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13 May 2014 - 11:08am
Muddy brilliant - the 2014 CTC Devon Dirt is a success!
Mountain bikers in the mud
This year's CTC Devon Dirt on 11 May was a great success, despite poor weather and problems with signage. Over 400 riders of all ages took to the bridleways and tracks of Dartmoor and South Devon to complete the 70km off-road course, according to event organiser Graham Brodie.
11 April 2014 - 4:40pm
Women only Trail Mountain Bike Leader course
Woman riding over a slope on a mountain bike
CTC are running a women only Trail Leader Award course at Young Bristol in June, so here's your chance to get on the right course, with the right Trainer - Sally Berry - and enjoy it from start to finish!
13 February 2014 - 9:38pm
South West cycling advocates' network-building workshop
A map of South West England
Are you campaigning for cycling in the South West and want to find out how to translate your ideas into reality? If so, join us at our cycling advocates' network-building workshop in Plymouth on 15 March.
31 January 2014 - 10:26am
Xcalibre off-road - EVENT POSTPONED until 2015
An off-road rider on a descent
CTC is pleased to announce our partnership with Xcalibre, Britain’s first ever televised off-road tour, which runs 16-23 August 2014 across seven stages and three venues. Unfortunately this event has been POSTPONED until 2015 - keep an eye on the the Xcalibre website for more details.
16 December 2013 - 12:37pm
Public Inquiry Threatens Completion of 100 mile Coast-to-Coast Cycle Trail
Plym Valley Cycle Trail
Vocal opposition from a small number of local protesters threatens to derail plans to complete the National Cycle Network Route 27 Coast-to-Coast trail between Plymouth and Ilfracombe.
26 November 2013 - 2:59pm
Access to MoD land for cyclists - the big picture
MOD Access Signage
Surrey and Hampshire cyclists are finding that the MoD (Ministry of Defence) are increasingly restricting access to their land for cyclists (and also making life much harder for horseriders and walkers). Is this happening in other parts of the country?
24 September 2013 - 8:57am
Night riding: skills, tips and tricks for mtb riders and leaders
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.
3 December 2013 - 7:05pm
Fort William World Cup 7-8 June 2014 - Early Bird Tickets
Big Air at Fort William World Cup
If you've been before, you know exactly why this event in the Highlands has won the best World Cup award a record-breaking nine times.
18 October 2013 - 10:38am
Pumptrack and Pumpkins – new cycle track opens in Tiptree on Halloween!
After two years planning, the new pump track at Tiptree in Essex will be opened this half-term by CTC, the national cycling charity (Thursday 31 Oct,11am ).
4 October 2013 - 11:35am
13 year old Ed wins DMR Wrath Bike Mountain Bike with his design chosen by Pro rider Olly Wilkins.
The CTC and DMR competition to win the ultimate pump track bike has been won by 13 year old Ed Bartley from Bristol. DMR team rider Olly Wilkins judged the competition this week after the prize was showcased on the CTC stand at the NEC Cycle Show last week.
6 September 2013 - 4:43pm
Aston Hill Pumptrack Off to a Flying Start
4yr Old Frankie Morehouse was the first rider on Aston Hill's new Pumptrack
Aston Hill Bike Park celebrated 16 years as one of the South’s Premier Mountain Bike destinations with a day’s racing on the Parks infamous Black Run Downhill and the opening of a new Pumptrack funded by Cycle Chilterns.
21 August 2013 - 10:48am
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!
13 August 2013 - 11:23am
Can you design a pump track? CTC's latest competition needs your ideas
Rider on a pump track
CTC MTB has teamed up with Urban Design Specialists DHUD, DMR Bikes and the Cycle Show, the UK’s number one cycling exhibition to capture your ideas and potential opportunities for the development of a pump track project.
22 July 2013 - 1:44pm
Blazing Saddles for Cycle Chilterns at Oxfordshire County and Thame Show
Riders of all ages enjoyed riding on the Shoretrax
The one day Oxfordshire County and Thame Show sizzled away under bright blue skies as the temperature climbed into the 30s. A great excuse for a day out and a busy show meant lots of visitors coming to find out more about Cycle Chilterns and have a go on the Shoretrax Portable Timber Trail.
1 July 2013 - 2:28pm
The Big Bike Bash 2013
The Big Bike Bash
The Big Bike Bash 2013 will be held at UK Youth's Avon Tyrrell activity centre in the New Forest in August 24-26.
13 June 2013 - 9:56am
Tidworth Freeride takes off this weekend
Tidworth Freeride takes off this weekend
Seven years of dedication, persistence and hard work by a group of mountain bikers and volunteers results this weekend in the opening of the Tidworth Freeride Bike Park in Wiltshire (Saturday 15 June).
13 June 2013 - 9:19am
Innerleithen Uplift: On Track and Gaining Speed
The Innerleithen Uplift project has been in the pipeline for a while now, and, like all of these projects, there are many unforeseen challenges and hurdles. The guys at AimUp have their eyes set on a big prize though, and the Tweed Love Bike Festival was a good time to catch up on progress.
11 June 2013 - 3:30pm
Cycle Chilterns attend the Herts County Show
A rider on the Shoretrax mtb trail
The sunshine brought out the crowds, with 35,000 people attending over two days. For Cycle Chilterns, the busy show was the perfect opportunity to speak about cycling in the Chilterns.
11 June 2013 - 1:10pm
Tidworth Freeride takes off this weekend
Tidworth Bike Park map
Seven years of dedication, persistence and hard work by a group of mountain bikers and volunteers results this weekend in the opening of the Tidworth Freeride Bike Park in Wiltshire (Saturday 15 June 2013).
3 June 2013 - 3:50pm
Legends Of Mountain Biking Headed to Selkirk
The 2013 British MTB Marathon Championships, The Selkirk MTB Marathon and a cycling street party in Selkirk. On Saturday 8 June up to 100 elite cross country mountain bike racers from throughout the UK descended on Selkirk in the Scottish Borders for the 2013 British MTB Marathon Championships.

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