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Parent and Child Cycle Training in Reading Article
Thursday, 10 October, 2013 - 12:41
Learn to cycle as a family on those short journeys
In order to encourage parents and children to cycle together, CTC and Reading Borough Council are offering parent and child cycle training to improve their cycling confidence. More...
Pedalling through the barriers to cycling Blog
Tuesday, 24 September, 2013 - 16:59
Advice during cycle training
Lorraine Stone, our Fundraising Officer, writes about her journey back to cycling, thanks to a CTC project with her local council. More...
Night riding: skills, tips and tricks for mtb riders and leaders News
Tuesday, 24 September, 2013 - 09:57
CTC Instructor Trainer dropping in during the hours of darkness
It happens every year, yet virtually everyone seems to get caught out by it. The September equinox indicates the fastest point of shortening days in the year. So within a handful of weeks, you go from wearing shorts and beautiful light evenings, through sunsets to setting out in the dark. More...
2 courses - First Aid and National Standards Instructor News
Monday, 23 September, 2013 - 17:02
We need more cycling instructors!
We need more instructors! And we want people to be as confident as possible taking others cycling, so here are two FREE course that are coming up: First Aid in the Outdoors (2-day); and National Standards Instructor Training More...
Freshers' cycle training after call from Oxford MP to improve safety for students Press Release
Monday, 9 September, 2013 - 14:53
Riders on a street
Oxford University freshers to get free cycle training as CTC answers MP’s call at the ‘Get Britain Cycling’ debate More...
Cycle instructor wins Local Cycling Hero award News
Thursday, 5 September, 2013 - 13:42
Maryam enjoys passing on her expertise
One of our most dedicated cycle instructors, Maryam Amatullah, has won the Midlands region Local Cycling Hero award this week. More...
Cossington Street Adult Cycling Sessions updates News
Thursday, 22 August, 2013 - 16:59
Learning to ride with small bikes to borrow and a ball court
The adult cycling sessions at Cossington Street Sports Centre continue to be very popular. We have taken delivery of a shipping container at Cossington, which should help with storage and making the sessions flow easily. More...
Summer Bikeability Training in the Chilterns News
Wednesday, 24 July, 2013 - 16:02
Children's Bikeability training in the Chilterns
Get your child road-savvy on their bikes this summer. Free Bikeability training is being made available for children in the Chilterns. More...
CTC Bike Tour Leader Award course in India Day 7 Blog
Thursday, 16 May, 2013 - 16:21
Sunset over Kochi
The course concludes with some Exodus-specific training and a lot of photocopying for me! More...
CTC Bike Tour Leader course in India Day 6 Blog
Thursday, 16 May, 2013 - 16:02
Figure of 8 group riding
Riding skills and double dosa orders at breakfast made a great combination. More...
CTC Bike Tour Leader in India Days 4 and 5 Blog
Thursday, 16 May, 2013 - 14:26
Chinese fishing nets in Kochi.
Starting with loads of examples of leading, managing the group and dealing with incidents out on the road set the group up to practise these options and get feedback. All great fun and really positive learning. More...
CTC Bike Tour Leader course in India Day 2 Blog
Wednesday, 15 May, 2013 - 17:53
A group of trainee tour leaders in India
Hot hot hot! Preparation for the CTC Bike Tour Leader course in India, meeting the trainees and the course starts, all in 36 degrees and 95% humidity. More...
CTC Bike Tour Leader course in India Day 3 Blog
Wednesday, 15 May, 2013 - 17:07
Trailside maintenance training and discussion
It's time to meet the team and start the learning on the Bike Tour Leader course. With 14 on the course, the trainers, Olly and I, were keen to find out about the experiences and desires of the trainees. More...
CTC's Bike Tour Leader course in India Blog
Wednesday, 15 May, 2013 - 12:16
Riders on the course in India
Working with partners Exodus Travels, CTC recently delivered a course for fourteen tour guides. Dan Cook describes his experiences of the trip. More...
Put cycling on the National Curriculum News
Thursday, 21 March, 2013 - 15:29
Providing Bikeability cycle training is crucial to create a cycling culture
Although cycling is the third most popular activity amongst children and a crucial life skill, only half of all children have access to good quality Bikeability cycle training. CTC members have urging that all schools provide cycle training as part of the National Curriculum. More...
Cycling to work whatever the weather Blog
Thursday, 7 February, 2013 - 12:02
Greg Woodford cycling to work
Whatever the weather or the season, CTC Senior Cycle Training Officer Greg Woodford commutes by bike 25 miles each way from Reading to Guildford. More...
Bike Tour Leader course in Cuba Article
Saturday, 26 January, 2013 - 15:20
Cuban sunset
CTC Senior Off-road Officer Dan Cook went to Cuba to develop a cycling qualification and course for cycle holiday guides. He piloted the new cycling course for Exodus Travel. More...
Free cycle training in West Yorkshire! Case Study
Thursday, 24 January, 2013 - 16:04
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'. More...
Mountain biking in snow and ice Guide
Wednesday, 16 January, 2013 - 12:45
Riding in snow
Snow, ice, grit and slips... CTC's Dan Cook shares his techniques to help you stay upright, build confidence and even enjoy mountain biking in the snow! More...
So you want to start cycle commuting - but are afraid of the traffic? Article
Tuesday, 8 January, 2013 - 13:58
A cyclist indicates to turn right
So you fancy saving money, getting fit and beating the traffic jams by cycling to work – but you're put off by the thought of the risks involved? Well, rest assured, the risks of cycling are about the same as walking per mile travelled – and the greater danger to your health is inactivity. More...

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