8 March 2014 - 4:39pm
Ride, Cake and Chat!
CTC’s Cycling Development Officer in Scotland is a multi-tasker with a mission – to support women to ride, eat cake and chat. For the record, she’s typing this whilst drinking tea and thinking about what to cook for dinner...
7 February 2014 - 5:48pm
Boy stuff: cycling, the prostate and erectile dysfunction
Riding a bicycle can aggravate the prostate and cause other health problems in men. The design of the standard bicycle seat can rub against the prostate during the pedalling process. A comforatble saddle is key.
19 January 2014 - 4:20pm
Cake-loving lady cyclists wanted in Scotland…!
After a rainy day in the saddle with the fledgling Edinburgh Belles on Bikes, CTC Cycling Development Officer for Scotland Suzanne Forup needs some help getting more women on their bikes...
10 December 2013 - 9:08pm
Why should cyclists use Twitter?
Some say Twitter is a waste of time. It is, however, the world’s largest global conversation and is a very effective way for cyclists to network, campaign and communicate.
31 January 2014 - 4:03pm
Front child seats
Some fans of front child seats are indignant that CTC apparently damns their choice with faint praise. So here's my explanation of why we're not against front seats, but would encourage parents to consider a rear seat first.
8 January 2014 - 1:08pm
Becoming a cyclist – a New Year’s resolution
The glory of mastering the bike, the road and a ‘clumsy’ childhood. Read this story directly from one of the trainees on the Leicester Cycle Champions programme.
29 November 2013 - 5:22pm
Stuck for stocking fillers? Try CTC Gift Membership
If trudging around the shops looking for the perfect gift fills you with horror, then look no further. CTC’s Gift Membership makes the perfect gift for every rider - from avid cyclists to those just getting started.
28 October 2013 - 9:38pm
Could you be a Ted?
Cycling Development Officer in Scotland, Suzanne Forup, is looking for CTC members in Dumfries and Galloway to help children and young people discover the joy of cycling. You don’t really have to be called Ted…
6 September 2013 - 12:04pm
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.
5 September 2013 - 3:06pm
Cycling the city of Leicester after CTC cycle training
Mrs Sodha hadn't ridden for several years when she took up adult cycle training with us, to gain confidence and get some exercise. After four sessions we lent her a bike and she joined in a ride around the city of Leicester last week.
17 August 2013 - 12:04pm
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 June 2013 - 11:26am
Sun shines on Braintree cycle rides
The sun certainly shone on the latest Braintree cycle ride. Everybody was raring to come out cycling again and I had to give them a new challenge.
25 June 2013 - 1:47pm
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 - 1:36pm
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..
13 June 2013 - 7:47am
Pier 2 Pier Ride
This coming Father's Day, do something different and join the Visit Sefton and West Lancs Team for a led ride and an afternoon of cycle-themed attractions in the heart of West Lancashire.