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Data shows 27% decrease in number of cycling trips per person in 2021 compared to 2020

The National Travel Survey (NTS) has revealed the trends in cycling trips for 2021, showing a 27% decrease in the number of cycling trips per person compared to 2020. The NTS is a household survey of personal travel by residents of England travelling within Great Britain, from data collected via …

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A Bumpier Ride: Bicycle Association publishes 2022 half-year market data service report

The Bicycle Association (BA) has released its 2022 half-year report: A Bumpier Ride: Challenges and Prospects in the UK Cycling Market. The report, based on exclusive BA Market Data Service (MDS) figures, covers the calendar year up to date and includes figures from more than 70% of the UK cycling …

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National Bicycle Dealers Association releases Cost of Doing Business Report on US cycling industry

The National Bike Dealers Association (NBDA) has released the Cost of Doing Business (CDB) Report, considered a ‘benchmark’ report for doing business in the US cycling industry. Made possible by funding support from title sponsor BikeExchange, the report has returned after a seven-year hiatus. The 2022 CDB Report allows retailers …

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Commuters could save £750 a year by cycling to work , Blackhawk Network research finds

Cycling to work could save commuters up to £750 each year, new research from the Blackhawk Network has found, helping households manage expenditure as they navigate the cost-of-living crisis. The cost of travel to work, including fuel prices, is cited as a top concern for almost two-thirds (64%) of employees, …

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Cycling levels in England rise as cash-strapped consumers drive less, Cycling UK reports

Cycling UK has published its latest analysis of transport data in England, showing more people are turning to cycling as the impact of record fuel prices is felt. The UK’s cycling charity is calling on local authorities and employers to do more to help people drive less and cycle more, particularly …

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Raleigh and Women in Sport team up to inspire more women to cycle

Raleigh and Women in Sport have teamed up to improve the understanding of how cycling might be made more accessible and fun for women. They surveyed British women who don’t cycle regularly, meaning those that cycle only once every three months or less often, highlighting the barriers to more women cycling as …

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E-bike theft claims increase by nine times in five years, Aviva data shows

Aviva data has revealed a rise in UK theft claims for e-bikes by 37% in 2021, compared to the previous year. The insurer’s figures show e-bike theft claims have rocketed in recent years, rising by nine times between 2016 and 2021. The average value of e-bike claims has also grown …

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Dutch e-bike maintenance market now worth €200 million annually

The annual value of the Dutch electric bicycle maintenance market is now worth €200 million, a study has found. Multiscope’s E-bike Monitor study of just over 3,200 Dutch cyclists found that the annual maintenance for electric city bicycles and speed pedelecs averages €41, bringing the total annual value of the …

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Admiral Insurance reveals UK’s bike theft hotspots

Admiral Insurance has revealed the UK’s bike theft hotspots, along with a warning to cyclists to be vigilant and consider bicycle cover. The warning comes as bike theft crime is on the rise, with Admiral’s latest data showing that bike theft is already 56% higher in the first two months …

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New poll reveals support for e-bikes as means of reducing carbon emissions

#BikeIsBest and the University of Westminster’s Active Travel Academy have released a report which reveals the general attitude in the UK towards e-bikes as well as a variety of their benefits, including the reduction of carbon emissions in comparison to electric vehicles (EVs). A poll of adults conducted by YouGov …

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