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  • How a shedload of old bikes is helping men in Huddersfield

    January 16, 2018 Men are far more likely to feel isolated and lonely following retirement than women. Statistically they have fewer friends, fewer hobbies, and find it much harder to talk about their feelings too. In Huddersfield there's a place that brings men
  • Josie Dew - why we love cycling to school

    January 15, 2018 Find out why Josie Dew and her children love cycling to school.
  • Utility cycling with an electric bike is a game changer

    January 12, 2018 For Edinburgh residents, cycling in the city goes from cruising along flat, traffic-free promenades to lung-busting hill climbs whilst competing with lorries and cabs. But what is life like with an electric bike for transport? Claire Connachan, Cycling UK’s Communications
  • Graham Brodie - Volunteer Group Secretary and Event Organiser

    January 11, 2018 Graham Brodie is perhaps one of our most enthusiastic volunteers and undertakes many roles, from running local groups, helping put on large events such as Devon Delight and Devon Dirt, taking great photos and much more, he is a great
  • How groups in Manchester linked up for the Big Bike Revival

    January 11, 2018 Four heads are better than one, as Chainlink, Tuf*C, Cycle Logic and Longford Park proved when their leaders joined forces for the Big Bike Revival in 2017.
  • The power of electric bikes

    January 10, 2018 More than 1.6 million electric bikes were sold in the EU in 2016, according to the Confederation of the European Bicycle Industry. Cycling UK Chief Executive Paul Tuohy introduced friends to the joys of electric biking on a recent holiday
  • Video: England's Big Bike Revival

    January 10, 2018 In 2017 the Big Bike Revival helped thousands more get back into cycling. Between May and June events took place throughout England with the aim of getting bikes out of sheds and back on the road.
  • Cycling UK reaches more than 50,000 people with the Big Bike Revival in 2017

    January 10, 2018 More than 21,000 people are now doing more exercise, and more than 6,000 have become regular cyclists after the success of Cycling UK’s Big Bike Revival in 2017.
  • Great Rides: Bikepacking from Surrey to Dorset

    January 09, 2018 Cycling UK's Sam Jones has the bikepacking (well touring in general) bug, and before Christmas attempted to find an off-road route from Cycling UK's office in Guildford to his parents' home in North Dorset. Over the course of a day
  • New safe link for walkers and cyclists opens in North Dorset

    January 08, 2018 A new safer route for walkers, cyclists and horse riders connecting the North Dorset village of Okeford Fitzpaine with Shillingstone and the North Dorset Trailway officially opened to everyone on Friday 5 January.