All the latest cycling news from CTC

6 March 2012 - 4:42pm
Courses now available OnDemand
Courses now available OnDemand
With lots of you now requesting specific courses all over the UK and further afield, we have thought hard about how we can meet your needs. The result is the new OnDemand course system.
6 March 2012 - 4:37pm
Trail design and builder needed for Sheffield project
Trail design and builder needed for Sheffield project
CTC partners, Sheffield City Council are seeking a suitably qualified and experienced mountain bike trail builder to design and build a graded cross country mountain bike loop as part of the exciting ‘Making Tracks @ Parkwood’ project.
6 March 2012 - 3:32pm
World Cycle Race
Niel the wheel
Long term CTC supporter Niel 'The Wheel' has left the comfort of his home in Appleby, New Zealand for the cycle journey of his life. He has joined the participants of the World Cycle Race that left London on 18th February. They are currently heading their separate ways through Europe.
5 March 2012 - 5:03pm
CTC gives evidence to Select Committee inquiry into road safety
CTC gives evidence to Select Committee inquiry into road safety
The House of Commons Transport Select Committee scrutinises the Department for Transport's spending and policy decisions. Following the launch of a new policy on road safety the Select Committee chose that topic to investigate.
5 March 2012 - 12:23pm
Signs of the times - relaxed rules for 'no entry except cycles'
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 cycles’ plate to be used in conjunction with a ‘no entry’ sign.
1 March 2012 - 4:29pm
Success for local campaigners in Wendover
Success for local campaigners in Wendover
The first cycle route to be installed in Wendover for five years was opened in the small Buckinghamshire town at the beginning of March.
26 February 2012 - 3:53pm
Tributes to CTC member Alan Mort
Chester and North Wales CTC
Tributes have been paid to CTC member Alan Mort who died after a collision with a car while cycling.
24 February 2012 - 4:19pm
Ride To The Pies CTC Challenge Ride & Sportive
Graham's briefing
The second of CTC’s Challenge Ride and Sportive series for 2012 returned to the beautiful Dorset countryside with up to 200 riders covering the 57 and 79 mile routes. Jon Attwood braved his first sportive of the season to bring us this report.
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!
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 (Press Release)
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.


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