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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!
2 October 2013 - 11:51pm
Pioneering Black Cyclist remembered during Black History Month
Major Taylor racing in Paris 1908
The ‘Major Taylor Century Ride’ takes place in Massachusetts this week. On 6 October, over 100 cyclists will ride up to 100 miles to pay homage to the first African American athlete to achieve World Champion status.
2 October 2013 - 4:49pm
Where do drivers have the most penalty points?
CTC's map shows the proportion of drivers who have points
Figures from CTC, the national cycling charity, obtained from Government data, show which locations in the country have the highest concentration of drivers with penalty points.
25 September 2013 - 10:38am
Scot Free: Justice system in Edinburgh fails cyclists as McCourt appeal refused
Family united in disbelief Aileen Brown, Ian Fyfe and Linda Hamilton.
CTC, the national cycling charity, is bitterly dismayed over today's decision of the Court of Appeal in Edinburgh to allow 49-year-old Gary McCourt, whose driving has killed two cyclists, back on the roads.
24 September 2013 - 9:57am
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.
17 September 2013 - 12:04pm
Cyclist to challenge Fixed Penalty Notice after £2300 raised for legal fees.
Alex Paxton is challenging an unfairly issued FPN
Cyclists have shown overwhelming support for Alex Paxton's challenge of the FPN he received a few weeks ago. Individual donors have given a total of £2669.50. Alex has submitted his request for a hearing in the Magistrates court to contest the FPN.
10 July 2014 - 2:05pm
Huge improvement in design of Cycle Superhighway 5
How CS5 could look as it approaches Vauxhall
New designs out for consultation show that the quality of design for cycling infrastructure has shot up. The new route, which parallels one of London's busiest distributor roads, will now be almost entirely protected from traffic, with generous widths and good continuity.
3 July 2014 - 9:50am
Ride 100km with CTC and watch the Tour de France
Chris Froome cycling on Champs Elysees 2013
As the Tour de France leaves Yorkshire and heads down south, Stevenage CTC is inviting CTC members to join them in a 100km ride from Stevenage to Saffron Walden to watch the fastest riders in the world in action.
2 July 2014 - 4:55pm
Police officers patrolling on bikes in Colchester
Police get on their bikes in Colchester
Essex Police has introduced a major programme of regular patrols by bicycle in Colchester, in the run up to the Tour de France hitting Essex.
6 June 2014 - 3:50pm
EU ministers confirm eight year delay on safer lorry designs
Renault truck with large side windows
EU ministers approve eight year delay on introducing HGV safety measures that could save hundreds of lives every year.
16 May 2014 - 2:53pm
Cycle with Team CTC at L'Eroica Britannia 2014
L'Eroica Britannia
All our places for L'Eroica Britannia have now gone. But you can still come along to the L'Eroica Fesitval and enjoy 'The Best of British'.
28 April 2014 - 9:54pm
Family Rides in Reading to contribute to the European Cycling Challenge
Ride logo
Four led rides in Reading aimed at families to get people involved in the European Cycling Challenge 2014.
28 April 2014 - 1:53pm
Reading is taking part in the European Cycling Challenge 2014!
European Cycling Challenge graphic
The European Cycling Challenge 2014 starts on 1 May, and the people of Reading are gearing up for it!
16 April 2014 - 3:00pm
CTC leads national campaign challenging councillors across Britain to make space for cycling
Space for Cycling
Thousands of councillors from across the country will be asked to create the conditions where anyone can cycle anywhere, as CTC, the national cycling charity and local cycle campaign groups join forces to demand space for cycling.
4 April 2014 - 10:46am
Southampton ‘Dutch-Style’ cycle junction system prompts debate
Southampton Crossroads
Southampton Council has, with best intentions, introduced a new ‘cycle-friendly' junction. However many cyclists, including a local cycle campaign group, aren't so sure.
31 March 2014 - 2:45pm
CTC brings the Tour of Britain to the Chilterns
Slopes in the Chilterns
This September, the world's top cyclists will be racing through the Chilterns largely owing to the work of Sara Randle, CTC Senior Development Officer for the Chilterns Sustainable Gateways Project.
27 March 2014 - 3:46pm
March and April courses and events
Here is the schedule for courses starting soon in Leicester.
19 March 2014 - 4:50pm
Cycle stars needed for short film
Do you want to be part of Leatherhead's newest cycle film? CTC and Prudential RideLondon need your help to shoot a short film with a professional production company, Century TV, who film Prudential RideLondon, The Tour of Britain, Tour Series etc.
7 March 2014 - 12:18pm
Cycle Photo Competition Summer 2013 Winners
We have had some fantastic entries.
The results of our Cycle Photo Competition of Summer 2013 are in.
19 February 2014 - 3:03pm
Easter Bikeability training with Cycle Chilterns
Morning Bikeability level 1 session at Amersham
Designed to give the next generation the skills and confidence to ride their bikes on today’s roads, Bikeability is cycling proficiency for the 21st century. Train with Cycle Chilterns!

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