The new logo?

Discussion of the re-branding of CTC as Cycling UK.
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The new logo?

Postby AndyK » 17 Feb 2016, 7:31pm

Well look what I just found - a new trademark application from Cyclists' Touring Club Ltd, submitted yesterday:
https://www.ipo.gov.uk/tmcase/Results/1/UK00003150027

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The new logo!

Postby gaz » 17 Feb 2016, 7:38pm

Good find! :D

I like the colour version. It seems to lose something in translation to black and white, can't be helped.
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Re: The new logo?

Postby Philip Benstead » 17 Feb 2016, 9:01pm

Have you seen this?


http://cycleuk.bike/

Could this cause confusion
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Re: The new logo?

Postby gaz » 17 Feb 2016, 9:18pm

Hand wash only. Do not iron.

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Re: The new logo?

Postby Philip Benstead » 17 Feb 2016, 9:20pm



yes but they are not cycling
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Re: The new logo?

Postby Heltor Chasca » 17 Feb 2016, 9:21pm



Now there's a cargo bike! (Is it?)

Perhaps to carry all of CTC's baggage around. At the moment there's a lot.

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Re: The new logo?

Postby gaz » 17 Feb 2016, 9:23pm

This one: http://www.ukcycling.co.uk/ insider knowledge or (un)fortunate coincidence :wink: .

If someone mistypes a web address, they mistype a web address, not a lot that can be done about it really.

Rather drifting off topic though.
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Re: The new logo?

Postby robgul » 18 Feb 2016, 7:44am

gaz wrote:This one: http://www.ukcycling.co.uk/ insider knowledge or (un)fortunate coincidence :wink: .

If someone mistypes a web address, they mistype a web address, not a lot that can be done about it really.

Rather drifting off topic though.


Registered in 2012 so probably someone from Plymouth CTC (or is that now Plymouth CUK?) with a crystal ball!

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Re: The new logo?

Postby TonyR » 18 Feb 2016, 7:59am

I think this was the one Philip was after :wink:

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Re: The new logo?

Postby geocycle » 18 Feb 2016, 8:50am

AndyK wrote:Well look what I just found - a new trademark application from Cyclists' Touring Club Ltd, submitted yesterday:
https://www.ipo.gov.uk/tmcase/Results/1/UK00003150027


You have to be joking! That's dreadful. As well as lacking in any sort of class, it also will not scale well at all with the strap line too small relative to the largest font.

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Re: The new logo?

Postby Mark1978 » 18 Feb 2016, 8:52am

So it's going to be "Cycling UK". How bland, how predictable. It sounds just like all the other charities which have recently gotten into trouble for being dishonest swines. Lets not have the CTC go down that road.

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Re: The new logo?

Postby mjr » 18 Feb 2016, 10:11am

robgul wrote:Registered in 2012 so probably someone from Plymouth CTC (or is that now Plymouth CUK?) with a crystal ball!

Please don't abbreviate it to CUK. That's the abbreviation often used for Co-operatives UK, which was formed from merging the Co-operative Union - representing retail co-ops - and the Industrial Common Ownership Movement - worker and producer co-ops - if I remember the history correctly. I do wonder if people will wonder who CTC has merged with to provoke abandoning its historic name.
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Re: The new logo?

Postby Heltor Chasca » 18 Feb 2016, 11:25am

And if you head off to Southern Africa the work 'Cuk'* meanshttp://forum.ctc.org.uk/viewtopic.php?f=15&t=10801 as in telling lies or simply viewtopic.php?f=15&t=10801. With so many well travelled folk on here I hope that abbreviation doesn't stick

*(spelt differently and as I can't swear on here it's up to you to google the right spelling)

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Re: The new logo?

Postby Psamathe » 18 Feb 2016, 11:44am

What about CLUK (like what chickens do).

So at a competitive event, supporters can all cal out "Cluk, cluk, cluk".

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Re: The new logo?

Postby Psamathe » 18 Feb 2016, 11:47am

Heltor Chasca wrote:And if you head off to Southern Africa the work 'Cuk'* means viewtopic.php?f=15&t=10801 as in telling lies or simply viewtopic.php?f=15&t=10801. With so many well travelled folk on here I hope that abbreviation doesn't stick

*(spelt differently and as I can't swear on here it's up to you to google the right spelling)


I remember many years ago when I worked for a significant (international) retail electronics manufacturer, there was a product which had a development name everybody assumed would be carried through to be the product name. That was until a French girl working for the company pointed out that in French the name meant "little prick". A different name was adopted for the release product.

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