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Cycling back to health after a stroke

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.
Ken Robinson on his low rider

Just before Christmas 2011 Ken Robinson from Rotherham had a stroke. It completely changed his life and the lives of others around him. He had cycled most of his life and he felt that he would never be able to ride again.

The Stroke Unit at the hospital recommended CTC's All-Ability Cycling Project at Hillsborough Park in Sheffield. Ken then contacted CTC's Cycling Development Officer in Sheffield Steve Marsden and realised with some help and support he could cycle again.

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Her day was for sharing: Caroline's moment to shine

Find out what happened when CTC member Caroline Waugh carried the Olympic torch in Conisborough, South Yorkshire. After a last-minute panic when her recumbent trike got damaged, she was saved by a combined effort and triumphantly rode her beloved 'Gretal' to rapturous applause from the crowds...
Caroline clutches her cherished Olympic torch

Watch Caroline's ride here.

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