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50 years to double current cycle use says CTC
Commuting cyclists on Waterloo Bridge
The Government's latest statistics on cycle use show that it has crept up slightly since last year - and is now about 20% higher than 10 years ago. But at this rate it will take a very long...
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.
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...

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SamJones
My favourite ride: Dorset and Wiltshire
As spring turns to summer, CTC is looking to share some of its staff and members' favourite rides. First out of the gates is campaigner Sam Jones, who shares his love for the West Country.
david.murray
Fun in the park kicks off CTC's Big Bike Revival
As a whole-hearted community bike project, Platt Fields Bike Hub is used to welcoming lots of people to its site in Manchester – but there have perhaps been none more famous than our special guest at CTC's launch of The Big Bike Revival!
skicat
John o'Groats to Land's End in 14 days
Every year, many people cycle Land's End to John o'Groats, but CTC member Walter Wright decided to cycle the route the other way round in a fortnight.

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The Henstones – keeping fit and active as a family
Girl riding a trike
Getting out and being active has been a challenge for the Henstone family. All six children have disabilities, so finding something that is suitable has not been 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.
Diana's story - respite for mum
Diana on a bike
Diana was a reluctant cyclist when she first arrived at one of Trailnet’s introductory inclusive cycling sessions. Now, over two years later she is confidently using a bicycle and is one of the centre’s most regular and enthusiastic riders.

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All the latest news and views from the world of cycling in this week's CycleClips.
House of Parliament
CTC's monthly round-up of cycle campaigning news
All the latest news and views in this week's entertaining CycleClips.

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19 May 2015 - 5:18pm
How to stop your bike from being stolen
Two police officers checking a bike
More than 376,000 bicycles are stolen every year in England and Wales alone, so it is really important that you know how to protect your bike. CTC's Victoria Hazael takes a look at what you can do to make it as difficult as possible for a thief to cycle away with your precious steed.
2 April 2015 - 11:46am
Easter eggs, cycling and burning calories
Hot Cross Buns by Gerry Knight
Cycling is great exercise and an excellent way to burn off any extra calories you may consume over the Easter weekend. But how long will you have to cycle for? Take a look at our handy guide to cycling off your Easter treats.
27 March 2015 - 1:26pm
Berwick Cyclists
Berwick Cyclist's
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'.

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