Have fun, get fit and feel free! National Bike Week runs annually in mid June. During this week why not take to 2 wheels and enjoy the benefits of pedal power!
Riding your bicycle to work is an effective way of increasing your daily physical activity and achieving health benefits.
Regular cyclists enjoy a fitness level equal to that of a person 10 years younger (source: National Forum for Coronary Heart Disease Foundation).
Cycling at least 20 miles a week reduces the risk of heart disease to less than half that for non-cyclists who take no other exercise (source: British Heart Foundation).
During rush-hour, a bicycle is about twice as fast as a car.
Bicycles produce absolutely no pollution - they are a lot quieter too.
Bicycles don't incur any fuel costs - except perhaps a hearty breakfast or chocolate!
If you don't want to ride on the road, check out the bike hire facilities and trails at some of our countryside centres.
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