20 February 2012 - 11:27am
Energy on the Move
To keep riding strongly on a long ride, you must keep your carbohydrate
stores topped up. Coach Joe Beer has some suggestions
17 February 2012 - 11:20am
MTB Trail Grading Guide
This is your easy reference guide to the colour-coded grading system used for cross country singletrack trails.
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?
9 February 2012 - 1:49pm
CTC Route Information
The route information available to CTC Members covers many countries throughout the world. This information is submitted to us on a voluntary basis by existing members wishing to share there cycling experiences with others.
13 August 2010 - 10:36am
Mintel Report on Bicycles 2010
In 2010, market research company Mintel published a ‘market intelligence’ report on bicycles, following up on similar Mintel reports in past years. Here are its key findings:
4 June 2010 - 11:00pm
The case against compulsory helmets
Surely helmets must be a good idea? That's the first reaction from most people when they hear CTC's policy against compulsory helmet use. So what's the case for CTC's position?
14 June 2005 - 9:43am
British Medical Association (BMA) and helmets
In 2004, the British Medical Association changed its stance on cycle helmets, calling for people of all ages to be banned from cycling unless wearing a helmet. The BMA had previously encouraged voluntary helmet use but had opposed compulsion. CTC immediately contested the BMA's policy change.
30 April 2012 - 12:15pm
How to survive riding in the rain
Do you dread the weather forecast? Are you a fairweather cyclist, only venturing out if the sky is cloudfree with a gentle breeze blowing? Is the car or bus your preferred choice when rain threatens? Read CTC's guide to cycling in the rain and it might just change your mind.
25 April 2012 - 12:05pm
Exploring by cycle is on the up, and manufacturers now produce many machines suited to carrying you and all your kit in comfort. Here we list a number of manufacturers/suppliers that might be of interest when you're looking for a new touring/expedition cycle.