Cycle Law Scotland actively promotes, encourages and works with all of the following organisations and bodies for the greater good of cycling in Scotland.
Cycling Scotland is the national cycle promotion organisation for Scotland based in Glasgow. They are working to establish cycling as an acceptable, attractive and practical lifestyle option. They want to make Scotland a nation of cyclists.
Cyclists' Touring Club Scotland (CTC), the national cycling charity, inspires and helps people to cycle and keep cycling in Scotland.
CTC Scotland is a membership organisation and a charitable trust united in providing leadership in cycling:
- provides a comprehensive range of member services, activities, advice and protection for cyclists.
- widely promotes the benefits of cycling and access to cycling. It raises public and political awareness of the needs of current and future cyclists.
CTC Scotland works to protect and promote cycling to create a healthier, cleaner world, now and for the future. CTC Scotland wants Scotland to be a place where it’s easy and safe for people of all ages to cycle, whatever their ability, background or income. CTC Scotland believes that cycling is more than just transport; it makes you feel good, gives you a sense of freedom and creates a better environment for everyone.
CTC Scotland encourages all types of cycling, on the road or off it. We support you if you already ride, or would like to ride, to work or school, for health, touring, sport and leisure – or just because it’s fun. They have been working for cycling for over a century. Nationally and locally, we use our knowledge to influence decision makers and help people discover how cycling can change lives.
• provides expert, practical help and advice.
• supports individuals and communities.
• protects cyclists’ interests.
• campaigns to make cycling mainstream and to remove the things that stop people cycling.
• helps people develop the confidence and skills to cycle.
• promotes the benefits of cycling to individuals, to society and to the economy.
CTC is an independent charity, and relies on 70,000 members, volunteers, grant funders and partners for support. There are over 4,000 members in Scotland. Without them, CTC would not be able to do its vital work in communities inspiring hundreds of thousands of people across the Scotland to cycle.
CTC have produced an excellent briefing on Cycling and Health which can be downloaded here.
Scottish Cycling is the internationally recognised governing body for cycle sport in Scotland. It is affiliated to British Cycling. The organisation covers six cycling disciplines including BMX, cycle speedway, cyclo-cross, mountain biking, road and track.
Scottish Cycling is your gateway to cycle sport. Whether you want to get involved in racing, coaching, volunteering, youth development, or find out where your closest club or race is.
Sustrans Scotland promotes and coordinates over 2,000 miles of National Cycle Network in Scotland, working with their partners to maintain and expand the Network. They also work with communities and councils to create more safe and attractive environments for walking and cycling by building and improving infrastructure in all areas.