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22 May 2015 - 10:23am
My favourite ride: Dorset and Wiltshire
Cut Mill in Hinton St Mary
As spring turns to summer, CTC is looking to share some of its staff and members' favourite rides. First out of the gates is campaigner Sam Jones, who shares his love for the West Country.
13 May 2015 - 11:17am
Fun in the park kicks off CTC's Big Bike Revival
CTC Big Bike Revival
As a whole-hearted community bike project, Platt Fields Bike Hub is used to welcoming lots of people to its site in Manchester – but there have perhaps been none more famous than our special guest at CTC's launch of The Big Bike Revival!
12 May 2015 - 9:00am
John o'Groats to Land's End in 14 days
Cycle path at Pitlochry
Every year, many people cycle Land's End to John o'Groats, but CTC member Walter Wright decided to cycle the route the other way round in a fortnight.
7 May 2015 - 12:38pm
Who is winning the Vote Bike race?
Tour de France 2014
As the UK heads to the Polling Station, CTC’s Sam Jones dwells on the similarity of the election and a cycling race
6 May 2015 - 5:55pm
How the Tour made Essex cycling-mad
Cycling transport in the wilds of Essex
Forget Yorkshire, God's own country. Forget Boris Bikes - Essex is where it's happening when it comes to cycling says Richard Monk, CTC's local cycling officer.
29 April 2015 - 1:21pm
Women only rides - why do we need more of them?
The Chester CTC Fabulous Ladies riding through lanes
Are women-only rides anti-inclusivity and seen as sexist as having a men-only ride? CTC's recent work with TfGM has offered us some insight into this question, and explains why we want help from members to start women-only rides as part of the range of club cycling on offer through member groups.
25 April 2015 - 12:47am
Will CWIS keep politicians honest?
Vote Bike
Can the latest government offering for cycling be the tincture of truth needed to keep our politicians on track? CTC Communications Manager, David Murray, examines the last parliament's efforts towards 25% of trips being made by bike by 2050.
17 April 2015 - 8:04pm
Election manifestos: what do they promise for cycling?
Vote Bike!
In the past week, the mainstream political parties published their manifestos. CTC campaigner, Sam Jones, takes a look at what they say about cycling.
16 April 2015 - 1:19pm
New Inclusive cycling group goes from strength to strength
Cycling4All Shropshire is a new inclusive cycling group. With help from CTC, the group has spread its wings and is now flying solo. CTC's Jayne Rodgers explains how the group is choosing a new logo.
10 April 2015 - 3:07pm
Calling all Scottish Cyclists: Let's Pedal on Parliament
Edinburgh 2014: Pedal on Parliament
What started as a one-off flash ride on the Scottish Parliament is now rapidly becoming an institution and part of the Scottish cycling calendar. Sally Hinchcliffe, one of the founding organisers, explains why this year's ride is just as important as the first.
8 April 2015 - 9:14am
Inhabiting Infrastructure: explaining cycling's complexity
Image taken from "Inhabiting Infrastructure"
This guest blog post was written by Alan Latham and Peter Wood, researchers from the Departments of Geography at University College London and The Open University. Could their publication 'Inhabiting Infrastructure' influence campaigners’ attempts to explain the need for Space for Cycling?
2 April 2015 - 8:37am
Why Vote Bike?
Vote Bike logo
If a week is a long time in politics, five years must begin to stretch into eternity, thinks campaigner Sam Jones as CTC launches Vote Bike!
29 March 2015 - 11:21pm
CTC Chief Executive's spring update
CTC Chief Executive Paul Tuohy
The clocks have changed and spring is finally here, CTC's Paul Tuohy is celebrating a campaigning victory and is looking ahead to an amazing summer of cycling.
27 March 2015 - 7:10pm
Quick releases
Houses of Commons -  CC Stephen Tierney of www.stephentierney.co.uk
CTC's Sam Jones questions whether we should be concerned as the Government issues five reports on cycling shortly before it is dissolved.
25 March 2015 - 11:07am
We need road crash victims' rights
Roger Geffen at Michael Mason vigil. Photo by Joe Dunckley
The insensitive treatment of Michael Mason's grieving family by the Metropolitan Police is representative of the experience of many road crash victims. CTC's Rhia Weston explains the need for the Victims Bill to enshrine the rights of those victimised by road crime.
18 March 2015 - 10:27am
80 years of 30 mph – time for a change
Sign for 20 mph
As the 30 mph speed limit celebrates its 80th birthday, CTC Campaigns and Communications Coordinator Sam Jones makes the case for change.
16 March 2015 - 11:30pm
Does the Driving Test need to change?
UK Driving Licence and paper copy with permission from DVLA
Over eight decades the Driving Test has undergone many changes but, as we know from bitter experience fighting for justice for cyclists at CTC, a minority of drivers do not understand how to drive safely near cyclists. That is why CTC's Victoria Hazael wants to see a few changes made to the test.
10 March 2015 - 3:57pm
Play on Pedals says a big 'thank you' after incredible first year
The Play on Pedals launch event outside the Glasgow Bike Station
Suzanne Forup, CTC's Assistant Head of Development in Scotland, leads the partnership behind Play on Pedals - a Glasgow-based initiative that is enabling pre-school children to explore the playful side of cycling.
9 March 2015 - 12:14pm
Should children cycle on the pavement?
A four-year old girl cycling in the park
A police officer in Lincolnshire reportedly threatened to confiscate a four-year-old girl's bicycle because she was cycling on the pavement. CTC's Victoria Hazael explains where the law stands on children cycling on the pavement.
6 March 2015 - 12:23pm
Girls Go Better by cycle workshop
Girls Go better workshop images
As part of the Girls Go Better By Cycle programme, CTC and Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) are running a Girls Go Better workshop. CTC's Jayne Rodgers explains more.

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