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:

  • 50 family-friendly cycle routes in the UK

    18 June 2024, 8:00 am

    Cycling with young children is often easier and safer on traffic-free or very quiet routes. We’ve picked our 50 cycling routes across the UK that are suitable for all the family. Most have a place to stop for food and drink


  • Inside the event launch of Cycling UK's five-year strategy

    17 June 2024, 11:09 am

    On 12 June, Cycling UK launched its new five-year strategy setting out a renewed vision, mission and purpose. The event, held at One Great George Street in Westminster, marked an important new chapter for Cycling UK. We hear from Tomos Owens, our public affairs officer, on how the event went


  • 10 ways to … help us make happier, healthier, greener lives through cycling

    14 June 2024, 12:00 pm

    As Cycling UK launches its new strategy, we suggest 10 ways in which you can assist us in our purpose to improve lives, places and the planet through cycling’s remarkable benefits


  • Working together to build happier, healthier and greener lives through cycling

    14 June 2024, 9:07 am

    By Sarah Mitchell, CEO, Cycling UK


  • Cycling UK launches exciting new strategy

    13 June 2024, 3:52 pm

    Cycling UK has announced a brand new transformative strategy for 2024-29 that will help to create happier, healthier and greener lives through cycling


  • Improving public perceptions and expanding diversity: Cycling UK announces new transformative five-year strategy

    13 June 2024, 3:41 pm

    Cycling UK has outlined its new five-year strategy, which aims to get more people to recognise the benefits of cycling


  • The way ahead: Cycling UK’s new five-year strategy

    13 June 2024, 2:14 pm

    Cycling UK’s strategy for 2024-29 launched at a special event on 12 June. Brand, marketing and communications manager Sam Waller outlines what we’ll be doing to realise cycling’s extraordinary potential as a force for good


  • Review: Continental Grand Prix 5000 AS TR tyre

    12 June 2024, 8:43 am

    Cycle magazine editor Dan Joyce tested this tougher all-season version of Continental’s top-tier tubeless road tyre


  • Meet our groups: Queers on Wheels

    11 June 2024, 8:30 am

    Cycling UK group Queers on Wheels was formed in 2021 by a small group of friends with a passion for the outdoors and long distance cycling. With June being Pride month, founder member Santi Suarez explains who they are and why there is a need for a group like theirs


  • Top 10 Father’s Day presents for a cycling dad

    10 June 2024, 4:24 pm

    Father’s Day is a wonderful opportunity to show appreciation to the dads in our lives. If your dad is passionate about cycling, gifting him something that aligns with his hobby will surely make his day