CTC Case Studies

4 November 2013 - 3:18pm
How to change someone's life - cycle training Oxford undergraduates
Student and cycle instructor
After local MP Nicola Blackwood questioned the lack of cycle training for new students at Oxford during the 'Get Britain Cycling' debate last August, CTC stepped in to offer a day of free sessions for freshers.
21 August 2013 - 4:22pm
Cycling after a Stroke
David Watts riding his bike
The sight of his three professional quality bikes hung up in the garage was a constant reminder of what David Watts was missing following a stroke.
24 July 2013 - 2:52pm
Never too late to get back to cycling
Lawrie with fellow riders
Lawrie aged 75 gets back on a bike after 40 years, joining a health ride at Moors Valley Country Park in Dorset.
22 July 2013 - 12:31pm
Cycling for mental and emotional health
Jacqui Wilcox, who now works part time as a cycling instructor
Some things we do are life changing. For Jacqui Wilcox, taking part in a project called Bike Minded was exactly that.
10 July 2013 - 3:18pm
How to develop a bicycle maintenance workshop as a community project
Headset workshop
The story of Headset: how we set up two, cost neutral, bicycle workshops in the Portland to Dorchester transport corridor - by Angus Dawson from Headset
15 May 2013 - 3:37pm
Cycling for mental health
The Mental Health Team and their bikes
Sheffield CTC has been working with the Sheffield Health Trust for several years helping people with low level mental health issues.
22 April 2013 - 6:16pm
Jim enjoys a new lease of life with Lisburn Tandem Group
Riders on a tandem
Jim Moore stopped cycling when his eyesight deteriorated but he longed to be back on a bike. Then he discovered the LIsburn Tandem Group and has discovered a new 'cycling' lease of life.
8 April 2013 - 2:56pm
Come Cycling Ledbury
Cycles under a cherry tree
Do you want to attract visitors to where you live - and for them to enjoy cycling while they're there? The Come Cycling initiative is the perfect opportunity.
24 January 2013 - 5:07pm
Getting parents cycling too
Leroy Luke and parents learning to cycle
Leroy Luke from Leicester wanted more people to enjoy cycling, so when the CTC Cycling Champions project was able to offer cycling sessions to parents he jumped at the chance to be a part of it.
24 January 2013 - 4:04pm
Free cycle training in West Yorkshire!
Way of the Roses sign
David Hall from West Yorkshire has benefited from free adult cycle training and now he is such a confident cyclist he's getting ready to ride the 'Way of the Roses'.
14 January 2013 - 12:53pm
Everybody Active! All-ability cycling sessions at Palmer Park, Reading
Leanne attends CTC's inclusive bike sessions for disabled riders.
Therese Bjorn and intern Galia Chan join CTC Development Officer in Reading Javed Saddique to find out more about how CTC's Everybody Active sessions improve the well-being of people with disabilities and learning difficulties.
10 January 2013 - 1:23pm
Cycling back to health after a stroke
Ken Robinson on his low rider
After suffering from a stroke, Ken Robinson has rekindled his passion for cycling and with some help and support from CTC's Cycling Development Officer in Sheffield Steve Marsden he's pedalling once more.
9 January 2013 - 12:32pm
CTC supports Greater Manchester Cycle Commuter Project
Cyclists riding through a park in central Manchester
Seamus Kelly, Cycling Development Officer, is working with TFGM's cycling team to support business engagement and community development programmes.
10 December 2012 - 3:02pm
Belfast Bike Club gets hundreds of young people cycling.
Tim Edgar mountain biking with Shankill Area Project Bike Club
In just four months, over 400 young people went MTBing with Shankill Area Project Bike Club. The group of youths learnt new skills including basic bike handling to technical MTB skills.
29 November 2012 - 2:18pm
Shopping by Bike - the results
Buying Veg
As part of CTC's involvement in the EU funded CycleLogistics project, we recently ran the first of two Shop by Bike trials. This is a summary of the findings, with a link to the full report should you wish to read it all.
29 November 2012 - 11:25am
Reading girl returns to restore a classic
classic bicycle
Laura Brooks wanted a new bike, but couldn't afford to buy one, so with the help of a CTC project in Reading she learnt the skills to help her tranform an old racing bike into a beautiful classic.
26 October 2012 - 3:05pm
How CTC helped provide a perfect cycling solution for one family in Essex
Emily leads a group of mums cycling with their kids
CTC Cycle Champions is unashamedly enthusiastic about getting people back on a bike, often after years and sometimes for the first time ever. Many go on to make cycling a regular part of their daily lives and the benefits are huge. Lee and Emily's story is a great example.
24 October 2012 - 11:11am
A local representative attempts to revitalize campaigning in the South East, find out how...
Local Group cycles in the Chilterns
A lack of campaigning activity in Buckinghamshire motivated Peter England, the South East Regional Representative to bring all the local representatives together and work out a plan of action…
23 October 2012 - 3:09pm
WWF partners with the CTC to get employees on their bikes
CTC cycle instructor and trainees
CTC ran cycle training and personalised travel planning at WWF's office in Godalming, Surrey, to help encourage more employees to cycle to work.
16 October 2012 - 3:50pm
Amanda pedals through the pain of CRPS
Amanda Nelson prepares for LEJOG
Not so long ago, our Swindon Champion, Anna Cipullo, wrote a blog about Amanda Nelson detailing a strong independent women determined to battle through complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) in order to continue cycling.


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