16 December 2015 - 3:58pm
How to cycle in a group
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.
13 December 2015 - 6:22pm
Gift ideas for cyclists - touring luxuries
One person’s luxury is another’s essential – it’s the beauty of humanity and touring. We asked members of the CTC forum to provide a little inspiration and had the office’s most distinguished tourers Julie Rand and Ian Taylor to pick their favourites.
11 August 2015 - 10:18am
Cycling in South Holland
CTC member Nigel Bell’s wife and son hadn’t been on a cycle tour before, so they went where the bicycle is king: the
intensively cycle-networked Netherlands
27 March 2015 - 12:26pm
Cycling routes in Berwick
Exploring England and Scotland by bicycle in a day couldn't be easier, as Tony Houghton CTC member and founder of CTC group Berwick Cyclists explains in his new booklet 'Five Cycle Rides from Berwick upon Tweed'.
19 June 2013 - 2:16pm
The Henley-on-Thames 'Short Cycle' Route
A short scenic route from Henley-on-Thames, around some of the more famous scenes in the Chilterns, and back to the riverside town to indulge in one of their finest cafes.
22 April 2013 - 9:00am
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 - 4:18pm
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.
1 November 2012 - 11:08am
Guide to Cycling and Touring in the Chilterns
Thinking of touring around the South East of England? With good train and bus links to either the Bucks, Herts or Wokingham end of the Chilterns, it's worth an explore. Here is a basic guide to some of the listed routes around the Chilterns.
11 June 2012 - 9:07am
Calais to Cannes (A diary account)
CTC Member Geoffrey Lewis has very kindly submitted a comprehensive set of diary notes from a trip he and some friends undertook from Calais to Cannes over 14 days in 2011.
27 April 2012 - 10:05am
The off-road End to End
Cycling from Lands' End to John o'Groats on road is a challenge, but riding it off-road, even more so! The longest off-road route in the UK's a tough ride, but perfectly doable given sufficient training/planning.
26 April 2012 - 11:38am
This cycleway offers a 173 mile circuit of the Chilterns, signposted all the way for easy navigation; beautiful countryside; and the opportunity to spot one or two red kites!
25 April 2012 - 12:05pm
Exploring by cycle is on the up, and manufacturers now produce many machines suited to carrying you and all your kit in comfort. Here we list a number of manufacturers/suppliers that might be of interest when you're looking for a new touring/expedition cycle.
12 April 2012 - 2:10pm
Cycling Land's End to John o' Groats? Get the End to End pack
Cycling from Land's End to John o' Groats (LEJOG) - the entire length of the UK - is a challenge that many thousands of people take on each year. Whether it's for your chosen charity or a personal ambition, CTC's LEJOG pack will help you complete this epic ride.
27 March 2012 - 12:44pm
Touring on a shoestring
Al Humphreys, who spent four years cycling the world on a budget of just £7,000, explains how dream tours don’t have to cost the earth.
27 March 2012 - 11:45am
Cycling round the world
Touring 18,000 miles around the world in record time is tough on both bike and equipment. Rob Ainsley asked Mark Beaumont, James Bowthorpe and Julian Sayarer what they used and how well it did.
27 March 2012 - 9:30am
Along England’s Backbone
Eleven CTC members accompanied Mark Waters on a CTC tour along the Pennine Cycleway this summer.