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Free bike safety checks in the Chilterns this winter

Cycle Chilterns will be running a number of free bike safety check sessions at town markets and train stations across the Chilterns this winter.
Free bike safety checks from Dr Bike

To help keep your bike running smoothly and safely this winter we will be holding regular Dr Bike sessions at a variety of locations across the Chilterns. During each session a qualified mechanic from a local bike shop will perform a free, basic bike safety check while you wait.

Basic bike maintenance is important at any time of year, but particularly during winter when weather conditions, dirt and grit on the road can cause problems with brakes and gears much quicker than in the dry summer months.

Charlotte's Tandems

Name

Charlotte's Tandems

Type of organisation

Registered Charity

Location

Tiverton (private address, available on application)

Charlotte's Tandems

Name

Charlotte's Tandems

Type of organisation

Registered Charity

Location

Watchtree (private address, available on application)

Charlotte's Tandems (Harpenden)

Name

Charlotte's Tandems

Type of organisation

Registered Charity

Location

Harpenden (private address, available on application)

IP9 1DP

Name

Charlotte's Tandems

Type of organisation

Registered Charity

Location

Chelmondiston (private address, available on application)

Charlotte's Tandems

Name

Charlotte's Tandems

Type of organisation

Registered Charity

Location

Addingham (private address, available on application)

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CTC congratulates its volunteers as Prudential RideLondon wins a national award

Hundreds of CTC members who volunteered to marshal and staff the largest 'Dr Bike' service EVER over the Prudential RideLondon weekend in August, deserve an extra pat on the back after the event won national recognition.
CTC's stall, Prudential RideLondon 2013

Prudential  RideLondon proudly pedalled away from the UK Events Awards with two major wins: the Sports Event of the Year category and the Large Event of the Year category.

Downhill legend Steve Peat thrills local children in Sheffield

Good fortune came to kids from Parkwood Springs when local downhill legend Steve Peat turned up to give them a few tips and ride with them around their local track.
Steve Peat at Parkwood Springs, Sheffield

The event was kept low key to make sure that the locals were the only ones who would  enjoy the day.

The 2km track has been years in the making and was officially opened a year ago. Jon Dallow, of Sheffield City Council Woodlands Team, has co-ordinated the six-year long project with the help of CTC Education Officer Dan Cook's vision, bringing prime singletrack trails to the city centre.

It hasn’t been at all easy, but I have had a lot of help from many people along the way." 

Voice of Russia Radio - 29 November 2013

Cyclists have been taking part in a special protest in the Southwark. They lay on the ground in what is known as a 'die-in' in response to the death of 14 cyclists in the capital this year. VoR's Brendan Cole spoke to Ria Weston, a spokesperson for the national cycling charity, CTC.

Burnley Active Spaces

The Active Spaces charity in Burnley operates from Townley Park and offers a range of walking and cycling opportunities to improve health for people either responding to an advert or who have been referred by a health professional.
Burnley Active Spaces
 
Townley Park offers a stunning setting for a weekly programme of health rides that use a fleet of mountain bikes and adapted cycles for those who are less mobile.
 
Through the partnership work of CTC and Lancashire County Council, the Community Cycle Club Gateway Programme helped purchase a small fleet of specialist tricycles, now in regular service around the Park.
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