CTC officially renamed as Cycling UK

National cycling charity CTC has officially become Cycling UK today.

The chief executive of the organization Paul Tuohy told that through their all new brand, Cycling UK would serve more people, from any background, relish the gift of cycling. Now, the organization can be found on the World Wide Web at cyclinguk.org.

According to reports, Tuohy told that for 138 years, they have championed a simple belief that cycling is a wonderful gift that should remain accessible and available to all. Today they remain the voice of the nation for cycling and the strongest force for progressive change.

Founded in Harrogate in 1878 as Bicycle Touring Club, the organization was afterwards renamed as Cyclists’ Touring Club in the year 1883. In the year 2011, members voted to change to charitable position, when the name ‘CTC, the national cycling charity’ was acquired.

When road.cc accounted on plans to rebrand as Cycling UK in February, David Murray, Head of Communications and Campaigns, told us that the new name was really just a reflection of what the charity was already doing.

Cycling UK president Jon Snow told that this all new name offers a more right expression of what they do and what they are as an organization in the year 2016. Touring is, and always would be, a fundamentally important part of Cycling UK and it would continue to be the 1st love for a lot of their 67000 members.