All the latest cycling news from CTC

24 April 2013 - 2:23pm
CTC backs Parliamentarians’ call for Cameron to “Get Britain Cycling”
CTC, the national cycling charity, is calling on David Cameron to act on a report published today calling for 10 per cent of journeys in Britain to be made by cycle by 2025 – the current figure is less than 2 per cent.
23 April 2013 - 4:26pm
Get Britain Cycling report recommends £10 per head, per year funding for cycling
Chris Boardman, MP Julian Huppert, Dr Sarah Wollaston and Ian Austin
Six weeks of oral evidence, hundreds of written pages, and the report is out. CTC welcomes its publication and urges the Government to implement its 18 recommendations
18 April 2013 - 11:42am
Be a part of the Colchester Tour Series
CTC is leading a community ride that will culminate in a BIG, BIG cycle ride on the Tour Series racing circuit on the Colchester High Street.
18 April 2013 - 9:47am
Cycle lawyers campaign for compensation changes
Cyclist on a road
Cycle Law Scotland, a firm that deals with cyclists' injury claims, has launched a Road Share campaign to change the law relating to compensation.
17 April 2013 - 5:47pm
A simply spiffing day out
CTC volunteer Pippa
CTC had an absolutely marvellous time at the Tweed Run in London on Saturday 13 April, despite a little light precipitation. Styled as "A metropolitan bicycle ride with a bit of style", the run was one of the highlights of the year for the many dapper ladies and gents who took part.
16 April 2013 - 4:45pm
Local cycle use figures show no huge changes in 2012
Half of the population cycle once a month or more in Cambridge
New data for cycle use in England show that the Olympic bounce in 2012 perhaps wasn't quite as powerful as commentators at the time thought it might be. But the very fact that the Department is publishing these figures shows that some things are improving.
4 April 2013 - 10:16am
Cycle safety at 78 junctions to be improved thanks to £18m in grants
A hostile road in Leicester which will be transformed
Government funding of £18m, announced last summer, will go to local authorities across England to improve cycle safety at junctions.
1 April 2013 - 8:39am
Helmets not required for Tour de France 2014 Grand Depart
Ordinary, everyday, helmet-free riding that this change hopes to inspire
CTC can reveal that the 2014 Tour de France Grand Depart – to be held for the first time in Yorkshire – will allow competitors to take part in the first two stages without helmets, if they so wish.
22 March 2013 - 12:13pm
Women's road racing to get own tour
Tour of Britain logo
The announcement of the route for this year's Tour of Britain has just been made. For the first time, next spring will see a stage race for women too.
21 March 2013 - 3:29pm
Put cycling on the National Curriculum
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.
19 March 2013 - 11:23am
Spanish cycling organisations protest against anti-cycling proposals
Cycle tourism would be undermined by the proposals
An alliance of cycling organisations in Spain has demanded that the Government withdraw proposed anti-cycling measures which threaten to undermine the increase in cycling and deter green tourism. You too can write to the Minister with your comments.
18 March 2013 - 11:10am
What cyclists want drivers to know: road safety campaign tells all
What Matters Most Poster
CTC has welcomed a new publicity campaign from Road Safety GB Mercia (Midlands area) because of its refreshing emphasis on educating drivers about cyclists' needs, concerns and safety.
14 March 2013 - 4:15pm
Government boost for sustainable door-to-door travel
Leeds Cycle Point - a good example of cycle-rail integration
CTC has today welcomed the Government's new strategy for sustainable door-to-door trips by public transport, walking and cycling.
7 March 2013 - 12:09pm
Mayor launches 'Cycling Vision' to "de-Lycrafy" London
Victoria Embankment is one of the routes for which new infrastructure is planned
Cycle routes named after tube lines, better cycling infrastructure and increases to cycle parking at mainline stations are some of the proposals in the Mayor of London's Cycling Vision.
6 March 2013 - 5:15pm
Celebration in Parliament
CTC staff and those inspired to cycle through the CTC Cycle Champions programme were invited to a celebration of their achievements at Parliament, hosted by Dr Sarah Wollaston, MP.
5 March 2013 - 6:14pm
Let CTC help your cycling group move up a gear!
Riders from Cycle Bristol
Are you one of CTC’s valued volunteers and active within a local group? Would you like to share the secrets of your success with others? Would you like some help to resolve issues affecting your group?
5 March 2013 - 12:23pm
Spanish traffic authority proposes compulsory helmets and other anti-cycling measures
Hire bikes - without helmets - have become very popular in Spain
The national traffic authority for Spain has revealed a highly alarming range of proposals that seem designed to get cyclists off the roads. The following is a translation from Spanish campaign group ConBici's account.
4 March 2013 - 5:12pm
Ministers conclude 'Get Britain Cycling' inquiry
Norman Baker MP opening a cycle track in his constituency
The parliamentary 'Get Britain Cycling' inquiry ended today with evidence from Ministers, first from Wales and then from the UK Government. We now await the All Party Parliamentary Cycling Group's report, which is expected to call for clear leadership from the top of Government.
4 March 2013 - 1:32pm
Ministers, police and Jon Snow appear before the APPCG
CTC's President Jon Snow
The final session of the All Party Parliamentary Cycling Group's inquiry 'Get Britain Cycling' heard from the ministers responsible for promoting and improving road safety, as well as representatives from Europe, Wales, Scotland and law enforcement agencies.
28 February 2013 - 2:30pm
CTC and CyclingBuddy
Two cyclists ride together
CTC, the national cycling charity, and CyclingBuddy.com are teaming up to promote cycling in the UK.

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