Women’s Cycling in CalderdaleMay 22, 2015If you are considering getting into cycling or are a regular cyclist, you may have noticed something pretty common about cyclists on the roads – they are mostly men! There is even a term developed for the new breed of rider – “middle aged man in lycra” or MAMIL. Cycling statistics tell us that around six times […]
Car Assisted Ride – Coxwold – Sunday 10 May – UpdateMay 4, 2015Thanks to the generosity of fellow CTC Members with spare seats in cars and the availability of a van to transport bikes, we still have a number of places for anyone wishing to join the car assisted ride to Coxwold this coming Sunday 10 May. If you would like to come along for what (weather […]
Car Assisted Ride to Coxwold – Sunday 10 May 2015April 22, 2015 This ride is part of the traditions of CTC – a car assisted ride to the 89th Service of Remembrance at Coxwold near Thirsk, where the beautiful 14th century church will be thronged with cyclists in their multicoloured jerseys. Calderdale CTC has for many years arranged car assisted rides, where members who do not […]
Tour de Yorkshire ride Sunday 3 May 2015April 20, 2015On Sunday 3 May Stage 3 of the Tour of Yorkshire cycle race passes through Calderdale en route to Roundhay Park in Leeds. In advance of the arrival of the peleton in the afternoon, we have two rides featuring the route taken by the Tour riders through our area. The longer of the two rides […]
Spring into the Dales 115km Audax -12 April 2015April 14, 2015Chris Crossland has been organising this ride for longer than most of us care to remember and it has invariably been blessed with good weather. In 2015 providence was tempted by holding it on the same day as Paris – Roubaix (the “Hell of the North”), and while northern France luxuriated in benign weather, northern […]
Calderdale CTC have decided to apply for a small grant to look at developing women's cycling in Calderdale. The link gives an outline about how we would spend it. It would be great to hear from people on here or by email, especially any thoughts and ideas so that we can get the best possible application and be awarded the money to take this forward. Of course, any support will be warmly welcomed.
Jane RoperI don't know you but I hate to see a fellow biker injured. I hope that it's not as serious as it looks and that you recover quickly. But yes, please, please wear a helmet in the future. It's simply not worth the risk. Get well soon!
22 May 2015, 07:11
Ian BudayI had an accident a couple of years ago suffered concussion and a broken elbow. Convinced the helmet saved me from worse.