Other Local Clubs and Related Links
Chester and North Wales CTC: Part of the national Cycling UK organisation – website boasts news, rides, events, development, and extensive, detailed local cycling information.
Chester Easy Riders: An independent cycling group which runs a variety of mid-week on-road rides (usually on Thursdays) from starting points in and around the City of Chester.
Cycling in North Wales: Rides, photo gallery and very extensive news section – your first stop for all cycling news in North Wales.
Eureka Cyclists Cafe: Probably the best and one of the very few cyclists cafes in the U.K.
Friends of North Chester Greenbelt: Working to protect the greenbelt from development for the benefit of all Cestrians, including cyclists.
Friends of the Millennium Greenway: Guardians and caretakers of our favourite Chester cycle route
Weaver and Sandstone Cycling Forum: A group committed to advocating, promoting and monitoring cycle use in the area of North Cheshire from Ellesmere Port to Halton, including Helsby, Frodsham and surrounding areas.
Safer Cycling, Road Safety and Bike Security
Cheshire Police Facebook Page: News and updates from Cheshire Police on road safety and other matters
Cheshire Police Twitter Feed: Regular Twitter updates on local road safety issues from Cheshire Police
Commuting By Bike: Safety Guides & Tips: Great web resource by HomeAdvisor for commuting and touring advice with good list of 23 other links to free guides and booklets.
How to Prevent Your Bike From Being Stolen: Detailed guide published by Directline Insurance regarding all aspects of bike security and bike theft prevention.
Sharing the Road Together – Drivers and Cyclists: The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents site intended to enable drivers and cyclists to understand one another and to share road space safely.
The Definitive Guide to Safer Cycling: Excellent overview if all aspects of safer cycling including introduction, clothing, equipment, and adjusting cycling to road conditions.
Other Cycling Links
20’s Plenty For Us: Campaigns for the implementation of 20 mph as the default speed limit on residential roads in the UK
BikeBiz Infozone: Public news and information section of the excellent and informative Bicycle Business website
Bipolar Bicycle Club: A fantastic range of custom and branded bike frame and helmet decals that are perfect for repair, refurbishment or general customisation.
Cheshire Cycleway: Detailed guide to National Cycle Route 70, the Cheshire Cycleway, a 176 mile circular route around the county
Cyclenation: the UK national federation of cycle campaign groups, supporting cycling locally, regionally, nationally and in Europe
Cycle City Guides: Bike route maps for UK cities
Cycle-route.com: A UK bike route database – find cycle routes and mountain bike trails that have been tried and tested. Add your own routes and comment on other routes.
Cycling UK (formerly the Cyclists Touring Club): Charity representing the interests of cyclists nationally
Environmental Transport Association: Information on organising a Car Free Day and much more
European Cyclists Federation: The world’s biggest international bike advocacy group
GPS Cycle and Walking Routes: 600 cycle routes covering the whole of the National Cycle Network in England, Scotland and Wales
Roadpeace: Supports road traffic victim and educates about road danger
Warrington Cycle Campaign: Home of the renowned ‘Facility of the Month’ feature, which provided source material for the excellent ‘Crap Cycle Lanes’ book
Why Cycle?: Impartial advice for potential and new cyclists in the UK