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Viewpoint: 'Why "I won't let my eight-year-old cycle on the road'

 

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What bicycle do you ride on, to your NHS workplace?

All about cycling..
1. Tourer
 
14% (1 votes)
2. Mountain Bike
 
0% (0 votes)
3. Racer
 
0% (0 votes)
4. Folding Bike
 
0% (0 votes)
5. Hybrid Bike
 
86% (6 votes)
6. Electric Bike
 
0% (0 votes)
7. A Trike
 
0% (0 votes)
8. recumbent bicycle
 
0% (0 votes)
9. Cargo bike
 
0% (0 votes)
10. eCargo bike
 
0% (0 votes)
11. Vintage Bike pre 1980's
 
0% (0 votes)
 

Viewpoint: 'Why "I won't let my eight-year-old cycle on the road'

From the BBC Website; http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-29848778 "Better funding and following the example of other European countries would make people more willing to get on our bikes, says Chris Boardman, policy adviser at British Cycling."

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-29848778

"just 1% of kids ride to school. Earlier this year, Lord Coe said that today's children could be the first to have a shorter life expectancy than their parents due to a lack of physical activity. This is not only bad for individuals, it is bad for the economy, costing the country £20bn a year."