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Muddy brilliant - the 2014 CTC Devon Dirt is a success!

This year's CTC Devon Dirt on 11 May was a great success, despite poor weather and problems with signage. Over 400 riders of all ages took to the bridleways and tracks of Dartmoor and South Devon to complete the 70km off-road course, according to event organiser Graham Brodie.
Mountain bikers in the mud

Last Sunday's CTC Devon Dirt attracted over 400 riders who thoroughly enjoyed the occasion, despite many of them having difficulty navigating the 70km course because some people had removed route arrow signs just before the event.

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Welcome to Yorkshire and CTC to deliver Tour de France legacy

8 May 2014
Cycle maintenance training will take place at CTC's Centre of Excellence in Dalby Forest, North Yorkshire. The courses will be delivered at both beginner and advanced level and are being subsidised through The Skills Enhancement Fund.
CTC are partners in Cycle Yorkshire - the Tour de France Yorkshire legacy

The workshops will allow members of the public and small businesses to become more confident in maintaining and adjusting their bikes, and will inspire course attendees to cycle more, meeting the long-term aims of both organisations.

The Beginners' Workshop covers ride-based repairs and the pre-ride checks every rider should know, using essential trail tools.  

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Winner of the Arthur Moss Medallion and CTC Volunteer of the Year for the North West Region – Glynis Francis

Glynis Francis is a World Champion, a grandma and an inspiration to hundreds of Manchester women. Her ground-breaking cycling network for women, Team Glow, has attracted a steady stream of women – some of whom had not picked up a bike for decades – and turned them into accomplished cyclists.

Glynis's own personal achievement of reclaiming her gold medal from 2002 to become Sprint Champion at the World Masters Track Championships held at Manchester Velodrome in October 2013 is the pinnacle of Team Glow's success, and her speed of 43.5kmh / 27 mph has won her the accolade of the “Fastest Grandma in the World”!

In an era when cycling’s popularity has soared, Glynis has been working doggedly behind the scenes to bring more women into this traditionally male-dominated sport.

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