8 October 2015 - 2:29pm
Does your ride count if it is not on Strava?
Ride-logging website Strava launched its Insights pages this week, summarising 136 billion data points from 12 different cities. CTC’s Victoria Hazael takes a look at what it tells us about cycling levels in London and beyond.
28 July 2015 - 8:55am
Cycle racing relaxation – will it help?
Following Chris Froome’s second victory in the Tour de France, the Department for Transport announced that it will relax antiquated road regulations which restricted road racing to boost tourism and double the number of cycle journeys. CTC considers the implications.
25 July 2015 - 7:49pm
The best Tour de France for years
CTC's armchair Tour de France pundits Matt Mallinder and Jon Sharpe have been watching the action closely and after a thrilling stage they think this year's Tour is the best they've seen in years.
2 July 2015 - 2:03pm
Blaggers' guide to Le Tour de France
Do you want to watch Le Tour and impress your friends? CTC's Matt Mallinder and Jon Sharpe have been fans for decades, and here's their guide to help you sound like you actually know what you are talking about ...
1 July 2014 - 11:23am
Ghost riding with CTC Devon
On a spectacular June evening, a group of cyclists had a strange encounter with a ghostly figure, who appeared out of the shadows and into the moonlight...
7 February 2014 - 4:48pm
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.
6 February 2014 - 12:37pm
Birthday boy donates to CDF
Cycle North Wales member Alan Belton raised £470 for the Cyclists' Defence Fund at his 65th birthday celebration dinner.
16 September 2013 - 2:17pm
My special right buttock
...from London’s palatial boulevards to the peaks and troughs of rural Ardechoise mountains… I bet there aren’t many of you who can lay claim to their very own section of Horse Guards Parade are there? I can, as you will find out!
10 September 2013 - 2:51pm
With a breathing space in the race calendar Team CTC and I have been looking back at one of the highlights of the summer ... the 2013 Tour deFeminin Krasna Lipa stage race in the Czech Republic
20 August 2013 - 9:48am
My London-Surrey 100 miles (+10 extra!)
I started my day getting a lift to one of the drop-off points. Instantly, I felt a buzz in the air and, as I cycled to the start, I felt like I was riding in a crazy video game through the Blackwall tunnel...
15 May 2013 - 1:09pm
Reasons to be cheerful… Part 1
Redbridge Cycling Centre, Hainault in Essex - the weather sunny with the odd snow flurry, temperature 2 degrees (feels like minus 2 degrees), the first race outing for Team CTC...
8 February 2013 - 10:21am
Taking my bike on a plane
What is the best way to transport your bike on a plane? CTC's Anna Cipullo discovers what happens when you take one bike in a sturdy bike box and another in a CTC plastic bag
5 February 2013 - 3:38pm
The London Bike Show
CTC's Anna Cipullo took a trip to the London Bike Show and spent the weekend admiring the newest bikes and bits. She also raced against Match of the Day's Colin Murray!
15 January 2013 - 1:46pm
From turkey to training again
CTC Cycling Development Officer for the South of England Anna Cipullo says goodbye to Christmas and hello to cyclo-cross and cross-country training.
3 October 2012 - 12:40pm
Anna tackles the Three Peaks Cyclocross race in Yorkshire
It's the largest mass-start cycling race in England, and probably one of the toughest too. This year it celebrated 50 years of existence and our local development officer, Anna Cipullo, went out to see what it was all about.
6 June 2012 - 2:10pm
'Safety in numbers' - how it works at a micro level
As near on 1,000 riders on the Magnificat sportive passed by at the weekend, I witnessed a great demonstration of safety in numbers - on a micro-level. The presence of those cyclists had a profound effect on driver behaviour.