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...

  • 100 Women in Cycling - Numbers 61-80

    Here are more inspirational women who have made a real difference through their enthusiasm and commitment to encouraging other women to enjoy the life-enhancing activity of cycling. In no particular order, below are numbers 61 to 80 on our list of 100 Women in Cycling.

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  • Chief Executive's summer update: Be empowered to cycle

    Whether it’s through e-bikes or targeted events, we need to welcome newcomers to cycling with open arms, says Chief Executive Paul Tuohy in his latest blog.

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  • DJ Dixon shares her passion for cycling around Birmingham

    As part of our Women's Festival of Cycling, we're celebrating the efforts of female cyclist Lorraine Dixon, as she inspires women in Birmingham to get out and discover cycling.

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  • After two decades off a bike, Sam is pedalling forward thanks to the Big Bike Revival

    The Big Bike Revival is a project working across Scotland that has partnered up with grassroots community groups to offer cycling activities and sessions, with a particular focus on new or returning cyclists. Sam is a returning rider with limited access to a bike but the Big Bike Revival activities have helped on her cycling journey:

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  • More Welsh local authorities consult on future cycle routes

    As part of the next phase of the Active Travel (Wales) Act, local authorities across Wales are beginning to map the routes where future cycling and walking routes should be created. Cycling UK reports where it’s happening and how to get involved.

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  • 100 Women in Cycling - Numbers 41-60

    Our series of inspirational women in cycling continues, in no particular order, with a look at people from a wide range of backgrounds and cycling experience who encourage and promote other women to cycle, including campaigners, a bike mechanic, a bike shop owner, local ride leaders and group founders plus many more.

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  • Au revoir air pollution? French ban petrol and diesel - how about boosting cycling?

    The French government have announced plans to stop the sale of petrol and diesel vehicles in France by 2040 to help say bon voyage to lethal air pollution and climate change. A fantastic commitment - but does it go far enough? Our Space for Cycling campaigner, Tom Guha, gives his verdict.

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  • Don’t stop me now … 90-year-old Ted Little still enjoys a 50 mile cycle every week!

    Ted Little, who is due to turn 90, on Sunday 16 July, has enjoyed a lifetime of cycling, and still attends his local club, where he cycles an impressive 50 miles a week. The Solihull based cyclist and veteran has been a member of Cycling UK for over 49 years and a member of his local cycling group ‘Shirley Roads Club’ since the 1950’s

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  • Video: 100 Women in Cycling event

    Around 70 people gathered in Birmingham this week to celebrate the amazing 100 Women in Cycling who were nominated by Cycling UK members, staff and supporters.

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  • Tour leader course: Get paid to ride your bike

    Have you ever considered how you could convert your passion into a means of making money? If the answer's "yes" and your passion is cycling then Cycling UK's Tour Leader course could be just the one for you. We sent keen cyclist Patrick Trainor on one of our courses to find out more...

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