cycle to work tactics - 15 Jun 2015 - Article
Warm mornings and long, sunny evenings make the summer an especially enticing season for cycle commuting ... but how do you make sure that your employer will welcome you and your bike?

Bike Week UK MP Bike Ride
The launch of Bike Week, which officially begins this Saturday, is traditionally hosted by the Dutch Embassy in London and coincides with the annual MPs' bike ride to Parliament. Wednesday 10 June was the day, and CTC’s Sam Jones was there to report on events.

Rider on a track
Why I love cycling to work - 28 May 2015 - Blog
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.

Perseus triumphant with Medusa head - Vatican City CC Monitotxi
Slaying the myths - 27 May 2015 - Blog
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.

Cycle training at school
Cycle training - 26 May 2015 - Campaigning Views
Cycle training is a very effective way to encourage more people of all ages, backgrounds and abilities to cycle. It boosts skills and confidence, particularly in imperfect conditions, and teaches the rules of the road.

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