25 May 2015 - 9:50am
Top ten tips for looking after your bike
Taking care of your bike is important, if it doesn't work you won't ride it. That is why this month, CTC's Big Bike Revival is encouraging people to take their bikes out of their sheds and get them back in action. Follow our tips to see how to keep your bike in good working order.
19 May 2015 - 5:18pm
How to stop your bike from being stolen
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
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
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'.
6 March 2015 - 4:29pm
CTC Affiliated Groups' survey 2015
With the closing date drawing close don't miss your chance to let us know your thoughts and to win a £50 Wiggle voucher by simply filling out our survey about CTC Affiliated Groups!
6 March 2015 - 12:46pm
How to make your bike fit you
A bike that’s the right size for you will still need some adjustments to make it a comfortable and efficient ride. To fit the bike to you, rather than suffer by fitting yourself to it, you need to change the position of the bike’s contact points relative to one another.
27 January 2015 - 3:14pm
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:
15 January 2015 - 2:40pm
What is inclusive cycling?
Inclusive cycling is about making cycling available to everyone. It's about creating awareness of cycling as a great way to get about and to keep fit, no matter what age you are, your cycling ability or other personal challenges you face.
27 November 2014 - 4:39pm
Construction company raises cycle safety standards
CTC’s Road Safety Campaigner, Rhia Weston, reports on her day at a quarry site operated by CEMEX, a global provider of building and construction materials, learning about the steps the company is taking to improve cycle safety.
20 November 2014 - 4:58pm
Bike Test: Budget City Bikes
Transport cycling can be affordable even when it requires a new bike. Dan Joyce tests the Revolution Courier Race and Vitus Vee 27, both under £400. This review was written by Dan Joyce and first published in Cycle Magazine in August 2014.
6 November 2014 - 3:18pm
Presentations from North Wales campaigns training - Llandudno
CTC's North Wales Campaigners Training in Llandudno brought together cyclists from Anglesey, Conwy, Denbighshire, Llanberis, Flintshire, Wrexham as well as Cheshire, the Wirral and beyond. The day looked at the Active Travel (Wales) Act as well as the Space for Cycling and Road Justice campaigns.
9 September 2014 - 3:39pm
Watts, Lumens, Candles and Lux
The marketing of bike lights bamboozles us with watts, lumens, candela and lux, but doesn’t explain what they mean. Even when you do know, it doesn’t help much because they each measure different things. But it helps a bit, and with some simple maths, comparisons are possible.
1 September 2014 - 3:13pm
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.
14 July 2014 - 11:16am
Going to uni by bike - top tips from student cyclists
School is just out, but it's not long before 650,000 new students head off for uni this autumn. CTC caught up with two experienced cycling students Stef and Jesse to hear why they go by bike.