17 October 2013 - 4:08pm
CTC/Cyclenation 2013 conference report
Leeds Cycling Campaign hosted this year’s CTC/Cyclenation Conference earlier this month in splendid style at the Leeds Civic Hall. CTC’s Development Officer in Scotland, Suzanne Forup, sneaked in across the border..
10 October 2013 - 9:48am
What is CTC up to in Scotland
CTC is a UK wide organisation, but at the same time it has a distinctive CTC Scotland 'region' which represents and deals, as best it can, with all the specifically Scottish issues.
6 September 2013 - 11:04am
Why is increasing physical activity important?
Cycling can contribute to increasing physical activity and has a number of significant health benefits. There has been considerable progress promoting physical activity in Scotland.
17 August 2013 - 11:04am
Just another day in (cycling) paradise...
CTC's Suzanne Forup often spends her holidays in Denmark, visiting her husband's elderly relatives and extensive selection of siblings. This year she put her foot down and demanded some cycling action too...
28 July 2013 - 6:49pm
Women wanted! Must have own bike..
The CTC Scotland Committee would like women to join them in the challenge to make Scotland a cycling nation, so Suzanne Forup has said she would help them find some willing volunteers...
18 July 2013 - 12:52pm
Giving the gift of cycling
Members of the 'Fat Club' cycle group from Fife made quite an impact on the cycling community back in May when they spoke about their experience of cycling at a conference in Edinburgh. Suzanne Forup got to hear more when she took them shopping for bikes...
25 June 2013 - 12:47pm
Edinburgh Festival of Cycling – a right proper festival
Edinburgh has just hosted it's first Festival Of Cycling, with activities and events round the clock to demonstrate that it means business in the challenge to create a cycling culture in our capital city.
18 June 2013 - 12:36pm
On two wheels with my new bike accessory – a toddler
As a single, carefree cyclist I had happily weaved through the traffic with few fears. Now I'm a parent it's taken my local CTC-affiliated cycle club to get me back on my bike, with my toddler on board..
20 May 2013 - 3:12pm
Thousands Pedal on Parliament in Scotland
Around 4,000 cyclists gathered in Edinburgh on Sunday 19 May and rode to Holyrood to deliver an 8-point manifesto calling for more investment in cycling, slower speeds, and better facilities for cyclists on Scotland’s roads. Peter Hayman, CTC councillor for Scotland, pedalled with them...
1 March 2013 - 5:18pm
Roadworks - a test of priorities
When road or building work requires space to be removed from the carriageway, who gives up the space? In Britain, roadworks often occupy cycle facilities, with no provision of alternatives.
24 October 2012 - 2:02pm
The 7stanes Mountain Bike Display Team 2012 Round Up
The CTC Insured 7stanes Display Team had another busy year in 2102. Over the six months from March to September, the team showed off their trials riding skills at 15 venues the length and breadth of Scotland - and even found time for a quick foray into Cumbria.
15 June 2012 - 12:45pm
Deans Community High School pupils meet Nigel Mansell
Pupils at Deans Community High School met the former Formula 1 star on 14 June but this time he was on two wheels instead of four. Nigel cycled through Livingston as part of a 1300 mile charity cycle ride from John O'Groats to Paris over 12 days, raising funds for Youth Charity UK Youth.
13 June 2012 - 11:21am
Larbert High School S1 Cycle Roadshow
Three hundred S1 pupils at Larbert High School tried out different cycling activities over three days to encourage more pupils to take up cycling and get involved in cycling activities. They also organised their first ever girls only mountain bike trip.
23 May 2012 - 11:23am
Team UK Youth meet Middleden Mountain Bike Club
Kirkcaldy based Mountain Bike Club met professional cycling team 'Team UK Youth' before they competed in the first round of the Halfords Tour Series. This was the first time the series has taken place in Scotland.
8 March 2012 - 1:24pm
Belles on Bikes – Looking for Female Volunteers
Bike Club is launching a series of leadership courses for women in Edinburgh and Glasgow. Providing female cyclists with the training required to encourage and support more women into cycling, the Belles on Bike course is perfect for anyone looking to learn something new and pass on their passion.