All the latest cycling news from CTC

3 February 2012 - 5:41pm
Heaven of the South - Cotswold MTB Enduro
Heaven of the South - Cotswold MTB Enduro
The second Heaven of the South Mountain Bike Endurance event takes place on 19-20 May in Kingswood, near Wotton-under-Edge, Gloucestershire.
30 December 2011 - 5:13pm
Forest access - updates on the Independent Panel on Forestry
Cyclists benefit from current access rights to Forestry Commission trails
Woodland is an excellent setting for cycling, so CTC has welcomed some positive statements in an official progress report on the future of England's publicly owned forests.
8 December 2011 - 4:03pm
CTC Chief Executive pedals off to Europe
CTC - Working for Cycling
After 14 years as Chief Executive of CTC, Kevin Mayne will be leaving the organisation to become Director of Development for the European Cyclists’ Federation (ECF), which represents cyclists' interests in Europe.
23 November 2011 - 1:20pm
Tottenham Mountain Bike and BMX pump track launch Dec 3rd
The Trax mountain bike and BMX club are delighted to invite the local community of Tottenham and London, the wider bike community and all our members, friends and family to the official launch of The Lordship Loop bike park on Saturday Dec 3rd.
8 November 2011 - 1:38pm
New trails open at Llandegla
CTC - Working for Cycling
UPM Tilhill and Oneplanet Adventure have opened brand new sections of both Red and Black graded trails at Coed Llandegla.
1 November 2011 - 4:04pm
Forestry Commission and CTC to work in tandem
Forestry Commission and CTC to work in tandem
With a shared vision to increase cycling in woodlands, Forestry Commission England and CTC, the largest cycling membership organisation in England, are today celebrating the launch of their official partnership.
31 October 2011 - 3:57pm
Cycle casualty numbers not reducing fast enough
Safety in Numbers
CTC, the national cycling charity, is concerned that the annual number of cyclist casualties does not appear to be reducing, even though the number of cycling trips remains similar to the levels seen during 2009.
31 October 2011 - 3:41pm
Government’s new road safety strategy offers a mixed picture for cyclists
Safety in Numbers image
CTC has welcomed key elements of the Government's new Strategic Framework for Road Safety. However, proposals to improve standards of driving risk being undermined by cuts to police numbers.
19 October 2011 - 3:55pm
Off-road cycling project manager recognised by the Forestry Commission
The man leading the 1 South West off road cycling project has been recognised by the Forestry Commission for his contribution to recreation in England.
15 October 2011 - 8:32am
Government announces long awaited changes to signing policy
No entry except cycles
After years of lobbying for simple changes to traffic sign regulations, CTC is pleased that the Government has finally agreed to a relaxation of certain rules, such as permitting an ‘except cyclists’ plate to be used in conjunction with a ‘no entry’ sign.
13 October 2011 - 10:44pm
The Government relaxes the rules on traffic signing
CTC - Working for Cycling
After years of lobbying for simple changes to traffic sign regulations, CTC is pleased that the Government has finally agreed to a relaxation of certain rules, such as permitting an ‘except cyclists’ plate to be used in conjunction with a ‘no entry’ sign.
11 October 2011 - 10:51pm
Longer lorries trial goes ahead despite cyclists' objections
CTC - Working for Cycling
The Department for Transport is pressing ahead with a ten-year trial of longer lorries, despite acknowledging the potential danger to vulnerable road users and the impact on road infrastructure. During its first year, the trial could see 1,800 of the larger vehicles on the roads of the UK.
6 September 2011 - 9:00am
New partnership means free days out cycling in local forests
New partnership means free days out cycling in local forests
CTC, the national cycling charity, is helping to support a forthcoming attempt by the Forestry Commission to beat the world record for the largest tree-hug due to take place at Delamere Forest on Sunday 11 September.
1 September 2011 - 10:59pm
Support No Longer Lorries
CTC - Working for Cycling
CTC is asking all cyclists to take action to prevent longer lorries by asking their MP to write to Mike Penning.
1 September 2011 - 4:38pm
Cyclists' Defence Fund challenges Sheffield Council on dangerous roads
Cyclists' Defence Fund
The Cyclists’ Defence Fund (CDF), a charity set up to challenge legal issues affecting cyclists, has served notice on Sheffield City Council Highways that it considers one of its iconic roads to be 'out of repair'.
26 August 2011 - 12:00am
Bike Club Scotland celebrates its first birthday
Liberton High School Bike Club in Edinburgh
Scotland’s young people will have the opportunity to meet the country’s decision makers on education, public health, road safety and community learning and development on Tuesday, when these groups come together to celebrate the first year of the cycling development programme Bike Club.
15 August 2011 - 12:00am
CTC supports 20mph as the default
CTC - Working for Cycling
CTC, the national cycling charity, welcomed today’s announcement from the Institute of Advanced Motorists that many of its members support the adoption of 20mph speed limits.
10 May 2011 - 12:00am
A Bike Club first for Cambridge
CTC - Working for Cycling
Local MP Julian Huppert will be visiting Castle School, Cambridge, to witness a highly successful Bike Club initiative. The school is the first Bike Club in Cambridge catering for young people with physical and learning disabilities.
4 May 2011 - 4:13pm
Helmet law in Northern Ireland falls
View from Stormont
Although MLA Pat Ramsey's Private Members' Bill to make wearing helmets compulsory for all cyclists in Northern Ireland passed its second stage in the Northern Ireland Assembly, the Bill has subsequently been dropped following evidence to the Environment Committee from CTC and Sustrans.
15 September 2010 - 12:00am
Portsmouth 20 mph limits lead to lower speeds and fewer casualties
Children campaigning for 20mph in Portsmouth
Two years after implementation of 20mph speed limits on 94% of the Portsmouth street network, results have shown that speeds fell, especially on roads where speeds were already high. Casualties have declined and attitudes of people to 20mph and both walking and cycling have improved.

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