All the latest cycling news from CTC

15 May 2015 - 11:55am
Bike Week to get half a million people cycling this June
Bike Week logo
Over half a million people are due to take part in Bike Week (13 – 21 June), the biggest cycling event in the UK. Packed full of activities and helpful tips on how you can make the simple switch to cycling, Bike Week 2015 demonstrates that cycling is a really convenient way to get around.
15 May 2015 - 10:28am
Cyclist with a cause
GTO by Reece Garside photography via Flickr Creative Commons
Charlie Sinclair will donate the proceeds from the screening of 'Bikes vs Cars' to the Cyclists' Defence Fund's Justice for Michael appeal.
12 May 2015 - 12:00pm
Over a sixth of new Commons strongly support cycling
Bicycle outside a polling station
CTC has revealed that 114 of the newly elected 650 MPs, including the Prime Minister, have shown their strong support for cycling, as identified via its Vote Bike campaign.
8 May 2015 - 11:46am
Thousands at Space for Cycling and Pedal on Parliament rides
Space for Cycling: brightening up the city. Photo: CTC, Creative Commons licence
Despite 'safety' concerns by officials, over 4,000 riders took part in the Pedal on Parliament ride in Edinburgh, while nearly 500 joined a Space for Cycling ride in Sheffield. Hundreds more joined rides in Newcastle and Aberdeen on 25 April.
30 April 2015 - 4:08pm
Martine McCutcheon launches CTC’s Big Bike Revival
Martine McCutcheon launches the Big Bike Revival in Platt Fields
Former EastEnders and Love Actually star Martine McCutcheon has launched CTC's national campaign aimed at getting thousands of forgotten bikes out of sheds and back into use.
23 April 2015 - 12:32pm
The bicycling bard is Bach again
Richard Durrant with his bike and trailer
Talented virtuoso guitarist - and CTC member - Richard Durrant is following up last year's successful tour of England using a bicycle and trailer with another trip this summer that will take him from Sussex to the Isle of Skye.
23 April 2015 - 10:10am
Over 22% Parliamentary candidates support CTC’s Vote Bike
Vote Bike!
With less than two weeks till polling day, CTC is urging its members and supporters to keep up the pressure on candidates particularly those from the parties most likely to be elected.
21 April 2015 - 1:44pm
Four rides this weekend, that could change cycling
Civic ride in Newcastle
If you've taken a minute to pester your prospective MPs via Vote Bike, and now you want to do something more to send a message to politicians that cycling matters, then come along to rides in Aberdeen, Edinburgh, Newcastle and Sheffield.
9 April 2015 - 3:53pm
Searching for Bicycle Mechanics for NSPCC Tour of England
volunteer, bicycle, mechanic, CTC
Volunteer on a pro-peloton event and experience being a pro-bicycle mechanic
9 April 2015 - 12:36pm
Ride for CTC at the Countrywide Great Tour
The Great Tour
Ride and fundraise for CTC on our stages at The Countrywide Great Tour
1 April 2015 - 12:01am
Will Jeremy Clarkson be the next CTC president?
Bealnach na Ba Pass Scotland - the Great Tour
As part of CTC’s ongoing development plans as national cycling charity, former Top Gear presenter, Jeremy Clarkson, is considered the front runner to replace Jon Snow as President.
31 March 2015 - 11:19am
L'Eroica & CTC Heritage Jersey Rider Package
L'Eroica Britannia rider places CTC
Don't miss your opportunity to cycle back in time at this year's L'Eroica Britannia in Derbyshire's magnificent peaks with Team CTC. There are 25 places available and each rider will receive a CTC heritage jersey.
31 March 2015 - 11:00am
“VOTE BIKE!” says national cycling charity
Vote Bike logo
Today (Tuesday 31 March 2015), CTC, the national cycling charity, wrote to all prospective parliamentary candidates asking them publicly to register their personal views on cycling.
31 March 2015 - 10:48am
Take a minute to Vote Bike!
Bicycle outside of a polling station
Today (Tuesday 31 March 2015), CTC wrote to over 2,500 prospective parliamentary candidates asking them publicly to register their personal views on cycling.
30 March 2015 - 12:38pm
Be part of The Great Tour!
The Great Tour Volunteer Ride Leader
A new cycle tour is happening this summer and CTC is looking for volunteers to join us on an awe-inspiring cycle journey around Great Britain’s dramatic and beautiful coastline.
27 March 2015 - 5:35pm
An incomprehensible travesty of justice
Daniel Squire was killed whilst training for an Ironman Triathlon
Last week, an incomprehensible travesty of justice occurred in Kent. A driver who had sent and received 40 text messages whilst at the wheel and who then hit an 18-year-old cyclist on a straight stretch of road in broad daylight was cleared by a jury of causing the cyclist's death.
27 March 2015 - 8:40am
Be part of The Countrywide Great Tour!
A cyclist in CTC kit riding by the beach in Thanet
A new cycle tour is happening this summer and CTC is looking for riders and volunteers to join us on an awe-inspiring cycle journey around Great Britain’s dramatic and beautiful coastline.
24 March 2015 - 11:16am
Electric bikes set to put spring in your step in the Chilterns
Health Rides - great for all ages and abilities
CTC is giving cycling in the Chilterns a boost this spring with electric bikes, a new cycle hire fleet and rides galore packed into a new cycling guide. Sara Randle shines a light on the Cycle Chilterns Bike Hub in Great Missenden.
19 March 2015 - 12:39pm
Police add insult to injury in Mason case
Photo by Joe Dunckley: Michael Mason vigil by  Stop Killing Cyclists.
Insensitivity follows further injustice, the Metropolitan Police now say they will not refer the Michael Mason case to the Crown Prosecution Service.
19 March 2015 - 10:47am
Girls Go Better by Cycle workshop
Cycling workshop panellists images and names
The panellists have been announced for an evening of networking and debate with inspirational women speakers from across the world of cycling organised by CTC and Transport for Greater Manchester

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