Cycling UK

Portsmouth CTC is part of Cycling UK, a national body previously known as CTC.

The Cycling UK web site contains a lot of information about the Cycling UK, its activities and cycling in general. For example:

  • About Cycling UK - introduces Cycling UK, what it does and why it deserves your support
  • Campaigning - introduces Cycling UK's campaign activities

See below for the current items of national news from Cycling UK. If you use a news reader, you can subscribe directly using link:

  • Meet our members: Gina Harris

    15 August 2022, 2:51 pm

    Cycling UK member Gina Harris only took up cycling in her 50s, but she has raised thousands of pounds for charity by taking on one of the UK’s most iconic cycling challenges. She spoke to digital officer Rebecca Armstrong about her achievement


  • New Coast to Coast National Trail a “missed opportunity” for multi-use access

    12 August 2022, 3:34 pm

    A £5.6m upgrade has been announced to create a new National Trail in northern England - but only for walkers


  • Meet our volunteers: Joscelyne Daniel, ride leader

    12 August 2022, 11:36 am

    Joscelyne, a full-time lecturer from Birmingham, home of the recent Commonwealth Games, decided to become a ride leader after noticing there was a need for more females to take on the role. Now her volunteering is making a difference in her local area through improving the skills of members of Sara Park CCC, a Cycling UK-affiliated community cycling club


  • How Cycling UK’s Scottish projects tackle inequality

    11 August 2022, 9:40 am

    With the cost-of-living crisis never far from the headlines there is more scrutiny than ever on the cost of transport. Our head of development for Scotland, Suzanne Forup, looks at how cycling can tackle inequality and the role Cycling UK's projects are playing


  • Meet our Groups: Gay Outdoor Club

    10 August 2022, 12:29 pm

    Cycling UK member group Gay Outdoor Club is a UK-wide group originally formed by and for gay men with a love of the great outdoors; today its members represent all sexualities and genders. Cycling group coordinator John Heathcote tells us more


  • Transport Secretary wants to lock up killer cyclists: Cycling UK's response

    10 August 2022, 11:38 am

    Policy director Roger Geffen says the proposed new offence of 'causing death by dangerous cycling' is the wrong answer to a rare problem, when the right answer would tackle a much bigger one


  • Tandem delight for Edinburgh cycling club for blind and partially sighted people

    9 August 2022, 4:34 pm


  • The raffle – how your money helps

    8 August 2022, 9:44 am

    Our Summer Raffle – open now – isn’t just about the great prizes you could win. All the money goes towards supporting the vital work Cycling UK does. Digital officer Rebecca Armstrong looks at how it’s helped over the years


  • Thousands more Scots to get in the saddle as Cycling UK repair scheme returns

    5 August 2022, 2:49 pm


  • Previous 100 Women in Cycling

    5 August 2022, 10:30 am

    The 100 Women in Cycling list was launched in 2017, there are now hundreds of inspiring stories from women who are on the list. Cycling UK's Victoria Hazael who started the list said "There is no longer an excuse for all male cycling panels or all male guests at cycling events and festivals, here are hundreds of amazing women to choose from, whose voices and stories deserve to be heard"