All the latest cycling news from CTC

9 July 2013 - 2:20pm
Chilterns Cycle Rides For All
Chiltern cyclists
Come along and enjoy free led rides in the Chilterns this summer!
9 July 2013 - 1:32pm
Sparkling launch for Henley Electric Bike Network
Chiltern Valley Winery and Brewery become hire point for the Electric Bikes
The sun shone for the launch of a new CTC initiative in Henley this week as we linked up with the Electric Bicycle Network to bring you cycling, but not as we usually know it.
4 July 2013 - 4:53pm
Does the history of cycling interest you? Then pedal back in time with CTC
A copy of CTC's Gazette magazine from the archives
Does an interest in cycling run in your family ? Would you like to find out if your ancestors were mentioned in copies of ‘The Gazette‘ dating back over 100 years. CTC has applied for Heritage Lottery funding to make the charity’s history accessible via a simple on line search.
4 July 2013 - 2:34pm
Over half of Britons think roads are too dangerous, and only 33% ride a bike
Only a small proportion of people ever ride a bike
Statistics published from the 2012 British Social Attitudes survey show that the public is very concerned about cycle safety, and only a third ever ride a bike.
2 July 2013 - 4:35pm
Family of cyclist killed on the A414 receive record undisclosed compensation
CTC's Road Justice campaign seeks to improve the legal response to bad driving
The family of an avid cyclist has received the highest ever sum of damages for a claim for fatal injury through CTC, the national cycling charity’s insurance scheme.
1 July 2013 - 3:28pm
The Big Bike Bash 2013
The Big Bike Bash
The Big Bike Bash 2013 will be held at UK Youth's Avon Tyrrell activity centre in the New Forest in August 24-26.
28 June 2013 - 2:11pm
Inclusive Cycling for children at Surrey Supercycle
This year, the 2nd annual Surrey Supercycle is due to be even bigger and better and will take place on Sunday 14th July from 10:00am until 3:00pm at Dunsfold Park, Cranleigh.
27 June 2013 - 2:54pm
CTC urges Cameron to Get Britain Cycling after Treasury fails to do so
Lots of money for new roads, very little for cycling
CTC is calling on David Cameron to 'Get Britain Cycling' after statements today and yesterday by the Chancellor and his Chief Secretary included billions for increased capacity on trunk roads and motorways, but failed to identify any earmarked funding for cycling.
27 June 2013 - 9:14am
Risk of cycling still rising amid slashed policing and inadequate investment
Which way for cycling policy? Investment is falling and risk is rising
Figures released today show that although cycle use has risen slightly, the increase in serious cycle injuries has been greater, meaning that the overall risk of cycling is rising. CTC is calling on the Government to respond to the Get Britain Cycling report with adequate investment.
26 June 2013 - 9:17am
Appeal against the sentence of a motorist convicted of killing a cyclist will be heard in August
Prosecutors challenging the five-year driving ban imposed on Gary McCourt on the grounds that the sentence was ''unduly lenient'' have announced that the appeal will take place on August 13th. The right to appeal was granted on 31 May following a campaign launched by CTC and Audrey Fyfe's family.
24 June 2013 - 3:22pm
The 'Cycling Surgeon' and his daughter cross the US for WaterAid
Chris Oliver and Catherine Oliver
The Chair of CTC in Scotland, surgeon Mr Chris Oliver and his daughter Catherine Oliver, have almost completed an intense and gruelling 3,415-mile cycle ride across America in aid of international charity WaterAid. They are due to finish this Wednesday 28 June.
24 June 2013 - 1:13pm
Calls for the CSR to include cycling money as parliament agrees to debate the 'Get Britain Cycling' report
CTC welcomes the news that Parliament will now debate the findings of the ‘Get Britain Cycling’ report and urges that the Chancellor shows a similar commitment to cycling when he unveils his Comprehensive Spending Review decisions on government funding next Wednesday 26th June
20 June 2013 - 12:37pm
A busy Bike Week!
Capitol Park Leeds Bike Week event
Not only are CTC member groups enjoying a busy week promoting the joys of cycling - so, of course, are CTC regional staff.
20 June 2013 - 10:37am
Scotland revises action plan for cycling
The refreshed Cycling Action Plan for Scotland
The Cycling Action Plan for Scotland (CAPS), first published in 2009, set out the ambitious vision for 10% of trips to be made by bike by 2020. Over a third of the time has passed, but Scotland's modal share has barely increased.
19 June 2013 - 1:23pm
Calls for the CSR to include cycling money as Parliament agrees to debate the 'Get Britain Cycling' report
Chris Boardman and The All Party Cycling Group
CTC welcomes the news that Parliament will now debate the findings of the ‘Get Britain Cycling’ report and urges that the Chancellor shows a similar commitment to cycling when he unveils his Comprehensive Spending Review decisions on government funding next Wednesday 26 June.
17 June 2013 - 3:54pm
Tamina Oliver & Lydia Boylan finish in Top 10 for Team CTC in Blackpool
Tamina Oliver
Strong performances over the weekend saw Team CTC’s Tamina Oliver and Lydia Boylan finish in the top ten of the National Series Surf and Turf event in Blackpool.
13 June 2013 - 10:56am
Tidworth Freeride takes off this weekend
Tidworth Freeride takes off this weekend
Seven years of dedication, persistence and hard work by a group of mountain bikers and volunteers results this weekend in the opening of the Tidworth Freeride Bike Park in Wiltshire (Saturday 15 June).
13 June 2013 - 10:19am
Innerleithen Uplift: On Track and Gaining Speed
The Innerleithen Uplift project has been in the pipeline for a while now, and, like all of these projects, there are many unforeseen challenges and hurdles. The guys at AimUp have their eyes set on a big prize though, and the Tweed Love Bike Festival was a good time to catch up on progress.
12 June 2013 - 5:38pm
A Network of Electric Bicycles are set up in Henley-On-Thames
Chiltern Valley Winery have joined the EBN
Aug 2013 - Now updated with even more hire and charge points. The CTC team in Henley-On-Thames are gearing up to host the first Electric Bicycle Network in the Chilterns!
12 June 2013 - 10:09am
Team CTC put in best performance of JHTGP series campaign in Woking
Astrid and Tamina
In a race that saw staff from the CTC national office in Guildford cheering them on, Team CTC's trio of Lydia Boylan, Tamina Oliver and Astrid Wingler gave their all to send the crowd home happy as the Johnson Health Tech Series made its way to Woking for the fourth round on Tuesday afternoon.

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