Promotion and Encouragement

Is it ever too late to learn to ride a bike? Definitely not, as Alicia recently found out when she asked CTC Cycle Instructor Julie Rand for help. Alicia has wanted to learn to cycle for nearly 30 years.

 
 
Cycle to Work Day - 4 Sep 2014 - News
CTC is proud to support Cycle to Work Day, a national event championed by multi-gold medal winning Paralympic cyclist, Dame Sarah Storey. It aims to encourage everyone to cycle to work for at least just one day - on Thursday 4 September 2014.

 
 
Is your child's school trying to ban or discourage cycling? Here's a guide designed to help tackle the sort of barriers that keep cropping up. It's mainly for parents, but we hope it'll also be useful for teachers, heads, governors, councils, after-school programmes and, of course, children.

 
 
The CTC inclusive cycling officer for the North West has been busy helping out at Watchtree Wheeler's opening event for their new tarmac circuit; Ryan, the manager of the Watchtree Wheelers, arranged for the track to be opened by para-Olympian cyclist Karen Darke.

 
 
Petitioning for a green route to Heysham - 30 Jul 2014 - Case Study
Lancashire cycle campaign group Dynamo has been successfully drumming up public support for a proposed green cycle route to connect Lancaster to Heysham.

 
 
The Women's Cycling Forum in Edinburgh met for the first time recently. As CTC's Inclusive Cycling Officer for the North West, Jayne Rodgers was invited to be there to present and facilitate a round table discussion about inclusive cycling.

 
 
Glasgow Cycle Festival - 9 Jun 2014 - Blog
CTC’s Assistant Head of Development in Scotland loves a festival - the mud, the camping and the avoidance of washing - so this year she’s managed to get involved with organising two. One of them, the Glasgow Cycle Festival, kicks off this Friday with a leisurely bike ride to the WEST brewery!

 
 
On a soggy day I milled in the rain for two hours with cold, soaked kids to watch the Women’s Tour - and to my utter amazement it was worth it!

 
 
A CTC-member keen to back the CTC-fight, has linked up with a local Dynamo Group to lobby their local Council to persuade them to install a new public-backed cycle routing system.

 
 
CTC are running a women only Trail Leader Award course at Young Bristol in June, so here's your chance to get on the right course, with the right Trainer - Sally Berry - and enjoy it from start to finish!

 
 
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