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Get your kids active this summer - check out CTC's range of family-friendly rides and events

As report after report says we are facing an obesity epidemic, many parents are finding it difficult to get their children off the sofa and away from their X-Boxes.
Young rider and adult in the New Forest

Cycling in the great outdoors is not only healthy and fun, it's something all the family can do together. CTC has a wide range of events and rides that are perfect for mum, dad, the children - and granny and grandad too! - so check out our selection of some of the best we have to offer:

Cycling rallies in the summer holidays


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Go MTB awards

Go MTB awards
Mountain bike training designed for children and young people, but equally applicable to more mature riders.

When you start your first award (whichever level that might be), you get a handbook to show you how much you have already done, and what the next stages are. This helps record your experiences as well. Each time you complete a full element, or a complete award level, you receive a certificate to go with the satisfaction of success!

Go MTB has five levels, each split into four parts:

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Deaf children in Derby learn to cycle

Deaf and hard of hearing children from all over Derbyshire have had the opportunity to cycle as part of this year's Royal School for the Deaf Summer play scheme.
Deaf children in Derby learn to cycle

The CTC Cycle Champions project provided training for two volunteers, Ellie Hill and Garry Leivers, who have gave up their own time to gain the National Standards Instructor training qualification. They have been running cycle activities with the help of a young leader Andrew for children and their siblings attending the RSD holiday play scheme. This was the third year that the play scheme has taken place and it has doubled in its popularity.

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