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

Here are the current items of national news from Cycling UK...

  • Travellers' Tales: End to End in Wales - Cardiff to Caernarfon

    26 April 2018, 3:19 pm

    Gareth Roberts enjoyed a Welsh end-to-end with friends Charlie and Patrick


  • Vote Bike: Groups ride out to ask local election candidates to support cycling

    24 April 2018, 11:57 am

    In the lead up to local elections, voters around the country cycled out to ask their candidates to support cycling


  • Good clean fun with the Devon Dirt 2018 Challenge Ride

    23 April 2018, 2:07 pm

    Their beaming smiles and filthy faces tell the story behind the successful Devon Dirt Challenge Ride organised by CTC Devon in association with BigPeaks in Ashburton. Hundreds of riders set off along the flower-filled lanes around Landscove and South Dartmoor for a mud-splattered but exhilarating day out.


  • Cycling UK’s best of Bespoked 2018

    21 April 2018, 11:08 am

    The eighth edition of Bespoked, the UK Handmade Bicycle Show, runs from 20-22 April in Bristol. Cycle magazine editor Dan Joyce was there to judge touring bikes. Here are a dozen things that caught his eye, including the three bikes he awarded rosettes to.


  • Why would you need a bespoke bike?

    20 April 2018, 1:36 pm

    Why would you buy a bespoke bike? Ahead of Bespoked - the hadmade bicycle show in Bristol this weekend, framebuilder Liz Colebrook explains why her clients decide they need a bicycle that is made to measure and why a bike from a shop just won't do.


  • Join Bike Week's #7daysofcycling

    20 April 2018, 11:35 am

    Bike Week has been paving the way for cyclists since 1923; why not celebrate 95 years of Bike Week by being part of our 7 Days of Cycling.


  • The electoral cycle: What Leeds' elections may mean for cycling

    20 April 2018, 9:41 am

    Cycling UK's Infrastructure Campaigner Tom Guha visited Leeds where boundary changes in the city mean that all 99 council seats are up for election. Tom met with Martin Stanley of the Leeds Cycling Campaign to find out what the election might mean for cycling.


  • New cycle friendly employer accreditation scheme launched in Belfast

    20 April 2018, 8:10 am

    Northern Ireland is piloting a new cycle-friendly accreditation scheme for employers which is delivered by Cycling UK and was launched this week (Thurs 19 April) in Belfast.


  • Making it safe to cycle: why wouldn't you?

    19 April 2018, 4:04 pm

    In the first of a series of blogs about the Government’s review of cycling and pedestrian safety, our Policy Director Roger Geffen outlines some key principles which now lie at the heart of the review, thanks to lobbying by Cycling UK and its allies.


  • Cycling UK asks Government “Why wouldn’t you” make cycling safer

    19 April 2018, 11:26 am

    Cycling UK has today (Thursday, 19 April) set out six key areas of change it believes could be easily implemented and would encourage more cycling and improve road safety for everyone.