All the latest cycling news from CTC

24 February 2012 - 10:44am
‘Follow the Dog & The Monkey Trail’, Cannock Chase
‘Follow the Dog’ was the Midlands first dedicated mountain bike trail. In 2010 'The Monkey Trail' was added including far more technically challenging and demanding features. Our local man Adrian Aston, gives us the low down.
23 February 2012 - 10:20am
'Hit the Hills' - fully-catered weekends for mountain bikers
Hit the Hills for a great mountain biking weekend
Bored of staying in stale bunkhouses, run down hotels or chintzy B&Bs? Fed up of eating basic food made without any pride? Struggling to come up with new destinations to go riding? Want to have a great weekend and meet new people? Christian Newsome may have the solution.
23 February 2012 - 1:00am
Will the transport secretary turn the cycling debate into action?
The debating chamber of Westminster Hall was packed for the debate on cycling
After a hugely positive debate on cycling in the House of Commons, CTC has called on Transport Secretary Justine Greening MP to support an action plan for ‘more and safer cycling’.
17 February 2012 - 11:09am
MAMILs of the World Unite!
MAMIL
Are you a Middle Aged Man in Lycra? Do you need help with your cycling addiction? If the answer to these questions is YES, then we would love to hear from you.
9 February 2012 - 4:30pm
Gordon Seabright is CTC's new CEO
Gordon Seabright
CTC has appointed Gordon Seabright as its new Chief Executive. Gordon will start work at CTC’s national office in Guildford at the beginning of March.
9 February 2012 - 4:17pm
Gordon Seabright is CTC's new CEO
Gordon Seabright
CTC – the UK’s largest cycling charity has appointed Gordon Seabright as its new Chief Executive. Gordon will start work at CTC’s national office in Guildford at the beginning of March.
9 February 2012 - 3:54pm
Cities fit for cycling
Cities fit for cycling
The Times has launched a campaign to improve cycle safety following the serious injury to a reporter on the paper. An 8 point manifesto has been published, with the focus on lorries, junctions, cycle infrastructure and 20 mph as the default urban speed limit.
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.

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