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Book now for the Big Bike Bash 2015
Mountain biking in the New Forest
The Big Bike Bash is back again this August for a weekend of mountain bike family fun at UK Youth's Avon Tyrell Centre in the New Forest.
Are all HGV drivers getting enough sleep?
Cyclist in a lorry mirror
A BBC Radio 4 programme looking at the impact of sleep deprivation on health and safety has drawn attention to the risks taken by HGV drivers who don’t get a good night’s sleep. CTC's Rhia...
Wales has the tools but needs to use them
Cardiff Cycle City group calling for better cycle provision in March 2015
Statistics for cycling in Wales show a disturbing trend as cycling casualties increase, as CTC Cymru calls for the Welsh Government to make good on the ambitions contained in the Active Travel Act...

Blogs archive

JonSharpe
The Great Tour - Join us on the Rye to Brighton route
On 11 August cyclists will be celebrating CTC and raising vital campaigning funds by cycling stage 39 of the Great Countrywide Tour. The route is a scenic 53 mile cycle along the coast from Rye to Brighton. CTC's Jon Sharpe, Matt Mallinder and Ian Taylor cycled the route beforehand.
david.murray
Was Boris Johnson 'naughty' for giving his wife a backie?
Earlier this week, Mayor of London, Boris Johnson hit the headlines for giving his wife a backie on his bike. Our reaction - he was 'very naughty' and 'We would never encourage cyclists to break the law'. David Murray explores the world of the backie in more detail.
SamJones
Cycle racing relaxation – will it help?
Following Chris Froome’s second victory in the Tour de France, the Department for Transport announced that it will relax antiquated road regulations which restricted road racing to boost tourism and double the number of cycle journeys. CTC considers the implications.

Case studies archive

Video: Join the Inclusive Cycling Network
CTC cycling Case Study
CTC teamed up with Cycling Projects to promote the largest network of inclusive cycling centres. The centres provide thousands of people with the opportunity to experience cycling whatever their ability.
The Henstones – keeping fit and active as a family
Girl riding a trike
Getting out and being active was a challenge for the Henstone family. All six children have disabilities, so finding something that is suitable isn't easy. Thanks to Cycling4All Shropshire, the family has found a new love for cycling.
Richard's story - renewed confidence outdoors
Richard on a mountain trike out on location
Richard's mobility gradually decreased after he was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. However, since finding Experience Community mountain trike group, Richard is able to go out for rides with others and rediscover the outdoors.

Publications archive

In this issue: Africa Solo - Cairo to Cape Town Epic, Josie Dew's family adventure, Spa and Surly tourers tested, transport cycling for all, riding the Southern Upland Way.
In this issue: Countrywide Great Tour - fundraise for CTC; Lorry operator banned; Toxic talk in The Guardian; London's Summer of Cycling; How to keep your cool; McBike; Vittorio Brumotti; Martyn...
This week's CycleClips: Tour de France, Remembering John Radford, Moving Mountains in Afghanistan, Thrive, Roman's Holiday, Steve Abraham, Can a bike ride itself, Life in the slow lane,...

Articles archive

14 July 2015 - 3:11pm
A guide to going on a bike ride with children
Cyclists in the New Forest
Family bike rides are the perfect way to spend time together. CTC's Victoria Hazael and 'Cycle' magazine editor Dan Joyce share their advice on how to cycle with children.
2 July 2015 - 11:22am
How to buy a secondhand bike
Two women on dutch style bikes
Are you looking for a new bike, but your budget is slim? Robin Eveleigh from Drover Cycles shares his tips for buying a secondhand bike and avoiding buying a stolen bike.
1 July 2015 - 7:45am
Cycling in the heat
Water bottles by Steven Depolo
As temperatures soar this summer, CTC’s Victoria Hazael has some top tips for staying cool on your bike.

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