How to fix a puncture

Everyone who cycles will at some point have to fix a flat tyre. With help from our friends at BikeRadar, who are supporting Bike Week, we’ve got a video and step-by-step guide to patching an inner tube on your bike. It’s a quick and easy way to fix a puncture. How to fix a road…

Bike Week 2016

Save the date! Bike Week 2016 will take place 11-19th June Whether you’re organising a social ride, bike breakfast, Dr Bike maintenance session or work place challenge, resister your event and take advantage of free support and advice to help you make your event a success, and be part of a nationwide event. As an…

Boats, trains and bicycles!

A big thanks to Robin who shares his epic journey to work with us. His trip includes a boat, his bike and a train! At the moment (autumn 2015) I am working on a London based project and have to go to the office 2 or 3 days most weeks. The commute is not really…

My Ride to Work: Jonathan Sharpe

Thinking of taking a longer cycling commute? Our very own Jonathan Sharpe shares his top tips for getting yourself ready for the challenge. Like so many of us, I find it hard to fit in and maintain an exercise routine, especially as I creep towards middle age (ahem). I’m definitely guilty of taking an easy…

My Ride to Work: Ian Taylor

Our Cycle To Work Day series continues with Ian Taylor (our IT guru) reflecting on his rides to and from work. I initially started to cycle eighteen years ago, just to get to and from work as we didn’t have a car. I had a 6am start and lived seven miles from work, so the only option…

My Ride to Work: Cherry Allan

The latest in our series of Cycle To Work Day tales is this blog from Cherry, CTC research and information coordinator. As a long-established cycle-to-worker, Cherry shares her reasons why she loves to ride to work and her honest reflections on her experience. I think one of the upsides of my cycle commute is its…

My Ride to Work: Sam Jones

As CTC prepares for Cycle to Work day, campaigner Sam Jones blogs on how he started cycling to work 8 years ago and the delights of his ride today. I started cycle commuting when I moved back to London for work in 2007. Down in the west country I had had access to the excellent…