27 January 2015 - 2:14pm
Richard's tips on getting cycling this summer in Essex
With spring around the corner, our thoughts drift to lazy cycle rides in the sun. It’s easier than you think, says Richard Monk from CTC, the national cycling charity. Here are his key tips for re-discovering the pleasure of cycling:
1 September 2014 - 2:13pm
How to encourage cycling at schools with anti-cycling policies
Is your child's school trying to ban or discourage cycling? Here's a guide designed to help tackle the sort of barriers that keep cropping up. It's mainly for parents, but we hope it'll also be useful for teachers, heads, governors, councils, after-school programmes and, of course, children.
10 October 2013 - 11:41am
Parent and Child Cycle Training in Reading
In order to encourage parents and children to cycle together, CTC and Reading Borough Council are offering parent and child cycle training to improve their cycling confidence.
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.
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.
30 April 2012 - 10:01am
Family cycling adventures
Going for a family bike ride with your children can be a real pleasure - and planning it well could make all the difference between success and disappointment.
27 March 2012 - 12:07pm
Cycling to school
Most children live within cycling distance of their school and want to get there by bike. Alix Stredwick examines what’s stopping them – and how to tackle it.
22 March 2012 - 11:57am
Cycling when you are pregnant
Should you cycle when you are pregnant? Is cycling safe for both the mother-to-be and the unborn baby?
Expectant mothers who cycle regulary may get conflicting advice about cycling and pregnancy, so here's a comprehensive look at the evidence.
12 March 2012 - 2:51pm
Support Your Local Bike Shop
Here at CTC, we love supportive and friendly local bike shops. When things go wrong or when you need a bit of advice, local knowledgeable staff are invaluable. See which shops our CTC supporters recommend.
16 February 2012 - 3:18pm
How to transport children by bike
What to do if you want to carry on cycling once you have a family? Does life have to start revolving around four wheels instead of two? Or is it possible to take the little darlings with you?