6 October 2015 - 8:42am
The Near Miss Project is back!
The Near Miss Project returns this month for a second year, studying cycling near misses and other non-injury incidents. Senior Lecturer in Transport at the University of Westminster Dr Rachel Aldred, who leads on the project, writes why it is important for cyclists to take part.
3 September 2015 - 12:00am
Cycle to Work Day: what a difference a shower makes!
As cyclists across the UK take to their wheels for Cycle to Work Day, cyclist Sam Mugford relates how a cycle friendly employer has enabled him to continue pedaling no matter the conditions!
1 September 2015 - 1:07pm
My Ride to Work: Jonathan Sharpe
Thinking of taking a longer cycling commute? Cycle To Work Day Coordinator Jonathan Sharpe shares his top tips for getting yourself ready for the challenge.
26 August 2015 - 10:41am
My Ride to Work: Ian Taylor
Our Cycle To Work Day series continues with Ian Taylor (our IT guru) reflecting on his rides to and from work.
24 August 2015 - 1:01pm
My Ride to Work: Sam Jones
As CTC prepares for Cycle to Work day, campaigner Sam Jones blogs on how he started cycling to work 8 years ago and the delights of his ride today.
19 June 2015 - 2:29pm
The YHA celebrates Bike Week 2015 in style
It’s Bike Week and YHA are really celebrating this year after the charity’s big commitment over the last few months to promoting cycling throughout England and Wales. So we thought we would ask them to write us a blog piece about why Bike Week means so much to them ...
28 May 2015 - 10:19am
Why I love cycling to work
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.
6 May 2015 - 8:26am
Don't Drive Daddy!
The simplest of joys can mean the difference between a happy child going to school or a real drag during the school run.
8 April 2015 - 8:14am
Inhabiting Infrastructure: explaining cycling's complexity
This guest blog post was written by Alan Latham and Peter Wood, researchers from the Departments of Geography at University College London and The Open University. Could their publication 'Inhabiting Infrastructure' influence campaigners’ attempts to explain the need for Space for Cycling?
23 February 2015 - 1:53pm
Is too much technology a bad thing?
New gear for bikes is coming out all the time but is this smart technology good for cycling wonders CTC Communications volunteer Margaret-Anne Orgill
11 December 2014 - 10:10am
What drivers need to know about cyclists...
Let's get one thing straight: I am a car driver, I love driving my car, but because I am a cyclist too, there are some things I'd love to explain to all drivers to stop them beeping, shouting, revving behind me and overtaking too close when I am on my bike.
14 October 2014 - 10:52am
CTC’s Sam Jones considers what a day in the life of a cyclist might be like by 2020 - IF the Government had committed to Funding4Cycling in 2014, AND had been investing at least £10 per head annually for the previous five years.
3 July 2014 - 11:05am
My first ride to work at CTC
It took me two months to find the opportunity to cycle to work at CTC National Office in Guildford but I’m glad I did…
7 February 2014 - 4:48pm
Boy stuff: cycling, the prostate and erectile dysfunction
Riding a bicycle can aggravate the prostate and cause other health problems in men. The design of the standard bicycle seat can rub against the prostate during the pedalling process. A comforatble saddle is key.
23 January 2014 - 2:22pm
Why models matter: CTC meets with the DfT's modelling team
Yesterday (22nd January), CTC met with officials from the Department for Transport to discuss how the National Transport Model deals with cycling. Chris Peck explains why the model matters, and what CTC wants to see changed.
10 December 2013 - 8:08pm
Why should cyclists use Twitter?
Some say Twitter is a waste of time. It is, however, the world’s largest global conversation and is a very effective way for cyclists to network, campaign and communicate.