Category: Studies

Is Cycling More Dangerous Than Driving? [STATISTICS]

Politicians have woken up to the need to alter the driving and cycling infrastructure of towns and cities. The combining forces of pollution, congestion, long-term concerns over health and a sedentary lifestyle, plus environmental concerns, have made laboratories out of...

Is Cycling to Work a Good Idea? [PROS + CONS]

Your alarm goes off, you get ready and it’s time to travel to work. It’s part of your daily life, but how you get to work can make a big difference. If you’re thinking about switching from bus, train or...

How Many Bicycles Are There in the World?

Cycling is extremely popular around the world, and that popularity is only going to grow as we move towards a fully green economy. Cycling is great for you, for the environment, and it’s a convenient way to cut through traffic...

Has Cycling Increased in London? [ANALYSIS]

London is one of the great loves of my life. It’s a place where everybody and anybody belongs, and I was proud to belong there for twenty-five years. Although I no longer live there, I’ll always have a special fondness...

How Many Bicycles Are There in the UK? [STATS]

With its winding countryside paths, clifftop panoramas, and sweeping coastal vistas, the UK isn’t short of cycling routes. The UK government is also planning to invest heavily in cycling infrastructure, with an eye on a greener future. Cycling is certainly...

How Common is Bike Theft? [STATS]

If you’ve ever had your bike stolen, you’ll know how stressful and upsetting it can be. If you’ve never been a victim of theft – count your blessings! Bike theft in the UK is rising rapidly – but by how...

Do Police Find Stolen Bikes? [STATISTICS ANALYSED]

Bike theft sucks. Unfortunately, it’s a big problem for cyclists.  During the pandemic, thieves became even more brazen. London became the hotspot for thieves looking for an easy pinch, and hundreds of cyclists in the capital found themselves the victims...

Which City Has the Most Cyclists? [STATISTICS]

One of the greatest global trends is that of urban mobility – i.e. the way people are moving around cities is changing. The days of cities clogged with cars is dying rapidly, while case studies in the likes of the...

Is the Bike Boom Going to Continue?

Amid the sea of terrible stories that have emerged during the coronavirus pandemic so far this year, there is at least one positive potentially linked with the crisis: a boom in cycling. Indeed, in the UK alone, 1.3 million people...

STUDY: 98.1% of Commuter Cyclists Happy to Ride in the Rain

Despite poor weather conditions often being considered a factor in preventing widespread cycling in colder countries, a study has found that, actually, 98.1% of cyclists would still consider commuting by bike in the rain. The survey of 1,259 cyclists, conducted...

75% of British People Want More UK Bike Lanes

It’s become a well-documented issue that the lack of cycling provision in the UK is stark and, frankly, inexplicable. And as our survey emphatically shows, this isn’t just felt among regular riders, either. We asked 43 people whether they drive...


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