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23 May 2012 - 1:59pm
Train companies ban cycles during Olympics
Bans on bikes were proposed for much of the network
Train operating companies banned cycles from many trains during the Olympic Games period, with the worst closures affecting the cycling road races on the 28/29 July. After few observed problems the bans were lifted in time for the Paralympics.
23 May 2012 - 12:09pm
Fife-based LinkLiving receives funding to help young people get on their bikes
LinkLiving
LinkLiving has recently been awarded a grant of £2,000 to help start up a Bike Club for young people in Fife. On Tuesday 15 May, a number of staff and service users from LinkLiving visited Halfords Tour Series in Kirkcaldy to officially receive their grant and meet Team UK Youth.
22 May 2012 - 4:26pm
What does CTC's membership think about infrastructure?
Wide, well designed cycle track in The Hague
In April CTC ran a survey of attitudes of cyclists towards road design and infrastructure. A report on the survey has now been published and reveals a broad consensus behind improving design standards of cycle facilities.
22 May 2012 - 4:16pm
What a weekend for new cyclists in Winchester!
Child in bike trailer
Hundreds of people came to the 'The Six Towns Cycle Roadshow' in Winchester to try out different bikes.
17 May 2012 - 4:20pm
The National Standards in cycle training in Northern Ireland
A group of cycle instructors in Dublin
CTC and Tricycle have teamed up to deliver high quality cycle training in Northern Ireland.
17 May 2012 - 3:37pm
Pace Cycles and CTC launch Dalby Bike Barn at Dalby Forest
Dalby Forest by Tony Bartholomew
Pace Cycles and CTC have won the contract to run the cycle hire, retail, courses and events in Dalby Forest after successfully re-tendering for the business.
15 May 2012 - 12:42pm
Celebrating cycling in Sheffield at the National Dinner
Kaya Burgess speaking at the National Dinner
CTC’s AGM and National Dinner was held this year in Sheffield. With the AGM meeting out of the way, members sat down to enjoy a meal and celebrate the achievements of 2011.
15 May 2012 - 10:29am
IAM red light jumping stats for cyclists misleading says CTC
IAM red light jumping stats for cyclists misleading says CTC
A ‘survey’ by IAM, as reported by BikeBiz and The Guardian’s Bike Blog, suggests that ‘57% of cyclists admit to jumping red lights’.
12 May 2012 - 1:45pm
CTC AGM results
CTC Councillor Welna Bowden voting at the AGM
Find out the results of CTC's AGM in Sheffield. Almost 100 members attended and thousands more sent in proxy votes ahead of the meeting.
10 May 2012 - 2:02pm
UK bike sales expected to reach all time high
CTC Ride to the Pies Sportive in Dorset
A new report from Mintel predicts sales of bikes will reach an all time high in 2012 - with the market set to grow by a further 8% on 2011 to reach £700 million this year.
9 May 2012 - 7:18pm
Organisations across Wales rise to the Challenge
Cardiff Cycle Challenge
Three Cycle Challenges will take place across Wales this summer in Cardiff, Swansea and Gwynedd - Anglesey.
8 May 2012 - 11:30am
Brighton goes against the flow
Jubilee St has a contra-flow cycle lane - 12 more will only be signed only
Contra-flow cycling is coming to more streets in the North Laine neighbourhood of central Brighton.
8 May 2012 - 9:37am
Transport for Greater Manchester Cycle Challenge
Wheels in motion for TfGM Workplace Cycle Challenge
CTC, along with partners Challenge for Change are currently running a Workplace Cycle Challenge for Transport for Greater Manchester across the 10 districts of Manchester.
4 May 2012 - 12:41pm
High prices fuel cycling in Southampton
Petrol Pump: Copyright Ruslan Semichev 2012, Shutterstock
Are petrol and diesel prices fuelling a rise in cycling? Research by Southampton University reveals a third of cyclists in the city are cycling more to avoid paying at the pump.
4 May 2012 - 10:36am
Pedal on Parliament
Pedal on Parliament poster
Thousands of cyclists pedalled to the Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh to demand that politicians do all they can to make Scotland a cycle-friendly nation.
3 May 2012 - 2:26pm
London cab firm boycotted by cyclists
John Griffin of Addison Lee
The owner of Addison Lee - a minicab company that operates in central London - has got into hot water with cyclists after a series of belligerent statements about cyclists and bus lanes.
26 April 2012 - 3:45pm
Jon Snow and Josie Dew at the Transport Select Committee
CTC President Jon Snow
President and Vice-President of CTC respectively, Jon Snow and Josie Dew appeared alongside editor of The Times, James Harding, whose 'Cities fit for cycling' campaign has triggered a shift in political support for cycling. Two ministers with responsibility for cycling also gave evidence.
24 April 2012 - 11:46am
Royal Mail says you're fired to cycling postie
Keep Posties Cycling protest letters being delivered to Royal Mail
A cycling postman - William Blight from Corfe Castle in Dorset - has lost his job because he refused to deliver mail without his bike.
17 April 2012 - 9:03am
Rome to Home 2012
In August 2012 six CTC supporters will set off from the Coliseum in Rome on a sponsored cycle ride back to London. Find out how they are preparing for this epic journey.
13 April 2012 - 10:12pm
Everybody Active - safe cycling sessions for adults with disabilities in Reading
All ability cyclists take to the track in Reading
Everybody Active is a cycling session run each week on a Wednesday. The sessions provide the opportunity for adults with disabilities to cycle in a safe environment.

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