All the latest cycling news from CTC

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.
13 August 2013 - 9:25am
Audrey Fyfe’s family accompanied by CTC supporters to appeal hearing
Audrey Fyfe was a popular member of CTC Scotland
Two years after Gary McCourt’s driving killed Audrey Fyfe, the second cyclist to have died due to his careless driving, representatives of CTC Scotland – the Scottish branch of CTC, accompanied her family to the High Court.
12 August 2013 - 2:59pm
Ladies' Day at Dalby
Ladies' Day at Dalby Bike Barn
Over 500 women of all generations came along to the beautiful Dalby Forest at the weekend to try out mountain biking and road cycling, as CTC and Dalby Bike Barn staged their first Ladies' Day.
12 August 2013 - 2:29am
CTC urges MPs to back long-term funding for PM's "Cycling Revolution"
The PM's £77m allows 8 cities, covering 6.3m people, to start taking up cycling
CTC, the national cycling charity, welcomes David Cameron’s call to kick-start a 'cycling revolution', and urges MPs and councils to take action now to deliver the programmes and the funding required for it to become a reality.
9 August 2013 - 10:58am
Over £1000 raised as 300 riders cycle for 'Justice for John'
John Radford's daughters and CTC member and local Mayor led the ride.
Popular CTC Councillor John Radford was airlifted to hospital following a collision whilst he was out cycling in Holmfirth on the afternoon of the 31st of July. John's family and friends organised a ride earlier this week to thank the air ambulance crew that flew John to Leeds Royal Infirmary.
4 August 2013 - 6:39pm
A Cycling Legacy to remember - Prudential RideLondon
FreeCycle at Prudential RideLondon
The RideLondon festival saw cycling at its best, from families enjoying motor traffic-free roads in London to the peloton speeding through the Surrey Hills.
1 August 2013 - 8:34am
Hundreds from CTC take key role in Prudential RideLondon Weekend
Prudential Ride London
Three hundred and fifty members of the charity will take up volunteer roles during the weekend, along with staff. They have come forward to follow in the footsteps of last year’s games makers to turn the biggest Olympic Legacy Cycling event into a reality.
30 July 2013 - 11:40am
Cycle use up 8% in 2012 – average Briton travels 53 miles per year
Cycle use has increased markedly in the last 2 years, according to the DfT
New figures from the Department for Transport show that for the second year in a row, cycle use appears to have increased sharply.
29 July 2013 - 2:17pm
'Nice Way Code' launched to build better relations on the roads
The Nice Way Code is a reimagining of the Highway Code
Scottish Transport Minister Keith Brown MSP has launched the Nice Way Code campaign to try and improve relations between all road users.
25 July 2013 - 12:54pm
Driver who killed Anthony Hilson convicted of causing his death by dangerous driving
The road where cyclist Anthony Hilson was killed
The driver who killed cyclist Anthony Hilson in September 2012, when she took her eyes off the road, has been convicted of causing his death by dangerous driving.
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.
23 July 2013 - 2:34pm
CTC backs the growing call for a women's Tour de France
Tamina Oliver (left) Photography: David Higgleton
CTC wholeheartedly supports Britain’s former world champion and Olympic medallist Emma Pooley in her campaign for a women’s Tour de France. The charity's Chief Executive Gordon Seabright has added his name to the list now numbering over 71,000.
22 July 2013 - 3:09pm
CTC's Tejesh Mistry says 'Let's build on the success that has already been achieved in cycling'
CTC Development Manager Tejesh Mistry on Sky News
CTC Development Manager Tejesh Mistry was invited to join in the coverage of the Tour de France yesterday as a guest on Sky News to reflect on the impact Tour and Olympic fever has had at grass roots level for cycling.

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