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It’s boom time for Cargo Bikes
Gary of Outspoken Delivery inaugurating the European Cycle Logistics Federation
More than 200 delegates from 25 countries met at the second European Cycle Logistics Conference, 12 April in Nijmegen, Netherlands, to celebrate the stellar potential of cycle delivery in developing...
Euro Parliament votes for safer lorry designs
Lorries pose a serious risk to cyclists
The European Parliament voted today (April 15) to change the regulations for the design of lorry cabs to make lorries safer and more fuel efficient, a move which could potentially save hundreds of...
Create jobs and save lives in their thousands! Cycling is the key, says major new report
Copenhagen cyclist
Coinciding with the launch of CTC's Space for Cycling campaign, the World Health Organisation (WHO) says that cycling has the potential to create at least 76,000 jobs and save 10,000 lives in...

Blogs archive

Chris Juden
Leading the CTC way
I learnt everything I know about leading cycle rides and tours with CTC, but not from any of the training courses recently profiled here and in 'Cycle' magazine. I served an apprenticeship most Sundays since 1972, with several different local CTC groups and on many longer tours at home and abroad.
ElizabethBarner
Mountain biking is important in the city too – cycle training for all
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?
Chris Peck
The THINK! campaign for bikes is relaunched - CTC assesses its impact
Running in some of the cities that received money for cycling recently, the THINK! campaign follows the now usual 'give and take' message that equates cyclists and drivers as similar sources of danger, both of which need to 'play their part'. However, the messages it sends out are largely sensible.

Case studies archive

Becky Reynolds and Brighton’s successful implementation of the North Laine contraflow scheme
Becky Reynolds, "One Way, No Way!" Campaigner
Becky Reynolds grew up cycling. Her mom taught her to ride at an early age, so cycling has been and integral part of her life for as long as she can remember. What changed this everyday self-described “utility cyclist” into a campaigner and co-founder of Cycle Lewes, an active campaigning group?
Chichester is a 20mph city thanks to one mum’s dedication and a team of volunteers
Sarah with her two children
Sarah Sharp never thought of herself as a cycle campaigner before she initiated the Chichester 20s Plenty campaign; in fact, this self-described 'ordinary housewife' didn’t even learn to ride a bike until she was 28. So what was it exactly that changed in this mum of two?
Becoming a Mountain Bike Leader - an interview with Sharon Harod
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.

Publications archive

Bag some money; Get connected in Glasgow; Do you want some free publicity?; Big up Bike Week; Home help; Group Events Forum; Leading the CTC way; Wonderful wheeling in Wales.
Tour of Britain; Danger - unexploded helmet!; Why people do and don't cycle to work; Sally wins the Wiggle prize; Cycling's all Wight on the Isle of Wight; The naked truth about Boris; Deep...
AGM and Dinner; Orbital 2014; Make space for cycling; In Pursuit of Spring; Map your good and bad paths; Lothians and Borders Rally; Joff Summerfield; The bicycle apple; Freddie and Robert on the...

Articles archive

17 April 2014 - 11:14am
What do we mean by Space for Cycling?
How do we create Space for Cycling? A range of solutions is needed, for major and minor roads or junctions, in urban and rural areas alike.
1 April 2014 - 2:32pm
Cycling levels in European countries
How does the UK's level of cycling compare with that of other European countries?
21 March 2014 - 4:16pm
Mudguard Safety
Image of mudguard-damaged bike
You wouldn’t think that such inoffensive accessories could be dangerous, but a front mudguard (or ‘fender’ in America), incorrectly fitted, could possibly kill! There have certainly been serious injuries. Here’s how to prevent them.

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