23 January 2013 - 11:08am
Hillsborough Park All-ability Cycling
Disability Cycling in Sheffield is going from strength to strength. The project has been running for 3 years and we have a wide range of bikes for a range of abilities.
11 January 2013 - 10:44am
Sharing paths with walkers: a Code of Conduct for cyclists
In most circumstances, cyclists and walkers are able to co-exist happily when they use the same routes, but mutual respect and consideration are a vital part of this. The Code of Conduct from Sustrans, endorsed by CTC, helps encourage responsible behaviour on shared-use paths.
8 January 2013 - 2:53pm
Insurance for cycle commuters - how CTC can help
If you are a cycle commuter, or thinking about becoming one, you might be worried about insurance – for yourself and for your bike. And you might also wonder what happens if someone else is injured by your actions, for example a pedestrian stepping into your path.
8 January 2013 - 12:58pm
So you want to start cycle commuting - but are afraid of the traffic?
So you fancy saving money, getting fit and beating the traffic jams by cycling to work – but you're put off by the thought of the risks involved? Well, rest assured, the risks of cycling are about the same as walking per mile travelled – and the greater danger to your health is inactivity.
29 November 2012 - 11:30am
A guide to buying the best cycling presents
What Christmas present do you buy for the cyclist who has almost everything? Editor of CTC's magazine 'Cycle' Dan Joyce has some suggestions for amazing cycling gifts.
7 November 2012 - 2:41pm
Inclusive Cycling: Wheelchair Tandem Cycle Hire
When Marina Beaumont re-discovered cycling, through adapted cycles, she enjoyed it so much that she bought her own wheelchair tandem which she now makes accessible to others.
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.
29 October 2012 - 1:18pm
Accessible Cycling for people with disabilities
February 2010 saw the launch of a new cycling class specifically for people with disabilities and learning difficulties in Swindon. Since then, the range of bikes has grown and the classes are full.
24 October 2012 - 1:11pm
Cycle to Work schemes – save money on buying a bike and gear
If your journey to work is less than about 20 miles each way, you have probably thought about getting there by bike. Not only will the journey keep you fit and healthy, you’ll probably save a fortune in fuel and fares. But of course, you’ll need a fairly robust bicycle and some equipment first.
23 October 2012 - 2:01pm
Top ten tips for cycling in traffic
In today's busy road conditions, what you may have learned years ago in the playground for your Cycling Proficiency badge just doesn't cut it. Update your cycling skills with our top ten tips.
17 September 2012 - 3:55pm
New guidance on shared use routes
A new guidance note from the Department for Transport on shared use routes for pedestrians and cyclists has been published. CTC and other user groups had previously submitted comments. Although it improves the situation a little, major problems remain, particularly around ensuring route quality.
23 August 2012 - 1:52pm
Is it really possible and practical to transport freight by cycle? CTC is involved in a european project to encourage more businesses to deliver by bike and trike.
6 July 2012 - 8:22am
Respond to the Government's consultation English rights-of-way legislation
The Department for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs' consultation on the processes for recording, diverting and extinguishing public rights of way (England) is a chance to suggest ways to make it easier for cyclists to engage with the system and help open more of the countryside for cycling.
11 June 2012 - 9:07am
Calais to Cannes (A diary account)
CTC Member Geoffrey Lewis has very kindly submitted a comprehensive set of diary notes from a trip he and some friends undertook from Calais to Cannes over 14 days in 2011.
22 May 2012 - 8:47am
Investigating the potential health benefits of the Cycling City and Towns
A new report concludes that health impacts can only be generated from the 19% of the population who might take up cycling and who are currently not getting enough exercise to benefit their health. The remaining 81% either are already physically active enough, or say they would never take up cycling.