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13 August 2013 - 11:23am
Can you design a pump track? CTC's latest competition needs your ideas
Rider on a pump track
CTC MTB has teamed up with Urban Design Specialists DHUD, DMR Bikes and the Cycle Show, the UK’s number one cycling exhibition to capture your ideas and potential opportunities for the development of a pump track project.
22 July 2013 - 1:44pm
Blazing Saddles for Cycle Chilterns at Oxfordshire County and Thame Show
Riders of all ages enjoyed riding on the Shoretrax
The one day Oxfordshire County and Thame Show sizzled away under bright blue skies as the temperature climbed into the 30s. A great excuse for a day out and a busy show meant lots of visitors coming to find out more about Cycle Chilterns and have a go on the Shoretrax Portable Timber Trail.
1 July 2013 - 2:28pm
The Big Bike Bash 2013
The Big Bike Bash
The Big Bike Bash 2013 will be held at UK Youth's Avon Tyrrell activity centre in the New Forest in August 24-26.
13 June 2013 - 9:56am
Tidworth Freeride takes off this weekend
Tidworth Freeride takes off this weekend
Seven years of dedication, persistence and hard work by a group of mountain bikers and volunteers results this weekend in the opening of the Tidworth Freeride Bike Park in Wiltshire (Saturday 15 June).
13 June 2013 - 9:19am
Innerleithen Uplift: On Track and Gaining Speed
The Innerleithen Uplift project has been in the pipeline for a while now, and, like all of these projects, there are many unforeseen challenges and hurdles. The guys at AimUp have their eyes set on a big prize though, and the Tweed Love Bike Festival was a good time to catch up on progress.
11 June 2013 - 3:30pm
Cycle Chilterns attend the Herts County Show
A rider on the Shoretrax mtb trail
The sunshine brought out the crowds, with 35,000 people attending over two days. For Cycle Chilterns, the busy show was the perfect opportunity to speak about cycling in the Chilterns.
11 June 2013 - 1:10pm
Tidworth Freeride takes off this weekend
Tidworth Bike Park map
Seven years of dedication, persistence and hard work by a group of mountain bikers and volunteers results this weekend in the opening of the Tidworth Freeride Bike Park in Wiltshire (Saturday 15 June 2013).
3 June 2013 - 3:50pm
Legends Of Mountain Biking Headed to Selkirk
The 2013 British MTB Marathon Championships, The Selkirk MTB Marathon and a cycling street party in Selkirk. On Saturday 8 June up to 100 elite cross country mountain bike racers from throughout the UK descended on Selkirk in the Scottish Borders for the 2013 British MTB Marathon Championships.
3 June 2013 - 3:37pm
Privateer Beastway MTB Series 2013
Beastway Racing
The Privateer Beastway mountain bike race series, one of the longest running in the UK, re-launched on Wednesday 29th May at Redbridge Cycling Centre in Essex. The iconic grass roots series will run every Wednesday evening for eight weeks.
1 March 2013 - 6:00pm
The Endurance Series 2013
Two Endurance Cross-Country Racers in the open countryside
Once again, The Endurance Series will combine six well known mountain bike events, spanning a range of distances and durations, to produce the ultimate Mountain Bike Endurance Champions.
13 February 2013 - 10:20am
Mini Enduro Round 1: Haldon Forest Park
The mini-downhill format, masterminded by Naked Racing’s Chris Roberts, aims to make downhill racing more accessible to everyone who enjoys the sport. Sunday saw the first ever mini-enduro, Chris’ attempt to do the same for the Enduro format of bike racing.
19 November 2012 - 4:26pm
More mountain bike trails on the way for England
Sherwood Pines Bike Park
Scotland and Wales might have some of the best mountain bike trail centres in the world but here's news of two exciting new developments in England.
15 November 2012 - 12:45pm
Endurance Champions crowned – complete series round up
The MTB Endurance Series
After six months of intense mountain bike racing at venues stretching from the south coast to the Scottish borders, the inaugural Endurance Series has come to an end and the first ever Champions have been crowned.
13 November 2012 - 10:05am
Support new mountain biking trails in Devon
A woman on an off-road trail
More off-road trails could be coming to Devon if a National Trust plan receives enough support.
1 November 2012 - 11:52am
A new off-road trail for Aston Hill in the Chilterns
Senior Off-Road Officer, Ian Warby, tests the trails at Aston Hill
The Chilterns is home to Aston Hill, a Forestry Commission owned area dedicated to off-road mountain biking famous for its downhill runs created by our very own Off-Road Officer, Ian Warby. An added attraction is a new trail, 'Surface to Air'...
18 October 2012 - 12:41pm
A thousand cyclists take to the trails at the Dalby Forest open day
Cyclists in Dalby Forest
Dalby Bike Barn's open day on 13 October showcased a range of CTC taster courses and activites at our community hub in Dalby Forest. CTC teamed up with PACE and the Forestry Commission to offer visitors an inspiring day of both MTB and road cycling.
11 October 2012 - 1:47pm
New MTB trails at Beecraigs Country Park
Beecraigs Volunteers
Beecraigs is a small country park with big potential. Mountain bikers have been using the park for many years, so it was inevitable that a time would come when some upgrades and maintenance to the existing network of trails would be required - so they called in CTC's Ian Warby.
17 September 2012 - 1:04pm
Get discounted tickets for Cycle Show 2012
Cycle show 2012 logo
CTC will once again be at the Cycle Show this year. CTC members can get a discounted tickets and the first 25 CTC members to visit our stand (A11) each day will receive a CTC goody bag.
13 August 2012 - 11:08am
Olympic inspiration in Swindon
Swindon Olympic Mountain Bike Cycling
Hundreds of Swindon residents took to the centre of town, usually a bike-free area, to be a part of the Olympic Cross Country Mountain Bike race on Saturday 11August.
4 July 2012 - 10:21am
Avon Tyrrell's mountain bike facilities get even better
CTC Mountain Bike Trail Building - Avon Tyrrell Shoretrax
CTC MTB and Shoretrax Mountain Bike Trails have been working with the leading youth work charity UK Youth to further enhanced the off-road cycling facilities for young people and the local community at its Avon Tyrrell Activity Centre in the New Forest.




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