All the latest cycling news from CTC

9 September 2013 - 2:53pm
Freshers' cycle training after call from Oxford MP to improve safety for students
Riders on a street
Oxford University freshers to get free cycle training as CTC answers MP’s call at the ‘Get Britain Cycling’ debate
6 September 2013 - 5:43pm
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.
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.
4 September 2013 - 2:54pm
Lorry crack down for London a timely announcement says CTC
A package of measures announced today by Transport Minister Stephen Hammond and London Mayor Boris Johnson to help make cycling conditions safer in the capital is good news, says CTC.
4 September 2013 - 2:25pm
Lorry safety crack down for London welcomed by CTC
Lorries pose a serious risk to cyclists in urban areas
A package of measures announced today by Transport Minister Stephen Hammond and London Mayor Boris Johnson to help make cycling conditions safer in the capital is good news, says CTC.
3 September 2013 - 8:19am
100 MPs reach a consensus on cycling
MPs debated cycling for 4 hours
Around 100 MPs from all political parties attended a packed backbench business debate on cycling for 4 hours on Monday evening, with dozens of MPs taking part.
2 September 2013 - 1:26pm
Live at the Get Britain Cycling Parliamentary debate
The Get Britain Cycling Parliamentary debate
Tonight MPs will debate how to ‘Get Britain Cycling’. CTC will be blogging live between 6pm and 10pm. Thank you to all CTC members who have written to their MP’s during the recess asking them to attend this evening. Over 40 have said they will be there.
30 August 2013 - 4:24pm
Satnav drivers sentenced following cyclists' deaths
A police officer reading out a statement from Anthony Hilson's family
This week, two drivers were sentenced for killing cyclists whilst distracted by their satnavs.
30 August 2013 - 12:47pm
Wheelchair Bikes come to Northern Ireland
Kevin O'Donnell with his father at the launch of Bike-ability NI
CTC’s Chief Executive Gordon Seabright has just returned from a visit to Northern Ireland this week where he welcomed the introduction of the first wheelchair bike combos to Londonderry.
28 August 2013 - 2:47pm
A moveable feast for businesses in Brentford
Three people pedalling cargo bikes
Brentford Bikes, a project partly-funded by CTC, is looking to connect the people and places across of Brentford through a moveable feast of food, art and culture in order to promote the use of cargo bikes for business deliveries.
28 August 2013 - 1:06pm
Government announces sentencing guidelines review for certain driving offences
Norman Baker launching Government response to Get Britain Cycling report
Local Transport and Cycling Minister Norman Baker made the announcements today on a visit to Cambridge.
28 August 2013 - 9:13am
CTC welcomes Government progress on cycling but far more is still needed
Norman Baker chats to councillors in Cambridge
CTC has welcomed the progress outlined in the Government's response to the parliamentary "Get Britain Cycling" inquiry, but believes far more is still needed if we are to even start catching up with the levels of cycle use common among our continental neighbours.
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.
22 August 2013 - 10:06am
Tragic case of schoolboy doesn't show need for mandatory helmets
Unhelmeted cyclists in Cambridge
The story in many newspapers and other media of a 16-year-old, Ryan Smith, who is in a coma after being hit by a van, is tragic, but doesn't mean we should immediately adopt a policy of making helmets compulsory.
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.
15 August 2013 - 4:17pm
Help shape CTC's future - have your say
CTC Chief Executive Gordon Seabright
CTC is beginning a consultation process to consider refreshing our brand. This may mean a new way of describing ourselves and our services, a new look and feel, a new way of using our name - or even a new name altogether.
14 August 2013 - 9:28am
McCourt hearing Prosecutor tells Court in Edinburgh his sentence was 'unduly lenient'
Gary McCourt leaving the court ( photo  CTC )
The sentence of a motorist convicted of killing a cyclist was "unduly lenient", a court has been told. Prosecutors are appealing the sentence of Gary McCourt, who was found guilty in April of causing the death of Audrey Fyfe by driving carelessly.
13 August 2013 - 12:23pm
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.
13 August 2013 - 9:46am
CTC urges MPs to back today’s long-term funding announcement for PM's "Cycling Revolution"
CTC, the national cycling charity welcomes David Cameron’s announcement today of a £94 Million boost to cycle use in 8 major cities and 4 national parks in England and urges local authorities and MPs to make the most of this golden opportunity for cycling.

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