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.
3 September 2013 - 1:54pm
ACPO to revise guidance on enforcement of 20 mph
Transport Minister Norman Baker announced last night during the Parliamentary debate on how to Get Britain Cycling, that the ACPO roads policing lead has agreed to rewrite the ACPO guidance on the enforcement of 20 mph limits.
28 August 2013 - 8:35am
Fifty gloriumptious miles around Great Missenden
Making the most of the good weather, Cycle Chilterns’ Sara Randle explores some unknown sections of the Chilterns Cycleway on an unexpectedly tough 50 mile road ride with a beastly trio of climbs.
20 August 2013 - 10:48am
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...
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...
16 August 2013 - 8:23am
"Cycle proofing" - what does it actually mean in practice?
The funding settlement for cycling over the next two years will make a difference in the areas which are getting the cash, but the announcement also included some other aspects that may streamline cycle provision in other ways, including the much vaunted concept of "cycle proofing".
28 July 2013 - 7:49pm
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...
25 July 2013 - 10:58am
Velo-City 2013 - the 5 best presentations
CTC's Chris Peck attended and spoke at the biggest cycling advocacy conference in Vienna in June 2013. Here is his own presentation, and the pick of the crop from other sessions.
18 July 2013 - 1:52pm
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...
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.