17 August 2015 - 9:28am
Cycling uphill is considerably harder than riding on the flat, but most cyclists can’t help themselves. Dave Barter wonders what makes us cycle up steep climbs and meets cyclists who are fast uphills.
22 April 2013 - 10:00am
Eileen Sheridan was one of the most celebrated cyclist (male or female) in the 1940s and 1950s. Many of the records she set then have not yet been broken, and she is now in her 90th year! She remains a positive force for cycling, and a member of CTC...
30 January 2013 - 5:18pm
Winter cycling training tips
Struggling for motivation to ride in the cold and dark this winter? Here are a few tips from CTC's John Storms to keep you going until spring gets here and it's a bit brighter.
29 November 2012 - 12:30pm
A guide to buying the best cycling presents
What Christmas present do you buy for the cyclist who has almost everything? Editor of CTC's magazine 'Cycle' Dan Joyce has some suggestions for amazing cycling gifts.
30 April 2012 - 8:56pm
Enjoy summer cycling conditions now! Benji Haworth and Ed Oxley went to Greece with mountain bikes, while Dave Barter heads to Majorca with his road bike. Read the full article from CTC's Cycle Magazine.
16 March 2012 - 5:19pm
Smartphone Cycle Apps
Whether you want to plan journeys or report potholes, there’s an app for that. Alec McCalden picks ten of the most popular.
12 March 2012 - 3:51pm
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.
5 March 2012 - 2:15pm
Cape Argus Cycling Tour
CTC supporter Ian Ducat tells us about his Cape Argus exploits in South Africa, one of the largest sporting events in the world.
24 February 2012 - 9:53am
Top Ten Hill Climbing Tips
Paul Smith lives in the Peak District village of Crich, 250m above sea level. There are seven routes into the village and they all involve a hill climb with gradients up to 20% (one in five)! Here are his top ten tips for hill climbing.
20 February 2012 - 12:37pm
Cycling in a bunch is more about communication than technique, whether it’s a
big summer sportive or a local club ride. Steve Thomas has some tips
20 February 2012 - 12:27pm
Energy on the Move
To keep riding strongly on a long ride, you must keep your carbohydrate
stores topped up. Coach Joe Beer has some suggestions