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by Velocio
14 Sep 2012, 2:48pm
Forum: Cycling UK Topics and Discussions
Topic: membership
Replies: 77
Views: 147134

Re: membership

...a very nice man from the CTC ...apologies I didn't catch his name ...has rung me We discussed how the CTC is becoming more 'corporate' ...and more of a 'business' ...and sadly becoming more remote from its membership ...especially with actions like those referred to above He says that the Club's ...
by Velocio
14 Sep 2012, 12:10pm
Forum: Cycling UK Topics and Discussions
Topic: membership
Replies: 77
Views: 147134

Re: membership

The CTC is my club. You work for me.

The tone of your message is one of an organisation which does not value it’s members and has become detached, authoritarian and bureaucratic.

My wife and I have decided regrettably to leave the CTC

Please do NOT renew our membership
by Velocio
14 Sep 2012, 12:09pm
Forum: Cycling UK Topics and Discussions
Topic: membership
Replies: 77
Views: 147134

Re: membership

Further to your telephone call yesterday, I can confirm that CTC are no longer able to provide monthly Direct Debit membership types. You currently hold a Monthly Family membership. This is due for renewal on 1.10.2012 and the cost for the annual renewal is £££. The letter you received recently was ...
by Velocio
13 Sep 2012, 10:47am
Forum: Cycling UK Topics and Discussions
Topic: membership
Replies: 77
Views: 147134

Re: membership

I received a letter from the CTC yesterday saying my existing method of paying my CTC subs is no longer available. No reason given! I could either contact the Membership Dept or renew my membership on line. I try online and am told: You have no memberships that need payment at this time Notes: 1) If...
by Velocio
20 Jul 2012, 4:48pm
Forum: Campaigning & Public Policy
Topic: Vote to keep Emporor Way Cycling Route open
Replies: 7
Views: 8490

Re: Vote to keep Emporor Way Cycling Route open

...just checked the Vote ...and with the help of CTC HQ giving its backing ...the latest result (4.30pm Fri 20JUL12) is 372 (96%) to keep the Emperor Way Cycle Route open with 16 (4%) against...!

:)
by Velocio
13 Jul 2012, 12:09pm
Forum: Campaigning & Public Policy
Topic: Vote to keep Emporor Way Cycling Route open
Replies: 7
Views: 8490

Re: Vote to keep Emporor Way Cycling Route open

https://maps.google.co.uk/maps?hl=en&safe=off&ie=UTF-8&q=Barreg+Cycles&fb=1&gl=uk&hq=Barreg+Cycles&cid=0,0,18093210093757274761&ei=uv__T7hm0PGyBubn9aUN&ved=0CIwBEPwSMAA&oi=local_group ...from Barreg Cycles ...on the A259 ...a quiet cycle route takes you on sa...
by Velocio
13 Jul 2012, 9:17am
Forum: Campaigning & Public Policy
Topic: Vote to keep Emporor Way Cycling Route open
Replies: 7
Views: 8490

Vote to keep Emporor Way Cycling Route open

The much used cycle and pedestrian path, Emperor Way, which goes just to the north of Fishbourne Palace near Chichester is under threat of closure. We and many others use this on a regular basis, so please click on the link below to see the whole story and to cast your vote. There is also an e-mail ...
by Velocio
24 Jun 2012, 3:27pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Favourite tea shops
Replies: 325
Views: 249603

Meadow Farm Nursery Tea Room on Hayling Island

...if you're on Hayling Island ...in the beautiful Northney area ...look out for Woodgaston Lane ...50 yards in you meet the entrance to Meadow Farm Nursery ...but more important for the cyclist ...a spacious tea room ...with outdoor seating ...and best of all ...exceedingly yummy cakes...! http://w...
by Velocio
10 May 2012, 9:22am
Forum: Cycling UK Topics and Discussions
Topic: The new website!... sort of
Replies: 17
Views: 105779

New CTC Website

I received an email asking me to look at the new CTC website... http://new.ctc.org.uk/welcome ...the 'Forum' link should be among the main topic headings ...and not hidden under the 'home' heading ...IMHO ...also ...it’s always good to refresh a good website and keep information new and current ...i...
by Velocio
7 May 2012, 12:54pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: CYCLISTS SHOULD BE BANNED FROM...CYCLING!!!
Replies: 19
Views: 6332

Re: CYCLISTS SHOULD BE BANNED FROM...CYCLING!!!

...here is a good reply ...that was given feature letter prominence ...in Saturday's letters pages
by Velocio
7 May 2012, 11:33am
Forum: On the road
Topic: CYCLISTS SHOULD BE BANNED FROM...CYCLING!!!
Replies: 19
Views: 6332

Re: CYCLISTS SHOULD BE BANNED FROM...CYCLING!!!

...should you wish to reply
by Velocio
7 May 2012, 11:31am
Forum: On the road
Topic: CYCLISTS SHOULD BE BANNED FROM...CYCLING!!!
Replies: 19
Views: 6332

Re: CYCLISTS SHOULD BE BANNED FROM...CYCLING!!!

...here is the offending piece
by Velocio
6 May 2012, 6:48pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: CYCLISTS SHOULD BE BANNED FROM...CYCLING!!!
Replies: 19
Views: 6332

CYCLISTS SHOULD BE BANNED FROM...CYCLING!!!

Did anyone else read Graeme Jefferson's comments in the Letters page of last Tuesday's Portsmouth News (May 1 2012, pages 6 & 7, in a letter entitled 'Cyclists peril') following the injury to a cyclist by a bus on the new BRT route in Gosport? He wrote... 'While I have every sympathy for the inj...
by Velocio
28 Sep 2011, 12:00pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Cycle Chippenham to Lacock
Replies: 5
Views: 2403

Re: Cycle Chippenham to Lacock

...thank you MadMalx ...we decided to follow Jezer's onroad route ...from Chippenham Station ...south-west on the busy A4 Bath Road to the Pheasant Inn pub ...left into the quieter Saltersford Lane ...then right into the even quieter Easton Lane ...over A350 ...turning left at crossroads ...over 2 r...
by Velocio
24 Sep 2011, 1:42pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Cycle Chippenham to Lacock
Replies: 5
Views: 2403

Re: Cycle Chippenham to Lacock

You can use the canal towpath from Pewsham (on the edge of Chippenham), direct to Lacock. All traffic free apart from the first mile or so from the station Jezer ...can you ...or anyone else ...confirm that the canal towpath from Pewsham direct to Lacock is fully open ...as we'd prefer this route t...