CTC hand cycle in action at the watchtree wheelers grand opening
CTC helps out at Watchtree Wheelers Blog
The CTC inclusive cycling officer for the North West has been busy helping out at the Watchtree Wheelers opening event for their new tarmac circuit, Ryan the manager of the Watchtree Wheelers, arranged for the track to be opened by para-olympian Karen Darke.
A barrier to cycling on the canal path
Barriers to cycling - it shouldn't be just for the fit and the brave Blog
Since she’s been been back on her bike, CTC’s Suzanne Forup has noticed more barriers to cycling - and to just getting out of the house - than she ever did in her carefree/child-free days..
Angela's favourite bike
Working at Wyre Wheels lifts Angela’s spirits Blog
This is a really uplifting story of how volunteering for an inclusive project that gets people cycling can have a profound effect on health and wellbeing, even without taking part in much actual cycling!
Break-out for discussion a the WCF
Women's Cycling Forum discusses inclusive cycling Blog
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.
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Glasgow Cycle Festival 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!
Kevin O'Donnell with his father at the launch of Bike-ability NI
Wheelchair Bikes come to Northern Ireland News
CTC’s Chief Executive Gordon Seabright has just returned from a visit to Northern Ireland this week where he welcomed the introduction of the first wheelchair bike combos to Londonderry.
Surrey Supercycle
Inclusive Cycling for children at Surrey Supercycle News
This year, the 2nd annual Surrey Supercycle is due to be even bigger and better and will take place on Sunday 14th July from 10:00am until 3:00pm at Dunsfold Park, Cranleigh.
Inclusive Cycling gets just over half a million Big Lottery Fund boost Press Release
CTC, the national cycling charity is delighted to have been awarded £590,000 from Big Lottery Fund to enable more people with disabilities to enjoy cycling.
Zara enjoying a Sheffield Freedom Disability Cycling Day
Inclusive Cycling gets just over half a million Big Lottery Fund boost News
CTC is delighted to have been awarded £590,000 from Big Lottery Fund to enable over 1000 more people with disabilities to enjoy cycling.
Zara smiling on an adapted cycle
An award-winning smile from a CTC project! News
A photo of Zara smiling on an adapted cycle at a CTC all-ability session in Sheffield has won a national photography award.
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Attitudes to sport and activity - can you help? News
EFDS, the English Federation of Disability Sport, are looking for disabled people who can help with their research into attitudes towards sport and activity.
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CTC Inclusive Cycling Directory News
As part of its work to promote inclusive cycling, CTC has produced an on-line UK-wide directory of cycles and facilities for people who have special needs due to disability or illness.
An all ability cyclist is fitted up for a ride
Keep the flame burning - an Inclusive Cycle Training course News
Following on from the Olympic legacy, CTC - in partnership with Wheels For All - is delivering a National Standard Instructor course with an added one-day All Ability cycle leader course.
Nick Clegg and Caroline Waugh
At the velodrome with Nick Clegg Blog
CTC Cycling Development Officer in Sheffield Steve Marsden and Caroline Waugh were invited by Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg to watch Paralympic cyclist Sarah Storey win Britain's first gold medal.
John Thraves
I'm inspired by the Paralympic cyclists Blog
John Thraves had the lower part of his leg amputated two years ago, because of complications from diabetes. After the operation he was determined to cycle again, which he has - the two wheels have been replaced by a trike. He's also just become a qualified Bikeability instructor.
Bike Blenheim Palace 2012
15,000 celebrate all things cycling at Bike Blenheim Palace News
Cycling fever following the successes of Team GB in the cycle events at London 2012 reached dizzy heights at Blenheim Palace this weekend when 15,000 people turned up to the annual Festival of Cycling.
Lauren testing out a wheelchair platform bike
Accessible Cycling Day for children with disabilities Blog
Every year Swindon Borough Council create a day of sport aimed at children with a disability or learning difficulty. The day is called Access Day, and this year it was held at the County Ground Athletics Track on Wednesday 4 July. This was a great opportunity to showcase the CTC’s adaptive bikes.
Caroline clutches her cherished Olympic torch
Her day was for sharing: Caroline's moment to shine News
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...
The Lord Mayor of Sheffield tries out an adapted cycle
Lording it up in Sheffield at the Disability Games Blog
The annual Duke of Edinburgh Disability Games are held at the Institute of Sport in Sheffield, using the same multi-use indoor track that Olympic hopeful Jessica Ennis uses for training. CTC Cycling Development Officer Steve Marsden describes this year's event.
CTC web chat - your questions answered News
CTC’s Chief Exec, Gordon Seabright, and other staff responded to your questions during a live web chat on 21 June. Questions were sent in through Twitter, Facebook and emails. Answers can be found below.
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CTC is awarded full charitable status Press Release
The Charity Commission for England and Wales has approved CTC’s application to become a charity. The decision recognises that all the work of the UK's largest cycling organisation, with its 68,000 strong membership, is of benefit to the public.
Amanda Nelson on the back of a tandem
CTC's Anna Cipullo helps a rider with an incurable illness to get back in the saddle Blog
Recently I met a forty-something lady called Amanda Nelson from Swindon. Amanda has been a strong gym-addict, road cyclist and mountain biker all her life, but twenty months ago she was diagnosed with an incurable neurological disorder called CRPS (Complex Regional Pain Syndrome).
Griannia and Andrew ride a side by side bike.
The Pilot All Inclusive CTC National Standard Instructor Course Blog
A pilot National Standard Instructor training course with a difference took place in Cornwall recently - it included an element of all ability cycling, with the provision of adapted cycles from charity Cycling Projects.
All ability cyclists take to the track in Reading
Everybody Active - safe cycling sessions for adults with disabilities in Reading News
Everybody Active is a cycling session run each week on a Wednesday. The sessions provide the opportunity for adults with disabilities to cycle in a safe environment.
Seona Pinner and Sally Watt from Cannock Arthritis Care
Cannock Arthritis Care take to cycling News
CTC’s Cycling Development Officer Beccy Marston met with Cannock Arthritis Care to explain how cycling can help relieve arthritis pain and keep your joints moving.

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