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CTC Bike Tour Leader Award course in India Day 7 Blog
Thursday, 16 May, 2013 - 15:21
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 - 15:02
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 - 13:26
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 - 16:53
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 - 16:07
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 - 11:16
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 - 14:29
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 - 11:02
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 - 14:20
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 - 15:04
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 - 11:45
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 - 12:58
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...
First 'graduate' from CTC Adult Cycle Training Scheme in Plymouth News
Friday, 26 October, 2012 - 08:41
Elaine completes here CTC cycle training
This week, Elaine Norman, the first participant in CTC's Adult Cycle Training Scheme, run in partnership with Plymouth City Council, completed her Level 1 National Cycle Training Standards Course and is keen to get out and about by bicycle in Plymouth. More...
WWF partners with the CTC to get employees on their bikes Case Study
Tuesday, 23 October, 2012 - 14:09
CTC cycle instructor and trainees
CTC ran cycle training and personalised travel planning at WWF's office in Godalming, Surrey, to help encourage more employees to cycle to work. More...
Beam me up Scotty! Do 'laser beam' cycle lanes help make you safe? News
Tuesday, 23 October, 2012 - 12:58
The Xfire virtual bike lane
A recent Guardian Bike Blog discussed the effects of a new 'safety' device: 'TheXfire.com - Bike Lane Laser Safety Lighting System' projects a set of red lines around your bike to give the illusion of a cycle lane, the idea being to encourage drivers to give you more space when overtaking. More...
A thousand cyclists take to the trails at the Dalby Forest open day News
Thursday, 18 October, 2012 - 12:41
Cyclists in Dalby Forest
Dalby Bike Barn's open day on 13 October showcased a range of CTC taster courses and activites at our community hub in Dalby Forest. CTC teamed up with PACE and the Forestry Commission to offer visitors an inspiring day of both MTB and road cycling. More...
CTC web chat - your questions answered News
Thursday, 21 June, 2012 - 09:31
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. More...
Why not ride in the middle of the road? Blog
Thursday, 10 May, 2012 - 10:46
A typical cycle lane
The Daily Mail asked "Is this the dumbest cycle lane in Britain? Blundering workmen paint path in the MIDDLE of busy road". CTC's Greg Woodford explains why sometimes it is OK to cycle in the middle of the road. More...
Swindon's Over 50s training gets adults riding Case Study
Thursday, 5 April, 2012 - 14:17
Giving people in Swindon who never learned to cycle as children the chance to get pedalling More...
Free cycling training for the over 50s in Swindon News
Thursday, 5 April, 2012 - 13:28
Over 50s begginners line up for their first lesson
The Over 50’s Cycling Courses in Swindon have been so popular that it is fully booked months in advance and more dates have been added to cope with demand. More...


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