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Brenda’s story – learning to ride a bike with CTC Case Study
Thursday, 6 November, 2014 - 14:36
CTC cycling Case Study
Brenda was keen to join in one of the local led rides; the only problem was, she’d never ridden a bike before! Through the help of CTC’s Ross Adams, she’s now riding a bike and cycling with her family. More...
New registration system for NSI Bikeability Instructors News
Tuesday, 23 September, 2014 - 13:05
Changes to the way National Standard Instructor (NSI) information is held are currently being implemented. The way that NSI records are generated, stored and accessed is changing. All instructors need to be aware of these changes so that their records can be updated and maintained. More...
Alicia's story - teaching an adult to ride a bike Case Study
Wednesday, 10 September, 2014 - 15:55
CTC cycling Case Study
Is it ever too late to learn to ride a bike? Definitely not, as Alicia recently found out when she asked CTC Cycle Instructor Julie Rand for help. Alicia has wanted to learn to cycle for nearly 30 years. More...
Video: How to teach your child to ride a bike Guide
Thursday, 4 September, 2014 - 13:40
Ida the star of CTC's How to teach a child to ride a bike video
Learning to cycle the CTC way is easy and fun - and teaches skills that will last a lifetime. More...
Book now for CTC Courses this autumn! News
Thursday, 21 August, 2014 - 16:31
CTC cycle courses - book now for the autumn
CTC has put together a full programme of courses for late summer and autumn, including courses such as the Advanced Leader Award, CTC Trainer, First Aid for cyclists and Go-mtb Leader Orientations. More...
AirBag Enjoyment - Leicester Blog
Tuesday, 19 August, 2014 - 16:08
The atmosphere was sparkling at the Ride Leicester and City Festivals. As the CTC’s contribution to the event, we wanted to bring something new to Leicester. The AirBag was perfect – fun, a little scary, a great spectacle. More...
Going to uni by bike - top tips from student cyclists Article
Monday, 14 July, 2014 - 11:16
Jesse on the Dunwich Dynamo
School is just out, but it's not long before 650,000 new students head off for uni this autumn. CTC caught up with two experienced cycling students Stef and Jesse to hear why they go by bike. More...
The Women's Tour - does racing turn anyone on to cycling? Blog
Saturday, 10 May, 2014 - 19:10
Children from Barley Croft school getting inside knowledge
On a soggy day I milled in the rain for two hours with cold, soaked kids to watch the Women’s Tour - and to my utter amazement it was worth it! More...
Women only Trail Mountain Bike Leader course News
Friday, 11 April, 2014 - 17:40
Woman riding over a slope on a mountain bike
CTC are running a women only Trail Leader Award course at Young Bristol in June, so here's your chance to get on the right course, with the right Trainer - Sally Berry - and enjoy it from start to finish! More...
Becoming a Mountain Bike Leader - an interview with Sharon Harod Case Study
Friday, 11 April, 2014 - 17:20
Sharon during her Technical Leader Award course
We ask Sharon Harod, who recently completed her second CTC Leader course what it is that got her into mountain biking, why she wants to do it and how she found her CTC courses. More...
Mountain biking is important in the city too – cycle training for all Blog
Friday, 28 March, 2014 - 12:28
Using a city park to teach mountain biking skills
We are sometimes asked why we offer mountain biking skills in a flat city. Doesn’t it just encourage people to drive out of the city to cycle somewhere else – aren't we increasing motor traffic instead of increasing cycling? More...
March and April courses and events News
Thursday, 27 March, 2014 - 15:46
Here is the schedule for courses starting soon in Leicester. More...
Cycle Chilterns summer Bikeability sessions give children more confidence! Case Study
Monday, 3 February, 2014 - 15:04
Morning Bikeability level 1 session at Amersham
Last summer, 37 children took part in a successful series of Bikeability courses run by the Cycle Chilterns project. The courses took place over two weeks in Tring and Amersham. More...
Supporting Healthy Streets Case Study
Tuesday, 14 January, 2014 - 11:54
Healthy Streets Maintenance
CTC were funded by the Lancashire County Council Gateway programme to deliver Community Cycle Clubs in partnership with "Healthy Streets". Over the first eighteen months 23 community cycling projects were identified and supported through the work of CTC Cycling Development officer Damian Bonsall. More...
Donna - from learning to cycle to learning maintenance Case Study
Friday, 10 January, 2014 - 16:49
Donna working on a wheel
Donna has learned to ride on the roads, even tackling her toughest roundabouts and taken a two-week cycle maintenance course. We spoke to her in the autumn, and here are her plans for more cycling, and reflections on what cycling has meant to her thus far. More...
Adult Cycle Training opportunities - January 2014 News
Wednesday, 8 January, 2014 - 13:40
Adult trainee and instructor
Upcoming cycle training opportunities for adults (16 plus) in Leicester More...
Becoming a cyclist – a New Year’s resolution Blog
Wednesday, 8 January, 2014 - 13:08
Cynthia ready to ride
The glory of mastering the bike, the road and a ‘clumsy’ childhood. Read this story directly from one of the trainees on the Leicester Cycle Champions programme. More...
Triathlon England brings in CTC, the national Cycling Charity to train ride leaders. News
Thursday, 7 November, 2013 - 14:17
CTC's Greg Woodford designed bespoke Club Leader Course for Triathlon England
Triathlon England has chosen CTC, the national cycling charity, to design a training course for volunteer ride leaders. More...
Triathlon England brings in CTC, the national Cycling Charity to train ride leaders. Press Release
Thursday, 7 November, 2013 - 13:17
Triathlon England has chosen CTC, the national cycling charity to design a training course for volunteer ride leaders. More...
How to change someone's life - cycle training Oxford undergraduates Case Study
Monday, 4 November, 2013 - 15:18
Student and cycle instructor
After local MP Nicola Blackwood questioned the lack of cycle training for new students at Oxford during the 'Get Britain Cycling' debate last August, CTC stepped in to offer a day of free sessions for freshers. More...


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