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4 October 2013 - 2:10pm
Visit Sefton and West Lancashire - Formby Squirrel Ride
Cycle route through Ainsdale Woods
The final themed ride for 2013 will be taking place on Saturday 12th October. A leisurly ride through the pine woods and coastal route of North Sefton.
26 September 2013 - 1:41pm
Get a lorry driver's eye view at the Cycle Show - take a listen!
'Exchanging Places' at the Cycle Show
The Cycle Show is busy already on day one. Here at the NEC in Hall 11, Alex from the Apprentice is at large, the press room is buzzing - partly due to the coffee on tap - and the exhibitors are peddling their wares!
24 September 2013 - 3:59pm
Pedalling through the barriers to cycling
Advice during cycle training
Lorraine Stone, our Fundraising Officer, writes about her journey back to cycling, thanks to a CTC project with her local council.
18 September 2013 - 1:54pm
Road safety procession to be held on Sat 21st in Birmingham in Hope Fennell's name
13-year-old Hope Fennell was killed whilst crossing a pedestrian crossing
This week Hope Fennell would have turned 15 had her short life not been tragically ended in 2011. A procession calling for improved road safety will be held in her name on Saturday 21 September in Birmingham.
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
Czech Mates
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
10 September 2013 - 2:07pm
Why the Cyclist's Defence Fund is supporting one cyclist’s challenge of a FPN
ASLs are good for cyclists, but could be better
A few weeks ago, Alex Paxton was issued with a fixed penalty notice (FPN) for failing to stop at a red light, yet all he was doing was positioning himself in front of a car which had illegally occupied the advanced stop box.
6 September 2013 - 11:04am
Why is increasing physical activity important?
Cycling can contribute to increasing physical activity
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 - 2:06pm
Cycling the city of Leicester after CTC cycle training
A returning cyclist meets her instructor at a city cycling event
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 - 12:54pm
ACPO to revise guidance on enforcement of 20 mph
Suzette Davenport, ACPO roads policing lead, receiving the Road Justice report
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 - 8:09am
Cycle infrastructure trials could finally mean good cycle tracks are built
The Dutch roundabout on the test track in Berkshire
In June CTC was invited, along with many others from the cycling world, to see first hand the trials being conducted by TRL (formerly the Transport Research Laboratory) of various measures to enhance safety and provision for cycling.
28 August 2013 - 7:35am
Fifty gloriumptious miles around Great Missenden
A steady incline on quiet roads in the Chilterns
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.
24 August 2013 - 5:24pm
Endurance cycling TransAmerica with a bike called Pseudomonas
Chris Oliver riding through the Rockies
Riding 3,415 miles from Los Angeles to Boston
20 August 2013 - 9:48am
My London-Surrey 100 miles (+10 extra!)
David's medal - a memory of the day
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 - 11:04am
Just another day in (cycling) paradise...
Copenhagen cycle commuters
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 - 7:23am
"Cycle proofing" - what does it actually mean in practice?
Cycle proofing means designing for cyclists from the outset
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".
9 August 2013 - 9:50am
Lib Dems due to propose raft of measures at September conference to increase cycle use
Liberal Democrat logo
The Liberal Democrats are due to discuss proposals to encourage cycle use as a means to achieve the transition to a zero carbon Britain at their conference in September.
8 August 2013 - 1:43pm
CTC's Top 10 for Number 10 to Get Britain Cycling
Will No 10 find the funding to make Cycletopia a reality?
With a government announcement on cycling reportedly imminent, here are CTC's priorities for what we'd like it to say.
28 July 2013 - 6:49pm
Women wanted! Must have own bike..
the CTC Scotland committee and Suzanne
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 - 9:58am
Velo-City 2013 - the 5 best presentations
Cycle infrastructure in Vienna is well marked, but often shared with pedestrians
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.

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