News archive

Judge Enright gets it just right
Scales of justice
At last, a senior member of the legal profession showing sympathy for a cyclist. CTC is delighted to draw attention to the comments of Judge Sean Enright in the case of a tailgating lorry driver who...
CTC tells Parliament and radio: We need lorry safety
While total police numbers are down 3.5%, roads police officers are down by 37%
CTC has marked Road Safety Week with two appearances in Parliament and one on Radio 4, calling for action to reduce lorry danger
Celebration for cycling in Brighton, but UK future unclear
Space for Cycling ride in Brighton at the Labour Party Conference in September 2
Brighton and Hove has become the first non-London council formally to sign up to the Space for Cycling campaign promoted by CTC.

Blogs archive

Can you count your Worship?
If drivers are supposed to be disqualified from driving when they incur 12 points on their licence in a three year period, why are over 7000 people still allowed to drive after accumulating between 12 and 45 points? Can the Magistrates not manage the maths or do they just misunderstand the meaning of 'exceptional' hardship, the motorist's mitigation?
Cyclism - the Coroner's Chronicles
Two weeks ago one Coroner claimed a lorry driver would not have expected to see a cyclist on a trunk road. Last week another speculated that a driver's failure to see the cyclist in daylight 'may have been compounded by his clothing'. CTC's Duncan Dollimore asks do the Coroners understand cycling - or perhaps more importantly, the Highway Code?
Why should cyclists support Road Safety Week 2015?
As Road Safety Week goes green with a 'drive less, live more' theme for 2015, CTC's Duncan Dollimore asks is it time to take a broader approach to cycling and road safety campaigning with a cycle to improve safety message?

Case studies archive

Tony’s story – getting a mountain biking job
Bike Club participant Tony Burns
Tony gained skills and confidence through being part of Bike Club and now he has found a job doing what he loves – cycling.
Video: Join the Inclusive Cycling Network
CTC cycling Case Study
CTC teamed up with Cycling Projects to promote the largest network of inclusive cycling centres. The centres provide thousands of people with the opportunity to experience cycling whatever their ability.
The Henstones – keeping fit and active as a family
Girl riding a trike
Getting out and being active was a challenge for the Henstone family. All six children have disabilities, so finding something that is suitable isn't easy. Thanks to Cycling4All Shropshire, the family has found a new love for cycling.

Publications archive

This week's CycleClips is brought to you by Tony Upfold, CTC's new Communications and Media Officer. So don't give Julie Rand a hard time if you're not happy with the content......
Chancellor George Osborne
CTC's monthly round-up of cycle campaigning news
In this issue: Cameras for Commuting - how, why and which to buy; Trails for Wales; Dave Sims' Chopper; Handcycling The Dales; Disc Brakes Dissent; Plus-Size Hardtails

Articles archive

20 October 2015 - 9:26am
Video: How to teach an adult to ride a bike
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.
16 October 2015 - 3:58pm
How to cycle in a group
A group riding in the countryside
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.
8 October 2015 - 12:42pm
Ten common questions about cycling
Two cyclists riding on a path
Have you ever been put on the spot by someone who's not very sympathetic to cycling?




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