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:

  • How to promote your messages on social media

    19 May 2022, 10:44 am

    Want to get your campaign off the ground and give it momentum? One way is to post about it on social media, but how do you use it your best advantage? Hannah Duncan, Cycling UK’s digital and social media officer explains


  • Bike test: Hub-geared roadsters

    19 May 2022, 7:00 am

    For short-distance daily transport, it’s hard to beat a roadster for get-on-and-go convenience. Richard Peace reviews models from Gazelle and Trek


  • Free e-bike loan scheme books up within hours

    18 May 2022, 2:31 pm

    A new government-backed scheme for free e-bike loans launched by Cycling UK was fully booked within hours of going live


  • Cycling made e-asy Privacy Notice

    18 May 2022, 2:26 pm

    Cycling UK privacy notice for users of Cycling made e-asy (the e-cycle rental scheme/e-cycle loan scheme)


  • Bike Week 2022: less than one month!

    18 May 2022, 2:19 pm

    Cycling UK’s annual celebration of cycling aims to inspire communities to come together and explore their local area by bike


  • 12 nights out in 1 year: 2022 winning photos

    18 May 2022, 7:55 am

    #12nightsoutin1 year is Cycling UK's year-long bikepacking challenge. Supported by OS Maps the charity is encouraging everyone to step out of their comfort zone and explore their local area with an overnight stay


  • Inclusive cycling returns to Edinburgh thanks to charities and council collaboration

    17 May 2022, 10:56 am

    Cycling UK loans fleet of adaptive cycles to Thistle Foundation for free cycling for all sessions in Saughton Park and Craigmillar


  • On my bike: Rob Penn

    16 May 2022, 7:30 am

    We spoke to author, journalist & TV presenter Rob Penn about his cycling habits


  • Great rides: Monsal Trail

    13 May 2022, 8:30 am

    Going back to her roots, Cycling UK’s digital communications and media officer Lauren Purdy spent her Easter weekend on the various trails of the Peak District


  • Fab four cycle 50 miles to Liverpool thanks to the Big Bike Revival

    13 May 2022, 8:00 am

    Jordan Gibbons spoke to four women who cycled from Manchester to Liverpool after learning to ride later in life with a little help from Cycling UK’s Big Bike Revival