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1 September 2014 - 2:13pm
How to encourage cycling at schools with anti-cycling policies
Children cycling to school
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.
28 May 2014 - 10:48am
How to prepare for your first charity cycle ride
Guildford Challenge Ride
If you have signed up for a charity bike ride and are worried about what lies ahead, here's a handy guide to help you achieve your goal.
10 October 2013 - 11:41am
Parent and Child Cycle Training in Reading
Learn to cycle as a family on those short journeys
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.
21 August 2013 - 8:54am
Family cycling at Ashridge Estate
Family cycling on Ashridge Estate
For a fun outing for all the family, explore the beautiful Ashridge Estate in the Chilterns.
22 July 2013 - 4:53pm
Families with special needs children cycle together at Avon Tyrrell
Inclusive cycling at Avon Tyrrell
Having bikes suitable for children with special needs means the whole family can ride together.
19 June 2013 - 2:16pm
The Henley-on-Thames 'Short Cycle' Route
Ride start in Henley
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.
19 April 2013 - 9:40am
Cycling for Health session in Reading encourages cycling as a form of exercise and transportation
Participants cycle around the velodrome at Palmer Park.
CTC, in partnership with Reading Borough Council, run weekly Cycling for Health sessions at the velodrome in Palmer Park.
9 November 2012 - 3:33pm
Want to get cycling in Essex? CTC can help!
Cycling in the sun on Wivenhoe Quay
CTC has already helped 3,000 people get cycling in North Essex - and now we're planning for more in 2013...
1 November 2012 - 11:08am
Guide to Cycling and Touring in the Chilterns
Cycling 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
Happy child out cycling
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 April 2012 - 1:37pm
Cyclists Welcome - CTC's cycle friendly accommodation listings
Cyclist on Raithlin Island in Northern Ireland
Looking for cycle friendly accommodation, cafe or cycle hire operator? See the list we've compiled on our Cyclists Welcome pages.
27 March 2012 - 12:07pm
Cycling to school
Three schoolgirls cycling to school in green uniform
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
A pregnant cyclist
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
LBS
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
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?
27 March 2012 - 11:29am
Don't forget the dog! Cycle touring with man (and woman's) best friend.
Lady riding with dog on bike
Expeditions don’t require exotic destinations or big distances, only a sense of adventure – as Judy Mapledoram and family discovered in Devon.

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