Family and Leisure

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How to transport children by bike
What to do if you want to carry on cycling once you have a family? Does life have to start revolving around four wheels instead of two? Or is it...
Girl on a bike
Choosing the right children's bike is the first thing you need to do to help your child to learn to cycle and to love cycling.
Ida the star of CTC's How to teach a child to ride a bike video
Learning to cycle the CTC way is easy and fun - and teaches skills that will last a lifetime.
CTC Vice President Josie Dew and her daughters
If you want to cycle with one child aged 6 months - 4 years one of the best things you can buy is a child seat for your bike. This cycle child seat...
Three schoolgirls cycling to school in green uniform
Most children live within cycling distance of their school and want to get there by bike. Alix Stredwick examines what’s stopping them – and how to...
Cycle A-way - CTC unique guide to published cycle routes
CTC’s unique guide to all the published cycle routes in the British Isles, whether on or off-road. Find places to ride and information about them...

Latest Features

Jesse on the Dunwich Dynamo
School is just out, but it's not long before 650,000 new students head off for uni this autumn. CTC caught up with two experienced cycling...
Happy child out cycling
Going for a family bike ride with your children can be a real pleasure - and planning it well could make all the difference between success and...
Polly Jarman, CTC Development  Officer, Play on Pedals
Polly Jarman is the new Development Officer for CTC’s Play on Pedals and her mission is to get every 4 year old in Glasgow riding a bike.
Children cycling to school
Is your child's school trying to ban or discourage cycling? Here's a guide designed to help tackle the sort of barriers that keep cropping...
Family cycling in the Netherlands
Some fans of front child seats are indignant that CTC apparently damns their choice with faint praise. So here's my explanation of why we'...

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