The History of Cycling Infographic

Fascinating facts, little-known numbers, and eye-opening achievements - have a gander at this History of Cycling infographic

Ever wondered when the first bicycle was built, who’s won the most Olympic gold medals, or how much the UK spends annually on bikes?

Wonder no more! Take a trip through a select history of cycling, discover some remarkable bike facts, and find out some of the most popular cycle routes in the UK.

Infographic produced by RAC Personal Accident Insurance

Check out some other amazing sporting achievements by Inspirational Cycling Women, like Beryl Burton, Laura Trott and Marianne Vos.


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