Socialism: the Hope of the World
National Clarion Cycling Club 1895 (North Lancs Union) formed in 2006, is a politically active cycling club that remains committed to the objectives of the founders of the Clarion Cycling Club in 1894 namely 'to combine the pleasures of cycling with the propaganda of Socialism'. National Clarion Cycling Club 1895 (NLU) was formed to ensure that the Clarion's century old link with Socialism is maintained and the fight to achieve the fairer society the founders sought is never forgotten.
From its inception in 1894 the Clarion Cycling Club was a politically active organisation and by maintaining a commitment to socialist principles and actively supporting their comrades in the Labour and Trade Union Movement. National Clarion Cycling Club 1895 are following in the footsteps of the founders of the first Clarion Cycle Club in Birmingham (1894).