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4 November 2013 - 4:24pm
CTC's 'Bard on a Bike' helps get Rochdale cycling.
The Larks poem by CTC Development Officer and poet Seamus Kelly
With the 40km Connect2 network well established around Rochdale, CTC’s local Cycling Development Officer Seamus Kelly decided to use poetry to revive interest in cycling along the routes.
1 November 2013 - 11:30am
New section of cycle route for Snowdonia
Cutting the ribbon on the new route
CTC attended the opening last week of a new section of Lôn Gwyrfai, a cycling and walking route linking Caernarfon to Waunfawr. The new section joins Rhyd Ddu to Beddgelert.
11 October 2013 - 12:39pm
Tiptree turns out to celebrate its new pump track
Colchester Mayor and local youngsters raring to go !
After two years of planning, a new pump track at Tiptree in Essex was opened today by the Mayor and Mayoress of Colchester, Councillors Colin and Laura Sykes. Despite the wet weather there was a fantastic turn out from local youngsters eager to try out the track.
3 October 2013 - 9:59am
Great day for a pump track ride
Shoretrax Fun
On a sunny weekend at the end of September, the inaugural Yorkshire Bicycle Show was held in Leeds. CTC was one of the main sponsors and staff and volunteers from West Yorkshire and National Office turned out with the ever popular Shoretrax Pump track. See just how much fun was had by all!
12 September 2013 - 4:37pm
100 not out - CTC Life Member Les Brown celebrates with a ride
Les Brown and Tom Hanley on the recumbent trike
A telegram from the Queen might be enough for most people but CTC member Les Brown decided to mark his 100th birthday with a bike ride.
5 September 2013 - 1:42pm
Cycle instructor wins Local Cycling Hero award
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.
22 August 2013 - 4:59pm
Cossington Street Adult Cycling Sessions updates
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.
21 August 2013 - 11:48am
A busy end to summer in the Chilterns
Riders enjoying Shoretrax at Oxford & Thame Show
There are events, events and more events coming up over the next couple of months and Cycle Chilterns will be supporting lots of them!
20 August 2013 - 12:12pm
CTC's New Forest Cycling Week 2013 - another great success
Riders in the New Forest
This year, there were 220 attendees at the CTC’s New Forest Rally, now in its 39th year. As usual there was a wide mix of people, including families with children, couples on their own and individuals, some of whom cycle camped.
24 July 2013 - 4:02pm
Summer Bikeability Training in the Chilterns
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.
22 July 2013 - 5:53pm
Families with special needs children cycle together at Avon Tyrrell
Inclusive cycling at Avon Tyrrell
Having bikes suitable for children with special needs means the whole family can ride together.
9 July 2013 - 2:20pm
Chilterns Cycle Rides For All
Chiltern cyclists
Come along and enjoy free led rides in the Chilterns this summer!
20 June 2013 - 12:37pm
A busy Bike Week!
Capitol Park Leeds Bike Week event
Not only are CTC member groups enjoying a busy week promoting the joys of cycling - so, of course, are CTC regional staff.
12 June 2013 - 5:38pm
A Network of Electric Bicycles are set up in Henley-On-Thames
Chiltern Valley Winery have joined the EBN
Aug 2013 - Now updated with even more hire and charge points. The CTC team in Henley-On-Thames are gearing up to host the first Electric Bicycle Network in the Chilterns!
10 June 2013 - 11:38am
Cycling is magic in Maldon!
Cycling in Maldon - a family affair
New weekly cycle rides will be helping hundreds of Maldon residents to re-discover the pleasure of cycling this summer.
20 May 2013 - 6:01pm
200+ Cyclists needed! Prudential RideLondon Cycle Safety Simulation Exercise
London Emergency Services, RideLondon Exercise
Free Bank Holiday Cycle Event, Parliament Square, London. A few hundred cyclists are needed this bank holiday to help London's Emergency Services and the Prudential RideLondon organisers run a simulated emergency exercise on the streets of London.
7 May 2013 - 1:22pm
Chelmsford Gets Cycling
Ride to Writtle, Chelmsford
Following the great success of last year’s led cycle rides, a series of recreational rides have been organised for Chelmsford throughout the summer
29 April 2013 - 1:58pm
Cyclists ride from London to Reading for the British Heart Foundation
Participants cycle a 40-mile route from London to Reading for the British Heart Foundation, in partnership with CTC and Reading Borough Council.
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.
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.

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