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15 fascinating facts about riding a bike

Great desk buddy

Is your boss dragging their heels in signing up to a Cycle to Work scheme? Why not email these facts over, they will definitely make your manager sit up and take note.

  • According to research from the University of North Carolina, people who cycle for 30 minutes, five days a week, take about half as many sick days as couch potatoes
  • 42 Brompton folding bikes or 20 standard sized cycles can be parked in the same space as one car, meaning you employer could save on car parking space
  • A study of 200 people carried out by the University of Bristol found that employees who exercised before work or at lunchtime improved their time and workload management, and it boosted their motivation and their ability to deal with stress.

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