All the latest cycling news from CTC

19 November 2012 - 4:26pm
More mountain bike trails on the way for England
Sherwood Pines Bike Park
Scotland and Wales might have some of the best mountain bike trail centres in the world but here's news of two exciting new developments in England.
16 November 2012 - 11:56am
Gong for Brompton Dock at the National Cycle Rail Awards
Brompton Dock won the award for innovation at this year's awards
A revolutionary automated bike hire scheme and the addition of 2,000 cycle spaces across one operator’s network were some of the achievements celebrated at this year’s National Cycle Rail Awards, sponsored in part by CTC.
16 November 2012 - 8:58am
Crown Prosecution needs to treat dangerous driving as dangerous
Charges for motoring offences involving death have changed substantially
CTC has responded to the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) guidance on prosecuting bad driving, calling for a more rigorous interpretation of the law as it stands - namely, that dangerous driving should be charged as such, not downgraded to careless driving.
15 November 2012 - 12:45pm
Endurance Champions crowned – complete series round up
The MTB Endurance Series
After six months of intense mountain bike racing at venues stretching from the south coast to the Scottish borders, the inaugural Endurance Series has come to an end and the first ever Champions have been crowned.
13 November 2012 - 10:05am
Support new mountain biking trails in Devon
A woman on an off-road trail
More off-road trails could be coming to Devon if a National Trust plan receives enough support.
8 November 2012 - 5:38am
Wiggins hospitalised in crash with van
Bradley Wiggins was injured in a crash with a van
Bradley Wiggins has broken ribs and suffered other, non-serious injuries, in a crash with a van in Wrightington, Lancashire, whilst out on a training ride. The driver offered the usual 'Sorry, mate I didn't see you,' excuse, as she hit Wiggins while exiting a petrol station.
7 November 2012 - 11:00am
Charity, Jole Rider, raises money with bike jumbles
Bikes4Africa from Jole rider
Jole Rider is an education organisation and registered charity, making positive changes by directly affecting the lives of children through education programmes and bike maintenance projects.
6 November 2012 - 4:00pm
Brighton cyclists celebrate 2-way cycling!
CTC Campaigner Becky Reynolds cycling legally through North Laine, Brighton
Local cycle campaign group Bricycles has long called for the reinstatement of 2-way cycling, running a “One way? No way” campaign...
5 November 2012 - 9:41am
All Party Parliamentary Cycling Group launches 'Get Britain Cycling' inquiry
The Times campaign is 9 months old
The All Party Parliamentary Cycling Group (APPCG), a cross-party group of MPs and Peers with an interest in cycling, has launched its 'Get Britain Cycling' inquiry into how to increase levels of cycling.
2 November 2012 - 9:42am
Big Apple takes a bite out of streets
New York City has begun to transform major streets
New York City has been radically shifting space on its main thoroughfares away from cars, providing high quality cycle facilities, more space for pedestrians and better bus networks. Now research is starting to show the economic and social benefits.
1 November 2012 - 11:52am
A new off-road trail for Aston Hill in the Chilterns
Senior Off-Road Officer, Ian Warby, tests the trails at Aston Hill
The Chilterns is home to Aston Hill, a Forestry Commission owned area dedicated to off-road mountain biking famous for its downhill runs created by our very own Off-Road Officer, Ian Warby. An added attraction is a new trail, 'Surface to Air'...
31 October 2012 - 10:14am
Which police force has seen the biggest drop in traffic policing?
London maintains a squad of traffic police who use bikes
Despite overall policing levels remaining constant, traffic police numbers fell by 29% over the last ten years. Using the Freedom of Information Act, CTC can reveal the force by force data, showing which policing area has seen the biggest decrease in traffic policing.
26 October 2012 - 1:12pm
The only way is fun! Reaching new riders in Essex
A group of riders in front of the O2 arena in London
CTC’s expanded programme of cycling has reached over 1,000 people in Essex this year, thanks to additional funding from Essex County Council, Anglian Community Enterprise and Colchester Garrison.
26 October 2012 - 11:46am
Women in Reading cycle for Syria
Women cycling in Palmer Park, Reading
Smoothies were a key ingredient for a group of women in Reading who joined together for a worthy cause: to cycle the distance from Damascus to Palestine in a single Sunday afternoon to raise money for the British Red Cross.
26 October 2012 - 11:00am
Bike maintenance classes in Colchester in November
A bike mechanic fixes a bicycle
Do you want to know how to fix a puncture and make minor adjustments to your bike? Doing it yourself can save you both time and money and needn't be difficult. Learn how in a friendly session with other novices.
26 October 2012 - 10:38am
CTC makeover for Southport Park and Ride
Rickshaw arriving into Southport as part of the Visit Project
Visitors to Southport ditched the bus for a journey to remember, traveling into the town centre in style aboard a state of the art rickshaw.
26 October 2012 - 10:34am
Southport Park and Ride CTC style
Rickshaw arriving into Southport as part of the Visit Project
Visitors to Southport ditched the bus for a journey to remember, traveling into the town centre in style aboard a state of the art pedal-powered Rickshaw.
26 October 2012 - 9:20am
Government's response to Select Committee branded 'feeble' by CTC
The Government's response to the Select Committee inquiry
CTC is urging Ministers to show much stronger leadership on encouraging more and safer cycling, after a lamentably weak response to the Commons Transport Select Committee’s inquiry earlier this year on road safety.
26 October 2012 - 8:41am
First 'graduate' from CTC Adult Cycle Training Scheme in Plymouth
Elaine completes here CTC cycle training
This week, Elaine Norman, the first participant in CTC's Adult Cycle Training Scheme, run in partnership with Plymouth City Council, completed her Level 1 National Cycle Training Standards Course and is keen to get out and about by bicycle in Plymouth.
25 October 2012 - 3:35pm
CTC demands real ministerial leadership after feeble response to Commons safety inquiry
The Government's response to the Select Committee inquiry
CTC, the national cycling charity, urges Ministers to show much stronger leadership on encouraging more and safer cycling, after a lamentably weak response to the Commons Transport Select Committee’s inquiry earlier this year on road safety.

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