Cycling is proven to be the best form of exercise other than walking as it’s low impact and very efficient.
- 90 per cent of children have got a bike and over 30 per cent would like to cycle to school but only 1 per cent do.
- One in seven kids in the UK have asthma, which has been linked to car fumes.
- One in four car journeys are a bike-friendly two miles or less.
- The number of kids driven to school by car has doubled since 1985.
- On a bike you can travel four times faster than you walk for the same amount of energy.